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Czerny -- 160 8-Measure Exercises, Op. 821

By Carl Czerny

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Piano - Advanced; Early Advanced; Intermediate; Late Intermediate
Composed by Carl Czerny (1791-1857). Edited by Maurice Hinson. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Classical; Masterwork; Romantic. Book. 84 pages.

Item Number: AP.4832

ISBN 0739007149. Classical; Masterwork; Romantic.

Czerny's Op. 821 is an enjoyable collection of eight-measure exercises including scalar figurations, contrast of legato and staccato, trills, arpeggios, transposition, ornamentation and more. Their brevity and attractive melodies and figurations make them most appealing. Czerny himself recommended that each of these exercises be practiced at least eight times in succession. They are written for the intermediate to advanced student.