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Focus on Rhythm, Volume 1

Piano - Early Intermediate/Late Intermediate
Edited by Suzanne W. Guy and Joanne A. Smith. Classical. Great Piano Literature. Classical Period. Book. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FF1652).

Item Number: FJ.FF1652
ISBN 1-56939-613-2. Classical Period.

As part of the Great Piano Literature Series, Focus on Rhythm, Volume 1 is a collection of 32 carefully selected and edited pieces from the four major style periods. This selected repertoire explores the many different rhythmic patterns and combinations i.

  • Foreword from the Authors 
  • Baroque 
  • Baroque Keyboard Performance Guidelines 
  • Carnival Scene from Pieces de Clavecin  Performed by Francois Couperin
  • Trumpet Tune  Performed by Jeremiah Clarke
  • Sonata in G Major, K. 391 (L. 79)  Performed by Domenico Scarlatti
  • Prelude in G Major from Neue Clavier-Ubung, Part I  Performed by Johann Kuhnau
  • Tocatta in C Minor  Performed by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Gigue from Partita No. 1 in Bb, BWV 825  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Prelude in E Major, BWV 937 frpm Little Preludes and Fugues  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach

  • Classical 
  • Classical Piano Performance Guidelines 
  • Bagatelle, Op. 119, No. 9  Performed by Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • Sonatina No. 17 in D Major  Performed by Georg Anton Benda
  • Bagatelle in A minor  Performed by Johann Christian Bach/Francesco Pasquale Ricci
  • Solfeggietto  Performed by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
  • Sonatina, Op. 36, No. 2  Performed by Muzio Clementi
  • Allegretto 
  • Allegro 
  • Capriccietto  Performed by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
  • Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:8  Performed by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Minuet 
  • Andante 
  • Minuet In F Major, K. 5  Performed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Romantic 
  • Romantic Period Interpretation Guidelines 
  • Arabesque, Op. 100, No. 2  Performed by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller
  • New Scenes of Childhood, Op. 55, No. 5  Performed by Theodor F. Kirchner
  • New Scenes of Childhood, Op. 55, No. 6  Performed by Theodor F. Kirchner
  • Allegretto Scherzando from Sonatina, Op. 76, No. 5  Performed by Cornelius Gurlitt
  • Etude in C Major, Op. 47, No. 19  Performed by Stephen Heller
  • Etude in A Minor, Op,. 47, No. 3  Performed by Stephen Heller
  • Cradle Song, Op. 124, No. 6 from Album Leaves  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • Waltz in B Minor, Op. 18, No. 6 (D. 145)  Performed by Franz Schubert
  • Waltz in D Major, Op. 127, No. 1 (D. 146)  Performed by Franz Schubert
  • Mazurka in Bb Major, Op. Posth. (KK Ivb, No. 1)  Performed by Frederic Chopin
  • Petit Etude, Op. 91, No. 10  Performed by Moritz Moskowski

  • Twentieth Century 
  • Twentieth Century Interpretation Guide 
  • Slovakian Boys' Dance from Ten Easy Pieces, Sz. 39  Performed by Bela Bartok
  • Gypsy Melody from Nine Piano Pieces, Op. 3, No. 1  Performed by Zoltan Kodaly
  • A Joyous Moment from Pictures for Children, Op. 37  Performed by Vladimir Rebikov
  • Larghetto from Les Cinq Doigts  Performed by Igor Stravinksy
  • Pesante from Les Cinq Doigts  Performed by Igor Stravinksy
  • First Arabesque  Performed by Claude Debussy

  • Biographical Information for Composers 
  • Index by Title 

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