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Piano Literature - Book 1

Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics

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Piano/Keyboard - Late Elementary
Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics. Edited by Nancy Faber and Randall Faber. Faber Piano Adventures®. Classical. Softcover Book & CD. 40 pages. Faber Piano Adventures #FF1030. Published by Faber Piano Adventures (HL.420139).

Item Number: HL.420139
ISBN 1616770309. Classical. 9x12 inches.

This collection of 21 authentic keyboard works represents the major periods of music – from Baroque to Contemporary – and serves as an excellent introduction to classical keyboard literature. Contents include: Canario, by Von der Hofe • Adagio and Allegro, by J.C. Bach (and F.P. Ricci) • Tarantella, by Frank Lynes • Melody for Left Hand, by Fritz Spindler • and more.

About Basic Piano Adventures

Piano Adventures has set a new standard for a new century of piano teaching. It is fast becoming the method of choice at leading university pedagogy programs and major teaching studios around the world. But more importantly, Piano Adventures is bringing smiles to the faces of thousands of piano students. It can do the same for your students.

  • Quadrille (Haydn) 
  • Adagio and Allegro (J.C. Bach & Ricci) 
  • Bagatelle (Hook) 
  • Canario (Von der Hofe) 
  • Gavotte in C (Telemann) 
  • Little Dance (Turk) 
  • Little Prelude (Schytte) 
  • Melody for Left Hand (Op. 108, No. 12) (Schytte) 
  • Minuet (Hook) 
  • Morning (Diabelli) 
  • Pantomime (Nancy Faber) 
  • Procession in G (Praetorius) 
  • Shepherd Pipes (Salutrinskaya) 
  • Sonatina in G, 1st Movement (Attwood) 
  • Tarantella (Op. 14, No. 8) (Lynes) 
  • The Busy machine (Dubliansky) 
  • The Highlander (La Montagnarde) (Mouret) 
  • The Hunt (Op. 117, No. 15) (Gurlitt) 
  • Two Preludes (Spindler) 
  • Waltz for Four Hands (Op. 87, No. 35) (Wohlfahrt) 

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Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics

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  • October 01, 2012 love this collection

    i love this collection, especially the last piece called "Pantomine" by Nancy Faber. i am a beginner looking to improve two hands together. i can play the songs in this book, albeit slow. i find it to be a perfect challenge and the CD inspires interest in the music. the...

    CD is essential to me (a self-taught adult) so i can hear how each song is supposed to sound. the prep book that comes before this one is a good start if these pieces are too difficult for the student. i enjoy listening to the CD from both books.

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  • 5

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  • March 11, 2008 Nice pieces

    Nice collection of works that many students enjoy. Not terribly difficult, although some students may have issues with playing non-matching and/or non-patterned intervals (i.e., one hand steps up, the other skips down, one plays a 2nd, the other a 5th). I would highly recommend starting with...

    the Preparatory Piano Literature book also with FJH before this one.

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