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Seriously Brubeck (Original Music by Dave Brubeck)

Original Music by Dave Brubeck

By Dave Brubeck

Solo piano - Advanced; Early Advanced
Original Music by Dave Brubeck. By Dave Brubeck. By Dave Brubeck. Edited by Gail Lew and John Salmon. Artist/Personality; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental. Piano - Personality Book. Jazz and 20th Century. Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 206 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.ELM02027).

Item Number: AP.ELM02027
ISBN 0757909418. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Jazz and 20th Century. 9x12 inches.

This comprehensive anthology of Dave Brubeck's serious piano works is a must for every Brubeck fan. These dynamic works for the early advanced to advanced player are enveloped within boundaries of romanticism yet remain cutting-edge. Dramatic concert works that effectively showcase Brubeck's compositional genius. This folio includes numerous photos.

  • Glances (a four-movement suite) 
  • Points on Jazz (an eight-part jazz ballet) 
  • Chromatic Fantasy Sonata (a four-movement contemporary sonata with fugue) 
  • Tritonis (a contemporary concert work full of harmonic creativity) 
  • They All Sang Yankee Doodle (theme and variations) 
  • The Salmon Strikes Back 
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  • 5

    Brisbane, Australia
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  • December 21, 2004 buy it while its in print!

    Don't let the unfortunate cover bother you, this is a true treasure chest of music. Be advised that some of it is transcribed from performances. The pieces range from groovy stuff an intermediate student could play, through difficult, to quite esoteric; namely the fantasy sonata. The "Glances" and "Points...

    on Jazz" are excellent recital material. My favourite is "Doing the Charleston. My Grandmother would go wild! Overall, any serious pianist who professes an interest in jazz should own this book.

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