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Succeeding with the Masters, Baroque Era, Volume One

By J.S. Bach, Handel, Scarlatti

Piano - Late Elementary through Intermediate
Composed by J.S. Bach, Handel, Scarlatti. Edited by Helen Marlais. Classical. Succeeding with the Masters! Baroque Period. Book. Published by The FJH Music Company, Inc. (FJ.FF1438).

Item Number: FJ.FF1438

ISBN 1-56939-448-2. Baroque Period.

Baroque Era, Volume One of Succeeding with the Masters! is a collection of 22 graded repertoire pieces by J.S. Bach, Handel and Scarlatti. These works, mostly dances, build a foundation for playing more advanced baroque music. Complete and easily comprehe

Contents include: By J.S. Bach: Theme in F major, BWV Anh.131; Minuet in G major, BWV Anh.114; Musette in D major, BWV Anh.126; Minuet in G minor, BWV 822; Minuet in D minor, BWV Anh.132; Minuet in G major, BWV 822; Minuet in G, BWV Anh.116; Minuet in C.

About Succeeding with the Masters

Succeeding with the Masters is a series dedicated to the authentic keyboard works of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth-Century masters.
This series provides a complete and easily accessible method for learning and performing the works of the masters. Each book presents the works in historical perspective for the student, and provides the means and the motivation to play these pieces in the correct stylistic, musical, and technical manner. The easily understandable format of practice strategies and musical concepts make this series enjoyable for both students and teachers.

Succeeding with the Masters begins with late-elementary repertoire, continues through intermediate-level works and also includes a few early-advanced works. Upon completion of the series, students will be well prepared for the major keyboard works by the master composers of each era.

  • By J.S. Bach: Theme in F major, BWV Anh.131 
  • Minuet in G major, BWV Anh.114 
  • Musette in D major, BWV Anh.126 
  • Minuet in G minor, BWV 822 
  • Minuet in D minor, BWV Anh.132 
  • Minuet in G major, BWV 822 
  • Minuet in G, BWV Anh.116 
  • Minuet in C minor, AMNB 1722 
  • Prelude in C major, BWV 939. By Handel: Minuet in G major from Partita in G 
  • Impertinence, HWV 494 
  • Minuet in F major from Suite in F major, G.179 
  • Aria, HWV 449 
  • Gavotte in G Major, HWV 491 
  • Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 448 
  • Air in B flat major from Aylesford Collection 
  • Sonatina in G major, G.234 HHA iv/6. By Scarlatti: Minuet in G minor, K.88d/L.36 
  • Minuetto in C major, K.73b/L.217 
  • Larghetto in D minor, K.34/L.7 
  • Minuetto in B flat major, K.42/L.36 
  • Minuetto in C minor, K.40/L.357. 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Bogota, Colombia.
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • April 10, 2009 great purchase

    Excellent Book

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  • 5

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  • October 20, 2008 Good group lessons material

    I am using this for a teaching unit in Baroque music for intermediate students in my piano studio in a group lessons situation. We will study certain pieces in the book, as a group, and each students will prepare a piece to play for a final recital. I like the...

    explanation of each piece, with study suggestions. Very helpful!!

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  • August 01, 2008 Tutorial baroque

    Too elementary for me.

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  • 5

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  • July 06, 2007 Muy didáctico

    Es el estilo de libro que estaba buscando: muy didáctico, indica sobre cómo tocar según el estilo de la época, da consejos sobre interpretación, además de interesantes reseñas del compositor y la obra en cuestión.¡Altamente recomendable!

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