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The First Book for Pianists - Book/CD

By Scott Price

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Solo piano - SMP Level 3 (Early Intermediate)
By Scott Price. By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Edited by Willard A. Palmer. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterworks Editions. Classical Period. Collection and performance CD. Standard notation, fingerings and performance notes (does not include words to the songs). 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20852).

Item Number: AP.20852
ISBN 0739022369. With standard notation, fingerings and performance notes (does not include words to the songs). Classical Period. 9x12 inches.

This useful series, edited by Willard A. Palmer and others, features the easiest works of Mozart. All selections are presented in their original, un-simplified form and are organized in progressive order of difficulty. It allows students to begin playing this music from authoritative editions at an early stage in their studies. Pianist Scott Price has beautifully recorded all the pieces in the book, included on CD.

  • Andante  C Major
  • Larghetto  F Major
  • Menuet & Trio  K. 1
  • Menuet  K. 4, F Major
  • Two Contradances  K. 269
  • Two Pieces  From the "London Notebook". K. 15
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  • December 10, 2006 Good intro

    I don't think this is meant for absolute beginners. I've been studying the piano for a little over 1 yr and find this book a challenge. Not insurmountable, but not something to sit and sight-read on the spot, unless the word "prodigy" is often thrown about in...

    your company. I had a basic copy (no CD) and decided to purchase a copy w/ CD. Two important notes: 1) A tr is still incorrectly defined as being the same thing as a mordent. 2) Whose Xerox machine did this come off of? The 1st version of the book I purchased had a glossy cover, and was printed on nice stock. The cover on this is fuzzy and the paper thinner (a bad thing if you or your teacher make marks and/or erase). The indications which should be in “light gray print� are as black as the rest of the music. This looks like a reproduction made at a copy center, down to the off center staple along the spine. Clearly quality standards are not what they used to be. 5 stars for selection, but only 2 stars for “packaging.�

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