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The Joy of Classics

Piano Solo. Composed by Various. Edited by Denes Agay. Yorktown. Classical. Softcover. 80 pages. Yorktown Music Press #YK21046. Published by Yorktown Music Press (HL.14001235).

Item Number: HL.14001235
ISBN 0711901201. Classical. 9x12 inches.

The Joy of Classics contains 71 easy piano pieces, as written by the masters. Brimming with melodic, rhythmic and emotional interest this terrific volume is sure to stimulate young players and is suitable for pianists from grade 3 on.

  • Gavotte  Performed by Daniel Gottlob Turk
  • Grandfather's Musical Clock 
  • Dance of the Gnomes 
  • Contredance 
  • Spring Song  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Musette  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Bourree 
  • Austrian Peasant Dance 
  • Minuet  Performed by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Entr┼Że 
  • Little Prelude 
  • Carillons 
  • Tambourin 
  • Allegro Finale 
  • Arioso 
  • Scherzino 
  • Melody  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • Gypsy Dance 
  • The Doll's Funeral March 
  • Andante From Toccata In G Minor 
  • La Xenophon 
  • Pastorale 
  • Waltz  Performed by Frederic Chopin
  • Mazurka  Performed by Frederic Chopin
  • Little Scherzo 
  • Two Landler  Performed by Franz Schubert
  • Tyrolienne 
  • The Queens Dolour 
  • Air 
  • Album Leaf  Performed by Franz Liszt
  • Country Dance  Performed by Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • Arietta  Performed by Colin Hand
  • At A Venetian Lagune 
  • Three Romances Op.21 
  • The Hiding Cuckoo 
  • L'Epineuse 
  • Burlesca 
  • Invention 
  • Minuet From Piano Sonata 
  • Rigadoon  Performed by Henry Purcell
  • Les Moissonneurs 
  • Thorny One 
  • Ecossaise  Performed by Carl Maria Von Weber
  • Noel  Performed by Louis-Claude Daquin
  • Song Without Words Op.102 No.6 
  • Sixth Lecon 
  • Allegro 
  • Aria  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Sonata Minuet 
  • Polonaise 
  • Aylesford Piece 
  • The Little Soldiers 
  • Allegretto Grazioso  Performed by Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach
  • Night Song 
  • Dance Song 
  • Musical Pastime 
  • Schwaebish 
  • Little Serenade 
  • Two Ecossaises 
  • Intermezzo  Performed by Mikhail Glinka
  • Polka  Performed by Mikhail Glinka
  • La Marmotte 
  • German Dance  Performed by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Sonatina 
  • Anglaise 
  • The Harvesters 
  • Blindman's Buff  

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  • 4

    Springfield, New Jersey
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 05, 2008 my opinion about

    I'm teaching all levels piano. What I liked about this specific music book is following: - original piano compositions - easy to navigate thru the book: by contents and by Composer's Index - short and relatively easy to perform classical pieces, especially in preparing for auditions . For beginners I would recommend...

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  • 5

    Newington, CT
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  • July 17, 2007 Another Great Agay Collection

    This volume is a great follow-up to either volume of "The Joy of First Classics" by Denes Agay. The pieces are mid-intermediate in difficulty. The selections include teacher/pupil favorites mixed with some very novel choices. The collection provides an economical way to expose the student to all...

    of thie historical styles (except 20th century music). The pieces are in their original form with modest editing. The editorial suggestions are in harmony with the stylistic practices of each period.

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