Piano - Early Intermediate; Intermediate
By Valery Lloyd-Watts. By Johann Sebastian Bach. Edited by Willard A. Palmer. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork CD Edition. Baroque; Masterwork. Book and CD. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-22523. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22523).
ISBN 9780739036884. UPC: 038081234403. English.
This timeless collection contains selections attributed to J. S. Bach, his son C.P.E. Bach, and others. Generations of students have studied the volume's Menuet in G Major, Musette in D Major and the Prelude in C Major from the first volume of The Well-Tempered Clavier. Dr. Palmer provides the texts to the instrumental settings of chorales and arias found in this work, as well as a brief biography of the Bach family. The Alfred Masterwork CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances.
Pianist Valery Lloyd-Watts studied at the Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Royal College of Music in London. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she studied with Paul Badura-Skoda. She co-authored the text Studying Suzuki Piano: More than Music, which was endorsed by Dr. Suzuki.