Piano - SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate); NFMC Level: Moderately Difficult Class 3
Composed by Various. Edited by Helen Marlais. Music Related Texts. The FJH Pianist's Curriculum. This title is on the 2017-2021 National Federation of Music Clubs list. Book. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FF1557).
Item Number: FJ.FF1557
Book 6 of In Recital Throughout the Year, Volume Two offers tips on recital preparation, advice on "Managing Performance Jitters," the "Bull's Eye" practice strategy, and a guide to "What Makes a Performance Stellar?" as part of a progressive discussion on the art of performance. New elements include: dotted eighths; triplets and sixteenths; scales in tenths; syncopation; jazz chords; an introduction to Spanish rhythms and style; and more. Contents include classical themes: J.S. Bach (arr. Costley), Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, an equal part duet: Cervantes (arr. McLean), El Velorio; a Christmas solo: Willis (arr. Bober) It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, plus solos by Brown, Goldston, Olson, and Rossi. The CD and teaching pages address more advanced performance issues. Contents include: Tango Romantico (Timothy Brown); Rags to Riches (Duet-Kevin Olson); A Stormy Voyage (Christopher Goldston); Jazz Etude (Kevin Olson); Sunrise Over Reykjavik (Wynn-Anne Rossi); It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (arr. Melody Bober); El Velorio (Duet) (Cervantes, arr. Edwin McLean); and Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach, arr. Kevin Costley).
About SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
4 to 5-note chords in both hands and scales in octaves in both hands.