Piano solo - Difficulty: difficult
The Influence of Society, Style and Musical Trends on the Great Piano Composers. By perf. Daniel Glover. Edited by Nancy Bachus. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. A History of Piano Masterworks. Classical Period. Collection. With performance CDs and historical background information. 128 pages. Alfred Music #00-26040. Published by Alfred Music (AP.26040).
Item Number: AP.26040
ISBN 0739042971. 9x12 inches. English.
Repertoire by both well-known and lesser-known composers from the Romantic period are included in these performance editions, with commentary relating to the composers' lives and social changes in the era. These well-edited editions give students an overall view of the period through an integrated arts approach. This library-quality edition is a complete version of The Romantic Spirit Books 1 and 2 by Nancy Bachus, and is conveniently packaged with CDs in one book .
About A History of Piano Masterworks
This four-volume series summarizes the history of piano music and its influence on and by society from the outset of the 17th century through the early 20th century. Part I of each volume explores musicÃ•s relationship with literary, scientific, social, and political events. Part 2 focuses on the influences of great composers from that era. Nancy Bachus brilliantly employs an intergrated approach, creating an indispensible resource for every piano teacher, student, and music lover alike.