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Complete Book of Exercises for the Pianist

By Gail Smith

Piano - Multiple Levels
Composed by Gail Smith. Perfect binding, Technic. Complete. All Styles. Book. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.95991).

Item Number: MB.95991

ISBN 9780786620838. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This benchmark text includes hundreds of exercises by great composers including Hanon, Czerny, Brahms, Chopin, Wieck, Phillip, and many others. Gail Smith has composed the ultimate palindrome finger exercise containing all the 120 known patterns for your five fingers! Give your fingers the best workout ever. Pieces range from easy to very difficult.

  • The Holly & The Ivy  Performed by Arr. By Alex De Grassi
  • Lo, How A Rose 'Er Blooming  Performed by Arr. By Gary Lowry
  • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen  Performed by Arr. By Harvey Reid
  • What Child Is This/Marietta  Performed by Arr. By Jonathan Burchfield
  • O, Holy Night  Performed by Adolphe Adam, Arr. By Ed Gerhard
  • Away In A Manger  Performed by Arr. By Jay Leach
  • An Old English Carol  Performed by Arr. By Billy Mclaughlin
  • Coventry Carol  Performed by Arr. By Muriel Anderson
  • Silent Night  Performed by Arr. By John Standefer
  • Bells Of Paradise  Performed by Arr. By Laurence Juber
  • Good King Wenceslas  Performed by Arr. By El Mcmeen
  • Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head  Performed by Arr. By Rick Foster
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2009-04-15 00:00:00.0 The best compilation of piano exercises

    Once on it your fingers will become immensely agile and dextrous so as to cause ripples on the piano flying up and down like a tornedo.A must exercise book for all and sundry piano buffs.

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