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In Recital, with Classical Themes - Book 1

Piano - Pre 1
Edited by Helen Marlais. Print-piano - Sheet Music. In Recital with Classical Themes. The FJH pianist's curriculum. Instructional, Method and Play Along. Collection and accompaniment CD. 39 pages. The FJH Music Company Inc #FJH1697. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FJH1697).

Item Number: FJ.FJH1697

ISBN 9781569396506.

In Recital (r) with Classical Themes, Volume One, Book 1, is devoted to providing the early elementary student with level-appropriate arrangements of famous classical themes. Following the strict pedagogical guidelines set forth in the In Recital (r) series, students are given a solid introduction and the necessary exposure to build a strong foundation and appreciation for timeless classical themes. Students will also gain much enjoyment and insight from About the Pieces and Composers and from the complete performance recordings included for each piece in the book.

About In Recital with Classical Themes

The In Recital series, compiled, edited, and recorded by Helen Marlais, is a carefully leveled comprehensive series ranging from the Early Elementary to Late Intermediate levels. Each of the impressive collections within the In Recital series offers students captivating pieces by leading FJH composers and arrangers. The pieces are skillfully crafted, addressing essential pedagogical needs while integrating creative elements to motivate and generate enthusiasm as well as the studentÕs desire to succeed. All of the books include a CD with complete performances.

  • about the pieces and composers 
  • Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music, K. 525, Movement One)  Optional duet, Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;Arranged by Ediwin Mclean
  • Berceuse form Dolly Suite, Opus 56, No. 1  Solo, Composed by Gabriel Faure;Arranged by Kevin Olson
  • Harmonious Blacksmith from Air with 5 variations from Suite in E Major, No. 148  Optional duet, Composed by George Frideric Handel;Arranged by Mary Leaf
  • The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition  Optional duet, Composed by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky;Arranged by Kevin Olson
  • Barcarolle form the The Tales of Hoffman  Solo, Composed by Jacques Offenbach;Arranged by Robert Schultz
  • Merry Widow Waltz form Die lustige Witwe  Optional duet, Composed by Franz Lehar;Arranged by Timothy Brown
  • Alleluia from Exulstate, jubilate, K. 165  Solo, Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;Arranged by Timothy Brown
  • "Surprise" Symphony (Symphony in G Major, Hob. 94, Movement 2)  Optional duet, Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn;Arranged by Mary Leaf
  • Finlandia (Opus 26)  Solo, Composed by Jean Sibelius;Arranged by Kevin Costley
  • Roses form the South Waltz 2 from Das Spitzentuch der Konigin, Opus 388  Optional duet, Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.,Johann Strauss II;Arranged by Edwin Mclean
  • Theme from L'Arlesienne Suite  Unequal Part Duet, Composed by Georges Bizet;Arranged by Emilie Lin
  • about the arrangers 
  • fun with classical themes 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    New Jersey
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  • January 18, 2009 Beautiful Music

    As an adult beginner, I can't believe that I can play such beautiful music. Very easy, but much richer sound than most early elementary music. And the CD is excellent.

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