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In Recital, with Classical Themes - Book 2

Piano - Elementary
Edited by Helen Marlais. Classical. 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 #FJH1698. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FJH1698).

Item Number: FJ.FJH1698

ISBN 9781569396513.

In Book 2 of In Recital (r) with Classical Themes, the elementary level student is provided with exceptional arrangements of classical themes reinforcing the pedagogical concepts carefully constructed for the In Recital (r) series elementary level. The elementary student is given the opportunity to play solo and duet arrangements with classical themes of distinction. They will also uncover engaging information in About the Pieces and Composers with information about famous piano concertos, symphonies, and operas.

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 
  • Piano Concerto No. 26 (K. 537, Movement Two)  Optional Duet, Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;Arranged by Timothy Brown
  • Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld  Solo, Composed by Jacques Offenbach;Arranged by Kevin Olson
  • Theme from Swan Lake (Opus 20)  Solo, Composed by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky;Arranged by Kevin Olson
  • Over the Waves (Sobre las olas)  Solo, Composed by Juventino Rosas;Arranged by Judith R. Strickland
  • O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi  Optional Duet, Composed by Giacomo Puccini;Arranged by Timothy Brown
  • Symphony No. 1 (Movement Three)  Optional Duet, Composed by Gutav Mahler;Arranged by Robert Schultz
  • Theme from Romeo and Juliet  Optional Duet, Composed by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky;Arranged by Mary Leaf
  • Symphony No.5 (Opus 67, Movement One)  Solo, Composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven;Arranged by Robert Schultz
  • Enigma Variations (Theme, opus 36)  Optional Duet, Composed by Edward Elgar;Arranged by Satish Bhakta
  • Roses from the South Waltz 1 from Das Sptizentuch der Konigin, Opus 388  Equal Part Duet, Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.,Johann Strauss II;Arranged by Kevin Olson
  • Symphony No. 7 (Opus 92, Movement Two)  Optional Duet, Composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven;Arranged by Edwin Mclean
  • Concerto No.2 for Horn (K. 495)  Unequal Part Duet, Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;Arranged by Robert Schultz
  • about the arrangers 
  • fun with classical themes 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Bloom Music Studio
    Western Pennsylvania
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  • September 08, 2018 Musical Dessert

    This book has been an excellent resource for introducing classic composers to students of all ages. The CD's serve as both model and play-along. Duet parts enhance the melodies. I generally use these with students a grade above suggested so that these wonderful pieces can be served as...

    musical dessert.

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  • 5

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  • November 07, 2009 Beautiful Arrangements

    For those of you who don't mind arrangements, these are some of the best. Easy music that sounds impressive.

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