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Memoirs of a Geisha

Piano/Keyboard - SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
Piano Solo Songbook. Intermediate to advanced piano arrangements. Movies. Songbook. With standard notation and no lyrics (does not include words to the songs). 32 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.313331).

Item Number: HL.313331

ISBN 1423412206. 9x12 inches.

Six instrumental themes by John Williams from this Oscar-winning film, arranged for piano solo. Includes: As the Water * Becoming a Geisha * The Chairman's Waltz * Going to School * Sayuri's Theme * Sayuri's Theme and End Credits.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 5-6.

About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)

4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.

  • As The Water 
  • Becoming A Geisha 
  • The Chairman's Waltz 
  • Going To School 
  • Sayuri's Theme 
  • Sayuri's Theme And End Credits 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2009-03-05 00:00:00.0 Lovely Music!

    The Music is Lovely ,but hasn't a very full sound.I found it quite easy to play ,yet I am pleased with The purchase overall, It's nice to just sit and play something nice that isn't too stretching.The Chairmans Waltz is a lovely tune & a definitely...

    my favourite.If you enjoyed the Movie You'll like this book.

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  • 3

    Craig Palmer
    Chicago, IL
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  • 2007-08-16 00:00:00.0 A Little Thin

    I bought the collection for the solo piano transcription of "The Chariman's Waltz" which suffers by comparison with the Yo-Yo Ma version heard on the soundtrack. A piano is not a cello and it lacks a certain sweep. Still, it's a pretty enough tune.

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