Fifty titles (includes duet versions of some Christmas favorites): Angels We Have Heard on High * Auld Lang Syne * Bring a Torch, Jeannette Isabella * Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer * (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays * Jingle Bells * Sile
(Music Sales America). Contains standard works of repertoire and composers rarely encountered within other collections. From the Baroque through the Modern periods, with each piece in its original form for piano solo.
The most widely used piano technique book ever written, The Virtuoso Pianist was designed to develop agility and strength in all the fingers as well as flexibility of the wrists. Exercises are sequenced so that in each successive exercise, the fingers are rested from the fatigue caused by the previous one. Translated from the original French, this Masterwork edition includes the complete Exercises 1-60 and is clearly engraved for easy reading. The comb binding creates a lay-flat experience that is perfect for students and performers. Hanon's original introduction is included. He recommends that a student have at least one year of experience before starting this book.A General MIDI disk is available separately (Item #5715). The disk contains varied styles of accompaniments including pop, classical and jazz for Exercises 1-20.
Although each study emphasizes an aspect of virtuoso piano technique, the etudes are some of the most effectively moving of all the concert works in piano literature. This 144-page volume includes the 24 Etudes, Opp. 10 and 25 as well as the three etudes without opus numbers composed in 1839 for Moscheles and Fetis's Method of Methods. Pedaling is taken from the original manuscripts and first editions, and fingering is editorial. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.
An anthology of selected works by Rachmaninoff based on the first editions corrected by the composer and the versions found in the Complete Works of Rachmaninoff published in Russia since 1949. Includes Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2, Humoresque in G, Op. 10, No. 5 and many others. "Polichinelle in F-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 4" is a Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selection.