Beginning pianists and their teachers will love this compilation of immortal music by Frédéric Chopin. Fun-to-play, pedagogically sound arrangements include the theme from the "Raindrop" Prelude, "Minute" Waltz, the charming Lullaby, and melodic highlights from the most familiar preludes, m... read more
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Piano Technique: Tone, Touch, Phrasing and Dynamics by Lillie H. Philipp Expert guide covers tone production, fingering, pedaling, chords, sight-reading, and more. Its 63 musical excerpts include works by such masters as Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. Numerous exercises and illustrations.
Complete Preludes and Etudes by Frédéric Chopin Includes 26 Preludes: Op. 28, Nos. 1-24; Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 45; Prelude in A-flat Major. 27 Etudes: Op. 10, Nos. 1-12; Op. 25, Nos. 1-12; Trois Nouvelles Etudes.
Beginning pianists and their teachers will love this compilation of immortal music by Frédéric Chopin. Fun-to-play, pedagogically sound arrangements include the theme from the "Raindrop" Prelude, "Minute" Waltz, the charming Lullaby, and melodic highlights from the most familiar preludes, mazurkas, waltzes, impromptus, and etudes. Each piece is accompanied by informal notes that share insights into Chopin's life and the unique features of his music. From the lyrical Fantaisie-impromptu and "Butterfly" Etude to the brilliant strains of the "Military" Polonaise and "Heroic" Polonaise, these arrangements of 23 of the composer's best-loved pieces will prove welcome additions to any beginning pianist's repertoire.
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