Fun to play and exciting to hear, dance works enthrall performers and listeners alike. This original compilation covers three centuries of dances for the piano, from the minuet to the cakewalk, in a unique, diverse selection of captivating miniatures — all of them within reach of intermediate p... read more
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Fun to play and exciting to hear, dance works enthrall performers and listeners alike. This original compilation covers three centuries of dances for the piano, from the minuet to the cakewalk, in a unique, diverse selection of captivating miniatures — all of them within reach of intermediate pianists. Ever-popular selections encompass highlights from Bach’s French and English Suites, mazurkas by Chopin, Brahms waltzes, Beethoven minuets, Spanish dances by Granados and Albéniz, Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 1, and a Russian dance by Tchaikovsky. Other featured composers include Mozart, Rameau, Schubert, Schumann, Scriabin, Grieg, Strauss, and Debussy.
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