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Album For The Young, Opus 39

By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Piano - Late Intermediate
Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Edited by Keith Snell. Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library. Romantic Period and Romantic Period. Music Book. With standard notation, fingerings and composer biography. Op. 39. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #GP396. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.GP396).

Item Number: KJ.GP396

ISBN 9780849762055. 9x12 inches.

These pieces provide your students with an outstanding introduction to music from the Romantic era. This carefully edited, newly engraved edition presents the Album For The Young in the most attractive format available. Student favorites include: Soldiers' March; The Sick Doll; The New Doll; Italian Song; German Song; Neapolitan Song; and Song of the Lark. With music ranging from intermediate to late intermediate levels, this book will be useful for several years of study.

About Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library

The Neil A. Kjos Master Composer Library, selected and edited by Keith Snell, is comprised of unique editions of the most popular piano teaching repertoire. Clavier Magazine calls it "an outstanding teaching series." All books are attractively priced for students representing an outstanding value. Compact disc recordings by Diane Hidy, Nelita True, and Hans Boepple follow the editing, emulating a beautiful and practical model for students.

  • Morning Prayer 
  • Winter Morning 
  • The Horseman 
  • Mama 
  • Soldiers' March 
  • The Sick Doll 
  • The Doll's Funeral 
  • Waltz 
  • The New Doll 
  • Mazurka 
  • Russian Song 
  • The Accordion Player 
  • Russian Dance 
  • Polka 
  • Italian Song 
  • Old French Song 
  • German Song 
  • Neapolitan Song 
  • An Old Story 
  • The Witch 
  • Reverie 
  • Song Of The Lark 
  • The Organgrinder 
  • In Church 
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
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  • August 07, 2014 a must for every developing pianist!

    A wonderful collection of childhood themed pieces from the Russian master! Rich harmonies, beautiful melodies, variety of different pianistic techniques made this collection a standard repertoire for every developing pianist along with Clementi' op 36 or kabalevski's op 30. Most of the pieces are on the RCM syllabus, this...

    is just to confirm their incredible musical and pedagogical value.

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  • March 24, 2008 Interesting. . .

    Not my favorite set of pieces, but Italian Song is really lovely and not too difficult for an upper intermediate student. Some of the others have rather challenging harmonies for an intermediate student, but within reach with some work.

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