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Anthology of American Piano Music
Intermediate to Early Advanced Works by 31 Composers Sheet Music Book

Piano - Intermediate; Advanced
Intermediate to Early Advanced Works by 31 Composers. Edited by Maurice Hinson. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Masterwork. Book. 212 pages. Alfred Music #00-34655. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34655).

Item Number: AP.34655

ISBN 9780739068793. English.

This 212-page collection focuses on the varied styles and ethnic influences found in American piano music over the last two and a quarter centuries. Historical and biographical background, performance notes, and suggested realizations of ornaments are provided by Dr. Hinson. TItles: 12th Street Rag (Bowman) * All That Meat and No Potatoes (Waller) * Barcarolle, Op. 28, No. 1 (Beach) * Battle of Manassas (Wiggins) * Bethena (A Concert Waltz) (Joplin) * Blue Moon (Rodgers) * Blue Rondo a la Turk (Brubeck) * Boogie Woogie Etude (Gould) * The Cat and the Mouse (Scherzo Humoristique) (Copland) * Columbia (Caprice Americaine on My Old Kentucky Home) (Gottschalk) * Dizzy Fingers (Confrey) * Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me (Ellington) * Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Ellington) * The Duke and the Count (Williams) * Eager Beaver (Kenton) * Euphonic Sounds (A Syncopated Two Step) (Joplin) * Fiddle-Faddle (Anderson) * In a Mist (Beiderbecke) * Jazz Pizzicato (Anderson) * The Jitterbug Waltz (Waller) * Juba (Dett) * Kitten on the Keys (Confrey) * The Lake at Evening, Op. 5, No. 1 (Griffes) * Laura (Mercer/Raksin) * Love Song (Barber) * The Man I Love (Gershwin) * March Wind, Op. 46, No. 10 (MacDowell) * Medley---Campfire on the Ice (Finney) * Narcissus, Op. 14, No. 4 (Nevin) * Nola (Arndt) * Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Swanee River) (Foster) * On Bended Knees (Burleigh) * Over the Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg) * Pavanne (Gould) * Prelude (Novelette in Fourths) (Gershwin) * Prelude II (Blue Lullaby) (Gershwin) * Sleigh Ride (Anderson) * Swanee (Gershwin) * The Syncopated Clock (Anderson) * Tiger Rag (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) * Variations on Adeste Fideles (Taylor) * Yankee Doodle (Arranged as a Rondo) (Carr). The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. Barcarolle, Op. 28, No. 1 and Boogie Woogie Etude are Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selections.

  • All That Meat And No Potatoes  Composed by Fats Waller; Ed Kirkeby
  • Blue Moon  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me  Composed by Duke Ellington;Lyrics by Bob Russell
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore  Composed by Duke Ellington;Lyrics by Bob Russell
  • Over The Rainbow (From "The Wizard Of Oz")  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
  • The Duke and the Count  Composed by Mary Lou Williams
  • Laura  Composed by David Raksin;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Eager Beaver  Composed by Stan Kenton
  • Boogie Woogie Etude  Composed by Morton Gould
  • Juba  Composed by R. Nathaniel Dett
  • Love Song  Composed by Samuel Barber
  • Yankee Doodle Arranged As a Rondo  Composed by Benjamin Carr
  • Medley (Campfire on the Ice)  Composed by Ross Lee Finney
  • Bethena -- A Concert Waltz  Composed by Scott Joplin
  • The Lake at Evening [Op. 5, No. 1]  Composed by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
  • Fiddle-Faddle  Composed by Leroy Anderson
  • Prelude (Novelette In Fourths)  Composed by George Gershwin
  • Pavane (from "Symphonette No. 2")  Composed by Morton Gould
  • Kitten On The Keys  Composed by Edward Elzear "Zez" Confrey
  • The Syncopated Clock (Instrumental)  Composed by Leroy Anderson
  • Blue Rondo a la Turk  Composed by Dave Brubeck
  • Jazz Pizzicato  Composed by Leroy Anderson
  • Dizzy Fingers  Composed by Edward Elzear "Zez" Confrey
  • The Jitterbug Waltz (Instrumental Version)  Composed by Thomas "Fats" Waller
  • Sleigh Ride (Instrumental)  Composed by Leroy Anderson
  • Nola (Instrumental Version)  Composed by Felix Arndt
  • The Man I Love (from "Strike Up the Band")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Prelude II (Blue Lullaby)  Andante Con Moto e Poco Rubato, Composed by George Gershwin
  • Swanee  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Irving Caesar

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  • 4

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  • January 14, 2012 fun, varied and useful

    an exemplary choice of American styles from 3 centuries, this book has some good teaching material and a useful selection of music to perform from when you need something a bit different from Beethoven! A good book for your piano library.

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  • 5

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  • May 28, 2011 pretty good variety

    This book has 42 pieces of varied difficulty and includes mostly what I would call popular culture numbers--everything from a great arrangement for piano of Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" to jazz, blues and rag classics. Three of the 42 are also in the Masters of American Piano Music...

    (Alfred Masterwork) collection. And the four Gershwin pieces are all in the Gershwin Complete Works (Alfred Masterwork).

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