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Piano Literature - Book 1
Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics Sheet Music Book

Book/Online Audio Piano/Keyboard - early intermediate
Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics. Edited by Nancy Faber and Randall Faber. Faber Piano Adventures. Classical, Supplementary. Softcover Audio Online. 40 pages. Faber Piano Adventures #FF1030. Published by Faber Piano Adventures (HL.420139).

Item Number: HL.420139

ISBN 9781616770303. 9.0x12.0x0.112 inches. Compiled by Faber & Faber.

This collection of 21 authentic keyboard works represents the major periods of music - from Baroque to Contemporary - and serves as an excellent introduction to classical keyboard literature. Demo audio tracks are accessed online. Contents: VON DER HOFE: Canario * PRAETORIUS: Procession in G * TELEMANN: Gavott in C * MOURET: The Highlander * HOOK: Bagatelle * Minuet * TURK: Little Dance * DIABELLI: Morning * HAYDN: Quadrille * ATTWOOD: Sonatina in G * J.C. BACH: Adagio and Allegro * SCHYTTE: Little Prelude * Melody for Left Hand * SPINDLER: Two Preludes * WOHLFAHRT: Waltz for Four Hands * GURLITT: The Hunt * LYNES: Tarantella * ALT: On the Ocean Floor * DUBLIANSKY: The Busy Machine * SALUTRINSKAYA: Shepherd Pipes * FABER: Pantomime.

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  • Adagio and Allegro (J.C. Bach & Ricci) 
  • Bagatelle (Hook) 
  • Canario (Von der Hofe) 
  • Gavotte in C (Telemann) 
  • Little Dance (Turk) 
  • Little Prelude (Schytte) 
  • Melody for Left Hand (Op. 108, No. 12) (Schytte) 
  • Minuet (Hook) 
  • Morning (Diabelli) 
  • Pantomime (Nancy Faber) 
  • Procession in G (Praetorius) 
  • Shepherd Pipes (Salutrinskaya) 
  • Sonatina in G, 1st Movement (Attwood) 
  • Tarantella (Op. 14, No. 8) (Lynes) 
  • The Highlander (La Montagnarde) (Mouret) 
  • The Hunt (Op. 117, No. 15) (Gurlitt) 
  • Two Preludes (Spindler) 
  • Waltz for Four Hands (Op. 87, No. 35) (Wohlfahrt) 
  • The Busy Machine (Dubliansky) 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • February 10, 2021 Piano Literature- book 1

    This is a great anthology of easy , original works from all the periods of piano repertoire. Good explanation of the history, too.

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  • 5

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  • October 01, 2012 love this collection

    i love this collection, especially the last piece called "Pantomine" by Nancy Faber. i am a beginner looking to improve two hands together. i can play the songs in this book, albeit slow. i find it to be a perfect challenge and the CD inspires interest in the music. the...

    CD is essential to me (a self-taught adult) so i can hear how each song is supposed to sound. the prep book that comes before this one is a good start if these pieces are too difficult for the student. i enjoy listening to the CD from both books.

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  • 5

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    Early intermediate
  • March 11, 2008 Nice pieces

    Nice collection of works that many students enjoy. Not terribly difficult, although some students may have issues with playing non-matching and/or non-patterned intervals (i.e., one hand steps up, the other skips down, one plays a 2nd, the other a 5th). I would highly recommend starting with...

    the Preparatory Piano Literature book also with FJH before this one.

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