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Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements ( Big Book Of... (Dover Publications) )
Contributor(s):Bergerac (Author) , Dutkanicz, David (Author)
 

ISBN: 0486466159   EAN: 9780486466156
Publisher: Dover Publications
US SRP: $ 12.95 US 
Binding: Paper
Language(s): English, No Linguistic Content
Pub Date: 06/11/2008
Annotation: Ideal for beginning pianists, child or adult, this collection features simplified arrangements of well-known works by the master composers: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Bartok, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, and many others.

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Additional Information
OCLC Number: OCLC#191245724
BISAC Categories:
- Music | Printed Music | General
- Music | Musical Instruments | Piano
LC Subjects:
-Piano music, Arranged -Piano music
Dewey: 786.2
LC Call Number: M38.3
Series:
Big Book Of... (Dover Publications)
Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product
Physical Info: 0.32" H x 10.92" L x 8.17" W (0.74 lbs) 133 pages
Carton Quantity: 23  

Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Brief Description:
Pieces drawn from several other collections of easy piano music originally published 2000-2008 by Dover. Each piece is prefaced by a short paragraph on the history of the piece and advice to the pianist on playing it.

Brief Description:
Glossary of Italian musical terms on p. vi.

Table of Contents:
Bach
Minuet
Sheep May Safely Graze
Sarabande
Air on a G String
Aria from Goldberg Variations
Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor (opening)
Prelude in C Major
Invention in F Major
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Bartok
Rumania Sketch
Beethoven
Fur Elise
Ode to Joy
Sonatina in G (opening)
Moonlight Sonata (opening)
Minuet in G
"Emperor" Concerto
Symphony No. 5 (opening)
Turkish March
Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Lullaby
Chopin
Mazurka
Nocturne
Etude No. 3
Prelude No. 7
Funeral March
"Raindrop" Prelude
Fantaisie-impromptu
Clementi
Air Suisse
Rondo in C
Debussy
The Maiden with the Flaxen Hair
Dvorak
From the New World
Humoresque
Foster
Beautiful Dreamer
Gluck
Ballet Air
Grieg
Piano Concerto
Morning Mood
Handel
Sarabande
The Harmonious Blacksmith
Haydn
Sonata in C
Rondo
"Surprise" Symphony
Liszt
Consolation
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
MacDowell
To A Wild Rose
Mendelssohn
Venetian Gondola Song
Mozart
Minuet from Don Giovanni
Papgeno's Song
Romanze
Sonata in A
Allegro from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Aria from Don Giovanni
Overture to Marriage of Figaro
Rondo Alla Turca
Symphony No. 40 (opening)
Mussorsky
Hopak
Paderewski
Krakowiak
Minuet in Olden Style
Rameau
Tambourin
Rachmaninoff
Prelude
Rubinstein
Melody in F
Saint-Saens
The Swan
Satie
Lullaby
Scarlatti, D.
Sonata in A Minor (Aria)
Schubert
The Trout
Impromptu
Schumann
Traumerei
The Happy Farmer
The Poet Speaks
Scriabin
Prelude
Sibelius
Finlandia
Strauss
Pizzicato Polka
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6 (theme)
Marche Slave
Fifth Symphony
Romeo and Juliet (theme)
1812 Overture (Allegro)
Swan Lake (theme)
Eugene Onegin Waltz
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker
Verdi
Grand March
Vivaldi
The Autumn Hunt
Wagner
Bridal Procession
Song to the Evening Star


Publisher Marketing:
Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of beloved piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure and satisfaction of playing music that's usually beyond their grasp.
Some of the master composers are represented by several pieces each: nine works by Bach include "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"; Mozart's "Rondo alla Turca" appears along with eight other selections from his oeuvre; seven by Chopin include "Funeral March"; the "Emperor" Concerto, "Ode to Joy, " and "Fur Elise" are among the eight Beethoven features; and eight by Tchaikovsky include "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Nutcracker. Other well-known pieces include Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Liszt, Brahms' "Lullaby," "Morning Mood" by Grieg, Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony, plus compositions by Schubert, Verdi, Debussy, Handel, Mendelssohn, and others.


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