Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements with Downloadable Mp3s
ISBN: 0486466159
EAN13: 9780486466156
Language: English
Pages: 133
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements with Downloadable Mp3s

Book Overview
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 -- and free MP3 downloads of each tune make mastering the music even easier. 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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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 Für 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.Dover (2008) original republication from authoritative editions. 144pp. 81/4. x 11. Paperbound.ALSO AVAILABLEEasy Piano Classics, Ronald Herder (ed.). 176pp. 83/8 x 11. 0-486-40407-2 Easy Dances for Solo Piano, Harold Wolf. 128pp. 9 x 12. 0-486-43800-7 For current price information write to Dover Publications, or log on to www.doverpublications.com and see every Dover book in print.