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Ludovico Einaudi: Islands - Essential Einaudi


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Our Price: £14.95    Change Currency
Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano (PF)
Skill Level: Intermediate - Explain this
Composer: Ludovico Einaudi
Catalogue #: CH78518
ISBN: 9781780382357
This Item Earns 28 Musicroom Points

Description

Our Islands sheet music contains the best of composer Ludovico Einaudi's works, such as I Giorni, Nuvole Bianche and Primavera, compiled for the first time into a single collection for solo Piano. Also included here are two brand new tracks, The Earth Prelude and High Heels, as well as two remixed versions of Lady Labyrinth and Eros.

Einaudi is renowned for bringing classical music back into popularity, with his compositions for Piano as well as Piano with other instruments, even including some electronic influences in his later work. Albums like Una Mattina, Divenire and In A Time Lapse have become hugely popular, and this collection features the cream of these stunningly atmospheric works arranged for solo Piano. These pieces would suit a player who has progressed beyond the beginner stages, but you needn't be a pro to master Einaudi, whose middle name is subtle simplicity.

Einaudi has garnered critical acclaim throughout the world for his emotionally arresting and powerful compositions that have been used in films like 'Doctor Zhivago' and Television shows like Ricky Gervais' 'Derek'. This is testament to his versatility as a composer, able to conjure a number of moods with his characteristic style of beautiful Piano composition.

This Essential Einaudi is the most accurate transcription of his incredible Piano compositions available. Check out the sample images to the left to see for yourself. Also, if you would like to hear/watch samples of Einaudi's brilliant work, just see the links below to sample audio and visual content.

Ludovico Einaudi - Islands by Ludovico Einaudi




Ludovico Einaudi: Islands - Essential Einaudi reviews verified by Reevoo

Quality of content
9.8
Value for money
9.4
Overall rating
9.7
Scores 9.7 out of 10 based on 9 reviews
10 out of 10

Paul

crewe GB
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Very good transcription. Challenging to play but enjoyable.
I need to improve my playing skills to progress with some of the pieces
Confirmed purchase: 14 November 2013
Published on: 21 June 2014
9 out of 10

Susan

Woodbridge GB
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They are beautiful tunes that are fairly easy to play if you have reached about grade 6.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 08 January 2014
Published on: 21 June 2014
9 out of 10

Ethelka

Bunschoten GB
+
Nice cover, beautiful songs
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 11 December 2013
Published on: 21 June 2014

Musicroom Reviews


Rating Review
Customer Rating Very good quality, nice, large, easy to read print. Rests nicely on sheet music stand without the pages turning by themselves.

Also, the actual song list is:

I Giorni
The Earth Prelude
Le Onde
Nightbook
Divenire
Dietro Casa
Fairytale
Nuvole Bianche
Primavera
Nefeli
Berlin Song
High Heels
L'Origine Nascosta
Love is a Mystery
Monday
Lady Labyrinth
Ancora
Andare
Indaco
Bilal

Customer Rating Love it! So easy and relaxing to play, even for the intermediate level pianist, and yet so beautiful!
Lexy

Customer Rating An amazing quality book filled with some of the most emotional pieces written and music accessible for most pianists
See more reviews by Dangiel - (Lancaster, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating These pieces are all unique and individual. They can fill hours of a players time and are perfect for playing in concerts and performances. An excellent buy!
Anon.

Customer Rating Awesome, love it! Really relaxing to play
Anon.

Customer Rating I love the music in this book. It is very calm and relaxing. At first it was a challenge to play but once learnt the pieces in this book are wonderful.
See more reviews by Sharpasablade - (Gravesend, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Excellent! Great for background music and relaxing to play.
Anon.

Customer Rating Great! The arrangements are very similar to the actual recordings which is good as some books aren't. I'm about to do grade 4 and it's not hard. A great buy and fantastic music!
Anon.

Customer Rating Wonderful arrangements, extremely similar to the CD. Recommended.
See more reviews by J - (Newry, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Just what we wanted
Anon.

Customer Rating Just right for competent but not Grade 8 pianists. The music itself is often repetitive, but can have a hypnotic effect. Well-produced book, except for the usual business of making it stay open.
Anon.

Customer Rating Absolutely Amazing pieces. Lovely to play and relax to. A mix of challenging and easier pieces so is great for any non-beginner pianist. Great change from exam pieces and very uplifting when you feel down and need a boost. Would reccommend this book and any Einaudi piece to any pianist that ever comes up to me. absolutely brilliant! Cant get enough of it
See more reviews by Jess. - (United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Lovely music - just learning to play the pieces. The service was fantastic - order one day, get the next! Great - many thanks.
See more reviews by Zazie51 - (South Molton, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Fantastic. just finished grade 2 and able to have a go at bits of this and loving it. Looking forward to learning more and more as I improve.
Anon.

Customer Rating Disappointed that three pieces are repeated in this book from his edition "The Piano Collection Volume 1" but, despite this, as usual this is a good selection of music and a joy to play.

Anon.


More Product Details

Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 01/07/2011
Format: Artist Songbook
Length: 144 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music

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