The Featured Pianist
is a splendid collection of fourteen classical favourites for the intermediate to advancing pianist, providing a superb enrichment to their repertoire. Suitable for Grades 5-6, the book also comes with a CD and additional downloadable content.
The book itself contains fourteen fantastic pieces that everybody is sure to know and love by the cream of classical composers. With Debussy's masterpieces Clair de Lune
and Arabesque No. 1
, the latter of which is a beautiful score merely to look at, let alone play. A couple of classic Beethoven pieces, Adagio Cantabile
and Adagio Sostenuto
, are included, as well as timeless compositions by Chopin, Schubert and Bach that are essential learning for any pianist worth their salt.
The accompanying CD contains professional performances of each piece and includes free hints and tips which are downloadable to your computer. Either play along to the CD, or simply unwind and relax to this unbeatable compilation of inspirational performances. Other pieces include Solfeggietto by C. P. E. Bach and Sweet Remembrance by Mendelssohn, among many others that will undeniably delight any listeners within earshot.
The pieces arranged in this book are between Grades 5 and 6 in standard, making them perfect for those who want to expand their repertoire and musical knowledge with some of the finest compositions of all time. The Featured Pianist, with its brilliant engravings, accompanying CD and downloadable content, is everything you'll need to learn these great pieces of music.