Piano Moods - Fascinations

Books | Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
Fascinations is a volume of quirky juxtapositions and intriguing pieces of music. Lœillet is cheek-by-jowl with Liszt, Schumann with Scarlatti and Sjögren. There are some fine newly-written miniatures, but also some extraordinary pieces by well-known composers, such as Mozart’s bizarre Funeral march of Signor Maestro Contrapunto or the unsophisticated music-making faithfully represented in Gounod’s Bagpipers and Tchaikovsky’s The peasant plays the mouth-organ. Dance movements by Telemann, Schubert, Rameau, Jiŕovec and Zilcher all have something unexpected or piquant about them, although they are technically straightforward and a joy to play.For intermediate-level pianists.Piano Moods is an exciting new piano series from Boosey & Hawkes. Each volume is devoted to a particular mood. The pieces chosen draw on Boosey & Hawkes' extensive collection of wonderful music as well as lesser-known gems from the past - some of them from surprising sources - and newly composed works.
Language: English
Catalogue No: M060119033

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        Urmston GB
        Variety of pieces of varying complexity
        Some of the pieces are not to my taste
        Confirmed purchase: 24 January 2014
        Published on: 21 June 2014

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