Etudes – but with a difference!
Few of today’s piano teachers would choose to restrict their pupils´ repertoire to the strictly ‘classical’ and this broadening of approach – to include pieces in a range of styles, is clearly reflected in the syllabus selections of most examination boards. With this in mind, Mike Cornick´s new set of piano ‘feel’ as well as the expected classically-styled exercises. Pupils of middle grade standard will find these pieces attractive an stimulating – each piece focusing on a particular technical or interpretative aspect of piano playing. For teachers selection an appropriate study, table has been provided giving details of key, style, time signature and rhythm.