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Composition Four popular diversions

Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Form & Rhythm Blues Scales Syncopation

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Mysterious Procession

Left Hand Melody Sight Reading Hand Independence Expressive Playing

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Cádiz (saeta) En la Playa Evocation Rumores de la Caleta, Op 71/6 Serenata, from 'España', Op 165 Signi Lieti Pieces for Children Esquisses op. 63 L'Homme aux Sabots Op.63 No.23 Hot Noon in the Meadow

Other Notes & Comments More difficult than the one above, they are also more modern in idiom. Each can be used both as repertory and as teaching material. “Little prelude in Waltz time” can be used to teach both about form and rhythm, “Baroque bounce” likewise can be used to discuss what is “Baroque”, “Echoes of the blues” introduces the blues scales, and “Ragtime doll” is This is for the total beginner, and can be taught on the very first lesson. RH play a steady even ostinato using only the note E, while the left hand plays the melody which consists only of ABC in different orders and simple rhythms. Excellent for sight-reading, for hand independence, for expressive playing and for bringing up a melody on the left hand. It can These are ten easy pieces, each one covering a dance style on the 18th century. This is excellent for rhythm development and to introduce the student to old dance patterns (which keep recurring on the piano 4th mvt from ‘Suite Española no 1’, Op 47 no 7 from ‘Recuerdos de Viaje’, Op 71 From ‘Iberia’

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10 very easy, short pieces. The harmonies are traditional, the writing is highly pianistic and they make up excellent recital material. The whole collection consists of 8 sets of short pieces for complete beginners. If you are familiar with Kabalevsky’s pieces for children, this is

Introduction to how chords develop emotion

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The Ocean

Pattern Introduction

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Where the palm tree grows

Introduction to contemporary music

Similar in difficulty to the above, this set of pieces uses modern harmonies to tell stories, so it is a very good introduction to how and why chords and intervals can elicit different emotions (for instance, “The spider” uses tritons to build up suspense, and “Bees and Flies” uses chromatic A collection of 10 pieces for the complete beginner, most you can teach at the first lesson. The interesting thing here is that they use the whole keyboard and introduce patterns that frequently appear in the more advanced pieces, so they are excellent preparatory pieces. Again very More difficult than the previous two, this is thoroughly contemporary music - and let us face it, contemporary music is not the most appealing to beginners – but this is a good introduction since it is not too radically

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24 Character pieces Op. 26 Consolation Op. 36 No. 5 Elegie Op. 36 No. 16 Le Coucou Prelude in E major, Op. 63 No. 07 Sonata in D minor Sonata in G minor Sonata No. 1 in F Sonata No. 2 in E minor Sonata No. 3 in G Sonata No. 5 Sonata No. 7 in A Sonatina No. 1 in G major

Scale fragments Alberti patterns Broken arpeggios Very good for finger articulation/ independence.

Andante 1st mvt 3rd mvt Andante 2nd mvt, Allegro Gavotte in B flat 1st mvt, Presto This has to be the first sonatina to be learned. Grown ups may not find it so useful, but for the below 10 is a great repertory. The second movement is the easiest, but also dull. The first and third movements are excellent.

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Sonatina No. 2 in C 01 No 15 in G B2 - Preludes & Fugues 02 No 6 in Dm - Preludes & Fugues 03 No 21 in Bb - Preludes & Fugues 04 No 10 in Em - Preludes & Fugues 05 No 20 in Am B2 - Preludes & Fugues 06 No 11 in F - Preludes & Fugues

2nd mvt, Minuetto and 3 variations

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Composition 07 No 2 in Cm - Preludes & Fugues 08 No 9 in E - Preludes & Fugues 09 No 13 in F# - Preludes & Fugues 10 No 21 in Bb B2 - Preludes & Fugues 11 No 6 in Dm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 12 No 19 in A B2 - Preludes & Fugues 13 No 11 in F B2 - Preludes & Fugues 14 No 19 in A - Preludes & Fugues 15 No 14 in F#m - Preludes & Fugues 16 No 18 in G#m - Preludes & Fugues 17 No 2 in Cm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 18 No 5 in D - Preludes & Fugues 19 No 7 in Eb - Preludes & Fugues 20 No 14 in F#m B2 - Preludes & Fugues 21 No 7 in Eb B2 - Preludes & Fugues 22 No 1 in C - Preludes & Fugues 23 No 17 in Ab - Preludes & Fugues 24 No 13 in F# B2 - Preludes & Fugues 25 No 15 in G - Preludes & Fugues 26 No 12 in Fm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 27 No 1 in C B2 - Preludes & Fugues 28 No 24 in Bm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 29 No 10 in Em B2 - Preludes & Fugues 30 No 16 in Gm - Preludes & Fugues 31 No 5 in D B2 - Preludes & Fugues 32 No 18 in G#m B2 - Preludes & Fugues 33 No 24 in Bm - Preludes & Fugues 34 No 9 in E B2 - Preludes & Fugues 35 No 4 in C#m - B2 Preludes & Fugues 36 No 23 in B - Preludes & Fugues 37 No 3 in C# - B2 Preludes & Fugues 38 No 12 in Fm - Preludes & Fugues 39 No 3 in C# - Preludes & Fugues 40 No 8 in D#m - B2 Preludes & Fugues 41 No 22 in Bbm - Preludes & Fugues 42 No 17 in Ab B2 - Preludes & Fugues 43 no 4 in C#m - Preludes & Fugues 44 No 8 in D#m - Preludes & Fugues 45 No 20 in Am - Preludes & Fugues 46 No 22 in Bbm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 47 No 16 in Gm B2 - Preludes & Fugues 48 No 23 in B B2 - Preludes & Fugues Bourrée from Overture in F Capriccio in B flat, BWV 992 English Suite No. 1 - Allemande English Suite No. 1 - Bouree 1 English Suite No. 1 - Bouree 2 English Suite No. 1 - Courante 1 English Suite No. 1 - Courante 2 English Suite No. 1 - Double 1 English Suite No. 1 - Double 2 English Suite No. 1 - Gigue English Suite No. 1 - Prelude English Suite No. 1 - Sarabande English Suite No. 2 - Allemande English Suite No. 2 - Bouree 1 English Suite No. 2 - Bouree 2 English Suite No. 2 - Courante English Suite No. 2 - Gigue

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Prelude English Suite No. 2 .Allemande English Suite No.Allemande French Suite No.Courante English Suite No. 4 .Courante English Suite No. 6 .Courante English Suite No.Menuet French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No.Gavotte 2 English Suite No.Passepied 2 English Suite No. Sarabande and Gigue . 3 . 6 . 6 . 2 . 3 .Prelude English Suite No. 3 .Sarabande French Suite No. 2 .Allemande French Suite No.Sarabande French Suite No.Bouree 1 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments 7th and 10th mvts.Gavotte 1 English Suite No. 3 .Sarabande English Suite No.Prelude English Suite No. 3 .Allemande French Suite No. 1 .Allemande French Suite No. 4 . 5 . 5 .Menuet 1 French Suite No.Gavotte 2 English Suite No.Prelude English Suite No. 4 . 6 .Sarabande French Suite No.Allemande English Suite No.Courante French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No.OrSor 80 83 88 89 91 92 93 87 90 95 96 100 98 99 94 97 102 103 107 105 106 101 104 109 110 112 113 114 115 108 111 1301 1302 31 32 36 34 35 33 40 37 38 42 41 39 43 44 48 49 46 45 47 53 50 51 54 52 55 59 Grade 8 6 6 5 6 5 7 8 7 7 6 7 4 4 8 6 8 6 7 5 4 8 5 8 5 5 6 6 8 8 6 8 8 7 6 8 5 4 6 5 7 5 7 4 6 8 6 6 7 4 5 5 5 7 7 8 6 8 5 Composer Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Composition English Suite No.Sarabande Fantasia in C minor.Trio French Suite No.Double English Suite No.Menuet French Suite No. 5 .Courante English Suite No.Gigue English Suite No. 4 . 6 . 4 . 3 .Sarabande French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No. 6 .Courante French Suite No.Air French Suite No. 2 . 3 . 2 . 5 . 1 .Sarabande English Suite No.Allemande English Suite No. 3 .Gigue English Suite No.Menuet 1 English Suite No.Sarabande English Suite No. 5 .Allemande French Suite No. 4 . 4 . 2 . 2 .Gigue English Suite No. 3 .Gigue English Suite No. 3 . 5 . 1 . 1 . 6 .Courante French Suite No.Menuet 2 English Suite No. 1 .Passepied 1 English Suite No. 4 . 2 . 4 . 5 . 4 . 1 .Gigue French Suite No. BWV 906 French Overture (Partita) in B minor BWV 831 French Suite No.Menuet 2 French Suite No.Sarabande English Suite No. 4 .Air French Suite No. 6 .Courante French Suite No. 4 . 3 .Allemande English Suite No. 5 .Gavotte French Suite No. 3 . 3 . 3 . 5 .Gavotte 1 English Suite No.Prelude English Suite No.

Another excellent 2 voice canonic work that will develop hand independence and yet is easy enough for a beginner. BWV 999 March in E flat.Gavotte French Suite No. This minuet is meant to be played with the previous one in ABA form (minuet in G – minuet in Gm – minuet in G). BWV 820 Partita No. 5 . For more advanced players there is a lot of scope for learning the art of ornamentation with Excellent piece for the virtuoso to be (very easy but impressive). 6 . which will develop hand independence. Bourrée 1st and 6th mvts. II 132 (anon. II 120 (anon. BWV Anh. Beautiful lyrical minuet. BWV Anh. this prelude is the first prelude in the WTC book I. Fantasia and Scherzo Menuett and Gigue Corrente 981 462 888 1303 1304 1182 886 1117 934 466 4 Bach 2 Bach 2 8 8 7 2 6 3 2 Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Minuet no 1 in B minor Musette in D.) Minuet in Gm. BWV Anh. 6 . BWV Anh.Gigue French Suite No. BWV Anh. II 116 (anon. BWV Anh 127 March in Eb. 115 (C. BWV 829 Polonaise in G minor. 4 in D. BWV 827 Partita No. 6 .Bouree 2 French Suite No.Allemande French Suite No. Petzold) Minuet in G. reflective and slow.Sarabande French Suite No. 5 . BWV Anh.) Overture in F. BWV Anh 119 Polonaise No 4 in D minor Prelude in C minor.) Minuet in Am. Petzold) Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Minuet Intro to 2-voice inventions Hand independence 2 Bach 2 Bach 2 Bach 2 Bach 2 Bach 2 Bach Hand independence Intro to counterpoint Ornamentation Intro to 2-voice inventions Ornamentation The Anna Magdalena Bach Book of 1725) Another excellent preparation for 2-voice inventions.) Minuet in G. BWV Anh. 6 . BWV 828 Partita No.Courante French Suite No. Another very beautiful reflective minuet. 6 . 114 (C. 5.) Minuet in Cm. For beginners omit the ornamentation. BWV 999 Prelude in C. BWV 846/I Skips Fast runs One of the few pieces in the notebook that is actually by Bach.Sarabande French Suite. II 126(anon. with daring skips on the LH and fast runs on the RH. II 127 (anon. (G.Menuet French Suite No. 5th mvt. Bohm) Minuet in G.Gigue French Suite No. 5 . 6 . 5 . 5 .) Minuet in Dm. . BWV Anh. No 6 in E Invention 01 Invention 02 Invention 03 Invention 04 Invention 05 Invention 06 Invention 07 Invention 08 Invention 09 Invention 10 Invention 11 Invention 12 Invention 13 Invention 14 Invention 15 Little Prelude. Hauntingly beautiful slow minuet.Courante French Suite No. 6 .OrSor 60 56 58 61 57 62 67 63 65 69 68 66 64 933 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 216 980 463 458 459 464 461 455 457 456 Grade 6 6 5 8 7 6 5 7 5 8 3 4 6 3 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 5 7 7 5 5 7 3 4 2 2 Composer Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Composition French Suite No.Gavotte French Suite No. Excellent piece to introduce canon (round) writing.Bouree French Suite No. II 121 (Anon. From A Little Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach Another good introduction to counterpoint that is simple enough for any This minuet is meant to be played with the Minuet in Gm in ABA form (minuet in G – minuet in Gm – minuet in G).Polonaise French Suite No. 3 in A minor. 6 . It is a perfect introduction to 2 voice inventions which are far too difficult for a beginner. A favorite with kids.

Bach.F. C. 1 Bach.P.C. Bach. W 57/6 Sonatas Air in F.P. 3rd mvt Sonata in D minor. Bach. Allegretto 3rd mvt. Bach.E. W 49/2 Sonata in A. C. Bach. all of the sonatas are around grade 7-8.Allegretto in F Musical Leisure Hours. Allegro assai Allegretto 1st mvt. J.E. C. C. Very effective at a fast speed.P. These can added later on An excellent study in arpeggios for both RH and LH and a great introduction to question and answer writing. this beautiful aria can be easily learned by a beginner and then be used at a later stage to teach improvised ornamentation. Bach.F.P. BWV 939 Prelude in F Prelude in Gm. J. J. C. BWV 924 Prelude in C. C.E.P.15 in B minor.C.P.Menuet and Trio in F Sonata in G Op.E. Bach. H328 W 116/54 Fantasia in D minor March in D. so you should be from 'The Anna Magdalena Bach Book of 1725' Only 16 bars long. Bach.E. .P.E.E. BWV 999 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Arpeggios Broken Triads Prelude. BWV 801 Solfeggietto Solo per il Cembalo. 1. Bach. 1 Allegro in A. BWV Anh. 33 Other Notes & Comments A beautiful prelude based on broken triads.C. C.E. Aria in A minor Aria in F Sonata in B flat.P. Op 17/6 Musical Leisure Hours .P. C. Barber Barber Barber Barber Theme and Variations Chromatic and highly atmospheric – if you want poetic and romantic and yet modern look no further.1 Menuet: La Pott.E.E. J. W 114/3 Sinfonia No. W 60 Sonata in C.C. The repetitive figuration in broken triads Eighteen Little Preludes' From 'Kurze und leichte Clavierstücke'. this is very easy (but not as effective) if you omit the several ornaments. BWV 514 Giga from Partita no. Allegro Allegretto 2nd mvt Almost forgotten these days and almost never played.E. W 116/16 Allegro in C minor Allegro in G. C.C. C. C.C. Bach. Wq 113/3 Uplifting and full of joy. Bach.C. Bach. Bach.P. C. Bach. H.F.E.P. but equally beautiful at a much slower tempo.E. Bach. W 57/4 Sonata in F Sonata in F minor.E.E.P. his sonatas are real gems.P. 46 Excursions op. 23 Pièces Characteristiques' From Anna Magdalena 1st mvt. Only 16 bars long No 8 of 'Twelve Little Preludes' For the budding virtuoso. Bach. do with me as you will. C. no 2 . 20 Interlude I ('For Jeanne') Nocturne op. W 55/1.P. J. 131. 2 Bach. Again.E. Bach.P. 03 Ballade op.P. Bach.P.P. Bach. J. W.65/7 Sonata in A flat. Composition Prelude in C. Bach. C. H 18b W 55/4 Sonata in C Sonata in C minor. C. 05 No. 8 5 4 5 9 9 9 9 Bach. no 10 Sinfonia 01 Sinfonia 02 Sinfonia 03 Sinfonia 04 Sinfonia 05 Sinfonia 06 Sinfonia 07 Sinfonia 08 Sinfonia 09 Sinfonia 10 Sinfonia 11 Sinfonia 12 Sinfonia 13 Sinfonia 14 Sinfonia 15 Chorale Lord.E. C.P. C.OrSor 467 468 982 469 935 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 847 227 1187 932 928 978 460 929 1038 1188 1131 1039 1285 1286 931 1186 1183 1184 930 1185 502 846 845 465 1299 1040 979 1041 644 640 639 643 Grade Composer 2 Bach 2 Bach 4 Bach 2 Bach 3 6 7 6 7 7 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7 1 6 7 3 3 4 2 3 5 7 6 5 8 8 3 7 7 7 3 7 7 Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach Bach. W 117/18 Presto in C minor.E. C. No 2 from 'CPE Bach. Bach.E. 1 Bach. J. C.

My favourite though is “Secrets” (also from op.Evening in the Country Ten Easy Piano Pieces . 102 .139 . from 'For Children. Op 33/3 Bagatelle in Gm. Op. 25) where arpeggio figurations are divided between the hands so that they are (almost) never They are probably more suited to the later beginner (6 months – one year These are one-page very easy pieces (grade 1) that Beethoven most likely wrote as pedagogical material for is pupils. 49 no. Series 1 Allegretto 471 1276 1122 1195 1123 1046 1124 985 1045 1193 986 840 841 172 987 1191 1192 218 2 8 6 7 6 5 6 4 5 7 4 1 1 4 4 7 7 5 Beach Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Children’s Album op. and more advanced than the other two (around grade 4/5). but Horowitz insisted that Barber write a flashy finale for it. 33 No.Teasing Song Keringo Lento: No 11. Op 33/1 Bagatelle in F. Op. 2 (Easy) . Op 33/06 Ecossaise in Eb major WoO 86 Ecossaise in G major WoO 23 Fur Elise Merry and Sad.' vol 1 Mikrokosmos Vol 5 No. very easy and yet it sounds very “professional”. (no. Vol 4 No. Op 119/09 Rondo in A. Op 33 No. 1st mvt Ten Easy Piano Pieces .Merry Andrew Mikrokosmos.Harmonics No 39 from ‘For Children’. from 'For Children. 28 Three Sketches 14 Bagatelles. vol 2 no 18 . Bagatelle in A minor. WoO 57 Bagatelle in A. Op 119/01 Bagatelle. This is a two page affair (3 pages depending on the edition). Op 6 no 2 Choral: No 28 from 'For Children' vol 1 Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm no 5 Dance with Sticks: no 1 from ‘6 Romanian Folk Dances’ For Children. Op 119/02 Bagatelle in D. 4 Bagatelle in Ab. It sounds far more difficult. Op 14.' vol 1 Suite. Op 126/04 Bagatelle. Vol 1 Peasant's Flute: No 26 from 'For Children' vol 2 Revelry: no 22 from ‘For Children’. This sonata was written for Horowitz.Jeering Song For Children.Love Song is a beautiful song without words) and his very lyrical and nostalgic Nocturne which is written with modern harmonies but 642 638 1190 938 1273 1118 983 984 940 936 1189 1042 1119 939 1120 889 1274 937 1275 1043 1044 1121 851 848 850 849 472 9 Barber 5 Barber 7 3 8 6 4 4 3 3 7 5 6 3 6 2 8 3 8 5 5 6 1 1 1 1 2 Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Bartók Beach Souvenirs op. 26 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Extremely complex – advanced work requiring the utmost pianism. However I find this sonata a bit dull (Beethoven thought so too 1125 253 6 Beethoven 6 Beethoven Six Variations on ‘Nel cor più non mi sento’ WoO 70 Sonata 01.7 Bagatelle in C.OrSor 641 Grade Composer 9 Barber Composition Sonata op. Originally it had only the first three movements. Op 51/1 Six Ecossaises in Eb major WoO 83 Pierrot & Pierrette (from op. Vol 2 Romanian Christmas Carol Rondo no 1 from ‘3 Rondos on Folk Tunes’ Round Dance: No 17. 25 Waltz Arpeggio Equalizing Hand Tone no 152 from ‘Mikrokosmos’ vol 6 No 4 from 'Romanian Christmas Carols'. Op 119/03 Bagatelle in Eb. WoO 49 Rondo. 36 Andante Favori. vol 1 no 32 . 25) is a wonderful waltz with a beautiful melody and unusual harmony. 1 . These are actually to be played as a single piece.Hungarian Folksong Village Joke: no 130 from ‘Mikrokosmos’ vol 5 Children at Play Quasi Adagio no 3 from 'For Children' vol 1 Two Little Dialogues Two Short Pieces and Two Little Dances Children Carnival op.

it is very beautiful and lyrical. Both of these however are not quite full-fledged sonatas (they were most likely composed as exercises for his students). Op. Romanze 3rd mvt. Op. 90 Sonata 21. 101 Sonata 29. 2nd mvt. but if you can manage grade 5 pieces. Op. Op. Op. Once you get used to it. 1 Sonata 22. no. for his daughters. 78 (For Therese) Sonata 17. This is a one-movement sonatina (only 49 bars long) that sounds much more difficult than it 990 991 652 491 4 Berens 4 Berens U Berg 2 Bloch Study in F. Vivace 3rd mvt. 27 no. 2 no. 1198 7 Borodin Petite Suite no 4. 2 Sonata 10. Op. 28 (Pastorale) Sonata 15. 14 no. Op. Op. 1 Sonata 06. 22 Sonata 14. 1 Enfantines 492 2 Bloch Lullaby Legato playing Cantabile A one movement sonata that although supposedly in B minor is actually a chromatic work. 31 no. Op. Op. Op. Op. They are not for beginners though. Op. Op. which may be tackled by a late beginner (6 months – 1 year of lessons): Impressionistic writing. 110 Sonata 3. 2 no. 27 no. Bloch composed a set of ten very interesting pieces called Enfantines. Op. Op. this is a very expressive piece that allows for the introduction of several concepts: Modes (the piece is written in the Aeolian mode). you can manage 282 283 284 1047 588 890 1194 988 1197 1196 989 1048 217 8 8 8 5 4 2 7 4 7 7 4 5 4 Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Benda Benda Benda Benda Benda Benda Sonata 30. 2 (Tempest) Sonata 25. 31 no. 79 (Alla Tedesca) Why not stretch a bit and try Op.Mazurka . Op. Op. Op. 111 Sonata 32. Op. Op. Op. 54 Sonata 24. 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 255 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 6 Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Beethoven Sonata 04. which is a real sonata. Op. 106 (Hammerklavier) Sonatina in C Sonatina in F Sonatina in G Sonatina in G. Op. 7 (Grand) Sonata 16. Op. Presto 3rd mvt 3rd mvt Arpeggios Hand crossing Exhilarating and athletic piece with fast arpeggios divided between the hands and hand crossings on the second part. 3 (The Hunt) Sonata 19. 109 Sonata 31. 49/1 being far more musical (the rondo is a real gem). 49 no. Op. legato playing (the piece requires that one finger be held while the other fingers of the same hand play the melody above it). Op. 14 no. It is considered to be around grade 7. 13 (Pathetique) Sonata 13. 31 no. Op 61/4 Study in F. 1 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Op. Op. 1 Sonata 07. 79. Op 79 Sonata in Am Sonata in Bb Sonata in F Sonatina in F Sonatina in Gm Sonatina No. 2 Sonata 09. 2 Sonata 05. Op. 53 (Waldstein) Sonata 26. 57 (Appasionata) Sonata 28. Op. 81 (Les Adieux) Sonata 27. 3 Sonata 11. 10 no. 1 Sonata 20. 10 no. 2 (Moonlight) Sonata 23. 3 in Am 2nd movement Anh 5/1. and quite beautiful (the second movement is wonderful). It is a bit more difficult though. Op. 10 no. 26 (Funeral March) Sonata 18. 3 Sonata 12. 1 Sonata 08. Op 88/18 Sonata op. 2.OrSor 254 Grade Composer 6 Beethoven Composition Sonata 02. except the first one.

10 no. 87 No. 3) Ecossaise no. Op 39/7 Waltz in D minor. 3 in Db (Op. skipping over two octaves. Excellent for skip accuracy. Op 39/3 Holiday Diary Notturno Three Character Pieces Waltz in D minor. 22) Cantabile in Bb major Contradanse Ecossaise no. hauntingly beautiful piece. op. 24 no. 09 Etude Op. Op 116/4 Waltz in C# minor. 3) Etude Op. 68 no. 165 Andante Spianatto (prelude to Grande Polonaise Brillante op. Op. 66 Feuille d’album Fugue in Am Funeral march in Cm (Op. no. 10 no. And it is a wonderful. Truly enchanting pieces. 72 no. 100/15 Study in G minor. posth. Op. Op 117/1 Intermezzo in E. Op. 100/24 Orage. Op. 25 no. Op 76/7 Intermezzo in B minor. 02 Etude Op. 4 Mazurka in A minor. 1 in D (Op.the RH is almost as busy as the LH in this delightful piece. Op. Op. 100/16 Study in Am. posth 72 no. 100/02 Danse Villageoise Idylle Pieces Pitoresques Beautiful and haunting Range from the fast and fun Michael to the beautiful Daphne (from ‘10 Pièces Pittoresques’) (from ‘10 Pièces Pittoresques’) Idylle . 1277 1278 1279 1280 1199 1281 1126 1049 1127 1128 501 499 500 1050 992 892 942 941 1051 1052 943 891 852 1282 1283 844 8 8 8 8 7 8 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 4 2 3 3 5 5 3 2 1 8 8 7 Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Brahms Britten Britten Britten Britten Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Burgmüller Chabrier Chabrier Chabrier Ballade in D minor. 2 Mazurka in A minor. Op 119/1 Intermezzo in E flat. 10 no. posth. op. Op 116/6 Intermezzo. posth. posth. posth. 72 no. 3 . 06 Etude Op. but I could not resist including it. The LH mostly plays broken octaves. 03 Etude Op. 25 no. 5 Nocture Op. Op 39/2 Waltz. 01 Etude Op. 67 no. 2 in Gm Op. Op 10/1 Intermezzo in A minor. 2) Impromptu no.1 Barcarolle. 100/05 L'Hirondelle. 25 no. 07 Etude Op.OrSor 493 Grade Composer 2 Bowles Composition Folk preludes Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Paul Frederick Bowles: These are really for intermediate students. 29) Largo in Eb major Mazurka in A minor. These are excellent arrangements of classical American folk tunes.3 No. 2 Mazurka in Ab major. 100/22 Douce Plainte (Sighing). 1 in Ab (Op.109/13 Study in C minor.9 Waltz in E. 221 623 622 367 285 295 368 326 369 408 370 407 406 409 371 410 411 412 286 327 328 413 296 297 298 299 300 6 9 9 8 4 6 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 4 7 7 8 6 6 6 6 6 Chabrier Chaminade Chaminade Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Bourée Fantasque Consolation Op. 3 Ecossaise no. Op. Op. 10 no. Op. op. 7 no.39 No. Op. 12 Etude Op. posth. op. 100/16 Gracefulness Innocence. 25 no. 09 Fantaise Impromptu op.

24 no. 46 in C (op. 1) Mazurka no. 3) Nocturne No. 03 in E (op. 68 no. 10 in Bb (op. 6 no. 20 in Db (op. posth. 56 no. 24 no. 3) Mazurka no. op. 41 no. 1) Mazurka no. 53 in Am Mazurka no. 9 no. 4) Mazurka no. 34 in C (op. 1) Mazurka no. 08 in Ab (op. 68 no. 67 no. 17 in Bbm (op. 3) Mazurka no. 1 Mazurka in E minor. 36 in Am (op. 2) Mazurka no. 6 no. op. 2) Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments . 38 in F#m (op. 9 no. 56 no. 63 no. op. 3) Mazurka no. 1) Mazurka no. posth. 15 no. 63 no. 2) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. 2 Mazurka in G# minor. 28 in Ab (op. posth. 1) Mazurka no. 03 in B (Op. 30 in G (op. 04 in Ebm (op. 02 in Eb (Op. 1 Mazurka in C major. 4) Mazurka no. op. 30 no. 31 in Ab (op. 3) Mazurka no. 04 in F (Op. 2) Mazurka no. op. 2 Mazurka in F major. 1) Mazurka no. 3 Mazurka in C major. op. 67 no. 17 no. 01 in F#m (op. 4 Mazurka in G major no. 7 no. 1) Mazurka no. 37 in Ab (op. 3) Mazurka no. 41 no. 26 in Em (op. 3 Mazurka in C minor. 32 in C#m (op. 2) Mazurka no. 30 no.OrSor 301 302 303 304 305 287 306 307 308 288 309 289 310 311 312 313 372 331 334 336 341 342 373 329 330 374 375 414 415 376 332 416 333 417 377 335 418 419 378 420 379 380 381 382 337 383 384 338 385 386 339 387 340 314 388 347 448 426 391 Grade 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 6 6 4 6 4 6 6 6 6 8 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 7 6 8 7 10 8 8 Composer Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Composition Mazurka in B minor. 7 no. 7 no. op. 2 Mazurka in Bb major no. 24 no. 23 in D (op. 25 in Bm (op. 67 no. 52 in Am Mazurka no. 50 Mazurka in G minor. op. op. 05 in F# (Op. 50 no. 33 no. 12 in Ab (op. 3) Mazurka no. 59 no. 4) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. op. 1) Nocturne no. 30 no. 29 in C#m (op. 9 no. op. 27 in B (op. 59 no. 33 no. 21 Nocturne no. 4) Mazurka no. 6 no. 55 in Bb Mazurka no. 17 no. 51 Mazurka in Bb major. 1) Mazurka no. 41 no. 2) Mazurka no. posth. posth. 1 Mazurka no. 57 in Ab Nocturne in C minor. 17 no. 02 in C#m (op. 41 in C#m (op. 56 in C Mazurka no. 1) Nocturne no. 68 no. 2 Mazurka in C major. 15 no. 5 Mazurka in C major. 1 Mazurka in G minor. 35 in Cm (op. 50 no. no.posth. 07 in Fm (op. 2 Mazurka in F minor. 59 no. 33 no. 4) Mazurka no. op. 63 no. 7 no. 33 in B (op. op. 2) Nocturne No. 2) Mazurka no.1) Mazurka no. 42 in G (op. 33 no. 56 no. 54 in D Mazurka no. op. 41 no. 3 Mazurka in F minor. 30 no. 01 in Bbm (Op. 4) Mazurka no. 50 no. 39 in B (op. 6 no. 3) Mazurka no. 17 no. 21 in C#m (op. 13 in Am (op. 4) Mazurka no.

62 no. 02 in Ebm Op. 05 Preludes Op. 28. 07 in C#m (Op. 2 Polonaise no. no. 03 Preludes Op. No. 37 no. 1) Nocturne no. 08 in Db (Op. 20 Preludes Op. No. No. 11 in Gm (Op. 10 in Ab (Op. 48 no. 12 Preludes Op. 06 in Ab Op. 16 Preludes Op. 28. 1 Polonaise no. 32 no.2) Nocturne no. 28. 28. 04 in Cm Op. 12 in Bb Polonaise no. no. 28. 1 Nocturne no. 09 Preludes Op. 1 Polonaise no. 2) Nocturne No. No. 2 Polonaise no. 61 Preludes Op. 40 no. 3 in Db Nouvelles Etudes no. 10 Preludes Op. 2) Nocturne No. 28. 13 in Cm (Op. No. 1 Polonaise no. 12 Polonaise in G minor no. 16 in Eb (Op. No. 09 in B (Op. 72 no. 27 no. 06 Preludes Op. 37 no. 28. No. 1) Nocturne No. 05 in F#m Op. 19 Preludes Op. 28. 06 in Gm (Op. 40 no. Posth. 37 no. 53 Polonaise no. 28. 1) Nocturne no. 1) Nocturne no. 7 Op. 26 no. 14 in G#m Polonaise no. 15 no. 1 in Fm Nouvelle etude no. 55 no. 28. no. 1) Nocturne no. 15 in Bbm Polonaise-fantasie no.OrSor 349 427 392 393 389 343 421 422 390 344 345 423 424 425 346 348 350 394 428 351 315 316 395 430 431 397 445 446 432 433 396 317 318 352 444 429 447 398 356 400 291 454 319 292 438 320 434 435 449 353 354 355 450 399 451 452 290 357 436 Grade 7 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 7 6 6 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 6 6 7 9 8 9 8 7 8 4 10 6 4 8 6 8 8 10 7 7 7 10 8 10 10 4 7 8 Composer Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Composition Nocturne no. 17 in B (Op. 22 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments (Chopin was 12 when he composed this one) (Arguably the most difficult) . No. 15 in Fm (Op. 15 in Fm (Op. 2) Nocturne no. 18 in E (Op. 28. 48 no. No. 02 Preludes Op. 14 in F# (Op. 32 no. 12 in G (Op. 18 Preludes Op. 11 in Gm (Op. 1) Nocturne No. 13 in Ab Polonaise no. 14 Preludes Op. No. 3 Polonaise no. 03 in A Op. 3) Nocturne No. No. 1) Nouvelle Etude no. No. 11 Polonaise no. 26 no. No. 01 Preludes Op. 2) Nocturne no. 28. 2) Nocturne no. 07 Preludes Op. 1) Nocturne No. 28. 04 Preludes Op. No. No. 11 Preludes Op. No. 55 no. 62 no. 17 Preludes Op. 28. 11 in Gm Polonaise no. 28. 21 Preludes Op. 08 in Dm Op. 28. 19 in Em (Op. No. 20 in C#m Nocturne no. Posth 71 no. No. 13 Preludes Op. 28. 2 in Ab Polonaise in Bb major no. no. 28. 01 in C#m Op. posth. no. 28. 28. 28. 09 in Bb Op. Posth. 28. No. 08 Preludes Op. 10 in Fm Op. 27 no. 15 Preludes Op. 55 no. 44 Polonaise no.2 Polonaise no.

Op. 69 no.OrSor 437 453 358 401 359 360 439 361 440 402 442 325 405 443 363 364 366 321 441 322 362 323 324 403 293 294 404 365 222 219 1200 1201 1284 1054 1055 1129 1053 1056 1130 993 994 853 854 996 1058 1057 1134 893 1135 1136 995 1137 944 1203 1202 945 895 1204 894 Grade 8 10 7 8 7 7 8 7 8 8 8 6 8 8 7 7 7 6 8 6 7 6 6 8 4 4 8 7 6 3 7 7 8 5 5 6 5 5 6 4 4 1 1 4 5 5 6 2 6 6 4 6 3 7 7 3 2 7 2 Composer Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Chopin Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Clementi Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Couperin Cramer Cramer Czerny Czerny Czerny Czerny Composition Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Preludes Op. 64 no. Posth. 40 no. Op. 18 ) Waltz No. 05 (Ab. Op 139/25 Other Notes & Comments 3rd mov. Posth. 02 (Ab. 34 no. Posth. 3) Polonaise Op. 2) Waltz No. No. Op 36/4 Arietta in C. Op 26/3 Sonata in F# minor. Posth. Op. Largo 1st mvt. Op. Variations in E on Bellini’s I Puritani. 01 (Eb. 07 (C#m. Op 36/3. 58) Souvenir de Paganini. 03 (Am. Op 36/2 Sonatina in G. 34 no. 1) Waltz No. Op. Op 42. Marche Funebre 2nd mov. 1) Waltz No. Op. 70 no. – Menuetto 3rd mov. 35) Sonata in Cm (Op. 24 Soanta no. 2) Waltz No. from ‘Pièces de Claveçin’. 2) Waltz No. 64 no. Op 740/37 Study in G. 06 (Db. No 22 of '84 Studies' Study in A flat. 70 no. Op 36/6 Sonatina in G. Un Poco Adagio Allemande Allemande in D minor Gigue in G minor. Op 25/6 Sonata in D. 1 in Cm (op. 3 in Bm (Op. Allegretto 2nd mvt. Lento e patetico 1st mvt Spiritoso 1st mvt 1st mvt. Un poco andante Andante 2nd mvt. 04 (F. 12 (Fm. 09 (Ab. 18 in Eb major Waltz No. 'La Milordine' L’Atalante. Book 2 Ordre 12 La Bourbonnaise La Lutine. 1) Waltz No. Op 47/2 Sonata in D minor/major. Op. 15 (E) Waltz No. op. 16 (Em) Waltz no. 64 no. 10 (Bm. Op. 19 (Eb) Waltz No. 13 (Db. Op. 34 no. Lesson 5 Sonatina. Posth. Op 139/98 Study in D minor. 2) Waltz No. 3rd mov. 1) Waltz No. Book 1 Ordre 3 Le Bavolet Flottant Le Moucheron Les Petits Moulins à Vent Rondo Etude no 33 in D Study in F# minor. from ‘Pièces de Claveçin’. 1 in A Grand Waltz Sonata in A major. Larghetto. Andante con espressione . Op. 3) Waltz No. 17 in A minor Waltz no. 3) Waltz No. Allegro con spirito 1st mvt 1st mvt. Op 25/5 Sonata in F. Op 40/3 Sonata in D. 4) Sonata no. Op 36/3 Sonatina in D. 42) Waltz No. 2 in Bbm (Op. 28. 4) Sonata no. 80 (Ab. Adagio molto – Allegro 2nd movement. 28. Op. 14 (Ab) Waltz No. 11 (Gb Op. 23 Preludes Op. No. Op 4/6 Sonatina in C. Op 139/51 Study in B minor. 70 no. 69 no. Op 10/1 Sonata in B flat. Variations on a German National air Waltz No.

Passepied Valse Romantique Arabesque 1 Dr. 33 no. 2 Nocturnes op.Menuet Suite Bergamasque 3 .Clair de lune Suite Bergamasque 4 . 37 Romances sans paroles Op. Op 33/3 Nocturnes op.Poissons d'or La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin L'isle joyeuse Masques Mazurka Pour le piano 1 . Andante A nocturne-like version for piano of the famous aria “Una furtiva lacrima” not exactly nocturnes.Mouvement Images II 1 . 1 Nocturnes op. Allegro ben ritmato e preciso Three Preludes II. 33 no.Prelude Pour le piano 2 . 3 Nocturnes op.OrSor 946 220 601 600 166 593 602 605 594 609 117 606 591 610 607 592 611 167 612 603 598 608 590 613 1287 589 1288 595 597 596 604 599 223 224 896 1059 947 624 625 1060 1133 1289 1290 1291 614 615 616 617 618 619 1061 1138 1205 1292 1062 997 649 665 Grade 3 3 7 7 7 6 7 8 7 8 8 8 6 8 8 6 8 5 8 7 7 8 6 8 8 6 8 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 2 5 3 6 7 5 6 8 8 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 7 8 5 4 7 7 Composer Czerny Dacquin Debussy Debussy DeBussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy DeBussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Debussy Diabelli Diabelli Diabelli Donizetti Donizetti Dvorák Dvorák Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Fauré Field Field Field Field Franck Franck Gershwin Gershwin Composition Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Study in G. H 59 Nocturne no 16 in F Nocturne No 4 in A Little Piece (Poco Allegro) in C# minor.Quasi Lento Three Preludes I.Pagodes Estampes 2 . Op 44 Fugue in E minor.Sarabande Pour le piano 3 . Op 84/6 Nocturne in A flat. 36 Nocturnes op. it would make quite a good piece to play before an .Hommage a Rameau Images I 3 .Toccata Prélude no 6. but very beautiful and lyric Gershwin called this prelude “Spanish”.Reflets dans l'eau Images I 2 . from 'L'Organiste' L'Organiste' vol 1 no 23 .Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut Images II 3 . 33 no. 17 Nocturne in B flat. Op 168/4 Sonatina in F. no 5 Nocturne no 13 in D minor. Andante con moto e poco rubato Other Notes & Comments from ‘Children’s Corner Suite’ 1st mvt .Jardins sous la pluie Gardens in the rain Images I 1 . very Gershwin called this prelude a “blues lullaby”. Op 8/11 Barcarolle no 4 in A flat.Prelude Suite Bergamasque 2 .Cloches a travers les feuilles Images II 3 . Book 2 ‘Général Lavine-eccentric’ Reverie Serenade of the Doll Suite Bergamasque 1 . 2nd mvt. This is a fast virtuoso piece. Slow and slightly lugubrious.Soirees dans Grenade Estampes 3 . Op 125/11 Sonatina in B flat. Op 168/1 La ricordanza Larghetto in A minor Grandpa Dances with Grandma: no 2 from '2 Little Pearls' Silhouette. Gradus ad Parnassum Andantino. Op 261/17 Le Coucou Arabesque 2 Ballade Clair de Lune D’un cahier d’esquisses Danse Estampes 1 .

good as encores. 57/6 (Home sickness) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 1/5 Album Leaf in A Flat. 43/3 (In my native country) Lyric Pieces Op. Bocetos No 4 . 47/7 (Elegy) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/4 (Fairy dance) Lyric Pieces Op. These are all short pieces. 57/4 (Secret) Lyric Pieces Op.28 No. 54/3 (March of the dwarfs) Lyric Pieces Op. 43/6 (To Spring) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/1 (Berceuse) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 68/2 Lyric Pieces Op. 38/6 (Elegy) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/4 (Notturno) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/2 (Folk song) Lyric Pieces Op. “Notturno” is haunting and yet not the usual nocturne pattern (Lyric pieces. 43/2 (Solitary traveller) Lyric Pieces Op. Allegro ben ritmato e preciso Twelve American preludes Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments This is my favourite of the three (and the most difficult). Op. 12/6 (norwegian dance) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/3 (Melody) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/5 (Scherzo) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/8 (National song) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/6 (Bell ringing) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 1 no 9 . 62/2 (Gratitude) Lyric Pieces Op. 62/1 (Sylphe) Lyric Pieces Op.OrSor 666 645 998 1063 1208 1293 1207 252 1206 1209 1000 1065 1294 1066 503 504 505 520 506 521 507 508 539 509 522 523 540 524 510 541 542 511 512 543 544 557 525 558 513 526 527 559 514 545 560 567 546 547 515 561 548 528 529 562 549 550 530 531 Grade Composer 7 Gershwin U Ginastera 4 5 7 8 7 4 7 7 4 5 8 5 4 4 4 6 4 6 4 4 7 4 6 6 7 6 4 7 7 4 4 7 7 8 6 8 4 6 6 8 4 7 8 8 7 7 4 8 7 6 6 8 7 7 6 6 Granados Granados Granados Granados Granados Granados Granados Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Composition Three Preludes III. 43/5 (Erotykon) Lyric Pieces Op. 62/3 (French Serenade) “Dedication” is just one page long and very beautiful. 57/2 (Gade) Lyric Pieces Op. 57/3 (Illusion) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/2 (Waltz) Lyric Pieces Op. no 3 from 'Escenas Poéticas' Danza Española No 6: Jota ‘Rondalla Aragonesa’ Danza Galante. from 'Danzas Españolas' Dedication Viniendo de la fuente. 47/2 (Album leaf) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/1 (Arietta) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/2 (Gangar) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/5 (Melancholy) Lyric Pieces Op.1 Arietta Folk Song. Op 12/5 Gade. 57/5 (She dances) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/5 (Folksong) Lyric Pieces Op.The Evening Bell Cuentos de la Juventud'. 47/3 (melody) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 57/2 Grandmother's Minuet. 47/1 (Valse-Impromptu) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/1 (Shepherd's boy) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/5 (Springdans) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/7 (Album leaf) Lyric Pieces Op.The Orphan Girl Danza de la Rosa. 38/8 (Canon) Lyric Pieces Op. 43/1 (Butterfly) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/7 (Waltz) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/4 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op. 57/1 (Vanished days) Lyric Pieces Op. 43/4 (Little bird) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/4 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/6 (Springdans) Lyric Pieces Op. Tonal music but with lots of chromaticism and strong rhythms. 12/3 (Watchman's song) Lyric Pieces Op. .

Op210/19 Undismayed. Op 3/5 Poetic Tone Picture. tonal music. Op. 65/1 (From early years) Lyric Pieces Op. 19 no. 4 Gurlitt 3 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt Prep for 4-5 finger melody 473 1068 900 951 952 474 948 475 898 897 476 899 2 Gurlitt 5 2 3 2 2 Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Morning prayer. 71/7 (remembrance) Lyric Pieces. 101 no. Excellent for teaching how to voice between the hands. 65/4 (Salon) Lyric Pieces Op. 65/2 (Peasant's song) Lyric Pieces Op. 68/6 (Valse Melancholique) Lyric Pieces Op. No 18 from 'Album for the Young'. op. will prepare for four voice chorales. 71/3 (Puck) Lyric Pieces Op. Lyric Pieces Op. A study in broken chords very effective in performance. Impressionistic. Op. 14 Wild Mignonette Beautiful piece with the accompaniment equally divided between both hands and the melody played with fingers 4-5 of the RH. 71/1 (Once upon a time) Lyric Pieces Op. No 5 of the 'Holberg Suite' Scherzo Impromptu in B Flat Op. 71/5 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op.OrSor 563 532 564 565 533 551 552 516 566 553 517 534 535 536 554 555 556 537 538 568 518 519 999 1139 1064 1140 1210 1067 1211 1141 225 651 650 477 949 479 1001 950 478 Grade 8 6 8 8 6 7 7 4 8 7 4 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 8 4 4 4 6 5 6 7 5 7 6 6 U U 2 3 2 Composer Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Grieg Griffes Griffes Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Composition Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Lyric Pieces Op. 68/1 (Sailor's song) Lyric Pieces Op. 65/6 (Wedding day at Troldhaugen) Lyric Pieces Op.g. 8 The Hurdy Gurdy Man. 68/5 (At the cradle) Lyric Pieces Op. op. Op 140 Allegro Scherzando 1st and 3rd mvts Four part chorale. 71/2 (Summer's eve) Lyric Pieces Op. it is for Beautiful chorale in three voices. 117 no. Mendelssohn’s Song without words op. 4 LH melody voicing Kleine Blumen. 2 Serenade in A Op 172 No 5 Serenade in B flat Sonatina in F Sonatina in G Sunday. Op 3/1 Poetic Tone Picture. 65/5 (Ballad) Lyric Pieces Op. Very light. 68/2 (Grandmother's menuet) Lyric Pieces Op. . 68/4 (Evening in the mountain) Lyric Pieces Op. 71/4 (Peace of the Woods). 101 no. Very easy. 62/5 (Phantom) Lyric Pieces Op. 62/4 (Brooklet) Lyric Pieces Op.5 No. 34 Broken Chords Impromptu.40 Rigaudon.1). Op 12/4 Elves' Dance Poetic Tone Picture. Excellent to learn four part harmony and bring up the top voice in each chord. 71/6 (gone) Lyric Pieces Op. Although easy.3 Vöglein (Little Bird) Op 43/4 Holberg suite Roman Sketches. Good for learning how to contrast the grazioso section with the scherzo section. Op 205/03 Allegretto Little Flower Lullaby Other Notes & Comments Impressionistic. tonal music. with a fast RH going through a circular semiquaver pattern. For the Four-part Harmony Bring out upper voice Develop inflection of short melodic motifs 3 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt 2 Gurlitt Contrast grazioso w/ scherzo A very nice waltz with just 16 bars (two 8-bar phrases). go to the one below. 18 The Deserted Child. The melody is in the LH while the RH accompanies with syncopated chords. Excellent preparation for similar figuration in the more advanced repertory (e. 62/6 (Homeward) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 3/6 Prelude from Holberg Suite Op. Op. 5 A song without words. 101 no. Op. Op 197/7 Valse Noble op. From here. 140 no. 101 no. Very good to develop the inflection of short melodic motifs. Op 74/6 The Fair. Op 224/5 In the garden. 65/3 (Melancholy) Lyric Pieces Op. op. 68/3 (At your feet) Lyric Pieces Op. 7 Three tone pictures.

Entrée Courante Minuet and Variations Courante 2nd mvt. B60/15 Suite in D minor. Assoc.60/21 Fuga in G. Board) Corrant Allemande 2nd Movt Allegro 1st mvt. 1720 Collection. 1720 Collection.1 Gigue. HWV 431. Allemande 3rd mvt Allegro Passacaglia Gigue. 1720 Collection. HWV 488 Fantasia in C. B60/24 Courante in F. Op 117/6 Andantino in F. Op 179/21 Air in B flat. HWV 585 Suite in B flat. book 2. HWV 433 Menuet in F Passepied in C. HWV 453 Suite in G. B60/6 Suite no 7. B60/19 Minuet and Variations. HWV 559 Suite no 5 in E major Adagio in F.OrSor 858 857 855 860 859 856 954 955 1214 901 1003 1004 1216 902 1295 1296 956 1215 1002 1069 957 1070 1077 1006 953 1005 1071 1142 1072 1074 1143 1144 1076 1075 1297 1212 1298 1073 1213 861 862 226 1145 958 1146 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 Grade 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 7 2 4 4 7 2 8 8 3 7 4 5 3 5 5 4 3 4 5 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 8 7 8 5 7 1 1 6 6 3 6 5 6 5 5 4 6 4 5 Composer Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Gurlitt Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Handel Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Composition Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Allegretto grazioso in C. Hob XVII/9 Arietta con Variazione Divertimento in E Sonata XVI/01 in C major Sonata XVI/02 in Bb major Sonata XVI/03 in C major Sonata XVI/04 in D major Sonata XVI/05 in A major Sonata XVI/05 in D major Sonata XVI/06 in G major Sonata XVI/07 in C major Other Notes & Comments 5th Movt Gigue 3rd mvt Baroque Keyboard Pieces. from Suite in G minor. HWV 452 Suite in G minor. HWV 610 Gavotte in G. B175/31 Fugue no 3 in B flat. HWV 429 Suite no 6 in F# minor. 3rd mvt Allemande 2nd mvt Allegro (5) Adagio (4) Menuet and Trio (2/3) Moderato (6) Largo (6) Menuet and trio (5) Allegretto (5) Andante (5) Finale: Presto (4) Moderato (5) Menuet and Trio (4) Allegro (7) Menuet and trio (2/3) Finale: Presto (6) Moderato (incomplete) Menuet and trio (6) Allegro (7) Menuet and Trio (6) Adagio (5) Finale (6) Allegro moderato (4) Menuet and trio (4) Finale: Allegro (5) . pub. from Suite no 1 in B flat Partita in G HWV 450 Sonata in C. from Suite no 10 Minuet in F Minuet in G minor. B 60/18 Suite in G B60/16 Suite in G minor. HWV 428 Suite no 4 in E minor. HWV 491 Gigue from Suite No. Allemande 2nd mvt. HWV 432 Suite no 8 in F minor. HWV 441 Suite No 10 Suite no 13 Suite no 3 in D minor. B60/29 Sonatina in B flat Sonatina in B flat. 1720 Collection. B. Op 187/48 Melodic Study Moderato Sonatina in C Waltz in F. HWV 607 Fugue no 6 in C minor. HWV 471 Air. B175/42 Allegro in D minor Chanson 'Sans y penser' Courante in F.

More advanced beginners can start working on speed. very repetitive in its broken chord figurations.. Hands swap figurations occasionally. but due to the unexpected skips it teaches one to think ahead. 15. Omit the ornaments for the early beginners. (How Moderato (5) Menuet and Trio (4) Finale: Presto (5) Presto (5) Andante (4) Menuet and trio (5) Andante (6) Menuet and Trio (5) Finale: Allegro molto (5) Moderato (5) Menuet and trio (4) Finale: Presto (5) Allegro moderato (7) Menuet and Trio (5) Finale: Allegro (6) Allegro moderato (8 ) Moderato (7) Moderato (8 ) Andante (6) Allegro Assai (7) Moderato (8 ) Andante com moto (7) Allegro (8 ) Allegro (7) Adagio (6) Presto (6) Allegro moderato (7) Andante (6) Finale: Tempo di menuet (6) Moderato (7) Adagio (5) Finale: Presto (6) Allegro (7) Adagio (6) Finale: presto (7) Moderato (8 ) Tempo di menuet (6) Allegro moderato (8 ) Menuet and trio (al rovescio) (4) Finale: Presto (5) Allegro con Brio (6) Menuet (5) Finale: Presto (5) Allegro moderato (8 ) Menuet and trio (5) Finale: Presto (6) Moderato (8 ) Adagio (6) Tempo di menuet (6) Allegro (7) Tempo di menuet (7) Moderato (7) Allegretto (6) Finale: Presto (6) Allegro moderato (7) Menuet (5) Finale: Presto (8 ) Allegro (7) Adagio (6) Tempo di menuet (5) Presto (7) Adagio (6) Finale: Vivace molto (6) Allegro con brio (7) Adagio (5) Allegro (6) Moderato (8 ) Scherzando: allegro con brio (6) Menuet and trio: moderato Allegro con brio (8 ) Largo e sostenuto (5) Finale: Presto ma non troppo Allegro moderato (8 ) Adagio (6) Finale: Allegro (5) Allegro con brio (7) Adagio (6) Prestissimo (8 ) Allegretto innocente (7) Presto (7) Allegro (8 ) Allegro di molto (7) Andante con espressione (8 ) Vivace assai (7) Moderato (7) Menuetto (2/3) Rondo: Presto (7) Moderato (8 ) Allegretto (6) Moderato (7) Andante (7) Finale: Allegro di Molto (8 ) Allegro moderato (8 ) Adagio(8 ) Finale: Presto (7) Adagio (6) Allegro (6) Finale: Tempo di Minuetto (6) Moderato (8 ) Larghetto (6) Finale: allegro (6) Andante con espressione (8 ) – Rondo: presto (8 ) Allegro (8 ) Adagio e cantabile (8 ) Finale: Tempo di menuet (6) Allegro (8+) Adagio (7) Finale: Allegro molto (7) Andante (7) Presto (7) Allegro (8+) Adagio (8+) Finale: Presto (8 ) Moderato (5) Menuet (3 or less) Finale: Allegro (5) Allegro (5) Menueto (2/3) Finale: Presto (5) I'll just list my favourites (but they are all pretty good).. Op 46/8 Gipsy Dance.op 47 3.A wonderful slow and lyrical movement. If Allegro (5) Menuet and Trio (4) Scherzo (2) For the budding virtuoso.OrSor 795 Grade Composer 5 Haydn Composition Sonata XVI/08 in G major Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Unexpected skips (3rd Mvmt) Forearm rotation (4th mvmt) Bass Melody (4th mvmt) Hand Swaps (4th mvmt) 796 5 Haydn Sonata XVI/09 in F major Speed (3rd mvmt) Accuracy (3rd mvmdt) 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 1014 1147 1085 496 5 5 6 5 7 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 8 8 6 8 8 7 7 8 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 7 8 6 8 8 8 8 7 8 5 5 4 6 5 6 Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Haydn Heller Heller Heller Heller Sonata XVI/10 in C major Sonata XVI/11 in G major Sonata XVI/12 in A major Sonata XVI/13 in E major Sonata XVI/14 in D major Sonata XVI/18 in Bb major Sonata XVI/19 in D major Sonata XVI/20 in C minor Sonata XVI/21 in C major Sonata XVI/22 in E major Sonata XVI/23 in F major Sonata XVI/24 in D major Sonata XVI/25 in Eb major Sonata XVI/26 in A major Sonata XVI/27 no. 23: op 46 4. Beginners can easily master this movement at slow speed. Lots of learning/practicing tricks can be learned as one studies this piece. Very easy. 7. 42 in G major Sonata XVI/28 in Eb major Sonata XVI/29 in F major Sonata XVI/30 in A major Sonata XVI/31 in E major Sonata XVI/32 in B minor Sonata XVI/33 in D major Sonata XVI/34 in E minor Sonata XVI/35 in C major Sonata XVI/36 in C# minor Sonata XVI/37 in D major Sonata XVI/38 no. very short. so both hands get a workout.. 11. 51 in Eb major Sonata XVI/39 in G major Sonata XVI/40 in G major Sonata XVI/41 in Bb major Sonata XVI/42 in D major Sonata XVI/43 in Ab major Sonata XVI/44 in G minor Sonata XVI/45 in Ebmajor Sonata XVI/46 in Ab major Sonata XVI/47 bis in E minor Sonata XVI/47 in F major Sonata XVI/48 in C major Sonata XVI/49 in Eb major Sonata XVI/50 in C major Sonata XVI/51 in D major Sonata XVI/52 in Eb major Sonata XVI/D1 in D major Sonata XVI/G1 in G major A Strange Story Etude in D. Excellent for forearm rotation and bringing the bass melody over the mist of sound created by the very fast RH. Op 136/19 Melodius Etudes Other Notes & Comments Allegro (5) Menuet (2/3) Andante (2/3). 21. Finalle: Allegro (2/3 or less) This is a fast exhilarating movement. 10. There are plenty of goodies from op 125 and 45 .

Op 55/01 Allegro in G Allegro Moderato in F Menuet in A Menuet in C Study in A minor. Op. Op 97/6 Piano Piece for the Young. Op 81/10 Prelude in F. Allegro grazioso Andantino con espressione Allegra Molto. Andante con moto From 'Nannerl Notebook From 'Nannerl Notebook . Op 39/20 Galop. Op 24/8 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Sleeping Cat is a hauntingly beautiful piece – extremely easy with great No 56 from 'Klavierschule' From 'Children's Pieces'. Op 21 Study in B flat. Op 46/8 Study in D.9 Study in E. Op 51/1 2nd mvt. Op 119/16 Prelude.143 Bk2 No. Op 55/04 Sonatina in F. Op 55/03 Sonatina in F. Op 39/13 Game Theme and Variation 1 Etude in C Sharp minor.OrSor 1013 1217 1083 1084 959 1011 1081 1086 1010 1078 1148 1009 1149 1087 960 1007 1008 1012 1218 1219 1079 1082 1080 863 494 864 1015 962 1016 961 1017 905 964 963 904 906 1088 1220 1018 1090 965 1305 1089 903 866 865 1221 867 1091 907 1092 1150 966 912 1096 967 871 908 910 Grade 4 7 5 5 3 4 5 5 4 5 6 4 6 5 3 4 4 4 7 7 5 5 5 1 1 1 4 3 4 3 4 2 3 3 2 2 5 7 4 5 3 8 5 2 1 1 7 1 5 2 5 6 3 2 5 3 1 2 2 Composer Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Heller Henkel Hovhaness Hovhaness Hummel Hummel Hummel Hummel Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kabalevsky Kalkbrenner Khachaturian Kuhlau Kuhlau Kuhlau Kuhlau Kuhlau L Mozart L Mozart L Mozart L Mozart Le Couppey Le Couppey Composition Melody in G Nuits blanches (Sleepless Nights). Op 27/25 Prelude. Purple Poverty op. from 'Sketchbook of Mr Purple' Allegretto in F Allegro in F Gigue Menuetto. Op 27/10 Clowns. Op 30/6 .16 Scherzino Sonatina in C. Op 45/16 Study in B minor. Op. Op 47/12 Study in E. 309 Sleeping Cat. Op 42/3 30 Pieces for Children. Op 47/23 Study in B flat. Op 125/18 Study in E.Sad Story A Little Song. Op. Op 39/18 Nights on the River Novelette.16 Study in F.45 No. Op 88/02 Sonatina. Op 47/12 Study in C minor. Op 60/2 Scherzo in B minor Op 27 No 14 Soldiers' March Sonatina Op 13. Op 125/7 Study in D.47 No. Op 145/3 Waltz in A minor. Op 46/11 Study in B minor. Op 46/26 Study in C Op 46 No 1 Study in D. Op 38/2 Rondo in D. from Op 27 Clowning. Op 27/29 Waltz in D minor.Waltz Sleepless Nights Op 87 No 3 Study in A flat. Op 88/04 Sonatina in G. Op 45/19 Waltz in A minor. Op 119/17 Prelude. Op 82/7 Prelude in C# minor. no 2 Song of the Cavalry. no 13 Sketchbook of Mr. Op 119/6 Reverie in A flat. Op 27/4 (revised edition) From 5 Happy Variations on a Russian Folksong. Op 122/9 .

102 no. 2 Years of Pilgrimage: 2yr Italy No. 187 The Christmas Tree S. 199 Sancta Dorothea S. 1 Consolations. No 2 of 'Two Musical Sketches' Songs Without Words Op. 2 Consolations. 186 The Shephards at the Manger s. 1 Songs Without Words Op. Op. 186 Valse oubliée (no 1 in A minor. Suisse’. S 160 Etude Op. Op 72/2 Etude in F minor Prelude and Fugue in B flat. no 14 from 'ABC du Piano' Melody in C. . 30 no. S 192 No 2 of 'Five Hungarian Folksongs'. 5 Consolations. 30 no. 6 Eglogue: no 7 from ‘Années de Pèlerinage: 1ère Année. 102 no. 19 no. 6 Other Notes & Comments Lovely piece very easy technically. 2 Songs Without Words Op. S. Op 35/2 Presto agitato. 3 Songs Without Words Op.OrSor 909 911 869 870 868 250 249 238 239 240 241 242 243 1306 231 235 246 1151 1222 247 237 245 236 1307 248 244 232 233 234 1093 1094 1223 480 1224 1308 1019 1309 1310 1311 1225 710 711 712 713 714 715 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 Grade 2 2 1 1 1 6 8 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 5 5 5 6 7 5 5 5 5 8 8 5 7 7 7 5 5 7 2 7 8 4 8 8 8 7 8 6 7 6 6 5 8 6 7 6 8 6 7 7 5 8 8 6 Composer Le Couppey Le Couppey Le Couppey Le Couppey Le Couppey Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt Liszt MacDowell MacDowell Macdowell MacDowell Macdowell Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Composition Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Study in C. 30 no. 102 no. no 21 from 'ABC du Piano' Study in C. 245 Five piano pieces S. 4 Five Hungarian Folk Songs S. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 172 no. 3 Consolations. 19 no. 19 no. 192 No 1 of ‘Four Short Piano Pieces’. 172 no. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 172 no. 30 no. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Hunting Song. 30 no. S. S 245 Nuages gris S. 4 Songs Without Words Op. S. Op. Good for Fast LH runs throughout the whole piece. 102 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. no 1 of 'Twelve Studies' Romanze Op 39 No 3 Starlight. Op 35/6 Prelude and Fugue in D. S. 216a Consolations. 251 Bagatelle without Tonality S. 102 no. 19 no. Op 35/5 Andante with Variations in E flat. 17/01 Abschied S. 4 Songs Without Words Op. S. Op 82 Christmas Piece. 1 No. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 19 no. S. Op. 172 no. 24/10 Melody in C. 30 no. 172 no. Probably better suited to older students. but demanding the greatest expressivity in playing. 215 Wiegenlied 174 Years of Pilgrimage: 1yr Switzerland No. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 6 Songs Without Words Op. S 215/1) Valses Oubliees S. 24/06 Study in C. 172 no. 2 Years of Pilgrimage: 2yr Italy No. 102 no. 19 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. Op 55/4 To a Wild Rose Expressive Playing Waldfahrt (In the Forest). 4 Consolations. 4 Songs Without Words Op.

53 no. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 38 no. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 38 no. K 545 Sonata in A major. 5 Songs Without Words Op. From 'The London Notebook' arguably the darkest and moodiest of all Mozart’s compositions.OrSor 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 1152 228 1312 1313 653 1226 1227 1228 1314 1315 1095 169 1153 915 968 667 170 1231 913 914 1229 1020 171 582 168 576 584 577 Grade 8 8 8 6 8 8 7 6 7 6 6 8 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 8 6 7 6 6 7 7 6 7 6 6 8 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 5 6 6 2 3 6 6 7 2 2 7 4 7 8 5 7 8 8 Composer Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Mendelssohn Messiaen Messiaen Messiaen Moscheles Moszkowski Moszkowski Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Composition Songs Without Words Op. 85 no. 6 Vivace in F. Op 94/2 Melodie Op. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 4 Songs Without Words Op. Op 72/6 Cappriccio in A minor. which Songs Without Words Op. K 355 Minuetto Rondo in D K 485 Sonata (Fantasia) in C minor.9 10 Variations on ‘Les Hommes pieusement’ (Unser dummer Pöbel meint) K455 9 Variations on a Menuett by Duport. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no. From Divertimento II . 85 no. K. 85 no. op. 62 no. 1 Songs Without Words Op. K 356 Alla Turca from Sonata K. 53 no. Good preparation for Chopin Op. 38 no. 53 no. 67 no. 3 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Very fast arpeggio figurations on LH with a powerful melody in chords on the RH. K 475 Sonata C major. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op.331 Allegro in G minor.397 Gigue in G. 53 no. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 67 no. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 33 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 62 no. 10 no. 67 no. 38 no. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. K15mm Andantino in E flat K236 Fantasia in C minor K475 Fantasy in D minor K.77 No. 38 no. 62 no. 12 (Revolutionary). 62 no. 38 no. 67 no. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 62 no. 53 no. 67 no. K573 Adagio in C. op 70/24 Calme du Soir. K 310 Sonata in Bb major. 53 no. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 62 no. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no. K 312 Andante in Eb. K 331 Sonata in A minor. K15pp Minuet in D. 1 Prélude no 1 Prélude no 7 Vingt regards sur L’enfant Jesus Prelude. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op.574 Minuet and Trio K585 Minuet in B flat. 6 Songs Without Words Op. K 281 ‘La columbe’ from ‘8 Preludes’ ‘Plainte calme’ from ‘8 Preludes’ You cannot get much more complex (or modern) than this. 67 no. 1 Songs Without Words Op.

LH rhythmic repeated chords. Q. 14 no. 12 No. from Sonata in C. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. so his music is completely European. Bach 6 7 8 8 6 7 8 7 8 U 7 8 8 Paderewsky Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Poulenc Preisner Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Berceuse Op. 06 10 Pieces Op. 2 – Gavotte – requires a large hand span. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. K 330 Sonata in C major. No. K 457 Sonata in D major. K 333 Sonata in Bb major. 61 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Variations 2. K 533/K 494 Sonata in F. 10 Atrappe qui peut. Main difficulty is pedal use. 07 25 easy pieces very romantic. This piece No. K 570 Sonata in C major. A beautiful. KV 15pp Chords 659 657 658 660 843 229 1233 1316 1317 1154 1234 1318 1235 1319 654 212 213 214 U Oswald U Oswald U Oswald U Oswald 4 P. All of his work from the “Short-tempered clavier”. K6 Gopak Mayflowers op. I like no. 6) Prelude and fugue no. Op 65/9 from 'Musiques d'Enfants' Cortège de Sauterelles. As you know beginners have difficulty with chords. with much French influence. 7 – Prelude – My favourite. so his music is completely European. 1 in C Minuet op. 14 no. 10 “Spanish dance”. so his music is completely European. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. with much French influence. with much French influence. K3 Menuett in F. D. K Anh 135 Sonata in G major. K2 Menuetto I. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. lyrical piece. Andantino Andante Assai .2 from 'Villageoises' from ‘Trois Pièces’ they are not that easy… but not that difficult either. 4. 1 Coda Improvisation no 13 in A minor Le coeur sur la main Mouvements Perpetuels no 1 Novelette in C major. so this is a good one. 20 Il neige Several of the Nocturnes (op. An excellent encore. with much French influence. No.OrSor 581 572 573 579 580 569 583 578 575 587 571 570 585 586 1230 574 842 875 872 873 874 1232 481 Grade 8 6 7 8 8 5 8 8 7 8 6 6 8 8 7 7 5 1 1 1 1 7 2 Composer Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mussorgsky Oesten Composition Sonata in Bb major. 6 – Legende – Slow. 1 Feuilles d'Album Op. 3 No. K 279 Sonata in C major. magical piece with a fast broken chord accompaniment creating a mist of sound around the right hand melody. 02 10 Pieces Op. K 311 Sonata in D major. 12 No. 12 No. 1 Grandmother Tales Op. melody on the RH. 10 – Scherzo – A wonderful show-off piece (probably too difficult. Although Brazilian by birth. K 545 Sonata in C minor. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. so his music is completely European. K 280 Sonata in F major. but what the heck. A hilarious fugue with chopsticks on the RH and very fast scales over two octaves on the LH. no 1 Presto Staccato Toccata in C “Ten easy pieces for piano” 10 Pieces Op. K 576 Sonata in Eb major. 31 No. 2 Grandmother Tales Op. K 284 Sonata in D major. 12 No. Very impressive (watch out for the glissandi!). Op 32/3 Grandmother Tales Op. Poetic and romantic. Op 65/7 Gavotta. K 283 Variations on Ah vous dirai je maman Allegretto Allegro in B flat. no 6 from 'Villageois' no 2 from ‘Les Soirées de Nazelles’ 215 1097 1155 1236 208 209 210 8 Prokofiev 5 6 7 6 5 5 Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev 10 Pieces Op. from 'The London Sketchbook'. K 282 Sonata in F major. slightly reminiscent of Scriabin No. I love it!) full of tension and nervous energy jumping all Moderato – Lots of crossing hands. 31 No. K 309 Sonata in C major. most less than a page long. 6 and 12 are excellent for the LH. 31 No. K 332 Sonata in F major.

lyrical sonata. 65 No. 65 No. melodic piece of great delicacy with the melody played alternatively in the Lentamente . 09 Music for Children Op. 03 Valse Noble et Sentimental No. but no difficulty at all in the left hand.Allegro) This is actually a two voice invention. Kp 63 Pastorale. Waltz . L 433 Sonata K 001 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Sostenuto – the most difficult of the lot. 18 Air. rhythmical theme on repeated notes.Presto) – Electrical piece with ultra fast scale rushes. (G major – Presto) Looking for fast (very fast) scale runs interspersed with a beautiful staccato melody? Look no further than this sparkling gigue. One of my favourites. 65 No. 22 No. Op 32/12 Prelude in G. The melody is in the left hand while the right hand plays a repeated (but complex) dotted rhythm pattern. 11 Visions Fugitives Op. Op.Slow and melancholic Allegretto tranquilo – this is my favourite of the set Con vivacita Poetico Con una dolze lentezza (2nd mvt) from ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’ from ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’ Wonderful. 17 Visions Fugitives Op. 31 No. 22 No. Z T676 Riggadoon Elegie in Ebm . 03 Music for Children Op. Op 32/7 Prelude in G# minor. Sounds much more difficult than it actually is. Kp 446. lyrical piece. 02 Music for Children Op. 01 Mélodie in E. 65 No. 04 Music for Children Op. The moon strolls in the Meadows – This is my top favourite – A beautiful. Looks easy on the page.A nice little waltz with unexpected turns of the harmony. 749 767 725 750 8 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti Sonata K 003 Sonata K 008 Sonata K 013 Sonata K 014 (D minor . 65 No. Fast and delicate with lots of thirds and scale runs on the right hand. 05 Notturno Gymnopedies Capriccio in G. 01 Visions Fugitives Op. Promenade – Joyful and bouncy Historiette Tarantella – Fast and rhythmical with a melodic middle section. Playing tag – a fast moto perpetuo requiring good finger agility. 06 Music for Children Op. Op 12/7 Vision Fugitive in B Flat minor. 09 Visions Fugitives Op. 12 Prelude in C. much closer to Grieg’s “Notturno” in form and feeling than to Chopin’s or Field’s. Op 3/3 Prelude in F. Wonderfully tonal and yet very modern. 4 Music for Children Op. Z641 Hornpipe in B flat Hornpipe in E minor Minuet Minuet in G Moffat Two Bourrées Rigadoon in D minor Z D227 Two Bourrées (pub. 22 No. Op 32/5 Romance Minuet in C Fugue Menuet Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn Prelude Sonatine in F# minor Valse Noble et Sentimental No. Difficult to play at full speed but easy if played slowly (and (A minor . Augener) Air in D minor. 03 No.10 Visions Fugitives Op.OrSor 211 203 1098 204 205 206 207 1320 1237 198 199 200 201 202 1022 969 918 916 917 1021 919 1156 877 876 116 1321 1322 1323 1324 1238 878 1325 1326 1240 1239 1327 1328 1241 495 173 1099 1132 188 Grade Composer 6 Prokofiev 4 Prokofiev 5 Prokofiev 3 Prokofiev 5 Prokofiev 6 Prokofiev 5 Prokofiev 8 7 5 7 7 8 8 4 3 2 2 2 4 2 6 1 1 8 8 8 8 8 7 1 8 8 7 7 8 8 7 7 6 5 6 6 Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Prokofiev Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Purcell Rachmaninoff Rachmaninoff Rachmaninoff Rachmaninoff Rachmaninoff Rachmaninoff Rameau Ravel Ravel Ravel Ravel Ravel Ravel Ravel Respighi Satie Scarlatti Scarlatti Scarlatti Composition Grandmother Tales Op. Op. (G major – Presto) Fast and brilliant with a catchy. 22 No. but wait until you try to play it up to tempo (G minor – Allegro) In spite of the tempo indication this is a slow. Melancholic and intense.22 No. . 22 No. 65 No.

uplifting and tranquil. (E major – Presto) This one of my favourite fast sonatas. lyrical sonata. Great show off piece. repeated notes and lots of ornaments. The main difficulty is to be found in the several bars where the hands cross. this is a hauntingly beautiful piece with a complex polyphonic texture – difficult to read but easy to play. Couterpoint in three and four parts. It has everything in it: Horn calls. Achingly beautiful (G minor .Moderato) – A beautiful and complex fugue. tranquil and lyrical sonata that grows in emotional intensity as it develops. but fits the hand surprisingly well. (B minor . As the Cheyene Indians found of saying “ it makes my heart soar like a hawk”. suspensions and syncopations. Excellent Czerny replacement and superior warm up piece. and yet one of the most A slow thoughtful piece. burn the Czerny and play this sonata instead. This is an ideal piece to open a recital. Very unusual sonata. A masterpiece. parallel fifths. Broken chords figuration in both hands.Andante ) Intensely lyrical work of great musical depth. Spanish rhythms. (A minor – Adagio) – Beautiful lyrical writing in three and four part couterpoint. only 28 bars long (A major – Allegro) – Fast and furious. one of Scarlatti’s most played and well known pieces. One of the most catchy motifs amongst all sonatas it makes one wish to dance and (D minor – Andante moderato) – Wonderful sonata. Very untypical Scarlatti. Surprisingly romantic. this is celebratory. A masterpiece.) – A beautiful . dazzling sonata ideal for an encore. If you want to develop a certain kind of technique. this is a fast.Allegro) – A beautiful. lyrical and devotional. Spend sometime analysing its structure before (Bb major . Excellent as a study in voicing. Recital material for the (Bb major . Said to be Horowitz favourite Scarlatti (D major – Allegro) Another “typical” Scarlatti sonata (similar to the overplayed K 380). Crossing hands.Allegro ) A two voice invention (with a third voice intruding on the last two bars of the first part).OrSor 751 Grade Composer 6 Scarlatti Composition Sonata K 020 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit 726 737 8 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 024 Sonata K 025 738 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 027 Sonata K 030 Sonata K 032 768 174 8 Scarlatti 3 Scarlatti Interpretation/Expression 175 197 4 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti Sonata K 034 Sonata K 039 176 752 194 3 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 040 Sonata K 043 Sonata K 046 739 189 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 052 Sonata K 054 727 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 063 753 728 190 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti Sonata k 064 Sonata K 067 Sonata K 069 178 769 740 754 5 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 070 Sonata K 077 Sonata K 087 Sonata K 096 729 770 771 772 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 098 Sonata K 099 Sonata K 109 Sonata K 112 Other Notes & Comments (E major – Presto) Virtuosistic sonata that is the sort of “expected” Scarlatti: guitar imitation. Equally A nice minuet only a page long (24 bars) – amongst the easiest of (G minor – Allegrissimo) Ferocious and virtuosistic sonata. Only 24 bars long. (C minor . Richly textured. An all time favourite. suspensions. cross relations. joyful and uplifting music that is much easier to play than it sounds. technically unchallenging (grade 3). since it is slow and introspective it will calm you down. echo effects. Crossing hands. Wide skips. it suddenly displays a most romantic theme. There are some (G major – Allegro) – Also known as Capriccio. trills. fast repeated notes. could very well have been composed by someone like Schubert. full of nervous energy. (D minor – Aria) Lyrical sonata much easier than it sounds. (B minor – Allegro) This is my all time favourite Scarlatti sonata. Another (A minor – Allegro) After a typical plaintive start in A minor. Slow and melancholic. Written (mostly) in 3-voice counterpoint. big (E minor – Alegrissimo) Wonderful study in rhythm with unexpected developments. lyrical sonatas. fast scales in thirds. Excellent for waking up the audience! Figurations are shared equally by both hands. (D minor – Allegro) – A determined and energetic gavotte. Although just one page long it requires some musical maturity to be truly effective. This is a real gem. (F minor) My favourite amongst the slow. beautiful two voice invention that moves in a relentless way with one of the most beautiful motifs of all sonatas. One of my favourites. .Allegro) – Virtuoso piece alternating relatively calm sections (F# minor – Allegro) – A not too fast. (F# minor – Allegro) Toccatta like. (A major . this is excellent for finger and hand (D minor – Moderato e cantabile – minuet) Painfully nostalgic and evocative lyrical sonata followed by a lively minuet.

A slow.Andante ) – Another of my favourites amongst the lyrical sonatas. (E major – Andante) – Sudden shifts of key abound in this sonata. leaps. sixths and (C major – Cantabile – ¾)A slow (well. sort of) A lyrical sonata with beautiful lush harmonies.Andante) – Sonata in a lyric. lyrical beginning all hell breaks loose. this 2 voice invention (with a third voice intruding on 4 bars near the start of the second part) is still effective at a slower tempo. K201 is also excellent to replace technical exercises dealing with arpeggions and thirds (E minor – 3/8) – Beautiful sonata with most of the figurations on one hand at a time. Go and jump on a lake. Requires a sizeable hand span and (A major – Andante e cantabile) – Lyrical sonata. A breezy arpeggio study with very fast triplet semiquavers. Great to play and to listen to. Virtuosic with dissonant guitar strumming in the left hand and lots of cross hands. Although it sounds dazzling and virtuosic it is much easier than it sounds. If you are looking for a Czerny alternative look no further: it is a study for the left hand plus repeated notes. (F minor . lyrical sonata not too slow. scale runs.Allegretto) – A beautiful. full-of-longing melody increases gradually in intensity up to an unusual harmonic climax. (D minor . (E minor – Allegro) – A masterpiece. This unusual. (B minor . Broken chords and skips. Hanon!. double (Eb major – Allegro) – Joyful and uplifting. arpeggios. Unusual syncopations. crossing hands. (G major – Allegro) Tired of practising arpeggios? Try this sonata instead.sonata has a very catchy. Tranquil and (A major – Allegro) Uplifiting sonata. The left hand (which demands a hand span covering at least an octave) plays sonorous chords and tone clusters – with up to ten notes! – imitating the strumming of a guitar. (G major – Vivo) – This non-stop sonata will not allow you to catch your breath! Great fun to play and an excellent virtuosistic piece to end a recital on a high note. (D minor – Allegro) – A masterpiece. Catchy and uplifiting. (E flat major .Allegro ) An excellent “dance” piece full of Spanish rhythms. cantabile style. An insistent and catchy motif keeps bringing the sonata together. Dramatic and powerful. Fast repeated notes. broken chords.OrSor 730 Grade Composer 6 Scarlatti Composition Sonata K 119 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit 755 731 756 8 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti Sonata K 120 Sonata K 123 Sonata K 124 732 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 125 191 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 132 733 185 7 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 135 Sonata K 141 179 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 146 773 757 758 6 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 147 Sonata K 162 Sonata K 175 774 741 180 6 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 193 Sonata K 197 Sonata K 198 196 742 7 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 201 Arpeggios Thirds 181 775 192 5 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 203 Sonata K 208 Sonata K 209 Sonata K 213 776 182 743 777 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti Sonata K 215 Sonata K 239 Sonata K 247 Sonata K 259 Other Notes & Comments (D major – Allegro) – Another sonata ideally suited to replace some of the common technical studies. (E minor – Lento) A beautiful lyrical and reflective sonata. broken thirds. Lyrical and tranquil. Main difficulty are the fast alternating hands. This Sonata was composed in 1752. Enharmonic modulations and (G major – Andante) – A two and three voice invention. this is the cross hand piece to end all cross hand pieces! Leaping bass figures. sonorous qualities. (C# minor – Allegro) – Beautiful lyrical sonata (slightly reminiscent of K 69) with a weaving three voice counterpoint. (G major – Allegretto) – 3/8 – A nice little menuet full of humour and light. moderately flowing. Here Scarlatti succeeds in making conventional harmonies with slight changes sound quite extraordinary for the period. and a fast. . with a hauntingly beautiful melody and compelling harmonic progressions. dazzling sonata ensues with occasional returns to the slow (A minor – Allegro) – A vigorous impulsive sonata with most of the finger work on the right hand. haunting dissonances and arpeggios that are suddenly interrupted by a heart wrenching delicate melody based on (E major – Allegro) Dazzling finger work alternating with slow episodes in 4-voice counterpoint. Expansive. Uplifting and extroverted. A fast toccata with lots of repeated notes over long stretches. percussive – watch out for the castanet sounds! . One of my favourites. dancing (D minor – Allegro) A fast sonata full of nervous energy. Slightly reminiscent of K 208. The Sonata has real Spanish character with vitality and bravura.Andante) After a slow. not too fast. (E major .

serious! Great for your trills and (C major – Allegro) One of my favourites. Difficult octave leaps on (D major – Allegro) – Rhythmical percussive beginning followed by a romantic arpeggiated section (not unlike a Schubert impromptu) with a . After a rhythmic introduction characteristic of Spanish dances. (A major – Allegro) Based on a Spanish Buleria (a kind of Tarantella). Good Czerny replacement and warm up. Beautiful.OrSor 778 779 734 Grade Composer 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Composition Sonata K 318 Sonata K 322 Sonata K 342 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit 759 780 735 193 5 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 373 Sonata K 381 Sonata K 386 Sonata K 402 744 736 760 4 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 404 Sonata K 405 Sonata K 406 761 781 6 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 421 Sonata K 426 195 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 427 782 177 6 Scarlatti 3 Scarlatti Sonata K 429 Sonata K 431 745 784 762 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 443 Sonata K 446 Sonata K 454 746 186 5 Scarlatti 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 461 Sonata K 466 763 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 470 747 183 764 783 8 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 478 Sonata K 481 Sonata K 487 Sonata K 491 Other Notes & Comments (F# major – Andante) An unusual key that suggests that Scarlatti was familiar with equal temperament tuning. a most gentle and (F major . (E major – Allegro) – This beautiful two-voice invention is excellent for finger and hand co-ordination and independence.Pastorale: Allegrissimo) In spite of the tempo direction this is a relatively slow sonata. this “baroque prelude” style sonata has most of its impressive finger work in the right hand. It is said to represent children (G minor – Andante) Another beautiful lyrical sonata.Allegro) – Lyrical and gently lilting sonata. slow lyrical sonata. Sudden dramatic silences. This cures depression. Rich textures and highly musical. both to play and to listen to. percussive chords. Has a recurring motif that is incredibly joyful and catchy. It also has 3 (G major – Allegretto) – Starts with determined. it is still effective if use a (D major .Allegro ) – One of my all time favourites. Although this should be played fast. which are followed by a fast figuration of great delicacy equally shared between the hands. (A major – Allegro) – Dazzling and fast. with fast scales and compelling harmonic progressions. joyful sonata with a Mozartian flavour.A masterpiece. this one elicits tranquillity and peacefulness rather than melancholy and grief. Fast and dazzling this (D major – Andante cantabile) – Beautiful lyrical sonata (and one of the longest). deeply reflective and tranquil. A most beautiful melody (F minor . This is joyful music that makes you want to skip and jump and dance! This is the kind of music that makes you smile for hours after listening to it. My favourite fast sonata. It is (A major . and not at all melancholic. As it is often the case with the lyrical sonatas. (F minor – Andante e cantabile) Introspective. (C major – Allegro). A fast introduction is followed by a most evocative second part.) Another sonata full of brilliance. (E minor – Andante) One of my favourites slow sonatas. The tempo direction (“as fast as possible”) gives you an idea of what to expect. A lyrical and calm sonata.Allegro ) A delicate. Excellent for finger control and co-ordination. this is a brilliant and dazzling sonata with plenty of repeated notes. (Amajor . A really electric and uplifting work requiring pianism of the utmost degree. full of zest and unresolved dissonances that make it sound brittle and sharp. Very good as a study in long phrases. (F minor – Andante moderato) . Excellent for developing rhythm awareness of triplets versus quavers. (G major – Prestissimo) Wonderfully exhilarating sonata. (But only if you play it at top speed. lyrical and reflexive. Harmonically advanced and elaborate – at seven pages is one of the longest sonatas this is a masterful sonata with a superb central melody. Uses the whole keyboard. Reflective and (A major) – Beautiful lyrical sonata and technically undemanding. it is actually much easier than it (G minor – Presto a fugato) Wonderful sonata with scales (some chromatic) alternating hands over the whole extent of the keyboard. (C major – Allegro) A beautiful sonata full of guitar sounds and Spanish nostalgia. And if you need a study in (C major – Allegro) A percussive sonata. Counterpoint in three A delightful “baroque prelude” style piece with a fast right hand in arpeggio triplet figurations while the left hand provides a melody in minims and crochets. delicate and lyrical this could be an ideal choice for opening a recital. (G major – Andante spirituoso) After a calm opening and nice little folk-like tune this sonata goes onto a breathless sequence of scurrying scales and broken chords over the entire length of the keyboard on both hands.

17) There are over 40 exceptional pieces in this set. Op. with a contrast between the friendly A major of nos. With occasional 4-voice couterpoint it has dignified. 19 Adagio in G. Shepherd pipes and bagpipes drones are imitated. From Sonata in C minor.94 No. where no shadows are yet to be found. […] in the second section. D178 Andante in C. D946: No 1 in Ebm (Untitled piece) Op 68/30 A Strange Story Abendlied. 06 Moment Musical in C#m. 3 Impromptu. and 28 and the intervening pieces like the sad no. Allegro moderato 3rd mvt 1st mvt. No. D334 Moment Musical in Ab. (G minor) – Written in 2 and 3 parts. Recorded by Benjamin Frith for (G major – Allegro) – Lively and imposing sonata with a beautiful recurring motif. 6 comes the first small cloud (The poor orphan)[…] with nos 12 and 13 the cycle leaves behind […] the child’s world. flowing melody. D 459 Piano Pieces. and excellent for finger independence and (Bb major – Cantabile) – A beautiful aria. This Pastorale was composed in 1756 during Scarlatti's late period. D. and yet highly atmospheric and impressionistic. “The cycle is a totally shattering profile of spiritual development. It recalls the piping of the shepherds who came down into Rome from the surrounding hills at Christmas time. Op. 02. this one is ideal for scales.4. D 593/1 Scherzo in Db. broken chords and close position passage work. Op 82 (I particularly like nos. Effective at a slower tempo. 1 – 5. 124 Album for the young op. Op 118. This is a 2 voice invention with the figurations equally distributed between the hands. D780/4 Scherzo in Bb. D593/2 Sonata in Ab. D. 142 No. overlapping phrases. 4. 01. 5. beginning with the innocently naïve and childish nos. Op 94 No. The final movement (presto) is exhilarating and virtuosic.122. Technical problems are minimal. Two voice invention (with an occasional third voice) equally shared between hands. 19. D29 Ecossaise in Bm Fünf Klavierstücke. D 575 Sonata in Db. the magnificently inspired nos. (C major – Pastorale: Moderato – Molto allegro – Presto) One of the few sonatas written in different movements (tempos). 2. Starts lively in 3/8 and modulates to G minor to end the first half in G major. They begin in a moderate (D minor – Prestissimo – 2/2) Another fast and furious sonata that can easily replace any technical study.568 Sonata in E. D 567 Sonata in Eb. this is another lyrical. Urgent and dramatic it will still be effective at a slower tempo. D899/1 Ländler in Eb. D.OrSor 765 Grade Composer 6 Scarlatti Composition Sonata K 502 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit 184 6 Scarlatti Sonata K 511 766 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 513 187 8 Scarlatti Sonata K 517 748 785 786 5 Scarlatti 7 Scarlatti 5 Scarlatti Sonata K 544 Sonata K 546 Sonata K 547 879 646 1157 1158 1024 1242 1330 1331 920 1159 1245 1249 1023 1243 1247 1246 1332 1333 1248 1244 1329 1160 1100 1105 1027 1334 662 251 1 Scarlatti U Schoenberg 6 6 4 7 8 8 2 6 7 7 4 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 8 6 5 5 4 8 U 4 Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schubert Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Minuetto in C Six Little Piano Pieces. this lyrical sonata is a real gem. 24. nos. Op. 68 Other Notes & Comments (C major – Allegro) – Inventive sonata with many original musical ideas. Op. K73 L217 Completely atonal music. 8. D679/2 Menuett in A.845 Sonata in B. On the second part changes meter to 2/4 and returns to 3/8 at the (D major – Allegro) – A masterpiece. posth. 6. With no. Great warm up. 3. the tone changes. With a typical baroque figuration shared by both hands. but only the first ten or so are really for beginners. D935 Impromptu in Cm. 3 and 6 are more reflective. melancholic sonata with a beautiful. 21 . 22. 16. Op 90 No. 1st mvt. 20.557 Sonata in Am. no 2/3 About Strange Lands and People Abschied Album Blatter Op. Allegro ma non troppo 3rd mvt no 9 from ‘Waldscenen’. Op 147.

(I particularly like nos. Canon Allegro. bitonality. Op 68 No. Op 124 No. Op. 16 no. Allegro vivace. 11 no. 18 Prelude Op. 34 No. 10 no 1 from ‘Waldscenen’.08 Vogel als Prophet Waltz. 11 no. 03 Prelude Op. 02 Study in C# minor. and 10) No. Op 15 No.2 Sonata in G. Op 5 No.OrSor 498 661 1253 1161 1252 1254 923 1162 1163 1335 1101 1256 1102 1104 1255 1026 1103 1251 1106 1257 1025 921 1164 922 970 1336 1166 1258 880 1259 1165 1337 719 721 722 724 723 716 718 717 720 1260 1338 1029 1167 1107 1339 1340 1341 626 627 628 629 630 Grade Composer 6 Schumann U Schumann 7 6 7 7 2 6 6 8 5 7 5 5 7 4 5 7 5 7 4 2 6 2 3 8 6 7 1 7 6 8 6 7 7 8 7 5 6 6 7 7 8 4 6 5 8 8 8 U Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Schumann Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Scriabin Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Composition Arabesque Op. Op 5: nos 2 and 3 Clockwork Doll Dance. 34 No. 2. big jumps. 04 Prelude Op. Op. 9 . wrong-note A fast tarantella-like piece. 01 Novelette in D. 99 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Beautiful haunting melody with 16th note acompanying figure split between the hands. Op 124 No. no 2 Doll's Cradle Song. Another beautiful lyrical piece with a nice melody and not so dissonant as . 87 No. 1. Op 2 No. 01 Prelude Op. Op 15 No. reminds me of a Czerny exercise for the right hand (maybe Shostakovitch was making a parody here. Op 82 U Shostakovich U Shostakovich U Shostakovich U Shostakovich ‘24 Preludes and Fugues. 01 Stückchen. 22 Prelude Op. 87 No. 01 3 Fantastic Dances. Op 99 No.After a chordal introduction. Very fast. 11 no. Op 82 No. 11 no. 34 No. somewhat like some of Mendelsohnn's SWWs. Op 28 No. in an impressionist style. 02 Catch Me if You Can. 09 Prelude and Fugue in F minor. Kinderscenen. Op 68/?? Dreaming Einsame Blumen (Lonely Flowers). from ‘Waldscenen’. Op 15 No. Op 118 No. Waldscenen. 15 Prelude Op. 09 Reaper's Song. 08 Prelude Op. 87 No. 6. Op 68 No. Op 87 vol 2’ Beautiful lyrical writing. 09 Prelude Op. from Sonata. 06 Prelude Op. similar to Very funny polka style with all you could expect from modern music: dissonances. Op 124 No. 04 The Wayside Inn. 34 No. Op 82 Eintritt Glückes genug. 02 no. sudden changes of key. the second part has a mist of sound created by a fast Canon. Op 68 No. Op 68 No. 34 No. from 'Kinderscenen'. Op 15 Lento. 01 Kind im Einschlummern. 2nd mvt no 7 from ‘Waldscenen’. 02 Prelude Op. Op 118 No. 09 Prelude Op. Op 21 No. Op 82 2nd mvt.06 The Wild Horseman. 05 Prelude Op. 15 Albumblätter III. 06 Nocturne in F# minor. and near the end has a noisy passage. (Wilder Reiter). Op 82 No. 27 no. 05 Prelude Op. 03 Prelude Op. 05 Davidsbundlertänz. 02 Slumber Song. no 7 from ‘Dances of the Dolls’ Gavotte No 2 from 'Dance of the Dolls' Prelude and Fugue in B. 4. 9. Op 6.118 No. Op 99 No. 05 The Entreating Child. from 'Album for the Young' Op 68 No. 5. 06 Melody. 16 Sonata in D. Op. 18 Bunte Blatter Op. Op 68 No. 23 Romance in F#. 03 Charming Landscape. from 'Album for the Young' Op 68/?? Novelette in B minor. 11 Prelude and Fugue in E. 11 no. Kinderscenen. Starts like nocturne. 05 Impromptu. 18 Reiterstück. 04 The Poor Orphan. Op. 11 no.

If you are after virtuoso. 19 Prelude Op. Not all pieces are for beginners. R25 Les Cinq Doights Metopes Op. 37a No. complex music. Fast LH figurations (not dissimilar to Czerny) in a “moto perpetuo” Arguably the best of the set. Op. three very difficult tone poems. TWV 33:10 Fantaisie No 12 in B flat From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' No. Romantic and impressionistic at the same time. The right hand crosses over frequently. 34 No. 34 No. 2nd Dozen. quite funny. Op 39 No. Not as dissonant as the others. 24 “In Church”. with lots of “wrong-note” writing. 16 Prelude Op. No 4 from 'Fugues legères et petits jeux'. Tendrement 1st mvt. 12 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit 632 U Shostakovich Prelude Op. 5 Expressions. 24 Preludes Op. 06 March of the Wooden Soldiers. 17 Prelude Op. with the typical waltz accompaniment first on the right hand. Op 13 No.7 “The sick doll” which is very easy. 24 The Harpist. The easier are no. very good to learn how to do offbeat chord accompaniment and no. 81 Allegro in E minor Fantaisie No 06 in B flat. Op 37a No. A lyrical slow piece. 20 Chanson Triste. 4 No. 15 Prelude Op. 34 No. 34 No. 05 Mazurka. 08 Idyll. 1 “Morning prayer” a four voice chorale. 21 “Daydream”. 1 Album for the Young Op. If you like Scarlatti you will like Soler. Some highly lyric. 18 Prelude Op. Romantic and impressionistic at the same time. 10 Nocturne Old French Song Polka. 39 Other Notes & Comments Allegro non troppo .OrSor 631 Grade Composer U Shostakovich Composition Prelude Op. 2 Souvenir (Vzpominka). 8 “The doll’s burial” very slow and heavy. Op 39 No 14 Sweet Dreams The Seasons Op. no. 39 No. 39 No. TWV 30:25 1st mvt. Another lyrical piece vaguely reminiscent of Mendelssohn’s Venetian Boat Nice end piece. 6 Very fast. look no further. Op 39 No. Op. no. very lugubrious. 39 No. repetitive arpeggio figurations on the LH. this is for the left hand. 5 was Czerny for the right hand. If you are after virtuoso. 2 No. look no further. 22 Daydream. 21 Prelude Op. 5 No. 34 No. 04 Baba-Yaga. Op. 34 No. then on the left. march-like. From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' From 'Album for the Young' 2 Stravinsky 9 Szimanowski 9 Szimanowski 2 Tchaikovsky 1169 1170 1111 1110 1030 1266 1265 971 925 1267 973 972 926 497 1031 974 1171 881 883 882 1172 648 647 976 1113 1112 1032 6 6 5 5 4 7 7 3 2 7 3 3 2 8 4 3 6 1 1 1 6 U U 3 5 5 4 Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky Tcherepnin Tcherepnin Tcherepnin Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Avril: Perce-neige. 34 No. Soler composed 300 sonatas similar in style. complex music. Op.If no. Op. Op. Op 34 No. some dramatic. A very nice waltz. 03 Souvenir de Bohème. Op. making full use of the piano’s orchestral sounds. 15 Russian Song The Doll's Funeral Bagatelle in G flat. 39 No. 02 Chant de l'Alouette. 40 No. Actually I read somewhere that Stokowski made an orchestral version of this prelude (I haven’t heard it though). Op. A disciple of Scarlatti. 2 Pisen Op. Allegro 2nd mvt . gavotte style. Op. 14 633 634 635 1261 636 1262 637 1108 1264 1109 1168 1263 1342 924 656 655 482 U Shostakovich U U 7 U 7 U 5 7 5 6 7 8 Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Shostakovich Sibelius Smetana Smetana Smetana Smetana Soler Prelude Op. no. 34 No. 34 No. 01 Sonata in D minor. 4 No. but the melody is on the second beat of the bar. 06 Bagatelles. 37 The Toy Soldiers' March The Witch Valse in A flat Italian Song. Op. Op. TWV 33:18 Fantaisie No 10 in A minor. Very jolly. Modern yet tonal and with a minimalist idiom. 1st Dozen. so it requires attention to voicing. Another humorous piece. 21 Humoresque June (Barcarolle).

TWV 33:21. Dolce From 'Der getreu Musikmeister'. 2nd mvt. Aria (no 7 from ‘A Próle do Bébé no 1’) . 4 Kinderstück (Child’s Piece) Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments 1st Movt Gratioso 1st mvt. Allegro 2nd Dozen. Très vite 3rd Dozen.OrSor 1268 1114 1173 975 927 1033 1174 884 885 1343 1269 230 1175 Grade 7 5 6 3 2 4 6 1 1 8 7 6 6 Composer Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Telemann Villa-Lobos Villa-Lobos Villa-Lobos Webern Composition Fantasia in G minor Fantasia No 06 in C minor Fantasia No 09 in A. TWV 33:9 Fantasia No 09 in E minor Fantasia No 10 in D Partita in G Suite in A Gavotte in C Menuetto in G I Polichinello Mintika from As tres Marias Cirandas No. 1st Dozen. 3rd mvt.

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