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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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4 . 5 .Prelude English Suite No.Menuet 2 English Suite No. 2 .Courante French Suite No.Sarabande French Suite No.Gigue English Suite No. 3 . 5 . 4 .Gavotte 1 English Suite No.Double English Suite No. 6 . 5 . 6 .Allemande English Suite No. 4 . 2 . 4 . 2 .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. 4 . 3 . 3 . 2 . 4 .Courante English Suite No. 6 . 6 .Bouree 1 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments 7th and 10th mvts. 3 .Menuet French Suite No. 1 .Sarabande French Suite No. 4 . 3 .Courante English Suite No. 3 . 5 .Gigue French Suite No. 3 .Sarabande English Suite No.Gigue English Suite No.Courante French Suite No. 6 . 5 .Menuet 2 French Suite No.Prelude English Suite No.Allemande English Suite No. 3 .Allemande French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No. 2 .Sarabande French Suite No.Menuet 1 English Suite No.Sarabande English Suite No. 3 .Prelude English Suite No.Sarabande Fantasia in C minor.Passepied 2 English Suite No. 1 . 2 . 4 .Allemande French Suite No.Courante French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No.Air French Suite No. 1 .Gavotte French Suite No. 5 .Allemande English Suite No.Courante English Suite No. 1 .Allemande French Suite No.Sarabande English Suite No.Courante English Suite No.Allemande French Suite No. 6 .Sarabande English Suite No.Prelude English Suite No. 1 . 5 .Gavotte 2 English Suite No.Courante French Suite No. 4 . 1 . 4 . 4 .Gavotte 2 English Suite No. 2 . 5 .Gavotte 1 English Suite No.Trio French Suite No.Allemande French Suite No.Passepied 1 English Suite No. 5 .Gigue English Suite No. 6 .Air French Suite No. 3 . Sarabande and Gigue . 2 .Menuet French Suite No. 6 .Gigue English Suite No.Allemande English Suite No. 3 . 3 .Menuet 1 French Suite No. 4 .Sarabande French Suite No. BWV 906 French Overture (Partita) in B minor BWV 831 French Suite No.Gigue French Suite No.Prelude English Suite No. 3 . 3 .

Another excellent 2 voice canonic work that will develop hand independence and yet is easy enough for a beginner.Bouree 2 French Suite No. reflective and slow. Excellent piece to introduce canon (round) writing. BWV Anh. BWV 827 Partita No. 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. Another very beautiful reflective minuet. BWV 999 March in E flat. 3 in A minor. 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.) Minuet in Dm.Allemande French Suite No. BWV Anh. This minuet is meant to be played with the previous one in ABA form (minuet in G – minuet in Gm – minuet in G). For beginners omit the ornamentation. BWV Anh. 6 . 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). Beautiful lyrical minuet.Menuet French Suite No. II 120 (anon. It is a perfect introduction to 2 voice inventions which are far too difficult for a beginner. .) Overture in F. II 121 (Anon. 4 in D. BWV Anh. 6 . II 132 (anon.Gigue French Suite No. BWV Anh. BWV 829 Polonaise in G minor.) Minuet in Cm. 6 .Gavotte French Suite No. 5 . 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.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. BWV Anh. II 126(anon. Hauntingly beautiful slow minuet. 6 . II 127 (anon. BWV Anh 119 Polonaise No 4 in D minor Prelude in C minor.Gigue French Suite No. 114 (C. 115 (C.Bouree French Suite No. 5th mvt. BWV Anh. 5. Petzold) Minuet in G. with daring skips on the LH and fast runs on the RH. 5 . Bourrée 1st and 6th mvts.Gavotte French Suite No. 5 . A favorite with kids. Bohm) Minuet in G. 5 . 6 .Sarabande French Suite No. BWV 846/I Skips Fast runs One of the few pieces in the notebook that is actually by Bach. which will develop hand independence. (G.) Minuet in Gm. BWV 999 Prelude in C. 6 . BWV 828 Partita No.Courante French Suite No. BWV Anh 127 March in Eb. II 116 (anon. this prelude is the first prelude in the WTC book I. 6 .Sarabande French Suite. 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. BWV 820 Partita No.Courante French Suite No.) Minuet in G. 5 . 6 .) Minuet in Am. BWV Anh.

J.Allegretto in F Musical Leisure Hours. C. Bach. Bach. Bach. 1 Allegro in A.C. 33 Other Notes & Comments A beautiful prelude based on broken triads. so you should be from 'The Anna Magdalena Bach Book of 1725' Only 16 bars long.E.E. Bach. C. 05 No.P.Menuet and Trio in F Sonata in G Op. Bach. 03 Ballade op. J. Again. Bach.E. no 2 .P.P. Bach.E.P. Bach.F. BWV 514 Giga from Partita no. 3rd mvt Sonata in D minor. Bach.P.P. his sonatas are real gems. Bach. C. C. Bach.F.C.65/7 Sonata in A flat. Bach.P. Allegretto 3rd mvt. 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. H 18b W 55/4 Sonata in C Sonata in C minor. BWV Anh.P.E. Wq 113/3 Uplifting and full of joy. C. W 57/6 Sonatas Air in F.15 in B minor. C. W 116/16 Allegro in C minor Allegro in G. 1. C.C. W 114/3 Sinfonia No. 1 Bach. W 57/4 Sonata in F Sonata in F minor. Op 17/6 Musical Leisure Hours . J.P. C. C.E.1 Menuet: La Pott.P. Bach. No 2 from 'CPE Bach. BWV 999 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Arpeggios Broken Triads Prelude. These can added later on An excellent study in arpeggios for both RH and LH and a great introduction to question and answer writing. C. all of the sonatas are around grade 7-8.C. Bach. Bach. W 117/18 Presto in C minor. 2 Bach. Allegro Allegretto 2nd mvt Almost forgotten these days and almost never played.E. J. J. 20 Interlude I ('For Jeanne') Nocturne op. Barber Barber Barber Barber Theme and Variations Chromatic and highly atmospheric – if you want poetic and romantic and yet modern look no further. Allegro assai Allegretto 1st mvt. H328 W 116/54 Fantasia in D minor March in D.E.E.P. Only 16 bars long No 8 of 'Twelve Little Preludes' For the budding virtuoso.P. 131. Bach. this beautiful aria can be easily learned by a beginner and then be used at a later stage to teach improvised ornamentation.E. Composition Prelude in C. Very effective at a fast speed.C. 1 Bach. Bach.E. this is very easy (but not as effective) if you omit the several ornaments. C.F. do with me as you will. W 60 Sonata in C.E. The repetitive figuration in broken triads Eighteen Little Preludes' From 'Kurze und leichte Clavierstücke'.E.P.P.P. J.C. C.P.E. BWV 924 Prelude in C. BWV 801 Solfeggietto Solo per il Cembalo. W. Bach. Aria in A minor Aria in F Sonata in B flat. Bach. J. C.E. C. 46 Excursions op.C. H.P. C. C. BWV 939 Prelude in F Prelude in Gm.P. 8 5 4 5 9 9 9 9 Bach. but equally beautiful at a much slower tempo. .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. 23 Pièces Characteristiques' From Anna Magdalena 1st mvt.E. C. C.E.E.P. C.E. W 49/2 Sonata in A. W 55/1. Bach.

and more advanced than the other two (around grade 4/5).7 Bagatelle in C. 102 . Vol 2 Romanian Christmas Carol Rondo no 1 from ‘3 Rondos on Folk Tunes’ Round Dance: No 17. 26 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Extremely complex – advanced work requiring the utmost pianism. Op 14.139 . 1st mvt Ten Easy Piano Pieces .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. from 'For Children. 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. 4 Bagatelle in Ab. 33 No. 25 Waltz Arpeggio Equalizing Hand Tone no 152 from ‘Mikrokosmos’ vol 6 No 4 from 'Romanian Christmas Carols'. but Horowitz insisted that Barber write a flashy finale for it.Merry Andrew Mikrokosmos. 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. 36 Andante Favori. Op 126/04 Bagatelle. vol 1 no 32 . These are actually to be played as a single piece. Originally it had only the first three movements. from 'For Children. Op 119/03 Bagatelle in Eb. 28 Three Sketches 14 Bagatelles. My favourite though is “Secrets” (also from op. Op 119/09 Rondo in A. 2 (Easy) . Vol 1 Peasant's Flute: No 26 from 'For Children' vol 2 Revelry: no 22 from ‘For Children’. 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.' vol 1 Suite. This is a two page affair (3 pages depending on the edition). WoO 57 Bagatelle in A. Op. WoO 49 Rondo.Jeering Song For Children. Vol 4 No. It sounds far more difficult.Evening in the Country Ten Easy Piano Pieces . Op. very easy and yet it sounds very “professional”. 1 . Op 33/3 Bagatelle in Gm.' vol 1 Mikrokosmos Vol 5 No. Op 33/06 Ecossaise in Eb major WoO 86 Ecossaise in G major WoO 23 Fur Elise Merry and Sad. Op 119/02 Bagatelle in D. 49 no.Teasing Song Keringo Lento: No 11. Op 33 No. vol 2 no 18 . (no. 25) is a wonderful waltz with a beautiful melody and unusual harmony.Harmonics No 39 from ‘For Children’. This sonata was written for Horowitz. Op 119/01 Bagatelle. Op 51/1 Six Ecossaises in Eb major WoO 83 Pierrot & Pierrette (from op. Op 33/1 Bagatelle in F.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. Bagatelle in A minor.OrSor 641 Grade Composer 9 Barber Composition Sonata op. 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.

31 no. 31 no. Op. 54 Sonata 24. Op.Mazurka . It is considered to be around grade 7. Op. 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. 111 Sonata 32. Op. this is a very expressive piece that allows for the introduction of several concepts: Modes (the piece is written in the Aeolian mode). 78 (For Therese) Sonata 17. 81 (Les Adieux) Sonata 27. Bloch composed a set of ten very interesting pieces called Enfantines. 49/1 being far more musical (the rondo is a real gem). Op. 10 no. 109 Sonata 31. It is a bit more difficult though. 1 Sonata 20. it is very beautiful and lyrical. Op 79 Sonata in Am Sonata in Bb Sonata in F Sonatina in F Sonatina in Gm Sonatina No.OrSor 254 Grade Composer 6 Beethoven Composition Sonata 02. Op. Op. 57 (Appasionata) Sonata 28. 106 (Hammerklavier) Sonatina in C Sonatina in F Sonatina in G Sonatina in G. 2 Sonata 05. Op. 1 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Op. 3 in Am 2nd movement Anh 5/1. Op. 1 Sonata 22. 53 (Waldstein) Sonata 26. 2 no. 2. for his daughters. Op. 1 Sonata 06. 26 (Funeral March) Sonata 18. 1198 7 Borodin Petite Suite no 4. 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. 101 Sonata 29. Op. Op. but if you can manage grade 5 pieces. 28 (Pastorale) Sonata 15. 3 Sonata 12. no. Op. 2 (Moonlight) Sonata 23. 14 no. Once you get used to it. 79 (Alla Tedesca) Why not stretch a bit and try Op. 7 (Grand) Sonata 16. Op. 13 (Pathetique) Sonata 13. 1 Enfantines 492 2 Bloch Lullaby Legato playing Cantabile A one movement sonata that although supposedly in B minor is actually a chromatic work. Op. Op. Op. Both of these however are not quite full-fledged sonatas (they were most likely composed as exercises for his students). Romanze 3rd mvt. Op 61/4 Study in F. 1 Sonata 08. 27 no. which may be tackled by a late beginner (6 months – 1 year of lessons): Impressionistic writing. 1 Sonata 07. legato playing (the piece requires that one finger be held while the other fingers of the same hand play the melody above it). 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. 3 Sonata 11. They are not for beginners though. 90 Sonata 21. 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. Op. Op. Op. Op. Op. 49 no. Op. 31 no. 110 Sonata 3. 2 no. which is a real sonata. 14 no. Op. Op. 22 Sonata 14. 2 (Tempest) Sonata 25. 2 Sonata 10. Op. 27 no. Vivace 3rd mvt. and quite beautiful (the second movement is wonderful). Op. Op. 2nd mvt. 3 (The Hunt) Sonata 19. 10 no. 10 no. 79. Op. Op. 2 Sonata 09. Op 88/18 Sonata op. except the first one.

7 no. Op 39/3 Holiday Diary Notturno Three Character Pieces Waltz in D minor. 10 no. Op. 10 no. 10 no. posth. 09 Fantaise Impromptu op. 25 no. Op 39/7 Waltz in D minor. The LH mostly plays broken octaves. op. 03 Etude Op. posth. Op. 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.39 No.109/13 Study in C minor. 02 Etude Op. 1 in D (Op. skipping over two octaves. op. 66 Feuille d’album Fugue in Am Funeral march in Cm (Op. Op 116/4 Waltz in C# minor. posth. 2 in Gm Op. 09 Etude Op. 1 in Ab (Op. Op. Truly enchanting pieces. 3 . Excellent for skip accuracy. Op 10/1 Intermezzo in A minor. Op 39/2 Waltz. posth. 2 Mazurka in A minor. 3) Etude Op. 100/15 Study in G minor. Op 119/1 Intermezzo in E flat. 25 no. 29) Largo in Eb major Mazurka in A minor. 67 no. 4 Mazurka in A minor. 25 no. posth. 24 no. no. Op. 3 in Db (Op. 22) Cantabile in Bb major Contradanse Ecossaise no. op. 25 no.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. Op 76/7 Intermezzo in B minor. 12 Etude Op. 72 no. Op. 3 Ecossaise no. 68 no. 165 Andante Spianatto (prelude to Grande Polonaise Brillante op. 100/24 Orage. 100/05 L'Hirondelle.1 Barcarolle.9 Waltz in E. 100/16 Study in Am. And it is a wonderful. Op. Op. 100/16 Gracefulness Innocence. 100/22 Douce Plainte (Sighing). Op 116/6 Intermezzo. These are excellent arrangements of classical American folk tunes. 2) Impromptu no. 07 Etude Op. 72 no.3 No. Op. op. 06 Etude Op. 5 Nocture Op.the RH is almost as busy as the LH in this delightful piece. 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. 2 Mazurka in Ab major. posth. 01 Etude Op. Op. Op. but I could not resist including it. hauntingly beautiful piece. Op 117/1 Intermezzo in E. posth 72 no. 3) Ecossaise 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 . 87 No. 10 no.

56 in C Mazurka no. 04 in F (Op. op. 6 no. 07 in Fm (op. 1) Mazurka no. 67 no. 3 Mazurka in C minor. 51 Mazurka in Bb major. 1 Mazurka no. 02 in Eb (Op. 24 no. 04 in Ebm (op. 2) Mazurka no. 9 no.1) Mazurka no. 03 in B (Op. 32 in C#m (op. 4) Mazurka no. 30 no. 17 in Bbm (op. 55 in Bb Mazurka no. 31 in Ab (op. 2 Mazurka in Bb major no. 7 no. 1) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. 63 no. 13 in Am (op. 24 no. 2 Mazurka in G# minor. 68 no. 33 no. 41 no. 02 in C#m (op. 20 in Db (op. 4) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. 6 no. 33 no. 12 in Ab (op.posth. 1) Mazurka no. 67 no. 3) Mazurka no. 29 in C#m (op. 15 no. 41 no. 2 Mazurka in C major. op. 59 no. 41 no. 54 in D Mazurka no. 42 in G (op. 59 no. 30 no. 39 in B (op. 23 in D (op. 1 Mazurka in E minor. 2) Nocturne No. 17 no. 30 no. 2) Mazurka no. op. 1) Mazurka no. 50 no. posth. 53 in Am Mazurka no. 33 no. 1 Mazurka in G minor. 2) Mazurka no. 2 Mazurka in F major. 05 in F# (Op. 4) Mazurka no. op. 56 no. 2) Mazurka no. 36 in Am (op. 30 in G (op. 01 in F#m (op. 2) Mazurka no. op. 4) Mazurka no. 7 no. 56 no. 24 no. 67 no. 1) Mazurka no. 50 Mazurka in G minor. 68 no. 3) Mazurka no. op. 4 Mazurka in G major no. 2) Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments . 6 no. 7 no. 50 no. 68 no. 01 in Bbm (Op. op. 3 Mazurka in F minor. 4) Mazurka no. 1) Mazurka no. 9 no. op. 37 in Ab (op. 33 in B (op. 50 no. 4) Mazurka no. op. 7 no. 56 no. 2 Mazurka in F minor. 34 in C (op. 1 Mazurka in C major. 3 Mazurka in C major.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. 1) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. 27 in B (op. 15 no. 21 in C#m (op. 25 in Bm (op. 41 no. op. 30 no. op. posth. 26 in Em (op. 21 Nocturne no. 5 Mazurka in C major. 4) Mazurka no. 63 no. posth. 1) Mazurka no. op. 17 no. 1) Nocturne no. 38 in F#m (op. 28 in Ab (op. 2) Mazurka no. 46 in C (op. 41 in C#m (op. 6 no. 57 in Ab Nocturne in C minor. 59 no. 35 in Cm (op. op. 03 in E (op. 3) Mazurka no. 17 no. 3) Mazurka no. no. 3) Mazurka no. 3) Mazurka no. 63 no. 1) Nocturne no. posth. 10 in Bb (op. 3) Nocturne No. posth. 08 in Ab (op. 17 no. 52 in Am Mazurka no. op. 33 no. 9 no.

No. 06 Preludes Op. 28. No. 09 in Bb Op. 37 no.2 Polonaise no. 37 no. 2 Polonaise no. 7 Op. 72 no. 12 in G (Op. 1) Nocturne no. 1 in Fm Nouvelle etude no. 28. 28. 03 Preludes Op. 14 Preludes Op. no. 44 Polonaise no. 15 in Fm (Op. 11 in Gm (Op. 10 Preludes Op. 1) Nocturne No. 28. 28. 1 Polonaise no. 28.2) Nocturne no. No. 06 in Gm (Op. 3 Polonaise no. 3) Nocturne No. 28. 2) Nocturne No. 28. 55 no. 2) Nocturne no. 15 in Fm (Op. 21 Preludes Op. 1) Nocturne no. No. 2 in Ab Polonaise in Bb major no. 13 Preludes Op. 2) Nocturne no. 20 Preludes Op. 10 in Ab (Op. 17 Preludes Op. 09 in B (Op. 11 Polonaise no. no. No. No. No. 1) Nouvelle Etude no. No. 07 in C#m (Op. 1) Nocturne No. No. 15 no. 27 no. No. 28. 14 in F# (Op. 04 Preludes Op. posth. 11 in Gm Polonaise no. 18 Preludes Op. 1) Nocturne No. 1) Nocturne no. 16 in Eb (Op. 08 Preludes Op. 40 no. No. No. 07 Preludes Op. 08 in Dm Op. 26 no. 2 Polonaise no. 28. 28. 16 Preludes Op. 2) Nocturne no. 19 in Em (Op. 61 Preludes Op. 1 Nocturne no. No. 05 in F#m Op. 20 in C#m Nocturne no. 11 Preludes Op. 40 no. 04 in Cm Op. 1 Polonaise no. 13 in Cm (Op. 12 in Bb Polonaise no. 28. no. 17 in B (Op. 55 no. No. 55 no. no. 62 no. 01 in C#m Op. 28. No. 48 no. Posth 71 no. 48 no. 28. 13 in Ab Polonaise no. 37 no. 1) Nocturne no. 28. 28. 14 in G#m Polonaise no. Posth. 32 no. 09 Preludes Op. 18 in E (Op. 28. 10 in Fm Op. 27 no. 11 in Gm (Op. 02 Preludes Op. 62 no. No. 15 in Bbm Polonaise-fantasie no. 01 Preludes Op. 28. 53 Polonaise no. No. 22 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments (Chopin was 12 when he composed this one) (Arguably the most difficult) . 03 in A Op. 05 Preludes Op. 1 Polonaise no. 2) Nocturne No. No. 28. 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. 28. 08 in Db (Op. 28. 12 Preludes Op. 12 Polonaise in G minor no. 28. 32 no. 06 in Ab Op. 19 Preludes Op. 15 Preludes Op. 02 in Ebm Op. 3 in Db Nouvelles Etudes no. 26 no. No. Posth.

Andante con espressione . from ‘Pièces de Claveçin’. 70 no. Larghetto. Lento e patetico 1st mvt Spiritoso 1st mvt 1st mvt. 3) Polonaise Op. No. Op. 18 in Eb major Waltz No. 12 (Fm. Op 36/6 Sonatina in G. 18 ) Waltz No. Posth. Op 139/25 Other Notes & Comments 3rd mov. 1) Waltz No. 4) Sonata no. 28. 02 (Ab. 03 (Am. from ‘Pièces de Claveçin’. Op 36/2 Sonatina in G. 4) Sonata no. Op 26/3 Sonata in F# minor. Op 36/3 Sonatina in D. Op 10/1 Sonata in B flat. Op 36/3. Un poco andante Andante 2nd mvt. 2 in Bbm (Op. 04 (F. Book 1 Ordre 3 Le Bavolet Flottant Le Moucheron Les Petits Moulins à Vent Rondo Etude no 33 in D Study in F# minor. 17 in A minor Waltz no. 1) Waltz No. Op. Allegretto 2nd mvt. Book 2 Ordre 12 La Bourbonnaise La Lutine. 69 no. 1) Waltz No. 69 no. 09 (Ab. 1 in A Grand Waltz Sonata in A major. Op 42. 1) Waltz No. Posth. Op 47/2 Sonata in D minor/major. Posth. 34 no. op. Marche Funebre 2nd mov. 80 (Ab. 58) Souvenir de Paganini. 1 in Cm (op. 2) Waltz No. 3) Waltz No. 14 (Ab) Waltz No. 3rd mov. Op 740/37 Study in G. Op. 23 Preludes Op. Largo 1st mvt. Variations in E on Bellini’s I Puritani. Op 4/6 Sonatina in C. Op. No 22 of '84 Studies' Study in A flat. 15 (E) Waltz No. 28. 34 no. 40 no. Op. 70 no. 70 no. 3) Waltz No. 2) Waltz No. Variations on a German National air Waltz No. 64 no. 24 Soanta no. No. Lesson 5 Sonatina. Op. 'La Milordine' L’Atalante.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. Op. Adagio molto – Allegro 2nd movement. 16 (Em) Waltz no. 34 no. Op 139/51 Study in B minor. Op 36/4 Arietta in C. Allegro con spirito 1st mvt 1st mvt. 06 (Db. – Menuetto 3rd mov. Op. Op. Op 25/6 Sonata in D. Posth. 2) Waltz No. 64 no. 01 (Eb. 3 in Bm (Op. 05 (Ab. 07 (C#m. 19 (Eb) Waltz No. 10 (Bm. 64 no. Op 139/98 Study in D minor. 11 (Gb Op. 35) Sonata in Cm (Op. Op 25/5 Sonata in F. 2) Waltz No. 13 (Db. 42) Waltz No. Posth. Op. Op. Op 40/3 Sonata in D. Un Poco Adagio Allemande Allemande in D minor Gigue in G minor.

33 no. Op 44 Fugue in E minor.Mouvement Images II 1 . very Gershwin called this prelude a “blues lullaby”.Menuet Suite Bergamasque 3 . Op 261/17 Le Coucou Arabesque 2 Ballade Clair de Lune D’un cahier d’esquisses Danse Estampes 1 . Andante A nocturne-like version for piano of the famous aria “Una furtiva lacrima” not exactly nocturnes. 33 no.Poissons d'or La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin L'isle joyeuse Masques Mazurka Pour le piano 1 .Cloches a travers les feuilles Images II 3 . Op 168/1 La ricordanza Larghetto in A minor Grandpa Dances with Grandma: no 2 from '2 Little Pearls' Silhouette. Op 33/3 Nocturnes op. 3 Nocturnes op.Reflets dans l'eau Images I 2 . Book 2 ‘Général Lavine-eccentric’ Reverie Serenade of the Doll Suite Bergamasque 1 .Hommage a Rameau Images I 3 . 33 no. Op 84/6 Nocturne in A flat. Op 125/11 Sonatina in B flat.Passepied Valse Romantique Arabesque 1 Dr. H 59 Nocturne no 16 in F Nocturne No 4 in A Little Piece (Poco Allegro) in C# minor. 36 Nocturnes op.Soirees dans Grenade Estampes 3 .Prelude Pour le piano 2 . 17 Nocturne in B flat. 37 Romances sans paroles Op.Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut Images II 3 . 1 Nocturnes op.Quasi Lento Three Preludes I. Op 8/11 Barcarolle no 4 in A flat.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. This is a fast virtuoso piece. Allegro ben ritmato e preciso Three Preludes II. it would make quite a good piece to play before an . from 'L'Organiste' L'Organiste' vol 1 no 23 .Jardins sous la pluie Gardens in the rain Images I 1 .Clair de lune Suite Bergamasque 4 . Andante con moto e poco rubato Other Notes & Comments from ‘Children’s Corner Suite’ 1st mvt . Slow and slightly lugubrious. Gradus ad Parnassum Andantino.Prelude Suite Bergamasque 2 . Op 168/4 Sonatina in F.Toccata Prélude no 6.Pagodes Estampes 2 .Sarabande Pour le piano 3 . no 5 Nocturne no 13 in D minor. 2 Nocturnes op. 2nd mvt. but very beautiful and lyric Gershwin called this prelude “Spanish”.

The Orphan Girl Danza de la Rosa. 43/2 (Solitary traveller) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/6 (norwegian dance) Lyric Pieces Op.28 No. 12/2 (Waltz) Lyric Pieces Op.1 Arietta Folk Song. 47/5 (Melancholy) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/8 (Canon) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/3 (Melody) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/1 (Shepherd's boy) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/2 (Gangar) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/4 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op. These are all short pieces. 38/2 (Folk song) Lyric Pieces Op. 62/1 (Sylphe) Lyric Pieces Op. Op. 57/5 (She dances) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/3 (melody) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/1 (Berceuse) Lyric Pieces Op. . 54/3 (March of the dwarfs) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/7 (Waltz) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/1 (Arietta) 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). 43/5 (Erotykon) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 12/5 Gade. 57/1 (Vanished days) Lyric Pieces Op. 57/3 (Illusion) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 1/5 Album Leaf in A Flat. 43/1 (Butterfly) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/4 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op. 57/2 (Gade) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/4 (Notturno) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/6 (Elegy) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/1 (Valse-Impromptu) Lyric Pieces Op. 43/3 (In my native country) Lyric Pieces Op.The Evening Bell Cuentos de la Juventud'. no 3 from 'Escenas Poéticas' Danza Española No 6: Jota ‘Rondalla Aragonesa’ Danza Galante. 47/2 (Album leaf) Lyric Pieces Op. Bocetos No 4 . from 'Danzas Españolas' Dedication Viniendo de la fuente. 57/6 (Home sickness) Lyric Pieces Op. good as encores. 62/3 (French Serenade) “Dedication” is just one page long and very beautiful. 43/6 (To Spring) Lyric Pieces Op. 43/4 (Little bird) Lyric Pieces Op. “Notturno” is haunting and yet not the usual nocturne pattern (Lyric pieces. 12/3 (Watchman's song) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/5 (Folksong) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/6 (Bell ringing) Lyric Pieces Op. 54/5 (Scherzo) Lyric Pieces Op. 47/7 (Elegy) Lyric Pieces Op. Tonal music but with lots of chromaticism and strong rhythms. 12/7 (Album leaf) Lyric Pieces Op. 38/5 (Springdans) Lyric Pieces Op. 12/8 (National song) Lyric Pieces Op. 57/4 (Secret) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 57/2 Grandmother's Minuet. 12/4 (Fairy dance) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 1 no 9 . Op 68/2 Lyric Pieces Op. 47/6 (Springdans) 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. 62/2 (Gratitude) Lyric Pieces Op.

Op 12/4 Elves' Dance Poetic Tone Picture. A study in broken chords very effective in performance. 68/1 (Sailor's song) Lyric Pieces Op. 101 no. Op210/19 Undismayed. Op. Very easy. tonal music. 62/6 (Homeward) Lyric Pieces Op. 71/2 (Summer's eve) Lyric Pieces Op. op. 65/1 (From early years) Lyric Pieces Op. 18 The Deserted Child. 65/2 (Peasant's song) Lyric Pieces Op. Very good to develop the inflection of short melodic motifs. 71/1 (Once upon a time) Lyric Pieces Op. 65/6 (Wedding day at Troldhaugen) Lyric Pieces Op. Lyric Pieces Op. 62/5 (Phantom) Lyric Pieces Op. Op. No 5 of the 'Holberg Suite' Scherzo Impromptu in B Flat Op. Op 74/6 The Fair. 68/4 (Evening in the mountain) Lyric Pieces Op. tonal music. Impressionistic. 4 LH melody voicing Kleine Blumen. 71/7 (remembrance) Lyric Pieces. Good for learning how to contrast the grazioso section with the scherzo section. will prepare for four voice chorales. 7 Three tone pictures. it is for Beautiful chorale in three voices. 5 A song without words. 65/4 (Salon) Lyric Pieces Op. Op 3/5 Poetic Tone Picture. Mendelssohn’s Song without words 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. 101 no. with a fast RH going through a circular semiquaver pattern. Op 224/5 In the garden. op. Op 197/7 Valse Noble op. 71/5 (Halling) Lyric Pieces Op. . Very light. 101 no. 65/3 (Melancholy) Lyric Pieces Op. 68/6 (Valse Melancholique) Lyric Pieces Op. op. Op 205/03 Allegretto Little Flower Lullaby Other Notes & Comments Impressionistic. Excellent preparation for similar figuration in the more advanced repertory (e. No 18 from 'Album for the Young'. 140 no. 101 no.g.1). 68/2 (Grandmother's menuet) Lyric Pieces Op. Although easy. 65/5 (Ballad) Lyric Pieces Op. From here. 71/4 (Peace of the Woods). Op 3/1 Poetic Tone Picture. 68/5 (At the cradle) Lyric Pieces Op. 117 no. 34 Broken Chords Impromptu. 71/3 (Puck) Lyric Pieces Op. 68/3 (At your feet) Lyric Pieces Op. Op.40 Rigaudon. 8 The Hurdy Gurdy Man. 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). Op. 2 Serenade in A Op 172 No 5 Serenade in B flat Sonatina in F Sonatina in G Sunday.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. 62/4 (Brooklet) Lyric Pieces Op. 19 no. Op 140 Allegro Scherzando 1st and 3rd mvts Four part chorale. go to the one below.3 Vöglein (Little Bird) Op 43/4 Holberg suite Roman Sketches. 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. Op 3/6 Prelude from Holberg Suite Op. Excellent for teaching how to voice between the hands. The melody is in the LH while the RH accompanies with syncopated chords. 71/6 (gone) Lyric Pieces Op.5 No. Excellent to learn four part harmony and bring up the top voice in each chord.

HWV 488 Fantasia in C. from Suite no 10 Minuet in F Minuet in G minor. B60/15 Suite in D minor.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. HWV 428 Suite no 4 in E minor. book 2. B175/31 Fugue no 3 in B flat. pub. B. B175/42 Allegro in D minor Chanson 'Sans y penser' Courante in F. 1720 Collection. HWV 610 Gavotte in G. Board) Corrant Allemande 2nd Movt Allegro 1st mvt. B 60/18 Suite in G B60/16 Suite in G minor. HWV 585 Suite in B flat. 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) . 1720 Collection.1 Gigue. HWV 559 Suite no 5 in E major Adagio in F. HWV 452 Suite in G minor.60/21 Fuga in G. from Suite in G minor. 1720 Collection. HWV 471 Air. 1720 Collection. HWV 441 Suite No 10 Suite no 13 Suite no 3 in D minor. Allemande 3rd mvt Allegro Passacaglia Gigue. HWV 491 Gigue from Suite No. HWV 431. Assoc. Allemande 2nd mvt. from Suite no 1 in B flat Partita in G HWV 450 Sonata in C. B60/29 Sonatina in B flat Sonatina in B flat. HWV 432 Suite no 8 in F minor. B60/6 Suite no 7. HWV 433 Menuet in F Passepied in C. HWV 607 Fugue no 6 in C minor. Op 187/48 Melodic Study Moderato Sonatina in C Waltz in F. HWV 429 Suite no 6 in F# minor. Op 117/6 Andantino in F. B60/19 Minuet and Variations. B60/24 Courante in F. Entrée Courante Minuet and Variations Courante 2nd mvt. HWV 453 Suite in G. Op 179/21 Air in B flat.

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. 21. Finalle: Allegro (2/3 or less) This is a fast exhilarating movement. Op 46/8 Gipsy Dance. Beginners can easily master this movement at slow speed. Excellent for forearm rotation and bringing the bass melody over the mist of sound created by the very fast RH. 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. 15. Op 136/19 Melodius Etudes Other Notes & Comments Allegro (5) Menuet (2/3) Andante (2/3).A wonderful slow and lyrical movement. Hands swap figurations occasionally.. Very easy.. 7. Omit the ornaments for the early beginners. very short. 10. Lots of learning/practicing tricks can be learned as one studies this piece. so both hands get a workout. If Allegro (5) Menuet and Trio (4) Scherzo (2) For the budding virtuoso. (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). There are plenty of goodies from op 125 and 45 . More advanced beginners can start working on speed.op 47 3. 23: op 46 4. but due to the unexpected skips it teaches one to think ahead. 11.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.. very repetitive in its broken chord figurations.

Op 39/13 Game Theme and Variation 1 Etude in C Sharp minor. Op 46/8 Study in D. Op 81/10 Prelude in F. Op 55/03 Sonatina in F. Op 125/7 Study in D. Op 82/7 Prelude in C# minor. Op 38/2 Rondo in D.Sad Story A Little Song. Op 46/26 Study in C Op 46 No 1 Study in D. Op 125/18 Study in E. Op 21 Study in B flat. Op 47/23 Study in B flat. from Op 27 Clowning. Op 45/19 Waltz in A minor. Op 42/3 30 Pieces for Children.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).45 No. Purple Poverty op. Op 45/16 Study in B minor. Op 55/01 Allegro in G Allegro Moderato in F Menuet in A Menuet in C Study in A minor.47 No. Op 46/11 Study in B minor. 309 Sleeping Cat. Op 27/25 Prelude.16 Study in F. Op 97/6 Piano Piece for the Young. Op 30/6 . Op 119/16 Prelude. Op 39/20 Galop. no 2 Song of the Cavalry. no 13 Sketchbook of Mr. Op. Op 119/6 Reverie in A flat. Op 55/04 Sonatina in F. Op 27/4 (revised edition) From 5 Happy Variations on a Russian Folksong. Op 47/12 Study in C minor. Andante con moto From 'Nannerl Notebook From 'Nannerl Notebook .16 Scherzino Sonatina in C. Op 60/2 Scherzo in B minor Op 27 No 14 Soldiers' March Sonatina Op 13. Op 39/18 Nights on the River Novelette. Op. Op 88/04 Sonatina in G. Allegro grazioso Andantino con espressione Allegra Molto.9 Study in E. Op 122/9 .Waltz Sleepless Nights Op 87 No 3 Study in A flat. Op 27/29 Waltz in D minor. Op 88/02 Sonatina. 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 27/10 Clowns. from 'Sketchbook of Mr Purple' Allegretto in F Allegro in F Gigue Menuetto.143 Bk2 No. Op. Op 47/12 Study in E. Op 51/1 2nd mvt. Op 119/17 Prelude. Op 145/3 Waltz in A minor.

S 160 Etude Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 192 No 1 of ‘Four Short Piano Pieces’. S. 24/10 Melody in C. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 19 no. 6 Other Notes & Comments Lovely piece very easy technically. 24/06 Study in C. 6 Songs Without Words Op. . 30 no. Suisse’. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 4 Songs Without Words Op. no 21 from 'ABC du Piano' Study in C. 102 no. 3 Songs Without Words Op. Op 72/2 Etude in F minor Prelude and Fugue in B flat. but demanding the greatest expressivity in playing. 2 Years of Pilgrimage: 2yr Italy No. 186 The Shephards at the Manger s. 5 Songs Without Words Op. Op. 102 no. 19 no. 4 Consolations. 187 The Christmas Tree S. Op 35/5 Andante with Variations in E flat. S. 6 Eglogue: no 7 from ‘Années de Pèlerinage: 1ère Année. 19 no. 172 no. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 172 no. 19 no. 5 Consolations. 4 Five Hungarian Folk Songs S. No 2 of 'Two Musical Sketches' Songs Without Words Op. S. 102 no. Good for Fast LH runs throughout the whole piece. Op. 172 no. 172 no. 2 Years of Pilgrimage: 2yr Italy No. 17/01 Abschied S. 186 Valse oubliée (no 1 in A minor. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 19 no. 172 no. 2 Consolations. 251 Bagatelle without Tonality S. no 1 of 'Twelve Studies' Romanze Op 39 No 3 Starlight. S. 1 No. S. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 30 no. Op 55/4 To a Wild Rose Expressive Playing Waldfahrt (In the Forest). 1 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Hunting Song. 216a Consolations. 102 no. 199 Sancta Dorothea S. 30 no. Op 82 Christmas Piece. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 30 no. 1 Consolations. S 215/1) Valses Oubliees S. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 102 no. 19 no. 245 Five piano pieces S. 30 no. 3 Consolations. 215 Wiegenlied 174 Years of Pilgrimage: 1yr Switzerland No. 172 no. S. Op 35/2 Presto agitato. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 30 no. Op 35/6 Prelude and Fugue in D. Probably better suited to older students. 102 no.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. 1 Songs Without Words Op. Op. S 245 Nuages gris S. no 14 from 'ABC du Piano' Melody in C. 5 Songs Without Words Op. S 192 No 2 of 'Five Hungarian Folksongs'.

12 (Revolutionary). 62 no. 33 no. 38 no.331 Allegro in G minor. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no.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. 10 no. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 67 no. 62 no. From Divertimento II . K 281 ‘La columbe’ from ‘8 Preludes’ ‘Plainte calme’ from ‘8 Preludes’ You cannot get much more complex (or modern) than this.397 Gigue in G. 67 no. op 70/24 Calme du Soir. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 38 no.9 10 Variations on ‘Les Hommes pieusement’ (Unser dummer Pöbel meint) K455 9 Variations on a Menuett by Duport. which Songs Without Words Op. 38 no. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no. K 356 Alla Turca from Sonata K. 2 Songs Without Words Op. K573 Adagio in C. K 475 Sonata C major. 1 Prélude no 1 Prélude no 7 Vingt regards sur L’enfant Jesus Prelude. K 310 Sonata in Bb major. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 53 no. Op 72/6 Cappriccio in A minor. 4 Songs Without Words Op. K 312 Andante in Eb. 38 no. K15pp Minuet in D. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 85 no.574 Minuet and Trio K585 Minuet in B flat. op. 67 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. K15mm Andantino in E flat K236 Fantasia in C minor K475 Fantasy in D minor K. 53 no. 67 no. K 545 Sonata in A major. Op 94/2 Melodie Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 67 no. K. 85 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 53 no. 62 no. 53 no. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 62 no.77 No. 6 Songs Without Words Op. 53 no. 53 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 355 Minuetto Rondo in D K 485 Sonata (Fantasia) in C minor. K 331 Sonata in A minor. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 5 Songs Without Words Op. 3 Songs Without Words Op. 6 Vivace in F. 38 no. 1 Songs Without Words Op. 2 Songs Without Words Op. 1 Songs Without Words Op. From 'The London Notebook' arguably the darkest and moodiest of all Mozart’s compositions. 67 no. 38 no. 4 Songs Without Words Op. 62 no. Good preparation for Chopin Op. 62 no. 85 no. 85 no.

so this is a good one. I love it!) full of tension and nervous energy jumping all Moderato – Lots of crossing hands.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. LH rhythmic repeated chords. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. but what the heck. 07 25 easy pieces very romantic. so his music is completely European. Although Brazilian by birth. so his music is completely European. 12 No. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. 31 No. K 570 Sonata in C major. K 279 Sonata in C major. no 1 Presto Staccato Toccata in C “Ten easy pieces for piano” 10 Pieces Op. K 330 Sonata in C major. 1 Coda Improvisation no 13 in A minor Le coeur sur la main Mouvements Perpetuels no 1 Novelette in C major. 14 no. 1 Grandmother Tales Op. K 333 Sonata in Bb major. so his music is completely European. 12 No. This piece No. 12 No. 2 – Gavotte – requires a large hand span. An excellent encore. 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. As you know beginners have difficulty with chords. 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. K 309 Sonata in C major. Op 32/3 Grandmother Tales Op. K Anh 135 Sonata in G major. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. 2 Grandmother Tales Op. K 280 Sonata in F major. with much French influence. K 283 Variations on Ah vous dirai je maman Allegretto Allegro in B flat. 31 No. Poetic and romantic. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. No. magical piece with a fast broken chord accompaniment creating a mist of sound around the right hand melody. with much French influence. K 284 Sonata in D major. so his music is completely European. All of his work from the “Short-tempered clavier”. from 'The London Sketchbook'. 6) Prelude and fugue no. 14 no. 10 “Spanish dance”. most less than a page long. slightly reminiscent of Scriabin No. K 533/K 494 Sonata in F. K 282 Sonata in F major. Q. Op 65/7 Gavotta. 10 Atrappe qui peut. Op 65/9 from 'Musiques d'Enfants' Cortège de Sauterelles. 10 – Scherzo – A wonderful show-off piece (probably too difficult. K 311 Sonata in D major.2 from 'Villageoises' from ‘Trois Pièces’ they are not that easy… but not that difficult either. 1 in C Minuet op. No. 4. lyrical piece. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. All of his work Although Brazilian by birth. from Sonata in C. with much French influence. 3 No. K 332 Sonata in F major. 02 10 Pieces Op. 6 and 12 are excellent for the LH. Andantino Andante Assai . Very impressive (watch out for the glissandi!). 06 10 Pieces Op. melody on the RH. 1 Feuilles d'Album Op. with much French influence. A beautiful. K3 Menuett in F. 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. 7 – Prelude – My favourite. K6 Gopak Mayflowers op. Oswald spent most of his life in Europe. 61 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Variations 2. Main difficulty is pedal use. 6 – Legende – Slow. K 545 Sonata in C minor. K2 Menuetto I. 12 No. A hilarious fugue with chopsticks on the RH and very fast scales over two octaves on the LH. D. K 457 Sonata in D major. K 576 Sonata in Eb major. I like no. 20 Il neige Several of the Nocturnes (op. 31 No.

L 433 Sonata K 001 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Sostenuto – the most difficult of the lot. 22 No. 65 No. 01 Visions Fugitives Op. Kp 446.A nice little waltz with unexpected turns of the harmony. One of my favourites. lyrical piece. Op 32/12 Prelude in G. 22 No. 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 . 02 Music for Children Op. 04 Music for Children Op.22 No. 31 No. The melody is in the left hand while the right hand plays a repeated (but complex) dotted rhythm pattern. 11 Visions Fugitives Op. 09 Music for Children Op. Op 32/7 Prelude in G# minor. 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. 65 No. 4 Music for Children 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. . Waltz . 65 No.10 Visions Fugitives Op. Playing tag – a fast moto perpetuo requiring good finger agility. 22 No. (G major – Presto) Fast and brilliant with a catchy. Melancholic and intense.Presto) – Electrical piece with ultra fast scale rushes. Op 3/3 Prelude in F. melodic piece of great delicacy with the melody played alternatively in the Lentamente . lyrical sonata. 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. 03 No. much closer to Grieg’s “Notturno” in form and feeling than to Chopin’s or Field’s. 65 No. 03 Music for Children Op. 01 Mélodie in E. 18 Air. Augener) Air in D minor. Looks easy on the page. 22 No. Op. Difficult to play at full speed but easy if played slowly (and (A minor . 65 No. but no difficulty at all in the left hand. Z T676 Riggadoon Elegie in Ebm . Kp 63 Pastorale. Sounds much more difficult than it actually is.Allegro) This is actually a two voice invention. Fast and delicate with lots of thirds and scale runs on the right hand. Wonderfully tonal and yet very modern. 22 No. (G major – Presto) Looking for fast (very fast) scale runs interspersed with a beautiful staccato melody? Look no further than this sparkling gigue. Op 12/7 Vision Fugitive in B Flat minor. but wait until you try to play it up to tempo (G minor – Allegro) In spite of the tempo indication this is a slow. 03 Valse Noble et Sentimental No. 09 Visions Fugitives Op. 12 Prelude in C. 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. The moon strolls in the Meadows – This is my top favourite – A beautiful. 05 Notturno Gymnopedies Capriccio in G. 17 Visions Fugitives Op. 65 No. 06 Music for Children Op. Promenade – Joyful and bouncy Historiette Tarantella – Fast and rhythmical with a melodic middle section. rhythmical theme on repeated notes.

. Spend sometime analysing its structure before (Bb major . Achingly beautiful (G minor . Another (A minor – Allegro) After a typical plaintive start in A minor. Recital material for the (Bb major . It has everything in it: Horn calls. big (E minor – Alegrissimo) Wonderful study in rhythm with unexpected developments. parallel fifths. (F minor) My favourite amongst the slow. dazzling sonata ideal for an encore. this is celebratory.) – A beautiful . Great show off piece. but fits the hand surprisingly well. Said to be Horowitz favourite Scarlatti (D major – Allegro) Another “typical” Scarlatti sonata (similar to the overplayed K 380). Crossing hands. echo effects. Crossing hands. (A minor – Adagio) – Beautiful lyrical writing in three and four part couterpoint. burn the Czerny and play this sonata instead. (F# minor – Allegro) Toccatta like. lyrical and devotional. An all time favourite. (B minor . trills. cross relations. Spanish rhythms. only 28 bars long (A major – Allegro) – Fast and furious. one of Scarlatti’s most played and well known pieces. beautiful two voice invention that moves in a relentless way with one of the most beautiful motifs of all sonatas. could very well have been composed by someone like Schubert. One of my favourites. There are some (G major – Allegro) – Also known as Capriccio. fast repeated notes.Allegro) – Virtuoso piece alternating relatively calm sections (F# minor – Allegro) – A not too fast. Couterpoint in three and four parts. Equally A nice minuet only a page long (24 bars) – amongst the easiest of (G minor – Allegrissimo) Ferocious and virtuosistic sonata. Wide skips. The main difficulty is to be found in the several bars where the hands cross.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.Allegro) – A beautiful.Moderato) – A beautiful and complex fugue. (D minor – Allegro) – A determined and energetic gavotte. (D minor – Aria) Lyrical sonata much easier than it sounds. A masterpiece. Slow and melancholic. (B minor – Allegro) This is my all time favourite Scarlatti sonata. This is an ideal piece to open a recital. As the Cheyene Indians found of saying “ it makes my heart soar like a hawk”. Excellent Czerny replacement and superior warm up piece. tranquil and lyrical sonata that grows in emotional intensity as it develops. This is a real gem. Although just one page long it requires some musical maturity to be truly effective. (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. Very untypical Scarlatti. Richly textured. it suddenly displays a most romantic theme. Excellent as a study in voicing.Allegro ) A two voice invention (with a third voice intruding on the last two bars of the first part). since it is slow and introspective it will calm you down. full of nervous energy. lyrical sonata. Excellent for waking up the audience! Figurations are shared equally by both hands. fast scales in thirds.Andante ) Intensely lyrical work of great musical depth. and yet one of the most A slow thoughtful piece. Very unusual sonata. Written (mostly) in 3-voice counterpoint. Surprisingly romantic. Only 24 bars long. lyrical sonatas. (E major – Presto) This one of my favourite fast sonatas. (C minor . technically unchallenging (grade 3). If you want to develop a certain kind of technique. Broken chords figuration in both hands. uplifting and tranquil. this is a fast. this is a hauntingly beautiful piece with a complex polyphonic texture – difficult to read but easy to play. joyful and uplifting music that is much easier to play than it sounds. suspensions. suspensions and syncopations. One of the most catchy motifs amongst all sonatas it makes one wish to dance and (D minor – Andante moderato) – Wonderful sonata. A masterpiece. repeated notes and lots of ornaments.

This unusual. One of my favourites. A slow. double (Eb major – Allegro) – Joyful and uplifting. (E major . 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. Lyrical and tranquil. Uplifting and extroverted. Catchy and uplifiting.sonata has a very catchy. (E major – Andante) – Sudden shifts of key abound in this sonata. Although it sounds dazzling and virtuosic it is much easier than it sounds. An insistent and catchy motif keeps bringing the sonata together. A breezy arpeggio study with very fast triplet semiquavers. sort of) A lyrical sonata with beautiful lush harmonies. (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. lyrical beginning all hell breaks loose. sixths and (C major – Cantabile – ¾)A slow (well. (B minor . A fast toccata with lots of repeated notes over long stretches. This Sonata was composed in 1752.Andante) After a slow. (D minor . (E minor – Allegro) – A masterpiece. Tranquil and (A major – Allegro) Uplifiting sonata. Great to play and to listen to. Dramatic and powerful. crossing hands. 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. If you are looking for a Czerny alternative look no further: it is a study for the left hand plus repeated notes. (D minor – Allegro) – A masterpiece. (E minor – Lento) A beautiful lyrical and reflective sonata. with a hauntingly beautiful melody and compelling harmonic progressions. Go and jump on a lake. not too fast. Unusual syncopations. The Sonata has real Spanish character with vitality and bravura. Here Scarlatti succeeds in making conventional harmonies with slight changes sound quite extraordinary for the period. and a fast. 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. (G major – Allegro) Tired of practising arpeggios? Try this sonata instead. sonorous qualities. broken thirds. (E flat major . arpeggios. . Hanon!. Requires a sizeable hand span and (A major – Andante e cantabile) – Lyrical sonata.Allegro ) An excellent “dance” piece full of Spanish rhythms.Andante) – Sonata in a lyric. percussive – watch out for the castanet sounds! .Andante ) – Another of my favourites amongst the lyrical sonatas. 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 – Allegretto) – 3/8 – A nice little menuet full of humour and light. cantabile style. dancing (D minor – Allegro) A fast sonata full of nervous energy. Broken chords and skips. Fast repeated notes. Slightly reminiscent of K 208. Main difficulty are the fast alternating hands. moderately flowing.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. full-of-longing melody increases gradually in intensity up to an unusual harmonic climax. scale runs. this is the cross hand piece to end all cross hand pieces! Leaping bass figures. Enharmonic modulations and (G major – Andante) – A two and three voice invention. (C# minor – Allegro) – Beautiful lyrical sonata (slightly reminiscent of K 69) with a weaving three voice counterpoint. Expansive.Allegretto) – A beautiful. lyrical sonata not too slow. Virtuosic with dissonant guitar strumming in the left hand and lots of cross hands. leaps. broken chords. 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. (F minor .

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. this one elicits tranquillity and peacefulness rather than melancholy and grief. full of zest and unresolved dissonances that make it sound brittle and sharp. A really electric and uplifting work requiring pianism of the utmost degree. Difficult octave leaps on (D major – Allegro) – Rhythmical percussive beginning followed by a romantic arpeggiated section (not unlike a Schubert impromptu) with a . Harmonically advanced and elaborate – at seven pages is one of the longest sonatas this is a masterful sonata with a superb central melody. both to play and to listen to. joyful sonata with a Mozartian flavour. it is still effective if use a (D major . (C major – Allegro) A beautiful sonata full of guitar sounds and Spanish nostalgia. percussive chords. Rich textures and highly musical.Allegro) – Lyrical and gently lilting sonata. Excellent for developing rhythm awareness of triplets versus quavers. a most gentle and (F major . As it is often the case with the lyrical sonatas. My favourite fast sonata. Fast and dazzling this (D major – Andante cantabile) – Beautiful lyrical sonata (and one of the longest). (F minor – Andante moderato) . slow lyrical sonata. (F minor – Andante e cantabile) Introspective. (E major – Allegro) – This beautiful two-voice invention is excellent for finger and hand co-ordination and independence. Uses the whole keyboard. this is a brilliant and dazzling sonata with plenty of repeated notes. A lyrical and calm sonata. It also has 3 (G major – Allegretto) – Starts with determined. The tempo direction (“as fast as possible”) gives you an idea of what to expect. This cures depression. (Amajor . (G major – Prestissimo) Wonderfully exhilarating sonata. which are followed by a fast figuration of great delicacy equally shared between the hands. A fast introduction is followed by a most evocative second part. (But only if you play it at top speed. Has a recurring motif that is incredibly joyful and catchy. After a rhythmic introduction characteristic of Spanish dances. Although this should be played fast. (C major – Allegro). 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.Allegro ) A delicate.A masterpiece. this “baroque prelude” style sonata has most of its impressive finger work in the right hand. deeply reflective and tranquil.Allegro ) – One of my all time favourites. 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. (A major – Allegro) Based on a Spanish Buleria (a kind of Tarantella). 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.Pastorale: Allegrissimo) In spite of the tempo direction this is a relatively slow sonata. Excellent for finger control and co-ordination.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 beautiful melody (F minor . lyrical and reflexive.) Another sonata full of brilliance. Good Czerny replacement and warm up. (E minor – Andante) One of my favourites slow sonatas. It is said to represent children (G minor – Andante) Another beautiful lyrical sonata. and not at all melancholic. serious! Great for your trills and (C major – Allegro) One of my favourites. Reflective and (A major) – Beautiful lyrical sonata and technically undemanding. (A major – Allegro) – Dazzling and fast. with fast scales and compelling harmonic progressions. Sudden dramatic silences. And if you need a study in (C major – Allegro) A percussive sonata. It is (A major . Beautiful. Very good as a study in long phrases.

4. 22. D780/4 Scherzo in Bb. 6 comes the first small cloud (The poor orphan)[…] with nos 12 and 13 the cycle leaves behind […] the child’s world. 124 Album for the young op. 68 Other Notes & Comments (C major – Allegro) – Inventive sonata with many original musical ideas. 02. […] in the second section. No. Great warm up. 19. 06 Moment Musical in C#m. D593/2 Sonata in Ab. From Sonata in C minor.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. Effective at a slower tempo. Shepherd pipes and bagpipes drones are imitated. With a typical baroque figuration shared by both hands. Op. the tone changes. melancholic sonata with a beautiful. no 2/3 About Strange Lands and People Abschied Album Blatter Op. D 459 Piano Pieces. 3 and 6 are more reflective. 17) There are over 40 exceptional pieces in this set. “The cycle is a totally shattering profile of spiritual development. Op. 19 Adagio in G. 2. Op.557 Sonata in Am. D. this is another lyrical. but only the first ten or so are really for beginners. broken chords and close position passage work.122. D899/1 Ländler in Eb. nos.4. K73 L217 Completely atonal music. where no shadows are yet to be found. Urgent and dramatic it will still be effective at a slower tempo. Technical problems are minimal. It recalls the piping of the shepherds who came down into Rome from the surrounding hills at Christmas time. flowing melody. Starts lively in 3/8 and modulates to G minor to end the first half in G major. 142 No. 3 Impromptu.845 Sonata in B. Op. and yet highly atmospheric and impressionistic. D935 Impromptu in Cm. Op 147. 24. On the second part changes meter to 2/4 and returns to 3/8 at the (D major – Allegro) – A masterpiece. The final movement (presto) is exhilarating and virtuosic. 6. D178 Andante in C. 20. overlapping phrases. Op 90 No.568 Sonata in E. D29 Ecossaise in Bm Fünf Klavierstücke. Recorded by Benjamin Frith for (G major – Allegro) – Lively and imposing sonata with a beautiful recurring motif. and excellent for finger independence and (Bb major – Cantabile) – A beautiful aria. With occasional 4-voice couterpoint it has dignified. (C major – Pastorale: Moderato – Molto allegro – Presto) One of the few sonatas written in different movements (tempos). Op 94 No. Op 82 (I particularly like nos. 5. 01. They begin in a moderate (D minor – Prestissimo – 2/2) Another fast and furious sonata that can easily replace any technical study. D334 Moment Musical in Ab. D946: No 1 in Ebm (Untitled piece) Op 68/30 A Strange Story Abendlied. with a contrast between the friendly A major of nos. beginning with the innocently naïve and childish nos. (G minor) – Written in 2 and 3 parts. Allegro ma non troppo 3rd mvt no 9 from ‘Waldscenen’. This is a 2 voice invention with the figurations equally distributed between the hands.94 No. the magnificently inspired nos. D 575 Sonata in Db. D 593/1 Scherzo in Db. 1st mvt. Op 118. 1 – 5. Two voice invention (with an occasional third voice) equally shared between hands. this lyrical sonata is a real gem. 16. 21 . this one is ideal for scales. 8. 3. With no. D. posth. D 567 Sonata in Eb. Allegro moderato 3rd mvt 1st mvt. D. D679/2 Menuett in A. and 28 and the intervening pieces like the sad no. This Pastorale was composed in 1756 during Scarlatti's late period.

05 The Entreating Child. 11 no. 87 No. Op 82 No. 18 Bunte Blatter Op. big jumps. from Sonata. 9 . Op 124 No. 04 The Wayside Inn. 04 The Poor Orphan. Very fast. Op 99 No. 34 No. 18 Prelude Op. Op 28 No. Op. Op 82 Eintritt Glückes genug. 16 no. 06 Nocturne in F# minor. reminds me of a Czerny exercise for the right hand (maybe Shostakovitch was making a parody here. somewhat like some of Mendelsohnn's SWWs. 87 No. 9. 10 no 1 from ‘Waldscenen’. Op 21 No. from 'Album for the Young' Op 68/?? Novelette in B minor. in an impressionist style. and near the end has a noisy passage. 09 Prelude and Fugue in F minor. Op 68 No. and 10) No. from 'Kinderscenen'. 34 No. no 2 Doll's Cradle Song. Canon Allegro. 34 No. Op 82 U Shostakovich U Shostakovich U Shostakovich U Shostakovich ‘24 Preludes and Fugues. 08 Prelude Op. Op 5 No. from ‘Waldscenen’.2 Sonata in G. 18 Reiterstück. 34 No. 11 no. 03 Prelude Op. 02 Study in C# minor. Op 15 No. (I particularly like nos. Op 118 No. Op 99 No. 15 Albumblätter III. Starts like nocturne. 1. 02 Catch Me if You Can. 09 Prelude Op. similar to Very funny polka style with all you could expect from modern music: dissonances. 23 Romance in F#. 2nd mvt no 7 from ‘Waldscenen’. Op 68 No. Op 2 No. 02 Slumber Song. no 7 from ‘Dances of the Dolls’ Gavotte No 2 from 'Dance of the Dolls' Prelude and Fugue in B. Op 82 2nd mvt. Op 68 No. Allegro vivace. 22 Prelude Op. Op 6. Op 87 vol 2’ Beautiful lyrical writing. 01 Prelude Op. (Wilder Reiter). Op 15 Lento. 01 3 Fantastic Dances.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. 02 no. from 'Album for the Young' Op 68 No. sudden changes of key. Op. 03 Charming Landscape. bitonality. 11 Prelude and Fugue in E. Op 124 No. 4. Kinderscenen. Op 68 No.After a chordal introduction. 11 no. Another beautiful lyrical piece with a nice melody and not so dissonant as . 11 no. 2. Op 68/?? Dreaming Einsame Blumen (Lonely Flowers). 6. the second part has a mist of sound created by a fast Canon. 01 Novelette in D. 03 Prelude Op. 09 Prelude Op.118 No. Op 15 No.08 Vogel als Prophet Waltz. Waldscenen. Op 82 No. 05 Prelude Op. wrong-note A fast tarantella-like piece. 27 no. 09 Reaper's Song. 04 Prelude Op. 05 Impromptu. 05 Davidsbundlertänz. 01 Kind im Einschlummern. 05 Prelude Op. 16 Sonata in D. 11 no. 99 Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments Beautiful haunting melody with 16th note acompanying figure split between the hands. Op. Op 118 No. 06 Melody. 15 Prelude Op. Op 15 No. 11 no. Op 68 No. Op 5: nos 2 and 3 Clockwork Doll Dance. 01 Stückchen. 87 No. 06 Prelude Op. 34 No. Kinderscenen.06 The Wild Horseman. Op. Op 124 No. 02 Prelude Op. 5.

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

2nd mvt. Dolce From 'Der getreu Musikmeister'. 4 Kinderstück (Child’s Piece) Main Technical Difficulty or Benefit Other Notes & Comments 1st Movt Gratioso 1st mvt. 1st Dozen. Très vite 3rd Dozen. 3rd mvt. Allegro 2nd Dozen. Aria (no 7 from ‘A Próle do Bébé no 1’) .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 33:21. 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.

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