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Hal Leonard The 20th Century – Intermediate Level

 
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20th Century series presents music by some of the greatest composers of the modern era, composers who wrote a full range of music for orchestra, voices, piano and chamber ensembles, in the great and large forms. But they also valued music education, and composed interesting music to foster a stdent pianist's progress. The pieces by these composers lead a student not only to technical proficiency, but also to become a more fully formed, imaginative musician. When a great talent turns attention to writing a short piece of limited difficulty level for students, it is approached with the same aesthetics, temperament, tastes and creative invention applied when composing a symphony, opera or concerto. These exquisite miniatures are complete works of timeless art. Through them a master musician of the past indirectly teaches a progressing musician of the present and the future.

Contents:
  • Antheil:
  • Little Shimmy
  • Barber: Petite Berceuse
  • To My Steinway
  • selections from For Children: Jeering Song, Round Dance
  • Creston: selections from Five Little Dances, Op. 24: Festive Dance, Rustic Dance
  • Hovhaness: Mountain Lullaby from Mountain Idylls, Op. 119  
  • Kabalevsky: selections from 30 Pieces for Children, Op. 27: Clowning, A Little Prank, Lyric Piece, The Chase, Novelette
  • Slow Waltz from 24 Pieces for Children, Op. 39
  • Rondo-Toccata from Four Rondos, Op. 60; Prelude and Fugue in G Major from Six Preludes and Fugues, Op. 61
  • Khachaturian: Ivan Sings from Adventures of Ivan
  • Muczynski: Fable No. 9 from Fables, Op. 21
  • Pinto: Playing Marbles from Children's Festival
  • Prokofiev: selections from Music for Children, Op. 65: Morning, Promenade, Regrets
  • Ravel: Prélude
  • Shostakovich: Birthday from Children's Notebook for Piano, Op. 69.

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