Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements

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Courier Corporation, 2008 - Music - 133 pages
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Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of beloved piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure and satisfaction of playing music that's usually beyond their grasp.Some of the master composers are represented by several pieces each: nine works by Bach include "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"; Mozart's "Rondo alla Turca" appears along with eight other selections from his oeuvre; seven by Chopin include "Funeral March"; the "Emperor" Concerto, "Ode to Joy, " and "Fur Elise" are among the eight Beethoven features; and eight by Tchaikovsky include "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Nutcracker. Other well-known pieces include Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Liszt, Brahms' "Lullaby," "Morning Mood" by Grieg, Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony, plus compositions by Schubert, Verdi, Debussy, Handel, Mendelssohn, and others.Dover (2008) original republication from authoritative editions. 144pp. 81/4. x 11. Paperbound.ALSO AVAILABLEEasy Piano Classics, Ronald Herder (ed.). 176pp. 83/8 x 11. 0-486-40407-2
Easy Dances for Solo Piano, Harold Wolf. 128pp. 9 x 12. 0-486-43800-7
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Contents

Bach Minuet
2
Bartók Rumanian Sketch
13
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
28
Clementi Air Suisse
44
Foster Beautiful Dreamer
50
Handel Sarabande
56
Liszt Consolation
64
Mozart Minuet from Don Giovanni
67
Mendelssohn Venetian Gondola Song
82
Mussorgsky Hopak
84
Rachmaninoff Prelude
90
Satie Lullaby
98
Schumann Träumerei
106
Vivaldi The Autumn Hunt
128
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