Keys to Artistic Performance, Book 3
21 Late Intermediate to Early Advanced Pieces to Inspire Imaginative Performance
Ed. Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield and Dennis Alexander
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Series: Keys to Artistic Performance
Category: Piano Collection
Instrument: Piano
Level: Late Intermediate / Early Advanced
This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, and how to move at the piano. Titles: Arietta, Op. 12, No. 1 (Edvard Grieg) * Arioso for Right Hand Alone (Dennis Alexander) * Baba-Yaga (The Witch) Op. 39, No. 20 from Album for the Young (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky) * Bagatelle, Op. 6, No. 2 (Béla Bartók) * Bolero, from 11 Children’s Pieces, Op. 35, No. 4 (Alfredo Casella) * Consolation, Op. 30, No. 3 (Felix Mendelssohn) * Danse caractéristique, Op. 2, No. 6 (Vladimir Rebikov) * Élégie Op. 126, No. 7 from Album des Enfants, Bk. 2 (Cécile Chaminade).* La fuente y la campana (The Fountain and the Bell) from Paisajes (Frederico Mompou) * Maruntel (Quick Dance), Romanian Dance No. 6 (Béla Bartók) * May Night, Op. 27, No. 4 (Selim Palmgren) * Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 1 (Frédéric Chopin) * Prelude in B Minor, Op. 28, No. 6 (Frédéric Chopin) * Scherzo in B-flat Major, D. 593 (Franz Schubert) * Sonnet for Alexis (Dennis Alexander) * Spanish Dance, No. 1 from 12 Spanish Dances, Op. 5 (Enrique Granados) * Spanish Dance, No. 2 from 12 Spanish Dances, Op. 5 (Enrique Granados) * To the Rising Sun, Op. 4, No. 1 (Trygve Torjussen) * Toccata Lyrica (Dennis Alexander) * Waltz, Op. 124, No. 4 (Robert Schumann) * Warrior’s Song, Op. 45, No. 15 (Stephen Heller).
TITLE COMPOSER
Élégie Op. 126, No. 7 from Album des Enfants, Bk. 2 Cécile Chaminade
About the Authors
Maruntel (Quick Dance) Romanian Dance No. 6 Béla Bartók
Scherzo in B-flat Major, D. 593 Franz Schubert
Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 1 Frédéric Chopin
Bagatelle, Op. 6, No. 2 Béla Bartók
La fuente y la campana (The Fountain and the Bell) from Paisajes Federico Mompou
For the Teacher
May Night, Op. 27, No. 4 Selim Palmgren
Spanish Dance, No. 1 from 12 Spanish Dances, Op. 5 Enrique Granados
Toccata Lyrica Dennis Alexander
Prelude in B Minor, Op. 28, No. 6 Frédéric Chopin
Spanish Dance, No. 2 from 12 Spanish Dances, Op. 5 Enrique Granados
Waltz, Op. 124, No. 4 Robert Schumann
Bolero, from 11 Children's Pieces, Op. 35, No. 4 Alfredo Casella
Sonnet for Alexis Dennis Alexander
Warrior's Song, Op. 45, No. 15 Stephen Heller
Arioso for Right Hand Alone Dennis Alexander
Danse caractéristique, Op. 2, No. 6 Vladimir Rebikov
To the Rising Sun, Op. 4, No. 1 Trygve Torjussen
Baba-Yaga (The Witch), Op. 39, No. 20 from Album for the Young Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
For the Student
KEYS TO ARTISTIC PERFORMANCE
Color
Pedaling
Rubato
Characterization
Choreography
Arietta, Op. 12, No. 1 Edvard Grieg
Consolation, Op. 30, No. 3 Felix Mendelssohn