Keys to Stylistic Mastery, Book 1
Ed. Dennis Alexander and Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
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Category: Piano Collection
Instrument: Piano
Level: Late Elementary / Early Intermediate
Keys to Stylistic Mastery teaches the basic principles of the five stylistic periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist and Contemporary) to piano students. The 28 late-elementary to early-intermediate pieces were chosen to provide a helpful transition from method books to the classics. Composer Dennis Alexander has written at least one piece in the style of each period. Information about each style period, listing selected composers, keyboard instruments and typical forms, precedes the music from that period. Brief biographies of all composers represented are included.
TITLE COMPOSER
Adagio Daniel Steibelt (contributor)
Andantino Igor Stravinsky (composer)
Aylesford Piece George Frederic Handel (composer)
Bagatelle Anton Diabelli (composer)
The Chinese Doll Vladimir Rebikov (composer)
Chorale Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)
Elegy Carl Reinecke (composer)
German Dance in G Major Franz Joseph Haydn (composer)
Gigue Georg Philipp Telemann (composer)
Glistening Willows Dennis Alexander (composer)
Hungarian Folk Dance Béla Bartók (composer)
Kanzonette in C Major Christian Gottlob Neefe (composer)
Little Piece Robert Schumann (composer)
The Lonely Sparrow Dennis Alexander (composer)
March Cornelius Gurlitt (composer)
March in G Major Dennis Alexander (composer)
Melody François Thomé (contributor)
Melody in G Major Carl Czerny (composer)
Menuet in D Minor Jean-Baptiste Lully (composer)
Menuett in A Minor Johann Krieger (composer)
Miniature Sonatina Dennis Alexander (composer)
Osaka Castle Gardens Dennis Alexander (composer)
The Shepherd's Flute Samuel Maykapar (composer)
Slovak Peasant's Dance Béla Bartók (composer)
Temple Bells Dennis Alexander (composer)
Tender Thoughts Dennis Alexander (composer)
Waltz Emil Breslaur (contributor)
Zany Zebras Dennis Alexander (composer)