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Focus on Melody, Volume 1

Various / edited by Suzanne Guy and Victoria McArthur

Focus on Melody, Volume 1 contains piano literature with a wide variety of melodic treatments aimed at helping performers develop the skill of recognizing melodic features. The cleanly engraved scores are organized by period, in approximate order of difficulty. Includes hints about finding and projecting melodies, technical exercises for melodic expression, descriptive summaries, and brief composer biographies.

Series: Great Piano Literature Level: Early Intermediate
Arranger:  Voicing: Solo
Instrument: Piano Format: Books
Editor: Suzanne Guy and Victoria McArthur Subject: Literature and Repertoire
ISBN-13:  Barcode: 674398206261
King William's March (Clarke)
Minuet in G Major (Bach)
Minuet in G Minor (Pezold)
Bourree (Krieger)
Sonata in D Minor, K. 54 (Scarlatti)
Prelude in C Major (Bach)
Little Fugue in C Major (Pachelbel)
Minuet in F Major, K. 6 (Mozart)
Sonatina in A Minor (Benda)
Andantino, Hob. I: 85n No. 2 (Haydn)
Sonatina in G Major, Op. 168, No. 2 (Diabelli)
Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
The Avalanche, Op. 45, No. 2 (Heller)
Ballade, Op. 100, No. 15 (Burgmueller)
Tolling Bell, Op. 125, No. 8 (Heller)
Minuet and Trio, D. 336 (Schubert)
Morning Prayer, Op. 39, No. 1 (Tchaikovsky)
Sweet Dream, Op. 39, No. 21 (Tchiakovsky)
About Foreign Lands and People, Op. 15, No. 1 (Schumann)
Echoes from the Theatre, Op. 68, No. 25 (Schumann)
Waltz in A Minor, Op. posth. (Chopin)
Playing Soldiers, Op. 31, No.4 (Rebikov)
In the Forest (Rebikov)
Autumn (Maykapar)
Melody (Bloch)
Peasant's Flute Song, Sz. 42 (Bartok)
The Evening Bell (Granados)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Satie) and Le Petit Negre (Debussy).