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Focus on Rhythm, Volume 1

Various / edited by Suzanne Guy

As part of the Great Piano Literature series, Focus on Rhythm, Volume 1 is a collection of 32 carefully selected and edited pieces from the four major style periods. This selected repertoire explores the many different rhythmic patterns and combinations inherent to the music, with special exercises for rhythmic preparation and descriptive summaries highlighting the rhythmic content in each piece. This approach provides the right amount of attention needed to attain a thorough understanding of rhythm and precise performance interpretation.

Series: Great Piano Literature Level: Early Intermediate
Arranger:  Voicing: Solo
Instrument: Piano Format: Books
Editor: Suzanne Guy Subject: Literature and Repertoire
ISBN-13: 978-1-56939-613-1 Barcode: 674398221288
Carnival Scene (Couperin)
Trumpet Tune (Clarke)
Sonata in G Major, K. 391 (L. 79) (Scarlatti)
Prelude in G Major (Kuhnau)
Toccata in C Minor (Scarlatti)
Gigue, BWV 825 (Bach)
Prelude in E Major, BWV 937 (Bach)
Bagatelle, Op. 119, No. 9 (Beethoven)
Sonata No. 17 in D Major (Benda)
Bagatelle in A Minor (Bach / Ricci)
Solfeggietto (C.P.E. Bach)
Sonatina, Op. 36, No. 2 (Clementi)
Capriccietto (Hummel)
Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:8 (Haydn)
Minuet in F Major, K. 5 (Mozart)
Arabesque, Op. 100, No. 2 (Burgmuller)
New Scenes of Childhood, Op. 55, No. 5 (Kirchner)
New Scenes of Childhood, Op. 55, No. 6 (Kirchner)
Allegretto Scherzando, Op. 76, No. 5 (Gurlitt
Etude in C Major, Op. 47, No. 19 (Heller)
Etude in A Minor, Op. 47, No. 3 (Heller)
Cradle Song, Op. 124, No. 6 Schumann
Waltz in B Minor, Op. 18, No. 6 (Schubert)
Waltz in D Major, Op. 127, No. 1 (Schubert)
Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. Posth. (KK IVb, No. 1) (Chopin)
Petite Etude, Op. 91, No. 10 (Moszkowski)
Slovakian Boys Dance (Bartok)
Gypsy Melody, Op. 3, No. 1 (Kodaly)
A Joyous Moment, Op. 37 (Rebikov)
Larghetto (from Les Cinq Doigts) (Stravinsky)
Pesante (from Les Cinq Doigts) (Stravinsky)
First Arabesque (Debussy)