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Jones, Richard: Core Classics, Grades 1-2


Core Classics is a collection of seven books of music from the piano canon, selected and graded by leading educationalists. Each volume contains a rich selection of engaging pieces to form the backbone of any pianist’s repertoire. With pieces from Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart and many more, this book includes an abundance of much-loved music.

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Andante from Symphony No. 94 in G, ‘The Surprise’ [Joseph Haydn]; Air: No. 7 from ’12 Easy Pieces’ [George Dyson]; Study in F, Op. 190 No. 27 (Melody) [Louis Kohler]; A Toy: No. 193 from Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, Vol. 2 [Anon.]; Camptown Races [Stephen Collins Foster]; Melody in C, No. 21 from ABC du Piano [Felix le Couppey]; Waltz: No. 11 [Lionel Salter / Thomas Attwood]; Suite No. 1 in G, Z. 660: 1st movement, Prelude [Henry Purcell]; Minuet No. 8, Hob. IX/8 [Joseph Haydn]; Sailor’s Song: No. 11 from ‘Work and Play’ [Felix Swinstead]; German Dance in C, WoO 8 No. 1 [Ludwig van Beethoven]; Minuet in G, K. 1e [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]; Sonatina in C: Adagio [Daniel Steibelt]; Study in F, Op. 176 No. 17 [Jean-Baptiste Duvernoy]; Moderato: No.2 from 20 Little Pieces for Beginners Op.6 [Aleksandr Fyodorovich Gedike]; Sonatina No. 2 in C, Mvt. 1 Allegro [Thomas Attwood]; Gavotte in F [Jan Ladislav Dussek]; Down by the Riverside [Trad. / Trad. American]; Stolzer Reitersmann (Proud Horseman), Op. 47 No. 2 [Robert Fuchs]; Three Blue Mice: No. 1 [Terence Greaves]

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Weight 108 g

ABRSM Publishing

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Jones, Richard

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