Jones, Richard: Core Classics, Grades 2-3


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 Burgmuller, Purcell, Schubert and many more, this book includes an abundance of much-loved music.

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Branle de Basque [Louis Couperin]; The Bear: No. 4 from ‘Christmas Gifts’ [Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov]; Minuet and Variation I [Anna Bon di Venezia]; All Forlorn: No. 1 from ‘Odd Moments’ [William Alwyn]; Tres vite, Mvt. 3 from Fantaisie No. 9 in E minor (Second Dozen) [Georg Philipp Telemann]; Study in E: No.12 from Children’s Book Op. 98 [Alexander Grechaninov]; Hornpipe in B flat, Z. T683 [Henry Purcell]; Over the Border [Jessie Furze]; German Dance in A: No. 3 from Three German Dances, D. 972 [Franz Schubert]; Festivity [Harold R. Clark]; Les Pifferari (The Bagpipers), Impromptu [Charles-Francois Gounod]; Menuet in G, BWV Anh. II 116 [Anon.]; The Temple by the Sea [John McLeod]; Sonatina in G, Anh. 5/1: 1st movement, Moderato [Ludwig van Beethoven]; Innocence: No. 5 from 25 etudes faciles et progressives, Op. 100 [Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmuller]; 6. Gavotte 2 ou la Musette, from English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 [Johann Sebastian Bach]; Little Habanera [Jean Mackie]; Divertimento in C, Hob. XIV/4: 2nd movement, Menuetto and Trio [Joseph Haydn]; Sarabande in E minor, from ‘8 Suits of Lessons for the Harpsichord’ [Thomas Roseingrave]; Bonny Bobby Bluetoe: No. 10 [Terence Greaves]

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Jones, Richard

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