Jones, Richard: Core Classics, Grades 3-4


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 Chaminade, Diabelli, Scarlatti, and many more, this book includes an abundance of much-loved music.

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Rondo in F, K. 15hh, from ‘London Notebook’ [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]; A Celtic Song [Thomas Dunhill]; Roundabout [Dorothy Pilling]; Prayer, Op. 25 No. 5 [Genari Karganov]; Sunset over Stac Pollaidh [David Bedford]; The Policeman’s Song: from The Pirates of Penzance [Arthur Sullivan]; In the Bay [Felix Swinstead]; Sonata in G minor [Domenico Scarlatti]; Butterfly, Op. 36 No. 8 [Eduard Rohde]; Moderato cantabile: 1st movt from Sonatina in F, Op. 168 No. 1. No. 1 from Diabelli, 7 Sonatinas, Op. 168 [Anton Diabelli]; Suite No. 2 in B flat, 2. Siciliana: Adagio [John Alcock]; Idylle, No. 1 from Album des enfants, deuxieme serie, Op. 126 [Cecile Chaminade]; Minuet in G: No. 2 from Six Minuets, WoO 10 [Ludwig van Beethoven]; Scherzo: from Musikalische Nebenstunden [Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach]; Premier Chagrin (First Sorrow), Op. 149 Book 1 No. 6 [Benjamin Godard]; Bread and Butter: No. 2 [Alan Haughton]; Arietta: No.7 from Eight Easy Pieces, Op.43 [Reyngol’d Moritsevich Glier]; Habanera: No. 6 from Ten Dances [Michael Rose]; Prelude in F, BWV 927, from ‘Clavierbuchlein’ for W. F. Bach [Johann Sebastian Bach]; Alvedans (Dance of the Elves), Op. 12 No. 4 [Edvard Grieg]

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Weight 156 g

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Jones, Richard

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