Jones, Richard: Core Classics, Grades 4-5


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 Farrenc, Glier, Tchaikovsky, and many more, this book includes an abundance of much-loved music.

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Vieux Noel (Old Christmas Carol) (G minor) [Cesar Franck]; Soldiers’ March, Op. 47 No. 14 [Robert Fuchs]; Prelude in C minor, BWV 999 [Johann Sebastian Bach]; Prelude in D minor, Op. 40 No. 3 [Anatoly Lyadov]; Bagatelle in G minor, Op. 119 No. 1 [Ludwig van Beethoven]; Grandmother’s Song, Op. 27 No. 10 [Robert Volkmann]; Christmas Piece: No. 1 from ‘6 Kinderstucke’, Op. 72 (Allegro non troppo in G) [Felix Mendelssohn]; Tunch [Graham Fitkin]; Scherzetto [Harold Samuel]; Study in D minor [Louise Farrenc]; Allegro molto from Sonatina in F, Op. 88 No. 4 [Friedrich Kuhlau]; La Chevaleresque (The Knight Errant), Op. 100 No. 25 [Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmuller]; Andante: 3rd movt from Sonata in D minor, BWV 964 [Johann Sebastian Bach]; Philomela [Dorothy Pilling]; Sketch in D: No.3 from Twelve Sketches, Op.47 [Reyngol’d Moritsevich Glier]; In a Gondola, Op. 105 No. 4 [Eduard Schutt]; Minuet in G minor, from Suite No. 1 in Bb (1727 coll.), HWV 434 [George Frideric Handel]; Folk Song, Op. 12 No. 5 [Edvard Grieg]; Sonata in D, Hob. XVI/33: 3rd movement, Tempo di Menuet [Joseph Haydn]; Chanson triste, Op. 40 No. 2 [Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky]

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Jones, Richard

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