Jones, Richard: Core Classics, Grades 5-6


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 Albeniz, Rebello, Schumann, and many more, this book includes an abundance of much-loved music.

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Andante in B flat, K. 15ii, from ‘London Notebook’ [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]; Prelude in E minor, Op. 28 No. 4 [Fryderyk Chopin]; Andante from Op. 14 No. 2 [Ludwig van Beethoven]; May, lovely May (Mai, lieber Mai), Op. 68 No. 13 [Robert Schumann]; Corant: Lesson in E minor, third movement [Jean Baptiste Loeillet]; Invention No. 8 in F, BWV 779 [Johann Sebastian Bach]; Vals Poetico (Poetic Waltz) No. 6 [Enrique Granados]; Study in C: No. 3 from ‘The Wheel of Progress’, Op. 74 [Thomas Dunhill]; Album Leaf, from Lyrische Stucke (Lyric Pieces), Op. 12 [Edvard Grieg]; A New Ground, Z. T682 [Henry Purcell]; Mazurka: No.3 from Eight Easy Pieces, Op.43 [Reyngol’d Moritsevich Glier]; A Maske, from ‘Fitzwilliam Virginal Book’ [Giles Farnaby]; Scherzo-Valse, No. 6 from Album des enfants, deuxieme serie, Op. 126 [Cecile Chaminade]; Chanson napolitaine (Neopolitan song), Op. 39 No. 18 [Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky]; Rondo: second movement from Sonatina in E flat, Op. 19 No. 6 [Jan Ladislav Dussek]; Musical Snuffbox, Op. 32 [Anatoly Lyadov]; There Was a Most Beautiful Lady (No. 3 from Country Pageant) [Herbert Howells]; Tango, No. 2 from Espana: 6 Feuilles d’Album, Op. 165 [Isaac Albeniz]; Larghetto maestoso-Allegro assai, First movement from Sonata in F minor, WoO 47 No. 2 [Ludwig van Beethoven]; A Wise Bud [Rebello]

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Jones, Richard

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