This document is a pedagogical guide for Tchaikovsky’s Album for the Young, Op. 39, which is regarded as valid pedagogical material for teachers interested in incorporating this repertoire into their studios. This document contains brief bibliographical information of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and a concise background of Album for the Young, Op. 39, and then presents a comprehensive pedagogical analysis of each piece, which includes teaching methods, technical approaches and practice suggestions. In addition, this document assigns a level for each piece of this collection. Tchaikovsky’s Album for the Young, Op. 39 may be employed by teachers for elementary and intermediate students. This pedagogical guide is written as a reference for the teachers who will enable students to better understand Tchaikovsky’s piano music. Studying this repertoire allows students to be better prepared to study Tchaikovsky’s other more advanced works.
Compiled from a survey conducted among hundreds of U. S. piano teachers, these 64 well-known melodies were selected as being the most popular. Titles: * America * American Patrol * America, the Beautiful * Andante Cantabile * Dance of the Hours * España * Fantasy-Impromptu Theme * Für Elise * Give My Regards to Broadway * Hava Nagila * La Cumparsita * Parade of the Tin Soldiers * Pomp and Circumstance * Tarantella in D Minor * Waiting for the Robert E. Lee * Yankee Doodle Boy and many more. With larger notation, fingering, pedaling and phrasing, this edition is perfect for "young" pianists of all ages.
Alfred Masterwork Edition - Piano Sheet Music Collection
Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
Such familiar works as Beethoven's "Sonatina in G" and Clementi's "Sonatina in C," Op. 36, No. 1 are balanced by lesser-known sonatinas of Latour, Wanhal, Halsinger and Pleyel. Palmer's helpful edition includes a brief introduction to sonatina form and a short biography of each composer. An excellent choice for early-intermediate to intermediate piano students.
Originally composed in 1865 for piano duet (one piano, four hands), Brahms's 16 Waltzes, Op. 39, are charming short pieces in the Viennese ländler and waltz styles. Editor Henry Levine has included helpful fingering suggestions, pedaling indications in the secondo part, and phrasing that enhances the melodic line. For reading and playing convenience, these beautifully re-engraved waltzes are now available in an attractive upright edition, complete with a thematic index.
Titles: * Für Elise, Wo O59 (L. van Beethoven) * Arabesque from 25 Easy and Progressive Studies, Op. 100, No. 2 (F. Burgmüller) * By the Limpid Stream from 25 Easy and Progressive Studies, Op. 100, No. 7 (F. Burgmüller) * Sonatina in F Major from Zwei Leichte Sonaten No. 2, Kinsky-Halm, Anh. 5 (Allegro assai, Rondo: Allegro) (L. van Beethoven) * Old French Song from Album for the Young, Op. 39, No. 16 (P.I. Tchaikovsky) * Prelude in C Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Vol. I, BWV 846 (J.S. Bach) * Invention No. 1 from Two-Part Inventions (J.S. Bach) * Sonata No. 48, Hob. XVI/35 (Allegro con brio, Adagio, Finale: Allegro) (J. Haydn) * Siciliano from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 11 (R. Schumann) * First Loss from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 16 (R. Schumann)
This advanced piano piece by the 19th-century French composer is one of his most popular concert works. The program music describes a funeral procession, relieved by a lively middle section where the mourners stop for refreshment. The main theme was used as the signature music for the Alfred Hitchcock mystery television series.