Piano Time Classics
Thought I'd review something different for a change - and make it shorter.....for a change. I can do short. When I was a child I learned to play the guitar and the clarinet, but was absolutely desperate to play the piano. Seeing as we didn't have one and had no hope of ... Read review
CONTENTS: Thomas Arne: Rule Britannia!, Ludwig van Beethoven: Minuet in G, Moolight ... more
Sonata, Moonlight Sonata, Sonata Path'etique (2nd movt), Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dance, William Boyce: Gavotte, Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Prelude from the Te Deum, Jeremiah Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary, Claude Debussy: Golliwogg's Cakewalk, Léo Delibes: Waltz from the ballet Coppelia, Antonín Dvorák: Humoreske, Gabriel Fauré: Sicilienne, Christoph Willibald von Gluck: Aria from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice, Edvard Grieg: 'Morning' from Peer Gynt, George Frideric Handel: 'La Réjouissance' from the Fireworks Music, Largo, Franz Joseph Haydn: Theme from Quartet Op.3 No.5, Giovanni Battista Martini: Plaisir d'Amour, Felix Mendelssohn: O for the wings of a dove, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 'Romance' from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Clarinet Concerto 2nd movement, Theme from Sonata K.331, Johann Pachelbel: Canon, Nicolň Paganini: La Campanella, Henry Purcell: 'Dido's Lament' from the opera Dido and Aeneas, 'Rondeau' from Abdelazer, Camille Saint-Saëns: 'Elephant' from Carnival of the Animals, Franz Schubert: Cradle Song, Marche Militaire, Robert Schumann: Dreaming, Johann Strauss I: Roses from the South, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 'Dance of the Little Swans' from the ballet Swan, Waltz from the ballet Sleeping Beauty, Waltz from the ballet Swan Lake, Antonio Vivaldi: 'Autumn' from The Four Seasons, Richard Wagner: 'Bridal March' from the opera Lohengrin, Sebastián de Yradier: La Paloma.
The cover of the book is a bit childish - even for me....
"...did. I bought a piano (on the pretext it would be good for my children to learn one day lol) and had lessons. My daughter did go on to have lessons, so it was worthwhile.
The point of this little story is that it is never too late to do those things you put off. I was messing around on said piano the other day and pulled out one of the first books that made it easy to learn. When you first start it is easy to get bogged down with boring scales and ..."
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