|By Subject > Music > Piano and Keyboard > Solo Piano and Other Keyboard > 9 > Great Preludes for Solo Piano|
The prelude has long been a favorite form for composers to work in, whether as introductions to fugues or as independent concert pieces. This unique collection offers a wide survey of famous preludes, from works by John Bull and Orlando Gibbons to those of Ravel and Rachmaninoff, plus examples of all styles in between.
|Great Preludes for Solo Piano|
|Contents:||Click to View|
|Dimensions:||9 x 12|
Early works include preludes by Purcell and Couperin as well as selections from Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier. Beethoven's "Two Preludes Through All Twelve Major Keys," Op. 39, marks the transition toward the Romantic works, which include pieces by Chopin, Alkan, Mendelssohn, and Tchaikovsky. Other featured composers include Debussy, Satie, Scriabin, Albéniz, and Fauré. An indispensable addition to any music library, this compilation will provide pianists of an intermediate level and beyond with countless hours of enjoyment at their keyboards.
|Ready to Buy?|
Add this to your cart
(you can always remove it later.)
Shopping here is Guaranteed Safe!
|Here's a sample of other Dover titles that may interest your customers.|
|Complete Preludes, Books 1 and 2|
by Claude Debussy
These 24 works reveal Debussy's genius: "La Cathedrale engloutie," "Ondine," "La fille aux cheveux de lin," "Feuilles mortes," "Ce qu'a vu le Vent d'Ouest," many more. Glossary of French terms.
|Six Great Piano Trios in Full Score|
by Ludwig van Beethoven
This definitive Breitkopf & Härtel edition of Beethoven's most performed and recorded piano trios includes the Ghost, Op. 70, No. 1, and the Archduke, Op. 97. Features lay-flat sewn binding. read more
|Beethoven As I Knew Him|
by Anton Felix Schindler
Intimate biography by Beethoven's pupil and secretary recalls composer's personality, contemporaries, deafness, irascible behavior, etc. Extensively annotated by Beethoven scholar Donald MacArdle. Revised 3rd edition. Editor's Notes. Introduction. Includes 7 illustrations. read more
|A First Book of Brahms: For The Beginning Pianist|
by David Dutkanicz
Suitable for beginning pianists of all ages, this volume includes the famous "Lullaby," the theme from "Academic Festival Overture," "Hungarian Dance No. 5," excerpts from "A Study for the Left Hand," more. read more
|Piano Technique: Tone, Touch, Phrasing and Dynamics|
by Lillie H. Philipp
Expert guide covers tone production, fingering, pedaling, chords, sight-reading, and more. Its 63 musical excerpts include works by such masters as Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. Numerous exercises and illustrations. read more
|The Piano Concertos in Full Score|
by Frédéric Chopin
Chopin's piano concertos combine bold orchestral pieces with delicate keyboard solos. These two rank among the most beloved pieces in the repertoire. Convenient single-volume edition, reproduced from authoritative sources. Features lay-flat sewn binding. read more
|Gymnopédies, Gnossiennes and Other Works for Piano|
by Erik Satie
This affordable volume represents the largest collection of Satie piano works available. Includes 17 pieces in all by the French composer and pianist, including his most famous piece, Gymnopédies. read more
|Complete Piano Rags|
by Scott Joplin
All 38 piano rags by the acknowledged master of the form, reprinted from the publishers' original editions complete with sheet music covers. Introduction by David A. Jasen. read more
|Piano Masterpieces of Maurice Ravel|
by Maurice Ravel
Handsome, affordable treasury features Pavane pour une infante défunte, Jeux d'eau, Sonatine, Miroirs, Menuet antique, Gaspard de la nuit, more. Influential works belong in the repertoire of every serious pianist. read more
|Three Great Orchestral Works in Full Score: Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune, Nocturnes, La Mer|
by Claude Debussy
Complete scores of three orchestral favorites by vastly influential modern composer. Innovation, texture, shimmering impressionism. Reprinted from early French editions. New Contents, Glossary of French musical terms.
|Complete Preludes and Etudes|
by Frédéric Chopin
Includes 26 Preludes: Op. 28, Nos. 1-24; Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 45; Prelude in A-flat Major. 27 Etudes: Op. 10, Nos. 1-12; Op. 25, Nos. 1-12; Trois Nouvelles Etudes. read more
by Walter Gieseking
Two books, bound together, by one of the greatest pianists of all time and his famed teacher: The Shortest Way to Pianistic Perfection and Rhythmics, Dynamics, Pedal and Other Problems of Piano Playing.