Keys to Artistic Performance  Book 2

Keys to Artistic Performance Book 2


  • Author : Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1457429322


Keys to Artistic Performance Book 2 Book Description :

This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, and how to move at the piano. Titles: * German Dance, D. 365, No. 12 (Schubert) * Dawn (Bartók) * Idylle, Op. 126, No. 1 (Chaminade).* German Dance, D. 783, No. 14 (Schubert) * Gavotte, Op. 36, No. 2 (Amy Beach) * Cradle Song, Op. 124, No. 6 (Schumann) * Mazurka (Glinka) * Impresiones intimas, No. 2 (Mompou) * Naughty Boy, from For Children, Vol. 1, Sz. 42, No. 21 (Bartók) * A Little Girl P...

Keys to Artistic Performance Book 1

Keys to Artistic Performance Book 1


  • Author : Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-03
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739051296


Keys to Artistic Performance Book 1 Book Description :

This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, playing rubato, and how to move at the piano. Titles: Bartk, Bla Childrens Song, from For Children Vol. 1, Sz. 42, No. 3 * Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich Polka * Schubert, Franz Ecossaise in G Major, D. 145, No. 4 * Streabbog, J. L. Distant Bells, from 12 Melodious Pieces, Op. 63, No. 6 * Bartk, Bla Childrens Game, from For Children, Sz. 48, No. 8 * Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich. Old French Song, from...

Keys to Artistic Performance

Keys to Artistic Performance


  • Author : Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
  • Publisher : Alfred Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2009-02-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739058916


Keys to Artistic Performance Book Description :

This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, playing rubato, and how to move at the piano. Titles: Bartk, Bla Childrens Song, from For Children Vol. 1, Sz. 42, No. 3 * Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich Polka * Schubert, Franz Ecossaise in G Major, D. 145, No. 4 * Streabbog, J. L. Distant Bells, from 12 Melodious Pieces, Op. 63, No. 6 * Bartk, Bla Childrens Game, from For Children, Sz. 48, No. 8 * Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich. Old French Song, from...

Especially for Christmas  Book 2

Especially for Christmas Book 2


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-07-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739055771


Especially for Christmas Book 2 Book Description :

The Especially for Christmas series includes arrangements of some of the world's favorite carols, as well as familiar Christmas songs. Book 2 features traditional carols, such as Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen and It Came Upon a Midnight Clear as well as popular songs such as Jingle Bell Rock, Who Comes This Night and Winter Wonderland. Pianists of all ages will enjoy the sophisticated, yet accessible arrangements found in this series. 24 pages....

Just for Two  Book 1

Just for Two Book 1


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2012-02-22
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780739090909


Just for Two Book 1 Book Description :

The solo piano series Just for You was one of Dennis Alexander's first publications with Alfred and has remained one of his best-selling series. Just for Two features duet versions of many favorites from each book of the original series. Students will enjoy making music together with these duets that are "twice the fun" as the originals. Titles: * Celebration! * Cinnamon Popcorn! * Dance with Me * Scottish Dance * Sour Lemons! * Strolling Along * Spooks from Mars * Tally-Ho March...

A Splash of Color  Book 3

A Splash of Color Book 3


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781470624170


A Splash of Color Book 3 Book Description :

Written with teenagers in mind, these seven late-intermediate solos will inspire students to learn through imagery and play with feeling. Each piece is aptly named and will stretch students' imaginations to new heights. Titles: *Lemon Zest *Fields of Lavender *Black and White! *Aquamarine *Tango à la Mango *Titanium Toccata *Dark Chestnut "Tango à la Mango" and "Titanium Toccata" are Federation Festivals 2014-2016 selections....

Especially for Christmas  Book 3

Especially for Christmas Book 3


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-07
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 073905578X


Especially for Christmas Book 3 Book Description :

The Especially for Christmas series includes arrangements of some of the world's favorite carols as well as familiar Christmas songs. Book 3 features traditional carols such as The Coventry Carol, Joy to the World and O Come, All Ye Faithful as well as popular songs such as (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays, I'll Be Home for Christmas and a boogie version of Jingle Bells. Pianists of all ages will enjoy the sophisticated yet accessible arrangements found in this series. 24 pages....

Especially for Christmas  Book 1

Especially for Christmas Book 1


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-07
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739055763


Especially for Christmas Book 1 Book Description :

The Especially for Christmas series includes arrangements of some of the worlds favorite carols as well as familiar Christmas songs. Book 1 features traditional carols such as Away in a Manger, The First Noel and Silent Night as well as popular songs such as Its the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and a jazzy, upbeat version of Santa Claus Is Comin to Town. Pianists of all ages will enjoy the sophisticated and pianistic arrangements found in this volume....

Keys to Stylistic Mastery  Book 2

Keys to Stylistic Mastery Book 2


  • Author : Dennis Alexander
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2005-05-03
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1457419157


Keys to Stylistic Mastery Book 2 Book Description :

Keys to Stylistic Mastery teaches the basic principles of the five stylistic periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist and Contemporary) to piano students. The pieces were chosen to provide a helpful transition from method books to the classics. Composer Dennis Alexander has written at least one piece in the style of each period. Information about each style period, listing selected composers, keyboard instruments and typical forms, precedes the music from that period. Brief biographies of all composers represented are included....