Format : Sheet music + CD
The Easy Concert Pieces series presents easy piano pieces for beginners in progressive order. Two volumes have already been published with a third volume being in preparation. These pieces are intended to complement a piano tutorial method and are particularly suitable for performance at auditions concerts competitions and examinations. They offer varied repertoire in a broad selection of pieces from the Baroque Classical Romantic and Modern eras. Volume 1 (ED 22547) is meant for beginners. The pieces span a single octave and stay within five-finger positions. Other criteria for the selection of the pieces are simple rhythmsand very easy chord playing. Crossing the thumb under polyphony and pedal are not required yet. Volume 2 (ED 22548) extends the range to two octaves. Hand turns (crossing the thumb under) pedal simple polyphony and three- or four-part chords all feature in Volume 2 as do simple ornaments playing cantabile and differentiating between melody and accompaniment.