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That sounds great - but surely I'm not advanced enough to play it! is what all beginners think when they hear one of these 'Amazingly Easy Pieces' by Barbara Arens. They are amazingly expressive, sound difficult & sophisticated - but are actually truly easy to play! No octaves or big...
£12.60
A Dozen A Day Songbook Book One, Later Intermediate Level, Carolyn Miller,9781423475637 Complete with Audio Download The A Dozen a Day Songbook series contains wonderful Broadway, movie and pop hits that may be used as companion pieces to the memorable technique exercises in the A Dozen a Day series. Also suitable...
£11.50
*Contains alternative piece for grade 3 2021 - 2022 ABRSM Syllabus, ‘Moon River (from Breakfast at Tiffany’s), arr. Miller'*  Audio Access Edition - Audio Download Included A Dozen A Day books have been enjoyed by millions of Piano students around the world since they were first published in 1954. The six...
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*Contains alternative piece for grade 3 2019 & 2020 ABRSM Syllabus, ‘Hallelujah, arr.  Miller' by L. Cohen.'*  A Dozen A Day books have been enjoyed by millions of Piano students around the world since they were first published in 1954. The six volumes of Burnam's original series provide a comprehensive,...
£8.50
Antonio Soler, 14 Sonatas, Grade 8, 9780571508860 Soler (1729-83) was one of the outstanding keyboard composers of 18th-century Spain. His sonatas show great brilliance and originality, many of them influenced by the characteristic colours of Iberian popular music. This edition offers a selection of 14 of the best sonatas from...
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Barenreiter Sonatina Album Volume 2 (Piano) Piano sonatas - an important topic in lessons and a starting point for many new experiences in dealing with more demanding music repertoire. In the Bärenreiter piano album "Sonatinas" there are classics such as Clementi and Kuhlau as well as lesser-known and newly discovered...
£13.00
Dinosaurs! Piano Solo, Faber/ Trinity, 9780571522422 This book is filled with eleven fun and exciting pieces for pianists of Grade 2-3 standard (Late Elementary to Early Intermediate level). These dancing dinosaurs will add to the excitement of discovering new musical techniques and helpful notes from the composers give tips on...
£5.50
Gurlitt, Buds & Blossoms, 12 Melodious Studies, OP. 107, 0769270514 Expertly arranged Piano Studies by Cornelius Gurlitt from the Kalmus Edition series. These Intermediate / Advanced Studies are from the Romantic era. Ideal for teaching students around grade 7 standard.  Cornelius Gurlitt (10 February 1820 – 17 June 1901) was a...
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George Frideric Handel was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. This fantastic edition explores his most intricate keyboard work up to grade 8 standard, ideal for teaching and learning.  Edition No. EP4984
£9.95
Aram Khachaturian, Sonatina in C Piano Solo, Grade 7, 9790577085616 ABRSM selected piece (Piano 2019-2020): Allegro (1st movt from Sonatina in C, Op. 60 No. 3) Grade 7 This is the Peters Edition edition of Sonatina In C for Piano Solo.
£9.95
Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau was a German-born Danish composer during the Classical and Romantic periods. Here is a collection of his most famous sonatinas, perfect for students around grade 6-8. Songlist: Sonatina Opus 88 No. 1 in C Major Sonatina Opus 88 No. 2 in G Major Sonatina Opus 88...
£17.95
*Includes 'Face in the Crowd: No.25', an alternative piece for the Grade 3 2019 and 2020 ABRSM exam syllabus.* Easy pieces in popular styles such as jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and reggae. This collection contains all the pieces formerly contained in Microjazz for Starters 1 and Microjazz for Starters...
£13.99
Music Through Time, Pauline Hall & Paul Harris, Book 1, Piano Book, Oxford *Includes 'Night Journey' by Gurlitt, an alternative piano piece for the 2019 and 2020 ABRSM Grade 2 syllabus.* Music Through Time is an exciting series of instrumental repertoire books designed to provide young musicians with enjoyable, interesting...
£9.50
The 21 pieces in this collection represent some of the best miniature masterworks in piano literature. These pieces were carefully selected not only for their overall quality and musicality, but because they primarily stay in five-finger position. For maximum benefit, students should work through the skills that are comprehensively presented...
£6.25
The 21 pieces in this collection represent some of the best miniature masterworks in piano literature. These pieces were carefully selected not only for their overall quality and musicality, but because they advance very logically from the five-finger position pieces that preceded them in Pathways to Artistry: Masterworks, Book 1....
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The 25 pieces in this collection represent some of the best miniature masterworks in the piano literature. These pieces were carefully selected not only for their overall quality and musicality, but because they advance very logically from the early intermediate pieces that preceded them in Pathways to Artistry: Masterworks, Book...
£8.95
After acquiring basic reading skills, students are ready to begin this innovative series designed to emphasize artistry in the early stages of piano study. The series introduces basic technical skills and expands the student's knowledge of style, form and artistic ideas. The Technique Book gives students a verbal vocabulary that...
£7.95
Usable either as a method or with a method, this series introduces basic technical skills and expands the student's knowledge of style, form and artistic ideas. Technique Book 2 continues from Book 1, providing students with the physical skills needed to play music artistically and with technical assurance. Author: Catherine...
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Usable either as a method or with a method, this series introduces basic technical skills and expands the student's knowledge of style, form and artistic ideas. Technique Book 3 continues from Books 1 & 2, providing students with the physical skills needed to play music artistically and with technical assurance....
£7.95
Piano Mix 1 Grades 1-2 ABRSM Blackwell  *Includes 'Royal March Of The Lion' (from the carnival of animals), an alternative piece for ABRSM Grade 2 2019&2020 syllabus.* Piano Mix is packed full of brilliant pieces that have been specially arranged for piano.  It's a whirlwind of styles and genres from...
£5.25
Includes 'John Ryans Polka, arr Blackwell’ - alternative piece in ABRSM Initial 2021/2022 syllabus Piano Star is an exciting series for young pianists, offering a rich selection of new repertoire to help players build confidence and musical skills. Piano Star 2 is at ABRSM Prep Test level and provides alternative...
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*Includes 'Head in the Clouds' by Andrew Eales, an alternative piece for the Grade 1 ABRSM 2019 and 2020 exam syllabus.* Piano Star is an exciting series for young pianists, offering a rich selection of new repertoire to help players build confidence and musical skills. The fun, engaging pieces are...
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Piano Star Duets is an exciting book of 26 duets at early beginner to Grade 2 level, containing fun new compositions and arrangements in a variety of styles by leading educational composers. All pieces have been tried out – and approved! – by children. This collection will capture the imagination...
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Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer. He is classified primarily as a Baroque composer chronologically, although his music was influential in the development of the Classical style and he was one of the few Baroque composers to transition into the classical period. Here is one of his fantastic Sonatas,...
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Schumann Album For The Young Op. 68 Album Fur Die Jugend ABRSM Erinnerung Grade 5 9781854721921 Includes Erinnerung from ABRSM Grade 5 alternative list Composed by Schumann, Album fur die Jugend is published within ABRSM's 'Signature' Series - a series of authoritative performing editions of standard keyboard works, prepared from...
£10.25
Dimitri Shostakovich 24 Preludes Op 34 Boosey and Hawkes 9790060024627 Includes ABRSM Grade 6 Alternative Piece (2019-2020):  Prelude in F# minor: No. 8 Dimitri Shostakovich 24 Preludes Op 34 Boosey and Hawkes 9790060024627 Includes ABRSM Grade 6 Alternative Piece (2019-2020):  Prelude in F# minor: No. 8 In the early 1930s...
£19.99
*Contains alternative piece for grade 3 2019 & 2020 ABRSM Syllabus, ‘Unicorn.'*  The pieces are around grade 3 - 5 standard 14 starry songs, named after the constellations and enriched with heavenly melodies! They are easier to play than they look or sound! Pupils will soon be able to play impressive repertoire...
£8.99
Tchaikovsky Album For The Young Op.39, Grades 3 and 4, EP3782 **ABRSM selected piece (Piano 2019-2020): Priere du matin (Morning prayer), Op. 39 No. 1**ABRSM selected piece (Piano 2019-2020): Old French Song, No. 16 Tchaikovsky’s Album for the Young contains 24 short piano works  Tchaikovsky Album For The Young Op.39,...
£9.95
The Best Of Grade 4 Piano, 9780571527748 Includes ABRSM Grade 4 alternative piece Minuet In B Minor (JS Bach) 5th Movement from French Suite No.3 in B minor BWV814 The Best of Grade 4 comprises pieces selected by the major examination boards in one volume that have captured the imaginations of...
£7.99
A Special Collection of 7 Late Elementary to Early Intermediate Favourite Piano Solos Martha Mier's sheet music solos have become student favourites, and some of her favourite ones are featured in this series. Late-elementary and early-intermediate piano students will enjoy the seven solos in Book 2. Taco Rock, Appaloosa Pony...
£6.25
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