This volume includes intermediate-level solos 22-42 of the set. These pieces are a bit more challenging, both technically and musically, than those in Volume I. All will offer freshness to lessons and recitals.
Piano Pieces by Soviet Composers for Children Vol 2
A classic repertoire book for young pianists, which provides a wealth of piano favourites. As with volume one, the scope of the material included is broad and thorough, ranging from the works of the great masters, to the folk tunes and dances of many lands. This collection encompasses grades one through to four.
(Piano). A book of 20 solo piano pieces to supplement Lesson Book 2 of this definitive beginner method by leading piano educator H-G Heumann. The choice of repertoire includes pieces from the classical period to the present day, charming arrangements of folk tunes, children's songs, and jazz and pop melodies. Perfect for those early recitals!
Second in the Archive Edition incorporating composer's corrections, emphasizing Bartok's lifelong work both with East European folk music, and with music for children and student pianists. 85 short pieces: "For Children, " 2 Elegies, Sonatina, other folk-inspired keyboard work.
The New International Edition of Suzuki Piano School, Volume 2 includes French, German and Spanish translations, new Romantic and 20th-century pieces, as well as a newly recorded CD performed by internationally renowned recording artist Seizo Azuma. Now the book and CD can be purchased together or separately. The contents have changed slightly with minimal reordering of the music. The Mozart Minuet and Bach Musette from the earlier edition were eliminated and replaced with two new 20th-century pieces by Bartók (noted below), and the Bach "Minuet in G Minor" (from J. S. Bach's Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach) has been moved to Volume 3. Other improvements include a cleaner appearance with less editing and spacious new engravings, as well as more detailed titles that include the keys, sources, composer dates, and catalog numbers. Titles: Écossaise (J. N. Hummel) * A Short Story (H. Lichner) * The Happy Farmer, from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 10 (R. Schumann) * Minuet in G Major, BWV 822 (J. S. Bach) * Minuet in G Major, from J. S. Bach's Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach (Anonymous) * Minuet in G Minor, BWV 822 (J. S. Bach) * Cradle Song, Op. 13, No. 2 (C. M. von Weber) * Arietta (W. A. Mozart) * Hungarian Folk Song, from For Children, Sz. 42 (Béla Bartók) * Melody, from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 1 (R. Schumann) * Minuet in G Major, from J. S. Bach's Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach (C. Petzold) * Sonatina in G Major, Anh. 5 (Moderato, Romance) (L. van Beethoven) * Children at Play, from For Children, Sz. 42 (Béla Bartók). The International editions include an updated title page that designates the book as the International Edition.
HERE"S WHY EVERY PARENT & MUSIC TEACHER SHOULD USE THIS SONGBOOK! As you know from Volume 1, accelerated learning of music is now possible for everyone from preschoolers to adults. For over a decade, the Musicolor Method(R) has opened the doors for so many who felt left out by traditional music education methods. Learning to make music is an excellent path for personal development and has been proven to improve cognitive abilities in all areas. Plus, life skills learned such as focus, study habits, persistence, problem solving and public performance all lead to a happier, richer life. We know your child or your students will have fun learning to play the piano with these simple, fun songs that also teach theory without them even realizing it.
- Easy pop pieces for piano - Great motivation for children - Playable from the 3rd year of learning Had enough of "Für Elise"? Want something more fun to motivate your pupils? In Piano Playground successful author Hans-Günter Heumann brings together new original piano pieces that can be learned quickly and cover a wide stylistic range to motivate and inspire children while having fun! Pieces like Whitewater Rafting, Plate Spinning or Cool Jazz Cats stimulate the imagination and motivate kids to discover the new repertoire. The book is an ideal complement to any piano lesson. Fun guaranteed! While Volume 1 (ED 22980) contains very easy pieces, some of which can be learned quickly in the first year of lessons, Volume 2 gets a little harder. But it's still easy enough that children do not lose their motivation and gain a real sense of achievement early on in their learning.