160 8-Measure Exercises, Op. 821

For Intermediate to Advanced Piano
Author: Carl Czerny,Maurice Hinson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457440144
Category: Music
Page: 84
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Czerny's Op. 821 is an enjoyable collection of eight-measure exercises including scalar figurations, contrast of legato and staccato, trills, arpeggios, transposition, ornamentation and more. Their brevity and attractive melodies and figurations make them most appealing. Czerny himself recommended that each of these exercises be practiced at least eight times in succession. They are written for the intermediate to advanced student.

School of Velocity, Op. 299: Complete


Author: Carl Czerny
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780757928192
Category: Music
Page: 104
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Carl Czerny (1791?1857) was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. Today he is best remembered for his volumes of ?tudes for the piano. Czerny's music was greatly influenced by his teachers, Clementi, Hummel, Salieri and Beethoven. This book contains Czerny's Opus 299 (Books 1-4), "The School of Velocity," Exercises 1-40.

The Art of Finger Dexterity, Op. 740 (Complete)

Intermediate to Advanced Piano Collection
Author: Carl Czerny,Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457442221
Category: Music
Page: 208
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These 50 excellent and systematic exercises Czerny devised for developing finger dexterity are as useful today as when they were first written. Each exercise is preceded by a statement of specific goals. Exercises range from achieving even finger action with a quiet hand to virtuoso studies that emphasize affectations such as the bravura touch.

Complete ballades, impromptus, & sonatas


Author: Frédéric Chopin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486241645
Category: Music
Page: 229
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Edited by Chopin's student and teaching assistant Carl Mikuli, this edition includes highly authoritative versions of the 4 Ballades, 4 Impromptus, and 3 Sonatas.

24 easy studies for the left hand

opus 718, for the piano
Author: Carl Czerny,Maurice Hinson
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739005439
Category: Music
Page: 32
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Czerny's Op. 718 is a set of 24 studies that emphasize training of the left hand. The work is not a collection of left-hand solo studies as one might guess from the title, though it focuses on the dexterity of the left hand. The studies include the following types of technique: scales, double thirds, full (four-note) chords, arpeggios, skips, melody and accompaniment in the left-hand part, and many others.

School of Velocity, Opus 299 (Complete)

For Piano
Author: Carl Czerny
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457473494
Category: Music
Page: 104
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Carl Czerny (1791–1857) was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. Today he is best remembered for his volumes of études for the piano. Czerny's music was greatly influenced by his teachers, Clementi, Hummel, Salieri and Beethoven. This book contains Czerny's Opus 299 (Books 1-4), "The School of Velocity," Exercises 1-40.

100 Progressive Studies without Octaves, Op. 139

Piano Sheet Music - Alfred Masterwork Edition
Author: Carl Czerny,Maurice Hinson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457440175
Category: Music
Page: 72
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Op. 139 begins with an easy level of pieces and gradually increases to a moderately difficult level. Some of the technical devices in these pieces include: right-hand melody with left-hand accompaniment; diatonic and chromatic scalar and arpeggio figurations; syncopated melodies and trills. Many of the studies can be transposed into other keys and practiced at varied tempos.

School of Velocity, Op. 299 (Complete)


Author: Carl Czerny,Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457442827
Category: Music
Page: 112
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This popular volume offers practical training in well-articulated pianistic passage work, particularly in playing the virtuoso music of the romantic period. In addition to this, each study is a complete music composition, demanding attention to dynamics and phrasing. Students who master Opus 299 have indeed progressed a long way in the "school of velocity." Available in a 112-page complete volume or in two separate books.

Hanon

In Sixty Exercises, Complete (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol. 925): the Virtuoso Pianist
Author: C. L. Hanon
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media
ISBN: 9781626545908
Category: Music
Page: 120
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Studying the exercises in Hanon's "The Virtuoso Pianist "is a rite of passage for serious piano players-and it has been for over 100 years. A staple of conservatory curricula around the world, the thorough technical training offered by this book is unmatched by any other. Hanon's drills are divided into three distinct sections, progressing from simple to complex. The first set aims to develop strength and independence in the fingers. The second set moves on to scales and arpeggios. The final group of exercises is considerably more difficult and focuses on surmounting the greatest technical challenges of piano playing. This part includes repeated notes, repeated double notes, scales in thirds and octaves, tremolos, trills, and more. "The Virtuoso Pianist "is a challenging and instructive book for players of all ages, skill levels, and traditions.

The Piano Handbook


Author: Carl Humphries,Robin Meloy Goldsby
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879307271
Category: Music
Page: 278
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Enhanced by an audio CD of selected examples and pieces, a course in playing all major styles of piano covers a history of the instrument and offers progressive instruction in all areas of technique, including posture, fingering, pedalling, scales, and exercises.

Op. 740


Author: Carl Czerny
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780757921674
Category: Music
Page: 31
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Carl Czerny (1791?1857) was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. Today he is best remembered for his volumes of ?tudes for the piano. Czerny's music was greatly influenced by his teachers, Clementi, Hummel, Salieri and Beethoven. This book contains Czerny's Opus 740 (Book 1), "The Art of Finger Dexterity," Exercises 1-8.

The Music Lovers' Encyclopedia


Author: Rupert Hughes
Publisher: Gramercy
ISBN: 9780517218907
Category: Music
Page: 912
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A facsimile edition of a classic, long the standard reference on music with almost 1,000 pages that include an A to Z biographical dictionary of musicians with over 8,500 entries, a dictionary of 7,000 musical terms, synopses of 90 operas, and much more.

Cramer 84 Studies


Author: Johann Baptist Cramer
Publisher: Warner Bros Publications
ISBN: 9780769276618
Category: Music
Page: 48
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Johann Baptist Cramer (1771?1858) was the son of Wilhelm Cramer, a famous London violinist. He studied piano under Muzio Clementi and enjoyed a worldwide reputation, particularly appreciated by Beethoven. Both were considered the greatest pianists of their time, Beethoven excelling in interpretive expressiveness, Cramer in pure technical perfection. This volume includes technical studies Nos. 1 through 21 of his 84 Studies for piano.

Complete Preludes, Nocturnes and Waltzes

26 Preludes, 21 Nocturnes, 19 Waltzes for Piano
Author: Frederic Chopin
Publisher: WWW.Snowballpublishing.com
ISBN: 9781607962465
Category: Music
Page: 250
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This new volume presents 26 preludes, 21 nocturnes and 19 waltzes - a large amount of music at a value price. There are new urtext editions of seven pieces included: Prelude in A-flat Major, Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Nocturne in C minor, and Waltzes in A-flat Major, E-flat Major, E-flat Major, and A minor.

Piano Lessons with Claudio Arrau

A Guide to His Philosophy and Techniques
Author: Victoria A. von Arx
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199924341
Category: Music
Page: 486
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Claudio Arrau (1903-1991) was a Chilean pianist who devoted his life to an international performing and teaching career. As a child prodigy, he gained national recognition from government officials in Chile, including President Pedro Montt, who later funded Arrau's education in Germany. He completed his studies in Berlin with Martin Krause, a pupil of Franz Liszt, and later immigrated to New York City, where he began his teaching career and mentored a sizeable group of pupils. His uniqueand magnetic style impassioned his pupils and motivated them to teach his principles to the next generation of students, including author Victoria von Arx. Piano Lessons with Claudio Arrau highlights interviews with Arrau's surviving pupils (from his class in New York City, which he taught from 1945 to the early 1970s) that give readers an in-depth description of Arrau's principles of technique and performance. Quotations and lesson transcripts make Arrau's voice - and those of his former pupils - audible, and detailed references to over one hundred examples from filmed recordings make his famed technique visible. The bulk of the book features edited and previously-unpublished transcriptions of lessons Arrau gave his pupils, lavishly illustrated with musical examples. The author, herself a teacher and performer, draws information from numerous interviews with Arrau's pupils, from her experience studying with two of them, from videos of Arrau's performances, and from the recorded lessons. By culling these disparate sources of information and presenting them systematically in a single book, von Arx provides an insider's view of the art of piano playing as exemplified by one of the great artists of the twentieth century and offers the reader a virtual piano lesson with Claudio Arrau.