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Price: Little Melody in E-flat

Price: Little Melody in E-flat
Preparation and Presentation Context: pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Florence Price: #5 from 6 Pieces for PianoWilliam Gillock: "Soaring in E-flat major" from Lyric PreludesEdward MacDowell: To A Wild Rose, op. 51, no. 1Enrique Granados: Dedication, op. 1, no. 1Artina McCain: any of the African Ame...
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Joplin: The Easy Winners

Joplin: The Easy Winners
Preparation and Presentation Context: pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Elite Syncopations, Scott JoplinHot Potato Rag, Martha Mier"Sweet Mister Jelly Roll" from Portraits in Jazz, Valerie CapersAny piece that uses A-flat-major chords/scales Get Ready: creative activities to explore before the first e...
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Burleigh: From the Southland

Burleigh: From the Southland
Preparation and Presentation Context: pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Edward MacDowell: To a Wild Rose, Op. 51, No. 1Scott Joplin: The Entertainer or the Maple Leaf RagClaude Debussy: The Little ShepherdFrédéric Chopin: Prelude in E Minor, Op. 28, No.4 Get Ready: creative activities to explore ...
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Szymanowska: Minuet No. 1 from Six Minuets for Piano

Szymanowska: Minuet No. 1 from Six Minuets for Piano
Video 1: Teaching Demonstration Video 2: Performance Preparation and Presentation Context: pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one J.S. Bach: Short Prelude in C Major, BWV 939M. Clementi: Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 3C. Czerny: The School of Velocity, Op. 299, No. 3 and 4F. Schubert: Landler in A Minor...
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Hopekirk: Five Scottish Folk Songs

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Mendelssohn, Songs without Words Op. 38 No. 6 "Duetto"Debussy, "La fille aux cheveux de lin"Grieg, "Notturno" Op. 54 No. 4MacDowell, "From Uncle Remus" from Woodland Sketches Get Ready: Creative activities to explore before the fi...
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White: Images, Thirteen Expressions for Intermediate Piano

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History: Background information about the composer's life, accomplishments, and any significant historical background about the piece.  Born in Chicago, IL in 1932, Dolores White earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano from Oberlin College and her Master of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music in Piano and Composition. Her husband, Donald ...
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Villani-Côrtes: Série Brasileira Op. 8, Preludio

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History: Background information about the composer's life, accomplishments, and any significant historical background about the piece.  Villani-Côrtes received a PhD in Music from São Paulo University. He was named Best Composer of the year by São Paulo Art Critics Association in 1990, 1995 and 1998 for Cecília Meireles Cycle, Postais Pau...
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Padilha: Três Vidraças Coloridas: 1. “Um sonho”, 2. “Um olhar”, 3. “Um Sorriso”

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History: Background information about the composer's life, accomplishments, and any significant historical background about the piece. Marco Padilha was born on November 21, 1955, in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. In Campinas, he began the study of music theory, piano and composition with pianistand composer Orlando Fagnani. He receive...
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Siqueira: Duas Canções Nordestinas, Song No. 1

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History: Background information about the composer's life, accomplishments, and any significant historical background about the piece. José Siqueira was born in Conceição, a small town in Paraíba State. He later moved to Rio de Janeiro as a military musician. After graduating from the National School of Music, he composed outstanding nationali...
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Ponce: 20 Piezas fáciles sobre temas mexicanos

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 Desireé González-Miller presents 20 Piezas fáciles sobre temas mexicanos by Manuel M. Ponce, a composer from Mexico. File Name: TOWNHALL-ON-LATIN-AMERICAN-COMPOSERS_Handou_20210422-140445_1 File Size: 84 kb Download File
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Matarrita: 15 Invenciones Ticas

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Juan Pablo Andrade presents 15 Invenciones Ticas by Manuel Matarrita, a composer from Costa Rica. 
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Durán: Cuatro obras para piano

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Angelica Sanchez presents Cuatro obras para piano by Corsina Durán, a composer from Ecuador.
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Fernandez: Suite Bonecas

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Bernardo Scarambone presents Suite Bonecas by Lorenzo Fernandez, a composer from Brazil 
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Gianneo: Siete Piezes Infantiles

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Luis Sanchez presents Siete PIezes Infantiles by Luis Gianneo, a composer from Argentina.
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Schumann: Mazurka, Op 6, No. 3

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Le Sommeil de l'Enfant (Berceuse), Op. 35 by Teresa Carreño Prelude Op. 29, No. 6 by Frederic Chopin Abschied von Rom by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Humming Song Op. 68, No. 3 by Robert Schumann Mazurka Op. 39, No...
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Guastavino: Mis Amigos: No. 8, Casandra

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Khachaturian – Ivan Sings McDowell – To a Wild Rose, Op. 51, No. 1 Chopin: Prelude in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4 Get Ready: Creative activities to explore before the first encounter with the score, to prepare a student for d...
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BURGMÜLLER: "L'ORAGE," OP. 109, NO. 13

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Night Rider by Melody Bober Little Prelude in F major, BWV 927 by J.S. Bach Etude in C minor, Op. 27, no. 9 by Henri BertiniAt the Skating Rink, Op. 28, no. 23 by Samuel Maykapar Get Ready: Creative activities to explore...
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Thanks so much for this presentation. I have taught this piece many times and I appreciate having some new ideas.
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Stolzel: Minuet in G minor

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Menuet en Rondeau, Jean-Philippe RameauPolonaise in G minor, BWV Anh. 119, composer unknown, from J.S. Bach's notebook forAnna MagdalenaMinuet, #16 from First Term at the Piano, Béla BartókBourrée in A minor, Johann Ludwig KrebsBa...
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Reinecke: Elegy, Op 183, No. 2

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one Pagoda Bells by Mona Rejino La candeur, Op. 100, No. 1 by Freidrich BurgmullerThe Sleepy Groundhog by Martin Kutnowski Get Ready: Creative activities to explore before the first encounter with the score, to prepare a student ...
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Debussy: La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin, L. 177/8

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Preparation and Presentation Context: Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one F. Mendelssohn, Song Without Words in E Major, Op. 30 No. 3  E. MacDowell, from Woodland Sketches, To a Wild Rose Op. 51 No. 1P. Tchaikovsky, Morning Prayer Op. 39 No. 1F. Burgmüller, Consolation, Op. 100 no. 13  Ge...
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Dear Dr. Villemez, Thank-you very much for your very insightful presentation on Debussy's "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair". You ... Read More
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Thank you, Nancy! I have definitely done the same thing too many times. I'm glad to hear the content was helpful!
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