Best of Piano Classics 2
40 Arrangements of Famous Classical Masterpieces
Series: Piano Collection
Editor: Hans Günter Heumann
The sequel to Best of Piano Classics (ED 9060) presents a selection of 40 arrangements of popular classical masterpieces. The contents include great works from Bach to Gershwin, ranging from chamber music, symphonies and concertos through to opera. This selection of musical favorites presents the best known and loveliest pieces of classical music from the Baroque era through to the 20th Century, from 'Air' to 'Rhapsody in Blue'. With fingerings, tempo and pedal suggestions added, these appealing arrangements for advanced players in modern printed scores that are easy to read are recommended not only for tuition purposes, but for all those who enjoy playing the piano in their leisure time.
J. S. Bach: Air D major BWV 1068•J. S. Bach: Badinerie B minor BWV 1067•J. S. Bach: Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantate No 147•J. Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary•G. F. Handel: Ombra mai fù, from “Xerxes” HWV 40•G. F. Handel: Alla Hornpipe, from “Water Music”, Suite No 2, HWV 349•M-A. Charpentier: Prélude from Te Deum H 146•A. Vivaldi: Spring from “The Four Seasons” op. 8/1•J. Pachelbel: Canon•J. Haydn: Sérénade op. 3/5•J. Haydn: Symphony “Surprise”, 2nd movement•W. A. Mozart: A Little Night Music, 2nd movement•W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto KV 622, 2nd movement•W. A. Mozart: Symphony No 40 KV 550, 1st movement•W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 21 KV 467, 2nd movement•L. van Beethoven: Symphony No 5 op. 67 / 1st movement•L. van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 op. 73 / 2nd movement•L. van Beethoven: Song of Joy op. 125•L. Boccherini: Minuet from String Quintet op. 13 / 5•F. Schubert: Serenade•F. Schubert: Ave Maria op. 52 / 6, D 839•G. Verdi: Va pensiero, from “Nabucco”•G. Verdi: Triumphal March from “Aida”•C. Gounod: Ave Maria•R. Wagner: Song to the Evening Star from “Tannhäuser”•I. Ivanovici: Waves of Danube•J. Offenbach: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Barcarole)•E. Humperdinck: Abends, will ich schlafen gehen, from “Hansel and Gretel”•C. Saint- Saëns: The Swan from “Le Carneval des animaux”•R. Schumann: Piano Concerto A Minor op. 54 / 1st movement•P. I. Tschaikowsky: Waltz of the Flowers from “The Nutcracker”•P. I. Tschaikowsky: Piano Concerto No 1 op. 23 / 1st movement•A. Dvorák: “Symphony from the New World” No. 95, op. 95, 2nd movement•E. Grieg: Piano Concerto op. 16, 1st movement•E. Grieg: Solvejg's Song from Peer Gynt Suite No 2 op. 55•E. Elgar: Land of Hope and Glory, from “Pomp and Circumstance” op 39 / 1 (Trio)•E. Elgar: Salut d'amour op. 12•G. Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 C# minor, 4th movement•C.Orff: O fortuna from “Carmina Burana”•G. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue