Czerny-Schaum, Book One: For Late Elementary Piano

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Carl Czerny was a prolific composer who wrote approximately 1,000 published works. As a pupil of Beethoven and the teacher of Franz Liszt, he was a transmitter of ideas from one great master to another. His many collections of exercises and studies range from the easy and progressive to the virtuoso. The Czerny-Schaum edition is based on selections from Op. 599, Op. 139, Op. 821, Op. 718, Op. 636, and Op. 261. The objective is to bring together, in condensed form, excerpts that stress many varieties of technical problems. Special emphasis is placed on equal development of both hands. The technical points are equally divided between the right and the left hands. The exercises are purposely left brief, thereby avoiding stiffness and tension. Using the Czerny-Schaum exercises will improve piano technic when used in conjunction with a program of balanced repertoire.
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Alfred Music
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Published on
Dec 14, 1999
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Pages
32
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ISBN
9781457451591
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Language
English
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Genres
Music / Genres & Styles / Classical
Music / Instruction & Study / General
Music / Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard
Music / Printed Music / Piano & Keyboard Repertoire
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Titles:
* Alouette
* Alpine Melody
* Amazing Grace
* Au Claire de la Lune
* Aunt Rhody
* Auld Lang Syne
* Aura Lee
* The Bandleader
* Beautiful Brown Eyes
* Blow the Man Down!
* Blues for Wynton Marsalis
* Brother John
* Café Vienna
* The Can-Can
* Chasing the Blues Away
* Chiapanecas
* Cockles and Mussels
* The Cuckoo
* Day is Done
* Dueling Harmonics
* The Entertainer
* A Friend Like You
* Go Down, Moses
* Good King Wenceslas
* Good Morning to You!
* Good People
* Got Those Blues
* Greensleeves
* Happy Birthday to You!
* Harmonica Rock
* Harp Song
* Here's a Happy Song!
* He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
* I'm Gonna Lay My Burden Down
* Jericho
* Jingle Bells
* Joy to the World!
* Kum-ba-yah!
* Largo (Dvorak)
* Lavender's Blue
* Lightly Row
* Little Brown Jug
* Liza Jane
* London Bridge
* Lone Star Waltz
* Love Somebody
* Lullaby
* The Marine's Hymn
* Mary Ann
* Merrily We Roll Along
* Mexican Hat Dance
* Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
* Money Can't Buy Everything
* My Fifth
* Ode to Joy
* On Top of Old Smoky
* O Sole Mio
* Raisins and Almonds
* Rock Along
* Rockets
* Rockin' Intervals
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