Pianoworks: A Night at the Theatre

Music from operas, ballets, and musicals

/ Alan Bullard / Janet Bullard
9780193365896
$14.25
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Description

Pianoworks: A Night at the Theatre is a fantastic collection of easy-to-play arrangements for the older beginner to intermediate pianist. You'll find classic tunes from favourite operas, ballets, and musicals, including 'Toreador's Song' from Bizet's Carmen, 'The Flight of the Swans' from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, and 'On the street where you live' from My Fair Lady. The pieces are ideal both for concert performance and to reinforce the techniques introduced in Pianoworks Book 1 and Book 2.

  • 28 pieces compiled and arranged for the beginner to intermediate pianist
  • Includes favourite show tunes, arias, ballet themes, and music-hall songs
  • Features music from the thirteenth century to the present day
  • Informative background information on every piece
  • Perfect companion to Pianoworks Book 1 and Book 2

Contents

  • Puccini: One fine day (Un bel dì vedremo) (Madam Butterfly)
  • Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours (Gioconda)
  • Purcell: Fairest Isle (King Arthur)
  • Bart: Where is Love? (Oliver)
  • Anon.: Can love be controlled by advice? (The Beggar'sOpera)
  • Offenbach: Barcarolle (The Tales of Hoffman)
  • Bock: Sunrise, sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Lully:L'Automne (Ballet des saisons)
  • Sullivan: Willow, tit-willow (The Mikado)
  • Adam: Allegro un peu louré (Giselle)
  • Wilson: I could be happy with you (The Boy Friend)
  • Monteverdi: Moresca (Orfeo)
  • Mozart: The Bird-catcher's Song(The Magic Flute)
  • Weill: Mack the Knife (The Threepenny Opera)
  • Gluck: Che farò senza Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice)
  • Anon., Chinese opera: Dances (The Little Shepherd)
  • Handel: Ombra mai fù (Xerxes)
  • Loewe: On the streetwhere you live (My Fair Lady)
  • Tchaikovsky: The Flight of the Swans (Swan Lake)
  • Gounod: Soldier's Chorus (Faust)
  • J. Strauss: Waltz (Die Fledermaus)
  • Leigh and Collins: D on't dilly dally on the way (My old man) (British Music-HallSong)
  • Smetana: Polka (The Bartered Bride)
  • Bizet: Toreador's Song (Carmen)
  • Kander and Ebb: Cabaret (Cabaret)
  • Rossini: Largo al factotum (Figaro's Aria) (The Barber of Seville)
  • Wagner: Ceremonial March (Die Meistersinger)
  • Humperdinck: Evening Prayer (Hansel and Gretel)

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193365896
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 40
Publication Date: 22/07/2010
ISBN: 9780193365896
Format: 311x232
Voices: Solo
Force: Piano solo
Level of difficulty: A

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