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#1093217 - 12/21/08 08:57 PM Any idea of pieces for someone who is almost done with Adult Adventures Book 1?
StripedPolkadot Offline
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Registered: 12/16/08
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You have all inspired me because you are all playing pieces that I've never heard of or thought to try!

I bought Alfreds Level One All-Time-Favorites and I'm working on Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 (I hope I have the fingering right!). I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas of pieces I could try besides the ones in this book? Maybe even some jazz pieces?

I'd ask my teacher, but with Christmas I won't see him for more than a week! I want to spend my holiday trying to learn some new things!

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#1093218 - 12/21/08 11:32 PM Re: Any idea of pieces for someone who is almost done with Adult Adventures Book 1?
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I'm confused. You finished "Adult Adventures," right? So Faber and Faber's Adult Piano Adventures? Or another one?

I think most Grade 1 and Grade 2 and possibly Grade 3 pieces should be within your playing ability if so. Pick up a collection series and try it out (the one I think of off hand is Keith Snell's, but there are many others).

If you want Jazz pieces, try Alfred's Jazz book.
II. As in, second best.
Only lowercase. So not even that.
I teach piano and violin.
BM, Violin & Percussion Performance 2009, Piano Pedagogy 2011.


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