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#1392827 - 03/10/10 11:16 AM Moderate Piano Music
lindsay kaye Offline
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Registered: 03/08/10
Posts: 4
Loc: Utah
I grew up playing the piano for years, then I went into High School and lost interest. Now that I have my priorities back in line I fell back in love with the piano. I am looking to purchase one for my family (mostly me until we have kids that are old enough to start).

I found Fur Elise at my mothers house and started to play it. I'm still working on it but it is hard when I have to go to my mothers home to play the piano. After I get the piano, I will be looking for other moderate classical piano pieces that I can play. I'm looking for something about the same degree of difficulty as Fur Elise. Any recommendations?

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#1392884 - 03/10/10 01:02 PM Re: Moderate Piano Music [Re: lindsay kaye]
Mark... Offline
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Registered: 11/27/06
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Try some Chopin preludes. They aren't easy. They really test your dynamic abilities and most sound excellent.


Edited by Mark... (03/10/10 01:02 PM)

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#1392925 - 03/10/10 02:08 PM Re: Moderate Piano Music [Re: Mark...]
NancyM333 Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
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I recommend Solfeggietto by CPE Bach. It requires different skills than Fur Elise, but it's a beautiful piece at about the same level.

You might consider finding a book that is graded that has Fur Elise in it. The other pieces in that book will be a similar level. Keith Snell, for example, has both Fur Elise and Solfeggietto in his Level 5 Baroque & Classical book. He also has one for Romantic and Contemporary pieces, so that would give you a wide selection of pieces to choose from.

Nancy
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