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#2403240 - 03/27/15 03:56 PM Folk arrangements
Yacob Offline
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Registered: 07/08/14
Posts: 3

I am searching for some suggestion for books with interesting arrangements of different folk songs or maybe classical songs inspired by folk songs for piano that are at a late-intermediate level and would be worth learning. Do you have any such suggestions?

Edited by Yacob (03/27/15 03:57 PM)

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#2403279 - 03/27/15 06:01 PM Re: Folk arrangements [Re: Yacob]
Nahum Offline
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Registered: 09/27/14
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Loc: Israel
Bela Bartok -Romanian Folk Dances :

About the level I'm not sure.

Edited by Nahum (03/27/15 06:08 PM)

#2403734 - 03/28/15 07:29 PM Re: Folk arrangements [Re: Yacob]
KurtZ Offline
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I have just the thing. It's a book of folk melodies turned into baroque suites for intermediate players. I found it in a bargain bin here in L.A. give me a sec I'm not at home...

Found it: Baroque Folk Willard A. Palmer Alfred Publishing

Amazon has it in paperback for less than 10$ or as a download for a little less. My old edition was a dollar out of the bin. Beware: My old piano teacher didn't think much of the arrangements or the fingerings but it might be fun to have a go at some of them. I'm still meaning to get to them but some injuries have set me back in ability and practice time.

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#2404779 - Yesterday at 08:24 AM Re: Folk arrangements [Re: KurtZ]
Yacob Offline
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Registered: 07/08/14
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It looks interesting, I will definitely check it out. Thank you!


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