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Easy Piano Music - 18th and 19th centuries

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Isaac Albéniz: "Zortziko" from Espana op. 165
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Abschied vom Silbermannschen Clavier in einem Rondeau Wq 66
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Polonaise from 12 Polonaises for Piano c minor
Ludwig van Beethoven: Bagatelle C major WoO 56
Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo a minor op. 76,7
Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka g minor op. 24,1
Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne g minor op. 37,1
Frédéric Chopin: Waltz b minor op. post. 69,2
Milo Cipra: Old Dance
Antonin Dvorák: Humoresque A flat major op. 101,3
Franz Liszt: "Il Pensieroso" from Années de Pélerinage from Années de Pèlerinage
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Allegro non troppo G major op. 72,1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Minuet D major K. 355 (576b)
Modest Mussorgskij: "Im Dorf" op. post. 70,15
Franz Schubert: Minuet E flat major from Sonata E flat major op. post. 122 D 568
Robert Schumann: "Elfe" from Albumblätter op. 124
Robert Schumann: "Larghetto" from Albumblätter op. 124
Robert Schumann: "Walzer" from Albumblätter op. 124
Bedrich Smetana: Polka poétique g minor op. 8,2
For this edition, autographs, manuscript copies, and first editions served as source material for the following works: for W. F. and C. Ph. E. Bach, the copy P 325 and P 359 in the collection of the Preuische Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin; for Mendelssohn Bartholdy, the first edition, Breitkopf und Hrtel, Leipzig 1847; for Chopin, Mazurka, the autograph (Biblioteka Narodowa, Warsaw); for Liszt, the autograph (Liszt Museum, Weimar), and the first edition, Schott, Mainz 1858; for Mussorgsky, the autograph (State Archives, Moscow); for Smetana, the first edition Joh. Hoffman's Wwe, Prague 1855; for Dvork, the autograph (Czech National Museum, Prague); for Albniz, the first edition, Schott, Mainz; for Cipra, the first edition, Zagreb 1948.

The aforesaid works were edited by Gnter Lorenz. The other pieces in this volume are taken from the following editions of the G. Henle Verlag, which also indicate the sources: Mozart, Pianoforte Pieces; Beethoven, Pianoforte Pieces; Schubert, Pianoforte Sonatas, Vol. I; Schumann, Pianoforte Works, Vol. I; Chopin, Nocturnes, and Chopin, Waltzes; Brahms, Pianoforte Pieces.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Rondeau The vibrato, indicated by the sign , is only practicable on the clavichord, whereby "the finger resting on the key is rocked to and from, as it were. It is best to start the vibrato in the middle of the note's value, that is, when half the value of the note has passed." (From C. Ph. E. Bach: Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments). On the modern pianoforte, the effect is achieved by repeated change of pedal on the designated note.

Franz Liszt: Il pensieroso This title refers to Michelangelo's similarly named statue in Florence.