Minuet in E flat major (from Venturing Beyond)

Nicole DiPaolo
Nicole DiPaolo
Clássico / Instrumental
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From VENTURING BEYOND, this is Minuet in E-flat major!

Link to purchase entire Venturing Beyond volume: https://ndipaolo.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-226266_venturing_beyond.html

Notes on the composition:

The minuet was an enormously popular courtly dance in the 18th and early 19th centuries. It has a light and happy character and a moderate tempo, almost always in 3/4 time. It should be played with a light touch and defined, but not too heavy rhythmic pulse.
Skills employed in this piece:
* Reading in somewhat flat keys
* Dotted-quarter rhythms against a quarter-note bass
* Smooth arpeggiation in both hands
* Slightly varied reprises of previously heard themes

Notes on the collection:

VENTURING BEYOND features twenty late beginner to early intermediate-level piano solos, representing all key signatures with three or more sharps/flats (including enharmonics)--keys rarely seen in today's pedagogical piano literature for the early grades. These pieces, written in Baroque, Classical and Romantic styles, not only help acquaint students with the idea of reading "within keys," but they also introduce common musical genres of the Western Classical canon (including the scherzo, sarabande, minuet, and fugue). These short, expressive compositions--each no more than two pages in a medium-sized font and requiring no more than a major sixth reach--are also ideal for adult students who desire to play musically satisfying repertoire that is within their technical grasp, but still suitable for public and private performance.
This volume also refrains from invoking programmatic titles or content that might suggest that it is geared toward the school-age student; thus, it is ideal for student pianists of all ages, from 5 to 105! This volume is pre-formatted to print double-sided, so that each of the two-page pieces will lie on facing pages when bound and no page turns will be required."

data de postagem: 10 mai 2019
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