Sheet Music

Chorale in A sharp minor (appendix to Venturing Beyond)

Nicole DiPaolo
Nicole DiPaolo
Classical / Instrumental
Scored for
Type of score
For a single performer
A sharp minor
Year of composition

Written as an appendix to VENTURING BEYOND, this is Chorale in A# minor - the only intermediate piano piece in A# minor of which I (the composer) am aware.

Link to purchase entire Venturing Beyond volume (does not currently contain this piece): https://ndipaolo.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-226266_venturing_beyond.html

<i>Notes on the composition:</i>

After receiving some feedback on the original A# minor entry in Venturing Beyond (Hallucination in A# minor) suggesting that it was a good deal more demanding than the other pieces in the book, I decided to contribute a new piece in the same key, but more in line with the book's general musical and technical demands, hitting an early to mid-intermediate level. This Chorale is a reverent and reflective piece that would be ideal not only for sharp-key practice and learning how to control multi-voice motion in both hands, but also for religious services, ceremonies, and other such events for which the advanced pianist doesn't have much practice time.

<i>Notes on the collection:</i>

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."

Upload date: 09 May 2019
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