Sheet Music

Reverie in B flat minor (from Venturing Beyond)

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

From VENTURING BEYOND, this is Reverie in Bb minor - to my (the composer's) knowledge, the only early-intermediate to intermediate piano composition currently available in Bb minor.

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

Notes on the composition:

The word “reverie” means “daydream,” and in this piece, the undulating right hand evokes a dreamy, calm landscape. To express this image most effectively, the right hand should remain legatissimo, with subtle melodic shaping and a hushed dynamic throughout.
Skills employed in this piece:
* Reading in heavily flat keys with some naturals and F/C-flat
* Consistent legato phrasing
* Shifts in hand position
* Compound meters
* Clef switching

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."

Upload date: 10 May 2019
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