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Favorite Piano Classics
by Ronald Herder

ISBN: 0486291529
Dover Publications Price: $19.95
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Pianists at all levels will enjoy having this treasury of the world's best-loved piano pieces in one handy, inexpensive volume. Included are 83 all-time favorites by 40 composers — from Albéniz to Tchaikovsky — ready for you to play:
Albéniz: Tango in D Major
Beethoven: "Für Elise"; "Moonlight" Sonata (1st movement)
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
Chopin: "Minute" Waltz; Polonaise Militaire
Debussy: Clair de Lune; Golliwogg's Cake Walk
Dvořák: Humoresque in G-flat Major
Joplin: The Entertainer; Maple Leaf Rag
Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat Major
MacDowell: To a Wild Rose
Mendelssohn: Spinning Song
Mozart: Turkish Rondo; Sonata in C Major
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C-sharp Minor
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
Saint-Saëns: The Swan
Satie: First Gymnopédie
Schubert: Marche Militaire; Serenade
Schumann: Träumerei
Strauss: "On the Beautiful Blue Danube"
Tchaikovsky: Chanson Triste
… and many, many more.
Most of these pieces are brief and well within the technical range of intermediate players. Reproduced from authoritative editions, they offer a wonderful opportunity for pianists to study, practice, and play the world's most beautiful and time-honored compositions.

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Table of Contents for Favorite Piano Classics
Albéniz, Isaac
Tango in D Major (Op. 165, No. 2)
Bach, John Sebastian
Two Minuets in G Major
Prelude No. 1 in C Major (From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Invention No. 1 in C Major
Invention No. 8 in F Major
Badarzewska-Baranowska, Tekla
The Maiden's Prayer
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bagatelle: "Für Elise"
Minuet in G Major
Minute in E-flat Major
"Moonlight" Sonata (1st Mvmt.) (Op. 27, No. 2)
Brahms, Johannes
Waltz in D Minor (Op. 39, No. 9)
Waltz in G Major (Op. 39, No. 10)
Waltz in B Minor (Op. 39, No. 11)
Waltz in A-flat Major (Op. 39, No. 15)
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Chabrier, Emmanuel
Mélancolie (From Pìieces Pittoresques)
Chaminade, Cécile
Scarf Dance
Chopin, Frédéric
Prelude in E Minor (Op. 28, No. 4)
Prelude in A Major (Op. 28, No. 7)
Prelude in C Minor (Op. 28, No. 20)
Prelude in D-flat Major ("Raindrop") (Op. 28, No. 15)
"Minute" Waltz in D-flat Major (Op. 64, No. 1)
Mazurka in A Minor (Op. 17, No. 4)
Polonaise in A Major ("Militaire") (Op. 40, No. 1)
Nocturne in E-flat Major (Op. 9, No. 2)
Debussy, Claude
First Arabesque
Clair de Lune (From Suite Bergamasque)
Golliwogg's Cake Walk
Dvorák, Antonín
Humoresque in G-flat Major (Op. 101, No. 7)
Elgar, Edward
Salut d'Amour (Op. 12)
Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Ballet Air (from Orfeo ed Euridice)
Granados, Enrique
Spanish Dance No. 5 in E Minor
Grieg, Edvard
Notturno (Op. 54, No. 4) (from Lyric Pieces)
Two pieces from Peer Gynt: Anitra's Dance, In the Hall of the Mountain King
Handel, George Frideric
Hornpipe in E Minor
Sarabande in D Minor
Largo (from Xerxes)
Haydn, Joseph
Sonata No. 37 in D Major (1st Mvmt.)
Hungarian ["Gypsy"] Rondo
Joplin, Scott
The Entertainer
Maple Leaf Rag
Liszt, Franz
Consolation No. 3 in D-flat Major
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat Major
MacDowell, Edward
To a Wild Rose (Op. 51, No. 1) (from Woodland Sketches)
Massenet, Jules
Élégie (Op. 10, No. 5)
Mendelssohn Felix
Three Songs without Words
Venetian Gondola Song (Op. 30, No. 6)
Spring Song (Op. 62, No. 6)
Spinning Song (Op. 67, No. 4)
Mozart, Wolfgang Am
Turkish Rondo (Finale from Sonata K331)
Two Early Minuets (K2 & K4)
Sonata No. 15 in C Major (K545)
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Rondo: Allegretto
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich
Two pieces from Pictures at an Exhibition:
The Old Castle
Nevin, Ethelbert
Narcissus (Op. 13, No. 4) (from Water Scenes)
Offenbach, Jacques
Barcarolle (from The Tales of Hoffman)
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Menuet à l'Antique (Op. 14, No. 1)
Rachmaninoff, Serge
Prelude in C-sharp Minor (Op. 3, No. 2)
Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Minuet in A Minor
Ravel, Maurice
Pavane for a Dead Princess
Rubinstein, Anton
Romance (Op. 44, No. 1)
Saint-Saëns, Camille
The Swan (from The Carnival of the Animals)
Satie, Erik
First Gymnopédie
Scarlatti, Dominico
Sonata (Balletto) in D Major (Longo 329)
Pastorale in D Minor (Longo 413)
Schubert, Franz
Moment Musical (Op. 94, No. 3)
Marche Militaire (Op. 51, No. 1)
Schumann, Robert
Three Scenes from Childhood:
Träumerei (Op. 15, No. 7)
Child Falling Asleep (Op. 15, No. 12)
Important Event (Op. 15, No. 6)
The Happy Farmer (Op. 68, No. 10) (from Album for the Young)
Scriabin, Alexander
Etude in C-sharp Minor (Op. 2, No. 1)
Désir (Op. 57, No. 1)
Sinding, Christian
Rustle of Spring (Op. 32, No. 3)
Smetana, Bedrich
Memory of Bohemia in the Form of a Polka (Op. 13, No. 1)
Strauss, Johann Jr.
On the Beautiful Blue Danube (Op. 314)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyitch
Chanson Triste (Op. 40, No. 2)
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