Author: John Lehenan
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Keynotes is a new series of essential piano repertoire from across the ages which has been carefully selected and edited by John Lenehan, one of Britain's most experienced, versatile and sought-after pianists. Keynotes contains unusual and imaginative repertoire from over three centuries. Not only is there ample opportunity to improvise, but each book contains valuable practical footnotes. Book 1, grades 1-2, contains music by Anderson, J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Blow, Daquin, Franck, Goedicke, Haydn, Kabelevsky, Lenehan, Milne, Neefe, Ornstein, Pasquini, Rowley, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and Telemann. Also available in this series is Keynotes Grades 2-3 (0571523218), Keynotes Grades 3-4 (0571523226) and Keynotes Grades 4-5 (0571523234). Titles: Haydn: German Dance from New German Dances H.1X:12 * Rowley: On a Motorbike * J. S. Bach: Polonaise in G Minor from The Notebook for Anna Magdalena * Schumann: Bear Dance from Album for the Young Op. 68 * Neefe: Menuet * Lenehan: A Ghost in the Attic * Franck: A Doll's Lament * Milne: Storm in a Teacup from Very Easy Little Peppers * Blow: Hornpipe * Ornstein: My, What a Din the Cuckoos Are Making! * Smetana: Toccata * Lenehan: Marching Tune * Pasquini: Aria * Beethoven: Allemande from 12 Allemandes * Anderson: Old Bells * Daquin: Gavotte from Suite IV in C Minor * Kabalevsky: My Stubborn Little Brother from Thirty-five Pieces for Piano No. 29 * Tchaikovsky: The Sick Doll from Children's Album No. 6 * Telemann: Dolce from Fantasia in G major, No. 4.