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Play The Piano! Level 2


Our Description

Level 2 of Mike Cornick's Play the Piano! moves seamlessly on from Level 1 ensuring continuous musical and technical progress for the adult or older teenager. With the raised technical levels the choice of musical genres is even more enriched with arrangements of traditional folk music and music by, for example, J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Mike Cornick, Elton John and more. The result is a feast of beautiful music and the continued guidance from Mike Cornick will help the player develop the technical skills and confidence to interact with the rewarding musical experiences provided by the CDs. Again, at each stage, more pieces may be downloaded FOR FREE from the Universal Edition website. 

- Step-by-step learning in playing and reading, starting from absolute scratch, presented in clearly structured stages
- Also suitable for the 'returning beginner'
- Performance pieces in a range of styles from classical and folk through to jazz
- Helpful and stimulating CDs with aural development exercises and recordings of the pieces, many with 'play-along' tracks
- Warm-up exercises 


  • Tschaikowsky, Peter Iljitsch: Dolly's Funeral
  • Cornick, Mike: Semiquaver Study
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Largo
  • Martini, Jean Paul Egide: Plaisir d'amour
  • Traditional: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
  • Traditional: Morning Has Broken
  • W. A. Mozart/F. X. Süßmayr: Lacrymosa
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Passion Chorale
  • Cornick, Mike: Voicing Exercise 1
  • Cornick, Mike: Voicing Exercise 2
  • Cornick, Mike: Autumn Morning
  • Cornick, Mike: Piano Blues in G
  • Byrd, William: Pavan. The Earle of Salisbury
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Invention 1
  • Chopin, Frédéric: Prélude op. 28/20
  • Chopin, Frédéric: Nocturne op. 55/1
  • Cornick, Mike: Stoke Woods
  • Cornick, Mike: Blues for Lydia
  • Cornick, Mike: Bb Study for the Right Hand
  • Cornick, Mike: Bb Study for the Left Hand
  • Cornick, Mike: The Skippy Rag
  • Traditional: The Water is Wide
  • Cornick, Mike: Minor Bossa
  • Cornick, Mike: Study – Major to Minor
  • Traditional: Shenandoah
  • Traditional: David of the White Rock
  • Cornick, Mike: Seventh Heaven
  • Cornick, Mike: Early Morning at Dahouet
  • Cornick, Mike: Chapelle de Trémalo
  • Traditional: London Bridge is Falling Down
  • Cornick, Mike: The Hickory Rag
  • Cornick, Mike: The London Eye
  • Cornick, Mike: Palace Parade
  • Cornick, Mike: Sonatina in F
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Theme from "Six Variations"
  • Elton, John: Your Song

Item Details

Category: Piano Tutor Books
Publisher: Universal Edition
Publisher's reference: UE21562
Our Stock Code: 1309393
Media Type: Paperback