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Clementi: The First Book for Pianists


Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus

From the Publisher

Mastery of these pieces will give students valuable insight into the style and performance of the music of the Classical period, specifically that of Clementi. Editorial suggestions are in light print to clearly distinguish them from Clementi' indications and include notations for fingering, pedaling and metronome use.

Difficulty guide: 2-3
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Adagio from Sonatina Op.36/3
  • Air and Variation
  • Aria (Lindor)
  • Arietta in C major
  • Arietta in F major
  • In my Cottage
  • Italian Air
  • La Savoyarde
  • Of Noble Race was Shenkin
  • Prelude in C major
  • Prelude in F major
  • Prelude in G major
  • Scotch Air (Lochaber)
  • Spanish Dance (Guaracha)
  • Waltz Op.39/4

Item Details

Category: Piano Repertoire
Publisher: Alfred
Publisher's reference: 2225
Our Stock Code: 1434446
Media Type: Paperback (2323 pages [score])