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The Intermediate Pianist Book 2

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From the Publisher

An in termediate-level piano ourse incorporating repertoire, technique and musicianship.

Book 2 is suitable for approximately Grade 4 level and covers styles such as ragtime and Baroque dance suites, and looks at transposition, 5/8 time and intervals.

Difficulty guide: 4
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  1. Getting started
  2. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Style
  3. 1 Introducing ragtime
  4. Repertoire: The Entertainer (Joplin)
  5. Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin)
  6. Chromatic and flat-key scales
  7. 2 Exploring the polka
  8. Repertoire: Pistachio Polka, Polka (Glinka)
  9. Quick learn: Peasant’s Song, Melodie, Variations on a Folk Tune
  10. Transposition
  11. 3 Story-telling in music
  12. Quick learn: A Spooky Situation, Wondrous Wizard
  13. Recital piece: Grandma Tells a Ghost Story (Kullak)
  14. 4 Ballads and nocturnes
  15. Quick learn: Study
  16. Repertoire: Upon Reflection
  17. Sharp-key scales and simple and compound time
  18. 5 Playing reggae
  19. Quick learn: Go for It!
  20. Repertoire: QI Theme (Duet) (Goodall)
  21. Intervals
  22. 6 Getting to know gospel
  23. Quick learn: Grace
  24. Repertoire: Gospel Medley (Duet)
  25. Recital piece: Sonatina in C major (Clementi)
  26. 7 Waltz and 54 time
  27. Quick learn: Lively Five
  28. Quick learn: Waltz (Schubert)
  29. 8 Baroque dance suites
  30. Repertoire: Allemande (Beethoven)
  31. Courante (Kirchhoff)
  32. Sarabande (Handel)
  33. Jigg (Sheeles)
  34. Recital piece: Round ‘O’ (Purcell)
  35. 9 Playing pop piano
  36. Repertoire: Highway to Home
  37. 10 Concert pieces
  38. Quick learn: Daphne
  39. Recital piece: Gavotte (Handel)
  40. Recital piece: Menuett in F (Mozart)
  41. Recital piece: Old French Song (Tchaikovsky)
  42. Quick learn: Where Have You Been, Little Lamb? (Bartók)
  43. Recital piece: Tambourin (de Gambarini)

Item Details


  • Part 1: Piano
Category: Piano Tutor Books
Publisher: Faber Music
Publisher's reference: 0571540023
Part of the PianoTrainer series
Our Stock Code: 1406641
Media Type: Paperback (55 pages [score])