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The three-volume collection Mini Maestro presents little piano pieces advancing progressively from very easy to intermediate level, presented in chronological order across five centuries from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern eras through to jazz, pop and minimal music. At the end of each volume – under the heading More fun to play together – there are three additional pieces for piano duet. All the pieces are easy to learn and offer varied repertoire as an ideal supplement to any piano tutorial method with music suitable for concert performance, tuition purposes, examinations and competitions.

Book 1 contains pieces in the five-finger range at various pitches, followed by pieces spanning an octave range with simple rhythms and easy chord sequences. Also featured are differing styles of articulation, melody in the left hand, octave or ottava signs, pieces in major and minor keys with key signatures of up to one sharp or flat.

Book 2 contains pieces with an extended range of two octaves and chord sequences with three or four parts, including inversions. Other features include using the pedal, simple ornaments, basic polyphony, differentiating melody and accompaniment, pieces in major and minor keys with key signatures of up to two sharps or flats.

Book 3 contains pieces with a range of up to four octaves with more demanding rhythms and speeds. Also included are subtle contrasts in tone, playing with expression, playing more than one part with one hand and advanced polyphony in major and minor keys with key signatures of up to three sharps or flats.


  • John Blow (1649–1708): Air
  • Johann Krieger (1651–1735): Minuet A minor - Christian Petzold (1677–1733): Minuet G major, BWV Anh. 114, Minuet G minor, BWV Anh. 115
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Aria D minor, BWV 515, Praeludium C major, BWV 939
  • Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759): Gavotte C Major, Passepied C major, HWV 559
  • Joseph Haydn (1732–1809): German Dance D major, Hob. IX:22/2, Minuet F major, Hob. IX:8/12
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791): Minuet F major, KV 2, Allegro B-flat major, KV 3
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827): German Dance C major, WoO 8/1, Ecossaise G major, WoO 23
  • Anton Diabelli (1781–1858): Tempo di Menuetto, Op. 125/8, Vivace, Op. 125/7
  • Friedrich Kuhlau (1786–1832): Two Scottish Dances No. 2, No. 5
  • Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826): Allemande, Op. 4/2
  • Maria Szymanowska (1789–1831): Mazurka
  • Ignaz Moscheles (1794–1870): Scherzo, Op. 55/3
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): Little Piece, Op. 68/5
  • Félix Le Couppey (1811–1887): Arabian Air
  • Cornelius Gurlitt (1820–1901): Piano Piece, Op. 179/22, Gavotte, Op. 210/9
  • Carl Reinecke (1824–1910): Song, Serenade 1, Op. 183
  • Eduard Horák (1838–1893): Scherzino
  • Oskar Bolck (1839–1888): Sonatine C major, Op. 30/4, Allegro, Andante, Rondino: Vivace
  • Frederick Scotson Clark (1840–1883): Tarantella
  • Peter Iljitsch Tschaikowsky (1840–1893): The Sick Doll, Op. 39/6
  • Alexander Gretchaninoff (1864–1956): A Little Dance, Op. 98/10, After the Ball, Op. 98/13
  • Samuil Maikapar (1867–1938): Waltz, Op. 28/5
  • Béla Bartók (1881–1945): Play, Melancholy, Waltz
  • Carl Orff (1895–1982): Piano Study No. 20
  • John Kember (*1935): Simply Blue
  • Loris Tjeknavorian (*1937): Lively Conversation
  • George Nevada (1939–2014): When Paris Dreams
  • Jürgen Moser (*1949): Feelin’ Groovy
  • Rainer Mohrs (*1953): A Song of Hope
  • Hans-Günter Heumann (*1955): Cool Jazz Cats, Magic Piano, Rainbow Fairy, Modern Sonatina: 1 À la Clementi, 2 Pop Ballad, 3 Boogie-Woogie
  • Three four-handed Bonus pieces:
  • Anton Diabelli (1781–1858): Scherzo, Op. 149/6
  • Franz Schubert (1797–1828): Ländler, D 366/5
  • Mike Schoenmehl (*1957): Fips in the Park

Item Details


  • Part 1: Piano
Category: Classical Piano Albums
Publisher: Schott
Publisher's reference: ED 23199
Our Stock Code: 1501940
Media Type: Paperback

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