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Raise the Bar Piano Initial-Grade 2


From the Publisher

A collection of the most popular pieces from past Trinity piano syllabuses, accompanied by teaching notes, for Initial to Grade 2.Designed for use alongside exam preparation or simply for pleasure, the books provide an essential resource for musicians looking to broaden their repertoire.Expertly graded by leading music educators, covering a wide range of styles and genres. Beautifully designed and typeset making for easy reading — aesthetic and functional.

Difficulty guide: 1-2
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).



  • Teaching Notes                                Graham Fitch
  • Miaou, Miaou                                   Mani
  • The Sleeping Doll                             Akimov
  • Little Snow-bearing Clouds            Garscia
  • Roundabout                                    Wright
  • Silent Movie                                     Sebba
  • Wotcha Doin'                                   Sebba
  • Airs & Graces                                   Sebba
  • Poco allegro                                     Hassler
  • Children's Dance                             Kodaly
  • A Porcupine Dance                         Kabalevsky
  • Enroulez le fil (Wind up the Bobbin)  Traditional French
  • The Little Dove                                Traditional Cze   


  • Teaching Notes                                Graham Fitch
  • Allegrettto in C                                 Diabelli
  • Melodie                                             Le Couppey
  • Dance                                                Goedicke
  • Safe Landing                                     Maxwell Davies
  • Reggae                                              Norton
  • Courante                                           Greenidge              


  • Treaching Notes                               Graham Fitch
  • Minuet                                               Sheeles
  • Allegro in G                                       L Mozart
  • Waltz                                                 Clementi
  • Jack Tar                                             Rowley
  • King's Cross                                     Williamson
  • The Sparrow                                    Lvov-Kompaneets            


Item Details


  • Part 1: Piano
Category: Classical Piano Albums
Publisher: Trinity College London Press
Publisher's reference: TCL015372
Our Stock Code: 1388589
Media Type: Paperback