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Spectrum

Compilation
Edited by Thalia Myers

£14.50

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus
Grades:
8

Our Description

Spectrum is an exciting and innovative collection of newly commissioned works for solo piano by composers all resident in Great Britain. This remarkable set of pieces presents a unique introduction to the world of contemporary music for all pianists, both amateur and professional. The volume reflects the wide range of compositional trends apparent in new music today. Jazz-inspired or experimental, delicately atmospheric or glitteringly colourful, tonal or rhythmically complex, the pieces in this collection offer a range of moods and sound-worlds to suit all players.

Difficulty guide: 7-8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Contents

  • Eleanor Alberga: If the Silver Bird could speak
  • David Bedford: Toccata
  • Diana Burrell: Constellations
  • Philip Cashian: Landscape
  • Brian Elias: Moto Perpetuo
  • Michael Finnissy: Yvaropera 5
  • Graham Fitkin: SAZZ
  • Michael Zev Gordon: Far Away
  • Jonathan Harvey: ff
  • Alun Hoddinot: Dark March
  • Gabriel Jackson: Memorial Blues (for Phyllis Hyman)
  • Stephen Montague: Mira
  • Anthony Payne: Song Without End
  • Roger Redgate: trace
  • Jeremy Dale Roberts: Stele for John Lambert
  • Edwin Roxburgh: Moonscape
  • Timothy Salter: Lutie's Arabesque
  • David Sawer: Diversion
  • Howard Skempton
  • Cantilena for piano
  • Andrew Toovey: Still

Item Details

Category: Classical Piano Albums
Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Publisher's reference: 9781854728715
Our Stock Code: 1079715
Media Type: Paperback (72 pages [score])