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By Larry Sitsky

This is often the 1st booklet to comprehensively disguise the entire Australian piano song of the 20 th century. it really is lavishly illustrated with over three hundred track examples, giving a really transparent photo of many of the composers and kinds. The composers are indexed inside of numerous historic and stylistic blocks in addition to inside of attention in their personal pianistic prowess. the big variety of rankings can help destiny researchers in addition to recording and live performance pianists who're looking for new and interesting repertoire.

This is a useful ebook sure to attract track fans, the pro musician and novice, and scholars. actually, an individual drawn to the piano and its ancient evolution will delight in this quantity.

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But I was very pleasantly wrong. The First Sonatina is in three movements; it was composed over a few days in 1924. The first movement for example was done between 20th and 23rd of January; the 2nd movement, in the form of a short Minuet, on the 28th of February with the last movement commenced on the same day. The Third Sonatina, dedicated to Nadra Penalurick, exists in fine copy, but carries no date The copyist has included fingering so was probably working from a composer's copy that had already been fingered and possibly performed.

Brewster-Jones. Mysterious Mopoke bars 1-4. 11 12 Australian Piano Music of the Twentieth Century Apropos, there is also a set of three bird pieces for two pianos. They are, in an order given by the composer, 1. Impressions of the South. The Crow's Nest . (4/2/29. 2). Calls of the Pallid Cuckoo. (18/10/23 or 25) 3. Shrike Thrush by the River. (23/9/23) These are in fine copy. Another interesting series of pieces is entitled Horse Rhythms in which each miniature fixates on a particular rhythm or combination/superimposition of rhythms.

Written between December 31/12/21 and 1/1/22. 2: Almaine, Corrente and Courante (with an apparently obliggato cello part) Sarabande ('to be transposed into the key of F', says a note from the composer), March, Rigaudon, Minuet, Gigue. Written between 35/1/22. 3: Prelude, Courante (both movements written on 26/11/21), Sarabande I (8/7/22) and II (24/11/21), East Minuet, Gavotte and Musette (4/3/21), Gigue. After the Gigue, the manuscript contains a Waltz (2/12/21) written in the same key; sketchy but complete, possibly also meant for this Suite?

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