With this Urtext edition compiled by the expert pianist and piano instructor Walter Georgii, the budding pianist is offered a little overview of the variety of classical-romantic piano literature. The selection and organization is chiefly oriented on the beauty, popularity and performability of the pieces. Behind this is the intent to present to the player, in a way, a colourful spectrum of interesting works ranging clear across the largest variety of eras, Next to the “great” names, one can also make surprising discoveries of less well-known composers.
Volume II contains the technically more demanding pieces which lie between difficulty levels 3 and 5.
- Level of difficulty (Explanation)
- Other titles with this level of difficulty
For this edition, autographs, manuscript copies, and first editions served as source material for the following works: for W. F. and C. Ph. E. Bach, the copy P 325 and P 359 in the collection of the Preußische Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin; for Mussorgsky, the autograph (State Archives, Moscow); for Smetana, the first edition Joh. Hoffman’s Wwe. Prague, 1855; for Dvořák, the … more