This collection is intended for the students of the middle forms of Music Schools. It is the pedagogical work's result during many years, including the pieces, effective for performance. Their impressive imaginative sphere is to arouse and support young pianist's interest, which makes for prompt and confident musical development.
Ensemble playing is the unseparable part of the pedagogical process. Here ensembles are inserted to the collection among the solo pieces, but not isolated to some special part.
The whole material in this collection is disposed according to the principle of the growing complication. However the pedagogue may use these pieces, taking into consideration the student's abilities.
В. Dvarionas. VARIATIONS (Music text example )
J. Vitol. LEGEND
Е. Grieg. I KNEW А LITTE GIRL
L. Couperin. CHACONNE
S. Carvalho. TOCCATA
J. Haydn. RONDO IN HUNGARIAN STYLE. Arranged by А. Ruthardt
W. А. Mozart. FRAGMENT FROM THE OPERA “The Марс Flute”. Arranged by С. G. Neefe*
W. А. Mozart. TWO PIECES. From ballet music pantomime “Small Trinkets”. Arranged by M. Frey
С. М. Weber. TWO WALTZES
F. Schubert. HEROIC MARCH, ор. 27, № 1*
F. Mendelssohn. SONG OF GONDOLIER
P. Tchaikovsky. LULLABY-SONG IN STORM, ор. 54, № 10. Transcription by I. Rabinovich
N. Paganini. VARIATIONS. Arranged by N. Vygodsky
J. Field. NOCTURNE
А. Alyabyev. NIGHTINGALE. Arranged by J. Brahms*
J. Strauss. SINGER'S JOY. Роlkа (French)*
G. Schmidt. ETUDE
Е. MacDowell. MOONLIGHT. From the cycle “Orientalias”
С. Nielsen. MIGNON
J. Sibelius. SOUVENIR
P. Sancan. PRINCESS-DREAM
Н. Villa Lobos. HATCHET. From “Practical guide” (volume 2)
* The compositions, marked by asterisk are intended for four hands playing.