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American Piano Classics: 39 Works by Gottschalk, Griffes, Gershwin, Copland, and Others

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Attractive and inexpensive anthology includes, among other noted works, Copland's The Cat and the Mouse, Gottschalk's The Banjo, and Indian Summer by Victor Herbert. Additional pieces by Zez Confrey, Henry Cowell, Scott Joplin, Harry T. Burleigh, and other American composers. Informative introduction by Joseph Smith.

Synopsis:

This new anthology features a diverse array of American piano music by artists ranging from Stephen Foster and Scott Joplin to George Gershwin and Aaron Copland. Contents include Amy Beach's Scottish Legend, John Alden Carpenter's Polonaise Americaine. Kitten on the Keys by Zez Confrey, Copland's The Cat and the Mouse and Passacaglia, Henry Cowell's The Tides of Manaunaun. Rialto Ripples by Gershwin, Gottschalk's The Banjo, Griffes's The Lake at Evening, Indian Summer by Victor Herbert, Joplin's Bethena, Joseph Lamb's Ragtime Nightingale, and MacDowell's To a Water-Lily Also included are works by "Blind Tom" Bethune, Harry T. Burleigh, James Reese Europe, Arthur Farwell, Howard Hanson, and many other American composers. Attractive and inexpensive, this volume features an informative Introduction by editor Joseph Smith, who has recorded a number of American piano works.

Synopsis:

Copland's The Cat and the Mouse, Gottschalk's The Banjo, and Indian Summer by Victor Herbert. Additional pieces by Zez Confrey, Henry Cowell, Scott Joplin, Harry T. Burleigh, and other Americans.

Table of Contents

1 Beach, Amy (1867-1944)

  1.1 A Hermit Thrush at Morn

  1.2 Scottish Legend

2 "Blind Tom" Bethune (1849-1908)

  2.1 Water in the Moonlight

3 Burleigh, Harry T. (1866-1949)

  3.1 On Bended Knees

4 Carpenter, John Alden (1876-1951)

  4.1 Polonaise Américaine

5 Chadwick, George W. (1854-1931)

  5.1 Scherzino

6 Confrey, Zez (1895-1971)

  6.1 Kitten on the Keys

7 Copland, Aaron (1900-1990)

  7.1 The Cat and the Mouse (Scherzo Humoristique)

  7.2 Passacaglia

8 Cowell, Henry (1897-1965)

  8.1 The Tides of Manaunaun (Explanation of Symbols)

  8.2 Frisking

9 Europe, James Reese (1881-1919) and Ford T. Dabney (1883-1958)

  9.1 Castles' Half and Half

10 Farwell, Arthur (1872-1952)

  10.1 From Mesa and Plain (Op. 20)

    10.1.1 Navajo War Dance

    10.1.2 Pawnee Horses

    10.1.3 Prairie Miniature

    10.1.4 Wa-Wan Choral

    10.1.5 Plantation Melody

11 Foote, Arthur (1853-1937)

  11.1 Poem (after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám)

12 Foster, Stephen C. (1826-1864)

  12.1 The Village Bells Polka

  12.2 Santa Anna's Retreat from Buena Vista

13 Gershwin, George (1898-1937) and Will Donaldson (1891-1954)

  13.1 Rialto Ripples (Rag)

14 Gilbert, Henry F. (1868-1928)

  14.1 Negro Dance No. 2

15 Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (1829-1869)

  15.1 O, ma charmante, épargnez-moi!

    15.1.1 Creole Caprice

    15.1.2 Author's Note

  15.2 The Banjo (Grotesque Fantasie)

16 Griffes, Charles Tomlinson (1884-1920)

  16.1 Three Tone-Pictures (Op. 5)

    16.1.1 Epigraphs

  16.2 The Lake at Evening

  16.3 The Vale of Dreams

  16.4 The Night Winds

17 Guion, David (1892-1981)

  17.1 Sheep and Goat--"Walkin' to the Pasture"

18 Hanson, Howard (1896-1981)

  18.1 Clog Dance

19 Herbert, Victor (1859-1924)

  19.1 La Coquette

  19.2 Indian Summer (An American Idyl)

20 Joplin, Scott (1868-1917)

  20.1 Fig Leaf (A High Class Rag)

  20.2 Bethena (A Concert Waltz)

21 Lamb, Joseph (1887-1960)

  21.1 Ragtime Nightingale

22 Lane, Eastwood (1879-1951)

  22.1 The Land of the Loon (A Camp-fire Story)

23 MacDowell, Edward (1861-1908)

  23.1 The Joy of Autumn

24 Nevin, Ethelbert (1862-1901)

  24.1 At Home (June Night in Washington)

25 Ornstein, Leo (b. 1892)

  25.1 Dance of the Dwarfs

26 Paine, John Knowles (1839-1906)

  26.1 Birthday Impromptu

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486413778
Editor:
Smith, Joseph
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Smith, Joseph
Author:
Smith, Joseph
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Songbooks
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Piano
Subject:
Piano music
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Classical
Subject:
Music-Books on Piano and Harpsichord
Edition Description:
w-x-1394752
Series:
Dover Music for Piano
Series Volume:
GTR-126
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 1.13 lb

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Product details 176 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486413778 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This new anthology features a diverse array of American piano music by artists ranging from Stephen Foster and Scott Joplin to George Gershwin and Aaron Copland. Contents include Amy Beach's Scottish Legend, John Alden Carpenter's Polonaise Americaine. Kitten on the Keys by Zez Confrey, Copland's The Cat and the Mouse and Passacaglia, Henry Cowell's The Tides of Manaunaun. Rialto Ripples by Gershwin, Gottschalk's The Banjo, Griffes's The Lake at Evening, Indian Summer by Victor Herbert, Joplin's Bethena, Joseph Lamb's Ragtime Nightingale, and MacDowell's To a Water-Lily Also included are works by "Blind Tom" Bethune, Harry T. Burleigh, James Reese Europe, Arthur Farwell, Howard Hanson, and many other American composers. Attractive and inexpensive, this volume features an informative Introduction by editor Joseph Smith, who has recorded a number of American piano works.
"Synopsis" by , Copland's The Cat and the Mouse, Gottschalk's The Banjo, and Indian Summer by Victor Herbert. Additional pieces by Zez Confrey, Henry Cowell, Scott Joplin, Harry T. Burleigh, and other Americans.

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