The “Essential Composer Series” published for Piano by Minstrel Press and distributed by Santorella Publications features the original works from some of the greatest composers that ever lived. The selections have been carefully chosen to give the user a source of essential core literature from that specific composer. This transcribed series by Avis Fedge Romm has only had minor editing when seen as a valuable aid in facilitating the musician in authentically interpreting the composer’s music.
The Essential Composer Series has become a staple stock item for many music retailers throughout the world. Each edition includes a performance CD, which is also a great tool for younger players to hear the melodies that they have been practicing so diligently. Essential Piano Masters Volume 2 features the following works of Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin & Claude Debussy.
Robert Schumann; Melody (from Album for the Young) • Sicilienne (from Album for the Young) • Knecht Ruprecht (from Album for the Young) • About Strange Lands and People • Reverie (Traumerie)
Frederic Chopin; Prelude in A Major • Prelude in C Minor • Prelude in D Flat Major •Mazurka in G Minor • Waltz in D Flat Major
Claude Debussy; The Girl with the Flaxen Hair • Claire de Lune • Golliwogg’s Cakewalk