Great Waltzes for Solo Piano: 23 Works by Debussy, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Others

Great Waltzes for Solo Piano: 23 Works by Debussy, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Others

by Joseph Smith (Editor)


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This collection offers pianists on all levels an inexpensive and convenient single-volume compilation of waltzes in a variety of moods from such diverse composers as Bartók, Beethoven, Debussy, Fauré, Grieg, Hindemith, Schubert, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky. Highlights include Weber's 1819 "Invitation to the Dance," a brilliant arrangement of contrasting waltz themes; Dvorák's 1880 Waltz in E-flat, Op. 54, No. 8, which adds a Czech overtones to the dance form; ragtime renditions by Harry P. Guy and Scott Joplin; and an elegiac Valse by the youthful Billy Strayhorn, written before he discovered his jazz voice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486431192
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 04/09/2004
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Invitation to the Dance, Op. 652
16 German Dances from Op. 33, D. 78313
Waltz in E-flat Major, WoO 8419
Waltz in D Major, WoO 8520
Waltz, Op. 124, no. 421
Valse Melancolique22
Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 4228
Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, no. 1538
Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39, no. 1639
Humoresque, Op. 6, no. 140
Valse-Caprice in E-flat Major44
Waltz in E-flat Major, Op. 54, no. 854
Waltz in quintuple time, Op. 72, no. 1658
Valse-Caprice No. 3 in G-flat Major, Op. 5961
Echoes from the Snowball Club74
Valse, Op. 3878
Valse in A-flat, Op. 71, no. 287
Waltz: My dancing sweetheart..., Op. 6, no. 1490
Pleasant Moments96
La plus que lente100
Viennese Dance No. 2 (on motifs by Eduard Gartner)106
Boston from Suite '1922', Op. 26112

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