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Category Archives: Valentine’s Day
This is “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri arranged in the key of G major for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist with vocals and chords, and perfect for weddings. ...
This is Mozart’s beautiful theme from his “Clarinet Concerto” ( intended for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist) arranged in the key of C major for solo piano and also clarinet, flute & piano in B flat, perfect for weddings. ...
This is my arrangement of the lyrical theme “Mia & Sebastian’s Theme” ( from the movie La La Land), written with an arpeggiated ending and intended for the late intermediate pianist. YOU TUBE VIDEO...
“Morning Reverie” is a delicate piano solo with optional flute & strings written in F major with alternating decorations and two against three rhythmic pattern....
Have your primer students match the music symbols on the candy hearts with their correct terms .Candy hearts worksheet
“Music Box Dancer” is a delicate piano solo written in the key of C major with a melodic plucked “music box” sound quality and perfect for a level 3-4 pianist....
This is one of Puccini’s most lyrical and beautiful arias (“O Mio Babbino Caro”) from the Opera “Gianni Schicchi” arranged in the key of C major for solo piano with optional flute and strings. The late intermediate pianist should play...
This is a gentle piano piece (written by my student Kylie) with a 3/8 time signature and subtle harmonic changes in the bass line. “Love Story” is a great piano solo for the level 2 student.
This is a beautiful jazz standard arranged in the key of F major with an arpeggiated bass line and great for the late intermediate pianist. “Love is here to Stay” was one of the final compositions George Gershwin wrote, which...
“In Love” is a elegant and romantic piano piece with optional flute written in the key of F major. The intermediate to late intermediate pianist should strive for sustained eight note passages in the left hand with subtle dynamic changes in the melodic line. ...
“Elegant Impromptu” is my arrangement of the cantabile and lyrical middle section of Frederic Chopin’s “Fantasie-Impromptu” written in the key of C major. The intermediate to late pianist will enjoy it’s rich harmonies and evolving sustained melody which fades into...
“Diamonds & Lace” is a delicate and reflective piece I wrote for flute and piano in the key of C major, requiring the intermediate pianist to maintain a rich and smooth legato as the melody glides from the left hand...
Liebestraum: This is an arrangement of one of Franz Liszt’s most popular works “Liebestraum” (Dream of Love) which was first published in 1850. The level 2 student may play piano 1 as a solo or one octave higher with the … Continue reading
Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2: This is a simple arrangement of Chopin’s melodic “ Nocturne” opus 9, no. 2 in the key of F Major ( originally written in E flat ) and is a great piece for the level...
My Valentine’s Song : My Valentine’s Song is a pleasing piano piece written in a C position for the right hand by my five year old student Zaslea . The beginning student should give attention to the legato phrasing and … Continue reading
Clair de Lune: This is my arrangement in the key of C Major of Claude Debussy’s famous “Clair De Lune” which was originally written in 1890. This is a expressive piece containing suspended harmonies and arpeggiated chords characteristic of impressionism. The...
Romantic Boogie: A softer blues containing a steady rhythmic left hand pattern in a 6/8 time signature and utilizing harmonies influenced by American jazz and blues genres. The right hand travels several octaves and utilizes swing eights and triplets. Romantic...
Valentine’s Arabesque: This lyrical piano solo, intended for the intermediate student, is written in the aeolian mode with a rondo form that contains a beautiful two against three note pattern....
My First Valentine’s Waltz: This is a piece in a 3/4 time signature moving from a C position to middle C, and is great for the beginning student. ...
“Spanish Roses” This tango reflects characteristics found in Latin American dance and contains much articulation with a duple meter, sudden pauses and a lyrical middle section. Spanish Roses is a great piece for the level 3-4 student. ...
“Angelic Hearts” is a tender intermediate piano solo in the key of C Major with articulations to be played in a flowing manner. ...
“Romance” is a beautiful rondo written in the key of C Major combining a simple leading theme that blends with contrasting sections rich in tonal color. The intermediate pianist should strive to maintain a legato phrasing with a polyrhythmic pattern....
This is a gentle medley of “Pachelbel’s Canon” (originally written in D Major) and Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus” written in the key of C Major and arranged for piano with optional flute and cello. The late intermediate pianist will enjoy this...