Category Archives: C major

Sketches of Summer

“Sketches of Summer” is a impressionistic piano solo written in the key of C major intended for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist and perfect of weddings.    ...

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Diamonds in the Sand

“Diamonds in the Sand” is a impressionistic piano piece with optional flute & bells written in C major,  intended for the intermediate pianist and perfect for weddings....

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Autumn Love

“Autumn Love” is a delicate impressionistic piano solo written in the key of C major intended for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist, and perfect for weddings....

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Clarinet Concerto Theme

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.   ...

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Music Box Dancer

“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....

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Over the Rainbow

This is my arrangement of Harold Arlen’s lyrical piece “Over the Rainbow” (from “The Wizard of Oz”), written in the key of C major for solo piano with optional oboe, flute, strings & hand bells, and great for the late intermediate student....

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O Mio Babbino Caro

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...

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Pirouettes

“Pirouettes” is a beginning piano solo in C position utilizing half, quarter and eight notes with the right hand ending one octave higher....

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Springtime in Paris

“Springtime in Paris” is a intermediate impressionistic piano solo written in the key of C major with a delicate melody and a left hand to be played with seamless phrases....

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Sunny Day

This is a fun upbeat piano piece by my student Kylie written in the key of C major with optional flute and percussion, utilizing 4th and 5th intervals and great for the level 2 pianist. Sunny Day

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Do you want to build a Snowman?

This is a upbeat arrangement of popular song “Do you want to build a Snowman?” from the Disney animation “Frozen”. Written in the key of C major this is a great piece for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist.   YOUTUBE  ...

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Love Story

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.

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A Graceful Dawn

” A Graceful Dawn” is a delicate piano solo intended for a intermediate student , written in the key of C major with grace notes and legato phrases to be played in seamless manner portraying  a quiescent dawn.  ...

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Autumn Nocturne

This is a delicate seasonal piano solo with optional flute written in the key of C major for a intermediate to late intermediate pianist.  “Autumn Nocturne” is filled with sequences and rich textures depicting Autumn’s gradual and ever changing colors....

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Rhapsody on A Theme of Paganini

Arranged in the key of C major for flute and piano, this is my arrangement of Sergei Rachmanioff’s beautiful “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” (variation 18″).This piece has a flute part which compliments the main theme with a fugal...

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Garden’s Grow

“Garden’s Grow” is a delicate beginning piano and voice piece  in the key of C major with    a optional repeat and written by my student Emma at age five.   Gardens Grow free download

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Its October

Its October This is a beginning seasonal piece written by my student Zaslea in a C position with accidentals that add an extra  “spooky” effect.  “It’s October” is a fun piano or organ solo for any Halloween recital.

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Elegant Impromptu

“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...

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Butterflies

“Butterflies” is a lyrical beginning piece for piano and voice in the key of C major with the repeat one octave higher, and written by my student Emma at age five. Download Butterflies

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Diamonds & Lace

“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...

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Thanksgiving Prayer

Thanksgiving Prayer: This is a 16th century Dutch melody originally written by Adrianus Valerius , translated by Theodore Baker, and is a wonderful traditional holiday piece great for the level 2-3 student. Thansgiving-Prayer

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O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree: This German Christmas carol was arranged with a relaxed jazzy style by my student Ryan at age 12, and would be great for any early intermediate pianist. O-Christmas-Tree

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Silent Night

Silent Night: This is a holiday favorite which was originally written by an Austrian priest, Father Joseph Mohr, and set to music by his headmaster Franz Gruber. The left hand has a broken chord bass line, creating a smooth and … Continue reading

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Trains come in on Christmas Day

Trains come in on Christmas Day: Free Download Trains come in on Christmas Day is a piece which conveys the acceleration and deceleration of a busy train on Christmas day, and was written by Owen at age seven.

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Liebestraum

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

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My Valentine’s Song

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

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Consolation Burgmuller

Consolation Burgmuller: This etude by Johann Burgmuller, who was known especially in Paris for his intimate style of playing, is a melodically pleasing piece for the early adult or young pianist requiring much attention to phrasing, dynamics and musical expression. … Continue reading

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Melody

Melody: This lyrical work by Schumann requires the level 2-3 student to maintain a continuous flowing manner in the right hand while keeping the left hand subdued. Download Schumann-op68-01-Melodie-let

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Sonatine 1 Allegro let Kuhlau

Sonatine 1 Allegro let Kuhlau: This is a rewarding sonatina containing a alberti bass in the left hand in the key of C major and brief modulations to c minor with a triplet pattern in the right hand. The intermediate … Continue reading

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La Candeur

This etude is a beginning level. The student should play with expression giving attention to dynamics and accent the first and third beat.     La-Candeur

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Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum: A beautiful lively piece from Debussy’s “Suite for Piano”  containing rubato and a slower middle section with aesthetical modulations which return to the main theme.  This is a great piece for the late intermediate student. Download … Continue reading

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FREE: Nocturno Op. 54, No. 4 Grieg

Nocturno Op. 54, No. 4 Grieg: This charming solo is from Grieg’s “Selected Lyric pieces for Piano” and has a elegant yet complex polyrhymic texture requiring the mature pianist to play with an expressive right hand motif and breath between … Continue reading

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Clair De Lune

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...

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Dawn On Destin Beach

Dawn on Destin Beach: This is a simple lyrical piano solo in the key of C Major with a 3/4 time signature and is great for the early intermediate student.  The left hand contains a repetitive sixteenth note pattern which...

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Mermaids In The Moonlight

Mermaids in the Moonlight: This is a lyrical rondo (ABABA) in the key of C Major which captures an impressionistic style and is great for an early intermediate student.      ...

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Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: This is an arrangement of Sergei Rachmanioff’s beautiful Rhapsody on Theme of Paganini (variation 18) . I arranged this in the key of C Major for both solo piano or optional violin and piano....

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Romantic Boogie

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...

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San Francisco Mornings

San Francisco Mornings: Is an expressive piano solo  ( with optional flute ) containing   dynamic changes and rubato within cantabile melodic style and great for the intermediate student....

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Heaven’s Grace

Heaven’s Grace: A lyrical solo with a ternary form in the key of C major and excellent for a level 3-4 student.  ...

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Ballerina Intermezzo

Ballerina Intermezzo: is an early intermediate flowing piece in the key of C Major that travels with patterns from low C to high C and is good for a level 3-4 student....

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Sunrise On Pensacola Beach

Sunrise on Pensacola Beach: Is a piano solo that has a delicate lyrical melody written in a 3/4 time signature and is excellent for a level 4-5 student.  ...

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Toccata Rag

Toccata Rag: This lively piece reflects a ragtime style with its syncopated melody over a steady bass line and combines with freestyle passages typical in a toccata form. The intermediate pianist should play with dexterity and technique, accenting the beats...

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Jingle Jangle Boogie

Jingle Jangle Boogie: This traditional popular holiday piece was written by James Lord Pierpont and published in 1857.  Jingle bells is brought to life with a fun “boogie” bass line and great for the intermediate student....

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Surf’s Up

Surfs Up: This is a fun light blues piano solo with a lively swing rhythm written in the key of C Major and great for the intermediate student.  ...

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Ballet At The Saenger

“Ballet at the Saenger” is a short graceful piano piece in the key of C major utilizing a alberti bass to create a sustained accompaniment for the early intermediate pianist.  ...

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A Jazzy Jolly Christmas

“A Jazzy Jolly Christmas” is a traditional holiday favorite written by Johnny Marks, arranged with a fun “jazzy” bass line with swing eight notes and great for the late intermediate student.      ...

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Angels We Have Heard On High

“Angels We Have Heard on High” is a beautiful French Christmas carol in the key of C major and great for the early intermediate pianist.  ...

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Angelic Hearts

“Angelic Hearts” is a tender intermediate piano solo in the key of C Major with articulations to be played in a flowing manner.  ...

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The Swan

This graceful piano piece is from Saint-Saens’ fourteen movement work entitled “Carnival of the Animals”. It is arranged with a arpeggiated bass line in the key of G major and great for a level four student.  ...

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Easter Lily

This is a gentle piano solo requiring the level 2 student to play the left hand in a flowing manner, while the right hand stays in a treble c position and ends one octave higher.  ...

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Jazz Moves

“Jazz Moves” is a  lively piano piece in the key of C major reflecting  a jazz idiom and great for the intermediate student.  ...

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Autumn Dreams

“Autumn Dreams” is a charming  seasonal piano solo (written in the key of C major) and reflecting our most colorful season.  The level 5 student will enjoy the recurring brisk section which fades into a gentle melody  yielding into a...

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Imagine Waterfalls

“Imagine Waterfalls” is a programmatic piano solo in a rondo form with decorated aesthetic sections depicting the cascading flow of waterfalls.  The late intermediate pianist should give close attention to the decorated turns which  begin above the principle note....

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Afternoon At Casino Beach

This is a relaxing, light-hearted piano solo I wrote in the key of C major for the intermediate student, and also in D flat major (which falls easy under the fingers)  for the late intermediate student. “Afternoon at Casino Beach”...

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White Christmas Nocturne

This is my arrangement of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” which was first made famous by Bing Crosby’s performance on his radio show, Christmas day in 1941.  The intermediate pianist will enjoy this rich and lyrical piece in the key of...

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Romance

“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....

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Snowflake Prelude

This is a soft impressionistic piano piece with images depicting a gentle snowfall.  “Snowflake Prelude” is a great recital piece for the level 3-4 student.  SEE STUDENT VIDEO...

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Something More

This is a lyrical hymn for voice, piano, and optional flute written in the key of C Major.  The late intermediate student should play with a flowing character.  ...

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Pachelbel’s Prayer

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...

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Waking up in Paradise

This is a light hearted flowing piece arranged for solo piano with optional flute and strings.  The late intermediate student should maintain a consistent legato fingering with the arpeggiated chords in the left hand.  ...

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