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Sonata No. 14 3rd Movement Theme

This is my arrangement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata No. 14 third movement written in the key of d minor and great for the intermediate pianist....

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I Can Only Imagine

This is  my arrangement  (in D major and C major)  of Bart Millard’s  ” I Can Only Imagine”  the lead vocalist in the Christian band  “Mercy Me”.  This beautiful song was inspired by his father’s death and reflects what it...

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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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A Thousand Years

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. Watch video...

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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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Prelude in C minor

This is Alexander Morovsky’s ominous “Prelude in c minor” written with a left hand crossing over a steady chordal right hand with a arpeggiated ending,  perfect for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist.Prelude in c minor

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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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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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Don’t Cry for me Argentina

This is the lyrical ballad from the musical “Evita” written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and arranged for intermediate piano in the key of G major....

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Aria

This beautiful aria written by Johann Bach is arranged in the key of G major for piano with optional flute.  The intermediate pianist will enjoy this expressive melody perfect for recitals or weddings....

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Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

This is a beautiful hymn composed by John Wyeth written in the key of G major with optional flute and strings.  “Come, thou fount of every blessing” is a great piece for the intermediate pianist.  ...

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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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In the Garden

This is a charming gospel hymn arranged in the key of G major with an arpeggiated base line written by the American songwriter,  Austin Miles and first published in 1912.  “In the Garden” is a great piece for the level 4-5 pianist.                                       ...

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Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

This is a French Christmas carol arranged in the key of F major for piano with optional flute and treble clef hand bells ( originally  written in 1553) and great for the intermediate student....

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Silhouettes

This is a delicate piano piece with optional oboe and a  tender middle section singing over a soft chord bass line written in the key of a minor.  “Silhouettes” is a great piece for the level 4-5 pianist.  ...

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Spinning Song

This is a lively piano solo in the key of F major which  utilizes rhythmic 16 note motives and falls easily under the fingers.   “Spinning Song” written by the German composer Albert Elmenreich has upbeat  syncopations an is a fun piece for the intermediate … Continue reading

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Cristofori’s Dream

This is a beautiful piece by David Lanz arranged for violin, cello, and piano by my students Li ann and Jillian.     Cristoforis Dream

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Dancing beneath a Crystal Moonlight

This is a lyrical piano solo with optional flute I wrote with a reoccurring theme in the key of G major alternating with the relative minor.  “Dancing beneath a Crystal Moonlight” is a great piece for the late intermediate student....

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In Love

“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.  ...

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Tropical Storm Etude

This is a etude written in the key of d minor with ascending and descending arpeggios surrounding a cantabile middle section.  “Tropical Storm Etude” is a great memorization piece for  the intermediate pianist.  ...

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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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Gymnopedie No. 1

This is the first of three short piano compositions published in Paris in 1888 and written by the French composer Erik Satie.  “Gymnopedie” no. 1 is a gentle melancholic  piece in the key of D major with a progression of beautiful mild dissonances  … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom

“Pearls of Wisdom” is a gentle and lyrical piano/vocal duet in the key of G major intended for the level 4-5 pianist.  ...

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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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Prelude b minor by Morovsky:

Prelude b minor: This prelude in b minor written by Morovsky has a beautifully ominous melody in the left hand and is great for a level 4-5 student. Download Prelude-in-b-minor

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Lyrical Arabesque

“Lyrical Arabesque” is a soft piano piece in a ternary form with a accelerated middle section containing smooth spiraling arpeggios, and great for a intermediate student.  YOUTUBE VIDEO...

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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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Prelude b minor

Prelude b minor: This expressive prelude contains a lot of melodic rubato with it’s arpeggiated chords and melody in the left hand. The level 4-5 student should give much attention to dynamics and phrasing Prelude in b minor Op. 28, … Continue reading

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Petite Etude

Schumann-op68-14-Petite-Etude-let Petite Etude: An expressive and arpeggiated piece requiring much phrasing and movement, containing subtle harmonic changes which quickly resolve. This is a rewarding piece in G Major for an intermediate student.  

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La Pastorale

La-Pastorale Download La Pastorale: An excellent piece for voicing, the student should bring out the melody in the right hand over a constant left hand and use different fingers on repeated notes in the left hand. This is good piece for … Continue reading

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Arabesque

Arabesque: This is a fast piece in the key of a minor and requires a lot of articulation . The student should follow exact fingering in measures 24-26. This is a good level 4 piece. Arabesque Burgmuller

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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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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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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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Soft Rainfall

It’s Raining: Is a intermediate piece in the key of a minor.  The changes in tempo from 6/8 to 4/4 reflect a gentle rain’s changes in movement.  This is a good piece for a level 4-5 student....

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Pensacola Nights

Pensacola Nights: Is a short syncopated intermediate piano piece reflecting the jazz idioms inspired from Twentieth Century American Jazz styles.  It is a light, fun piece for a level 4-5 student....

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Beaches Of Guam

Beaches of Guam: Is a short relaxing piece that reflects rich jazz harmonies and serves well for a level 3 or 4 student.  ...

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Hannah’s Song

Hannah’s Song is a delicate piano piece for a level 3-4 student in the key of G major with changes in time signature and a reoccurring theme.  ...

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Spanish Roses

“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.  ...

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A Soft September Breeze

“A Soft September Breeze” this delicate piano solo intended for the level 4-5 student is in the key of G major with beautiful simple melodic motifs the recur throughout the piece.      ...

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A Day At Palafox Pier

“A Day at Palafox Pier” is a  gentle piano solo in the key of G major with a soft descending two against three note pattern intended for the level 4-5 student.      ...

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A Seaside Ferris Ride

“A Seaside Ferris Ride” is an intermediate piano solo containing ascending and descending broken chords traveling several octaves. The student should give much attention to phrasing and dynamics as the left hand glides evenly to the right portraying a gentle...

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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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An Irish Lullaby

“An Irish Lullaby” is a soothing melody with poetic lyrics was made famous by Bing Crosby in 1944, and is a great piece for the level 3-4 student.  ...

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In A Summer Sky

 “In A Summer Sky”  is a lyrical ballad in the key of G Major requiring  the intermediate student to maintain a relaxed wrist and create subtle musical inflections....

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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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