Classical Music for Children






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Classical Music for Children
Klassik fur Kinder
Edited by Gerda Koppelkamm-Martini
Published by Schott
Includes score and flute part

26 Easy Pieces for Flute and Piano

1. Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
2. Divertimento in d minor, I. Andante by Johann Philipp Eisel
3. II. Paisanne by Johann Philipp Eisel
4. Bouree by Johann Fischer
5. Menuett (Minuet) by Adam Krieger
6. Bouree by Johann Krieger
7. Prince of Denmark's March by Jeremiah Clarke
8. Trumpet Tune by Jeremiah Clarke
9. Allegro from Spring by Antonio Vivaldi
10. Largo from Winter by Antonio Vivaldi
11. Bouree by Johann Adolf Hasse
12. Greensleeves to a Ground by Anonymous
13. Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph Willibald Gluck
14. Andante by Joseph Haydn
15. Allegretto by James Hook
16. Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
17. Das klinget so herrlich by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
18. The Last Rose of Summer by Friedrich Kuhlau
19. Nel cor piu non mi sento (Theme) Theobald Boehm
20. Barcarole by Jacques Offenbach
21. Andantino by Wilhelm Popp
22. Carnival of Venice (Theme)
23. Hornpipe by Arthur Sullivan
24. To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
25. Twilight by Alexander Gretchaninoff
26. Gymnopedie No. 1 by Eric Satie

      This book of 'Classics for Children' offers young flautists a selection of twenty-six easy pieces for tuition purposes and concert performance. The selection ranges from the Baroque era to the Classical and Romantic periods, with some simple arrangements of well-known masterpieces included alongside original pieces as a good introduction to the classical concert repertoire. The range of notes required (not higher than e''') should be well within the capabilities of flautists who have been taking lessons for a year or more. Although most of the pieces look easy at first sight, they should not be underestimated. The challenges are often in the detail: quality of tone and breathing over long phrases in slower movements, intonation, articulation and dexterity in the faster movements. This collection is a good source of material for working on interpretation and musical phrasing. 
      The accompanying CD includes all the pieces as a complete version (for listening) and with just the piano accompaniments (for playing along). It can be used for practice at home and is designed to boost motivation. Moderate tempi have been chosen with tuition purposes in mind. 
      Enjoy your music making!
–Gerda Koppelkamm-Martini (Translation Julia Rushworth)

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