The ABRSM: Encore Book 1 (Grades 1&2) Karen Marshall is part of the official collection of best-loved ABRSM Piano exam pieces from Grades 1 to 8.
Book 1 features popular pieces previously set on ABRSM Grades 1 and 2. Have fun exploring timeless classics and modern favourites, like Hook’s Gavotte or the jazzy Vampire Blues. Plus, we’ve included background information and new ideas for exploring the music!
ABRSM: Encore Book 1 (Grades 1&2) Karen Marshall Contents:
- Cradle Song, No. 17 from The First Lessons, Op. 117 [Cornelius Gurlitt]
- Theme and First Variation, from 5 Happy Variations on a Russian Folksong, Op. 51 No. 1 [Dmitri Kabalevsky]
- Das Echo, No. 14 from Maiblümchen, Op. 61 [Theodor Oesten]
- African Dance, from Bigger Picture Piano, Grade 2–3 [John Rowcroft]
- Das Ballet: No. 19 from Handstücke für angehende Klavierspieler (Pieces for aspiring players) [Daniel Gottlob Türk]
- Chattanooga Choo Choo [Harry Warren]
- Vampire Blues (from Spooky Piano Time) [Kevin Wooding]
- Musette in D, BWV Anh. II 126, from The Anna Magdalena Bach Book of 1725 [Anon.]
- Ecossaise in Eb, WoO 86 [Ludwig van Beethoven]
- The Prince of Denmark’s March: Round O [Jeremiah Clarke]
- Balletto [Georg Lohlein]
- Mozzie, from Easy Little Peppers [Elissa Milne]
- Cloudy Day, No. 6 from Microjazz I [Christopher Norton]
- The Bee, from Fantasy Studies for the Second Year, Op. 13 [Alec Rowley]
- Lullaby: No. 5 from ‘Six Sketches’ [Charles Villiers Stanford]
- Strange Things Happen [Sarah Watts]
- Garage Sale, from Really Easy Jazzin’ About [Pam Wedgwood]
- Gavotta in C, Op. 81, Lesson 3 from 24 Progressive Lessons, Op. 81 [James Hook]
- Giga: Lesson in C, Op. 12 No. 2, third movement from Lesson in C, Op. 12 No. 2 [Samuel Arnold]
- A Song of Erin: No. 8 from First Year Pieces [Thomas Dunhill]
- The Old Cuckoo-Clock [N. Batschinskaja]
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