ABRSM: Encore Book 1 (Grades 1&2) Karen Marshall

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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]

About ABRSM:

ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, holding over 650,000 assessments in more than 90 countries every year. As a registered charity, we also make significant donations towards music education initiatives around the world.

Founded in 1889, we have a long history but our mission has stayed the same: to nurture a love for music, and to inspire achievement in it. At ABRSM, we believe that everyone, wherever they’re from, should have access to high-quality music-learning.

Our partnership work is never one-off – we build long-lasting relationships and support ongoing projects. We advocate for music, playing our part to ensure the future of music education and its place in society. Working towards this goal for over a century means that we’re a trusted voice at a boardroom table as well as on a concert stage.

Led by our governing body our staff members, examiners and volunteers work with passion and dedication to make learning music what it should always be: a joyous and life-enriching experience.

Additional information

Weight .15 kg
Dimensions 1 × 23 × 31 cm