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Five Finger Frolics Excerpts

Jane Hergo

Originally released in 1988, Five Finger Frolics is now available in a new updated edition which includes larger print by Nouvelle Music Publishing, LLC. The delightful collection of twelve Middle C position compositions explore a range of expectations for the young performer including two-note and three-note slurs in Square Dance, Indian Drums

Originally released in 1988, Five Finger Frolics is now available in a new updated edition which includes larger print by Nouvelle Music Publishing, LLC. The delightful collection of twelve Middle C position compositions explore a range of expectations for the young performer including two-note and three-note slurs in Square Dance, Indian Drums and Gentle Snowfall, syncopation found in El Burro, Tempo changes in Tic-Tock Turtle, performing in 3/4 time (Waltzing Hearts), staccato requirements in Rain on the Roof and legato playing in Tick-Tock Turtle. While most of the works explore both legato and staccato, further demands include articulations and dynamics to guide young readers in phrasing. As with many books for young readers, the large print will make this collection easy on the eyes for the elementary level pianist. The book is plastic coil bound, as most books now are from Nouvelle Music, for laying flat when open to any page on a piano.

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Just Released

Piano Tidbits Book 2 $10.00

Jane Hergo

Hergo's follow up book of tuneful character pieces for solo piano open up expectations as half the them now require slight changes to a five finger hand position. Detailed dynamics, slurs, articulations, accidentals used in place of key signatures, and octave hand position shifts will keep the performer alert. For the adult returning to piano

Hergo's follow up book of tuneful character pieces for solo piano open up expectations as half the them now require slight changes to a five finger hand position. Detailed dynamics, slurs, articulations, accidentals used in place of key signatures, and octave hand position shifts will keep the performer alert. For the adult returning to piano after many years, these books will heighten their awareness to notation while limiting the note range for reinforcing note names once again. Piano Tidbits Book 2 is a great choice for those performers who are familiar with five finger position and are ready for the occasional shifts in hand position.

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Music of Carrie Kraft recently released and now available.

Ashore on an Unknown Island $4.00

Carrie Kraft

A little boat has been washed ashore at a deserted unknown place. Imaginations run free as the performer creates a scenario for this vivid solo. Crashing waves, desolate shoreline, cautious stepping along, confident but short-lived exploration - all prompted by judicious changes of dynamics, harmonies, and tempo, which come together in a

A little boat has been washed ashore at a deserted unknown place. Imaginations run free as the performer creates a scenario for this vivid solo. Crashing waves, desolate shoreline, cautious stepping along, confident but short-lived exploration - all prompted by judicious changes of dynamics, harmonies, and tempo, which come together in a mysterious adventure. A dramatic ending proves that all turns out well, rounding out an impressive solo that sounds more difficult than it is!

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Jiggity Jig $4.00

Carrie Kraft

This is one memorable catchy tune that requires performers to play as quickly as possible in the time signature of 6/4. 

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In a Bonsai Garden $4.00

Carrie Kraft

The folklike pentatonic theme in F major is announced over a two bar repetitive left-hand pattern in this charming solo. The middle section theme is contrasted with the dropping of the use of the sustain pedal, louder dynamics and a key centered around A minor. Much like A Zen Moment, also by Carrie Kraft, the repetitive patterns create a

The folklike pentatonic theme in F major is announced over a two bar repetitive left-hand pattern in this charming solo. The middle section theme is contrasted with the dropping of the use of the sustain pedal, louder dynamics and a key centered around A minor. Much like A Zen Moment, also by Carrie Kraft, the repetitive patterns create a relaxing, contemplative mood in both the listener and performer. 

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A Zen Moment $4.00

Carrie Kraft

A zen moment has a gentle flowing melody divided between the two hands which will require hands crossing from the very first bar of music. The repetitive patterns at the slow tempo will mesmerize the listener and make for a contemplative mood. 

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