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Burgmuller: 25 Progressive Pieces - Opus 100 For The Piano
Burgmuller 25 Progressive Pieces - Opus 100 For The Piano Author:Willard A. Palmer Johann Burgmuller (1806-1874) was part of a musical family; his father, Johann August, and brother, Norbert, were also well-known composers. Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Johann moved to Paris in 1832 where he became known as a fashionable composer of salon pieces. It was there that he developed his trademark light style of playing that delight... more »ed the Parisian music lovers.
As a teacher, Burgmuller composed piano studies that have become standard works, some of which appear here in 25 Progressive Pieces. These short, warm, and fun-to-play pieces are excellent for students. The simplicity and accessibility of the pieces add to their charm. Carefully and methodically prepared by Willard A. Palmer, this Alfred edition of 25 Progressive Pieces clarifies many of the indefinite dynamic indications found in other editions, improves some of the fingerings, and adds suggestions for pedaling where appropriate.« less