Kabalevsky: 24 Pieces for Children, Op. 39

G. Schirmer - HL297092

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    1. Composer: Dmitry Kabalevsky
    2. Editor: Margaret Otwell
    3. Instrumentation: Piano
    4. ISBN: 978-1-4950-0734-7
    5. Size: 9.0 x 12.0 inches
    6. Pages: 40

    Pedagogical in nature, Schirmer Performance Editions offer insightful interpretive suggestions, pertinent fingering, and historical and stylistic commentary. The charming inventiveness of Kabalevsky's 24 Pieces for Children Op. 39 has made this collection a favorite source of piano teaching repertoire since its first publication in the 1930s. Kabalevsky began composing in his teens, and many of his easier piano solos were written for his own students. The wide range of expression and exploration of varied dynamics, tempos, and articulations provide valuable opportunities for the late-elementary and early-intermediate student to hone their musical abilities. An alternate edition includes audio of each piece.

  • Contains the following pieces:
    1. Melody, Op. 39, No. 1
    2. Polka, Op. 39, No. 2
    3. Rambling, Op. 39, No. 3
    4. Cradle Song, Op. 39, No. 4
    5. Playing, Op. 39, No. 5
    6. A Little Joke, Op. 39, No. 6
    7. Funny Event, Op. 39, No. 7
    8. Song, Op. 39, No. 8
    9. A Little Dance, Op. 39, No. 9
    10. March, Op. 39, No. 10
    11. Song of Autumn, Op. 39, No. 11
    12. Scherzo, Op. 39, No. 12
    13. Waltz, Op. 39, No. 13
    14. A Fable, Op. 39, No. 14
    15. Jumping, Op. 39, No. 15
    16. A Sad Story, Op. 39, No. 16
    17. Folk Dance, Op. 39, No. 17
    18. Galop, Op. 39, No. 18
    19. Prelude, Op. 39, No. 19
    20. Clowns, Op. 39, No. 20
    21. Improvisation, Op. 39, No. 21
    22. A Short Story, Op. 39, No. 22
    23. Slow Waltz, Op. 39, No. 23
    24. A Happy Outing, Op. 39, No. 24

Type: Sheet Music