The Intermediate Pianist Book 1
The Intermediate Pianist Book 1
The Intermediate Pianist Book 1
The Intermediate Pianist Book 1

The Intermediate Pianist Book 1

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Karen Marshall, Heather Hammond

The Intermediate Pianist books by Heather Hammond and Karen Marshall have been specifically written to help students progress through the tricky intermediate stages of learning the piano. Through carefully chosen repertoire, quick studies, key technical information and musicianship activities, students will develop the skills that they require. Note-reading will be improved, technique developed and a greater understanding of style and music theory will be gained.


  1. Getting started: Ode to Styles (Beethoven)
  2. 1 Learning to swing
  3. Quick learn: Black Cat Swing
  4. Know your major scales and bass-clef note revision
  5. Recital piece: The Bear (Rebikov)
  6. 2 Using the pedal
  7. Technique: Kleine Studie (Schumann)
  8. Repertoire: Für Elise (Beethoven)
  9. 3 Let’s tango
  10. Quick learn: Tango Time
  11. Recital piece: Por una Cabeza (Gardel)
  12. Key signatures and minor scales
  13. Recital piece: Sorrow (Bartók)
  14. 4 Exploring march style
  15. Quick learn: March of the Marionettes
  16. Repertoire: Soldiers’ March (Schumann)
  17. The circle of fifths and treble-clef sight-reading
  18. 5 All about minuet
  19. Repertoire: Minuet in G (attrib. Petzold)
  20. 6 Learning about lullabies
  21. Quick learn: Lullaby
  22. Repertoire: Hine e Hine (Trad. Maori)
  23. How to give words a rhythm
  24. 7 Playing jigs
  25. Repertoire: Gigue à l’Angloise (Telemann)
  26. Finger warm-ups
  27. Recital piece: Wow!
  28. 8 Let’s boogie
  29. Quick learn: Eager Beaver Boogie
  30. Repertoire: Bubblegum Boogie
  31. Recital piece: Arabesque (Burgmüller)
  32. 9 Getting to know the blues
  33. Repertoire: Flying Scotsman Blues
  34. 10 Concert pieces
  35. Quick learn: Menuetto (Hässler)
  36. Recital piece: The Toy (Anon.)
  37. Recital piece: Menuetto (Scarlatti)
  38. Quick learn: Song without Words (Spindler)
  39. Recital piece: Rainbow Reflections
  40. Recital piece: Sam’s Jam