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The Young Pianist's Repertoire Book 1 is part of The Watermann/Harewood Piano Series for piano solo repertoire, devised jointly by the world famous piano teacher Dame Fanny Watermann and her co-founder of the Leeds International Piano Competition, Marion Harewood (now Thorpe). It is established as one of the foremost piano methods and represents a distillation of the thoroughness, inspiration and sense of adventure that characterize Dame Fanny Watermann's own teaching methods. The excellence of the musical material and attractive presentation have won universal acclaim.
Vocal score of The Golden Vanity which was composed in 1966 for performance by the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir, who commissioned it from Britten and went on to perform it at the Aldeburgh Festival in 1967. A vaudeville on an old English ballad , the work's double chorus of trebles tells the story of a sea battle with Turkish pirates, the humble cabin-boy who saves the day, and a treacherous sea-captain who refuses to keep the promise of his daughter's hand in marriage and lets the hero drown. There is typical Britten-esque use of folk-song idiom with undertones of dissonance and chromaticism suggesting the tragic aspects of the lonely, heroic schoolboy.
This work is for SATB and piano or orchestra, with optional children's chorus. The orchestral accompaniment is available on hire and on sale. A brass accompaniment (4tpt, 3tbn, tuba, timpani, perc) is available on hire. It is also available in Carols for Choirs 3 and 100 Carols for Choirs and for unison voices, and for unison voices in a shortened and simplified version.
for organ Part of the progressive series for manuals, this sixth book includes 15 titles for the advanced organist.
for organ Part of the progressive series for manuals, this fifth book includes 13 titles for the advanced organist.
Suitable for equal/unison voices with piano and percussion or strings and percussion.