Piano Pieces with themeWomens names in title
Posted 31 January 2020 - 14:24
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Anything from the Notebook for Nannerl by various Mozarts
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Posted 31 January 2020 - 15:00
I think theres an 'Estrella' in Schumanns Carnival, but I think the other named pieces are male names , Eusebius , Florestan . Ah no maybe Charina and Coquette are also female, and who were Pantalon and Columbine?
Posted 31 January 2020 - 17:32
Bill Evans – Waltz for Debbie
Gershwin – Oh, Lady be good! (arrangement by the composer)
Posted 31 January 2020 - 17:47
Also 'Rosemary' by Frank Bridge
There's a version of 'Alice in Wonderland' (the Disney song) by Bill Evans that I particularly like
Posted 31 January 2020 - 18:12
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Posted 31 January 2020 - 18:26
Was just about to mention Elizabeth! I will be doing that for Grade 7 (if I don't turn into a complete jelly for Grade 5, see exam thread....) It is a lovely piece!
Great idea to do a themed recital, LP - would love to be a fly on the wall!
Posted 31 January 2020 - 18:34
Arvo Part: Für Alina (lovely and very striking!)
You might find some good material in Grieg's Lyric Pieces (Bridal songs, etc)
And try French Baroque, especially Couperin. There's a Soeur Monique, and La Tendre Nanette in my little Schirmer collection, but he wrote a huge number of pieces, all with descriptive titles. There's a full list on wikipedia.
Posted 31 January 2020 - 22:11
Mozart's Piano Concerto No 21, aka Elvira Madigan. I've just learnt this one and I've really enjoyed playing it, albeit it's only an arrangement.
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Some great ideas. I don't know the story of Peer Gynt, but presume Anitra is female. I might play the dance as well as Solveig's Song as they're a great contrast. I've also found Nola which is a novelty piece by Arndt written for his fiancee. And the grade 6 Cruella de ville. Looking forward to practising all these. And also Maria from both Westside Story and Sound of Music.
Thought I would add my piece to this thread. I made this the other day. It is by no means finished but I like it.