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The Trumpeter and the Echo Op. 89, No. 15

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The Trumpeter and the Echo Op. 89, No. 15 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 35 Easy Pieces. It’s an Early Elementary work featuring Imitation and Melodic 4ths.

The Trumpet and the Drum Op. 89, No. 20

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The Trumpet and the Drum Op. 89, No. 20 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century era work from his set called 35 Easy Pieces. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Blocked 2nds and Extended Hand Positions.

The Stubborn Mule (Clark)

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Stubborn Mule by American composer Frances Clark is a Modern era work from her method called The Music Tree. It’s a Primary work featuring Partial Staff Notation, Melodic 2nds and Blocked 2nds.

The Little Beggar Op. 123, No. 2

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The Little Beggar Op. 123, No. 2 by Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff is a 20th Century work from his set called Glass Beads. It’s an Early Intermediate work featuring 16th Notes and a Broken Chord Accompaniment.

Song (Bartók)

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Song by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók is a 20th Century era stand-alone work. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Parallel Motion and Elementary Single Note Accompaniment.

Scherzo Op. 39, No. 12

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Scherzo Op. 39, No. 12 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s an Early Intermediate work featuring Shifting Hand Positions and 16th Notes.

Melody Op. 39, No. 1

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Melody Op. 39, No. 1 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century era work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring a Blocked Chord Accompaniment and Shifting Hand Positions.

March Op. 98, No. 3

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March Op. 98, No. 3 by Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff is a 20th Century work from his set called Children’s Book. It’s an Early Intermediate work featuring Homophony and Simple Two Voices in One Hand.

March Op. 39, No. 10

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March Op. 39, No. 10 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s an Early Intermediate work featuring Dotted 8th Notes and Two Note Slurs.

Lightly Row (Suzuki)

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Lightly Row by Japanese composer Shinichi Suzuki is a 20th Century era work from his method called Suzuki Piano School. It’s a Primary work featuring Rote, Play By Ear and Legato.

Light and Dark Op. 89, No. 7

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Light and Dark Op. 89, No. 7 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 35 Easy Pieces. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Imitation and Elementary Single Note Accompaniment.

Jumping Op. 39, No. 15

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Jumping Op. 39, No. 15 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring 8th Rests and Parallel Motion.

Funny Event Op. 39, No. 7

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Funny Event Op. 39, No. 7 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Imitation and Shifting Hand Positions.

Folk Dance (Bartók)

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Folk Dance by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók is a 20th century era stand-alone work. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Contrary Motion and a Broken 5ths Accompaniment.

A Tiresome Tale Op. 98, No. 8

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A Tiresome Tale Op. 98, No. 8 by Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff is a 20th Century work from his set called Children’s Book. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Shifting Hand Positions and Extended Hand Positions.

A Tale Op. 98, No. 1

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A Tale Op. 98, No. 1 by Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff is a 20th Century work from his set called Children’s Book. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Contrary Motion and Elementary Single Note Accompaniment.

A Sad Story Op. 39, No. 16

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A Sad Story Op. 39, No. 16 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Elementary Single Note Accompaniment and Extended Hand Positions.

A Little Porcupine Op. 89, No. 8

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A Little Porcupine Op. 89, No. 8 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 35 Easy Pieces. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Contrary Motion and Shifting Hand Positions.

A Little Joke Op. 39, No. 6

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A Little Joke Op. 39, No. 6 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring Parallel Motion and Shifting Hand Positions.

A Little Dance Op. 39, No. 9

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A Little Dance Op. 39, No. 9 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring a Blocked Chord Accompaniment and Minor Seventh Chords.

A Lingering Song Op. 98, No. 14

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A Lingering Song Op. 98, No. 14 by Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff is a 20th Century work from his set called Children’s Book. It’s an Early Intermediate work featuring Quarter Note Parallel 3rds and Shifting Hand Positions.

A Fable Op. 39, No. 14

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A Fable Op. 39, No. 14 by Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky is a 20th Century work from his set called 24 Pieces for Children. It’s a Late Elementary work featuring 16th Notes and Parallel Motion.

Glass Beads Op. 123

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A set of 12 late-elementary and early-intermediate level teaching pieces with programmatic titles. Composed in 1929 by Alexander Gretchaninoff.

Children’s Book Op. 98

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A set of 15 late-elementary and early-intermediate level teaching pieces with whimsical titles. Composed in 1923 by Alexander Gretchaninoff.

35 Easy Pieces Op. 89

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A set of 35 elementary level teaching pieces with programmatic titles. Composed by Dmitri Kabalevsky and published in 1974.

24 Pieces for Children Op. 39

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A set of 24 elementary level teaching pieces with programmatic titles. Composed by Dmitri Kabalevsky and published in 1944.

Frances Clark

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An American pianist, teacher, composer and author or the 20th Century who lived 1905 – 1998.

Shinichi Suzuki

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A Japanese educator, musician, and philosopher of the 20th Century who lived 1898 to 1998.

Dmitri Kabalevsky

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A Russian composer and teacher of the 20th Century who lived 1904 to 1987.

Alexander Gretchaninoff

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A Russian composer who straddled the Romantic and 20th Century eras and lived 1864 to 1956.

Béla Bartók

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A Hungarian composer, pianist and ethnomusicologist on the 20th Century who lived 1881 to 1945.