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Encore Book 1 Piano

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Your favourite ABRSM piano exam pieces
Encore is the official collection of best-loved ABRSM piano exam pieces from Grades 1 to 8.

Book 1 features popular pieces previously set on ABRSM Grades 1 and 2. Have fun exploring timeless classics and modern favourites, like Hook’s Gavotte or the jazzy Vampire Blues. Plus, we’ve included background information and new ideas for exploring the music. Encore is perfect for:

Developing skills and technique between grades
Sourcing music for a concert or recital
Learning or playing for fun, away from the exam format
Adults returning to piano playing, looking for approachable repertoire they’ll recognise

For teachers, we’ve made sure that the content is perfectly balanced at every level. For quick reference, each piece has a note highlighting skills to focus on. Encore is packed full of music that will:

Motivate students – all the pieces have been chosen for their ongoing popular appeal
Form a bank of rich content, so you can pick and choose pieces to help each student improve
Introduce new skills and techniques, to prepare exam candidates for the next level

Whether you’re working through our exams, playing informally, or planning a performance, Encore is full of music you’ll want to play again and again! 
Contents Contents
1Cradle Song, No. 17 from The First Lessons, Op. 117Cornelius Gurlitt
2Theme and First Variation, from 5 Happy Variations on a Russian Folksong, Op. 51 No. 1Dmitri Kabalevsky
3Das Echo, No. 14 from Maiblümchen, Op. 61Theodor Oesten
4African DanceJohn Rowcroft
5Das Ballet: No. 19 from Handstücke für angehende Klavierspieler (Pieces for aspiring players)Daniel Gottlob Türk
6Chattanooga Choo ChooHarry Warren
7Vampire BluesKevin Wooding
8Musette in D, BWV Anh. II 126Anon.
9Ecossaise in Eb, WoO 86Ludwig van Beethoven
10The Prince of Denmark’s March: Round OJeremiah Clarke
11BallettoGeorg Lohlein
12MozzieElissa Milne
13Cloudy Day, No. 6 from Microjazz IChristopher Norton
14The BeeAlec Rowley
15Lullaby: No. 5 from ‘Six Sketches’Charles Villiers Stanford
16Strange Things HappenSarah Watts
17Garage SalePam Wedgwood
18Gavotte in C, Op. 81, Lesson 3James Hook
19Giga: Third movement from Lesson in C, Op. 12 No. 2Samuel Arnold
20A Song of Erin: No. 8Thomas Dunhill
21The Old Cuckoo-ClockN. Batschinskaja
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