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can somebody please grade Burgmuller Study Op.100 pieces

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mom17 Thu 03-Dec-15 07:47:04

Initial pieces looks easy and nice ( Grade-2 kind) but not sure about other pieces, was searching on net for their grades but couldn't find. Anybody who knows about respective grades, please put your views.

Fleurdelise Fri 04-Dec-15 08:49:03

My Dd's teacher asked us to buy this book and stated it is around grade 2-3 but I'm not sure if she means all the pieces or just the first few ones. I'll ask her tonight when I see her and let you know.

mom17 Fri 04-Dec-15 09:12:17

Thx Fleur. Has your DD started any pieces ?

ShellingPeasAgain Fri 04-Dec-15 15:29:08

Burgmuller ranges in difficult from grade 2 to grade 5. Easier ones are nos 1 and 2 which are around grade 2. No 3 Pastorale has been set for grade 3 exams, Ballade No 15 for grade 4, Retour No 23 for grade 5.

They are a fabulous set of studies which are also musical and fun to play.

mom17 Sat 05-Dec-15 17:01:49

Thanks "ShellingPeasAgain". So, does this mean that at one particular level/grade, we have just 2-3 pieces. I am looking for good studies similar in range to Grade 2-3. Can you please suggest some other.

Fleurdelise Sun 06-Dec-15 09:37:41

Spoken to my Dd's teacher and indeed they start about grade 2-3 and vary in difficulty up to about grade 5.

DD didn't start any yet as she's working on some studies and approaching the next exam so probably will do so after the exam.

Fleurdelise Sun 06-Dec-15 09:39:28

The studies my DD is working on at the moment are in the link below, there is a book for each grade and they are very nice

Graded Pianoforte Studies, First Series, Grade 3 (Graded Pianoforte Studies (ABRSM)) www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1854720651/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_viazwbX3Z0S9S

mom17 Sun 06-Dec-15 11:15:09

Thanks Fleur.

Worriedandlost Sun 06-Dec-15 19:05:30

Kabalevsky for children (op.27 and op.39) is the same -range of pieces for various grades.

mom17 Mon 07-Dec-15 04:08:48

Thanks Worriedandlost. I had forgotten about it, thanks for reminding.

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