Six Contemporary Pieces

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Piano performance pieces with a hint of Jazz

Intermediate to Advanced level

In this exciting set of original compositions Margaret Brandman explores many contemporary writing techniques including: modern two-part writing, extended chords, eastern and pentatonic scales, serial techniques, rhythmic variety and a hint of blues and jazz.

They provide excellent examples of these styles for students of contemporary composition. Several works are listed in the Anzca piano syllabus. (*)

  • Badinarie No.1
  • Badinarie No.2
  • Invention
  • Tango Tranquille* (grade 7)
  • Sunshowers on the River
  • Mini-Suite