Great Themes of the Baroque Era for Easy Piano by Steven Paul includes several key Baroque melodies from a place and time that served as an influence to many great composers. The Baroque Era brought us counterpoint and was the breeding ground for so many great composers. Great Themes of the Baroque Era includes many of these classic masterpieces written during this period, but appreciated much more as each centuries passed. Each level 2-3 graded arrangement is quite playable and remains true to the original work wherever and whenever possible.
From Bach to Vivaldi, each composer is well represented in this remarkable collection and should be studied by every beginning student. It is never too soon to introduce these imperative works and their masterful creators to our young. To follow are the titles you’ll learn to appreciate and the masters who gave them life.
J.S. Bach; “Air” from Orchestral Suite No.3 • Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring • Minuet In G • Siciliano • Bach/Gounod; Ave Maria • Pachelbel; Canon in D • Handel; “Air” from The ‘Water Music Suite • Sarabande • Wher’ere You Walk • Jean Mouret; Rondeau • Arccangelo Corelli; Sarabande • Vivaldi; “Spring” from the Four Seasons Clarke; Trumpet Voluntary • Trumpet Tune