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Grade 1 Performance Videos

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

For teaching notes and resources to go with these pieces please see my Educator Resources on Music Academy Hub. The link is

A2 Minuet in C: Duncombe

He is known by a few small piano pieces that are still reprinted in elementary teaching books. They are probably excerpts of the progressive lessons for the harpsichord and piano forte, published in 1778 (or 1785).

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B1 Wiengenlied: Brahms (Arr Nancy Litten)

The composer wrote a set of five songs or Lieder. These are registered as opus 49 and were written in 1868 when the composer had settled in Vienna.

The text is from Das Knaben Wunderhorn or The Youth's Magic Horn, a collection of German folk poetry.

This piece was written for a friend of the composer to mark the birth of her second son.

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C3 The Egyptian Level: Wooding

The composer, Kevin Wooding, was born in 1964 in Australia and now works in Britain teaching and composing and researching effective ways that the mind and self can be brought to inner and outer peace, freeing thought and action from unconscious blocks.

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LCM List A Quasi Adagio: Bartok

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Chris Caton-Greasley LLCM(TD) MA (Mus)(Open)

Ethnographic Musicologist, Teacher, Researcher

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