Sketches for Piano - series
Sketches Bks.1, 2 and 3 are collections of delightful short pieces of around Grade 3-7, expertly crafted by teacher and composer Stephen J. Wood. Originally written for his students, they cover a wide variety of styles ranging from jazz to more traditional forms, reflecting the composer’s eclectic taste in music. Each piece, although completely different in character, contain the composer’s tasteful and inventive use of harmony coupled with inspired melody writing.
All the pieces are stimulating and engaging, and cover many of the techniques essential for today’s emerging pianists. They are equally suited to learn for pleasure or for use as examination or assessment pieces, and would be a perfect addition to any recital or festival programme. This collection of pieces is ideal for the discerning teacher looking for new, modern and fresh repertoire, and will be a valuable addition to any music student’s collection. A digital album ‘Sketches for Piano' played by pianist/composer Stephen J. Wood is available complete or as individual track downloads. Available extensively online or from your local music store.