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Finnish Favourites for Piano 2 / Suomalaista toiveohjelmistoa 2

Second volume of the popular piano collection including Finnish piano classics, e.g. Finlandia, Valse triste and Andante festivo by Jean Sibelius, Romance and Summer Night Idyll (Kesäillan idylli) by Oskar Merikanto, Funeral March (Surumarssi) by Toivo Kuula and Prelude B Minor "Pankakoski" by Heino Kaski.
979-0-55011-289-6 € 29,90  Buy now
See also volume 1

Jean Sibelius: Andantino & Menuetto - Overture in F Minor for brass septet

These editions are based on the composer's manuscripts and they make the works available in their original instrumentation for the first time. A brass band conducted by Christian Haupt gave concerts in the local park of Loviisa. Sibelius wrote three works for them in 1889–91: Overture in F (JS146), Prelude (JS83) and Andantino & Menuetto (JS45). Score and parts:
Andantino & Menuetto 979-0-55011-302-2 € 28,20  Buy now
Overture in F Minor: 979-0-55011-303-9 € 52,70  Buy now

Louhos - Juris - Liu-Tawaststjerna: Pianon avain, aapinen / PIano Key, ABC Book

Uusintapainos jälleen saatavana! Tämä aloittelijan vihko opettaa helpolla tavalla nuotinlukua ja sisältää innostavia kappaleita.
9790-55011-184-4 € 19,10  Buy now

Mikko Heiniö: Isoisän runoja (Grandfather's Poems)

for male choir (TTBB)
Text: Lasse Nummi (Finnish)
A three-movement choral work commissioned by the Laulu-Miehet male chorus and premiered in 2014. The texts by Nummi describe the joy of being a grandparent and amiably grandfatherly and gently humorous these songs are.
9790-55011-229-2 € 10,40  Buy now

Jean Sibelius: Five Christmas Songs / Fem Julsånger Op. 1

for mixed choir, arr. Timo Lehtovaara
1. Now Stands Yule at the Snow Gate • Nu står jul vid snöig port, 2. Now Is Christmas Coming • Nu så kommer julen, 3. O'er Hill and Dale • Det mörknar ute, 4. We Ask for Nothing Rich or Rare • Giv mig ej glans, ej guld, ej prakt, 5. The Shining Snows Are Driven High Visst drivor höga som skyn vi ha
9790-55011-288-9 (English text) € 9,60 Available soon
9790-55011-287-2 (Swedish text)  € 9,60 Available soon
9790-55011-269-8 (Finnish text) € 9,60 Buy now

Jennah Vainio: Odin's Beard

for wind quintet
Odin's Beard was commissioned by I Fiati Italiani quintet, made up of musicians of the Teatro alla Scala of Milan. Visual impressions give often an impetus to Vainio's composing. In Odin's Beard they are connected to the characters of the Nordic mythology, including Odin and his son Thor.
Score 979-0-55011-295-7 € 21,50 Buy now
Parts 979-0-55011-294-0 € 48,00 Buy now

Kirmo Lintinen: C.I.D.

for wind quintet
This work was premiered by Idée Fixe Wind Quintet in Helsinki in January 2010. The first movement is a four-voiced canon, the second a fantastic variation on one tone: F-sharp/G-flat. Danza, the last movement further develops the thematic material from Canon. The duration of the work is ca. 12 minutes.
Score 979-0-55011-297-1 € 23,60 Buy now
Parts 979-0-55011-296-4 € 31,20 Buy now

Kalevi Aho: Partita

for cello and guitar
A work dedicated to cellist Marko Ylönen and guitarist Timo Korhonen who also commissioned the work. Partita received its premiere during the Luosto Classic festival in August 2016.

9790-55011-293-3 € 23,60 Buy now

Einar Englund: String Quartet (1985)

This commission from the Jyväskylä Summer Festival is dedicated to Matti Rautio, a fellow composer. There is a romantic undercurrent vibrating under the neoclassical surface of this work in four movements. The total duration is ca. 23 minutes.
Score: 9790-55011-292-6 € 17,00 Buy now
Parts: 9790-55011-291-9 € 22,40 Buy now

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia Op. 26/7

for mixed choir
Texts in Finnish and Swedish
Perhaps the most known of Sibelius's works now reissued with new graphics in a bilingual mixed choir version to commemorate the Centenary of the Finnish Independence in 2017. The [Read more...]new edition is based on the Sibelius complete critical edition.
9790-55011-290-2 € 4,00 Buy now

Tapio Tuomela

Rondo for mixed chorus
9790-55011-284-1 € 9,50 Buy now

for treble choir
9790-55011-285-8 € 9,50 Buy now
Both these works date from 1996. Rondo is is a joyful work to a text from the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala. Rondino's text is based on Kanteletar. It won the Lahti International Children's Chorus composition contest in 1997. Texts in in Finnish.

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24 most beloved Sibelius miniatures

Sibelius Piano Miniatures

Valsette Op. 40/1
Chant sans paroles Op. 40/2
Menuetto Op. 40/4
Polonaise Op. 40/10
Berceuse Op. 40/5
Etude Op. 76/2
Souvenir Op. 99/3
Pièce enfantine Op. 76/8
Elegiaco Op. 76/10
Kleiner Walzer Op. 97/3
Impromptu Op. 99/4
Couplet Op. 99/5
Kuusi (Granen, The Spruce) Op. 75/5
Joueur de harpe (The Harper) Op. 34/8
Reconnaissance Op. 34/9
Souvenir Op. 34/10
Valse Op. 34/1
Aquileja (The Snapdragon) Op. 85/4
Impromptu Op. 97/5
Danse Op. 94/1
Nouvellette Op. 94/2
Impromptu Op. 5/6
Romance Op. 24/9
Till trånaden (Ikävöinnille, To Longing)

Piano Day / Pianopäivä

24 catchy pieces for piano
Make today Piano Day. You won’t be disappointed! These pieces by Mirka Vähtäri dream, dare, swing – and will get you hooked. They will also develop your skills and technique with their carefully-devised pedagogical approach. Some of the pieces are easy and suitable for beginners, but there are also some for more advanced pianists. And a few of them are for four hands.
“I simply loved this collection. I felt I was opening a treasure chest! The compositions are fresh, pianistic, and sit well under the hands. They are also well thought-out pedagogically providing practice in various techniques and especially interpretation (e.g. The Dreamer). Some of the pieces are sure to be real hits: Rain and Waves is brilliant for the first few piano lessons: a welcome alternative to Chopsticks!”  
Kristiina Jääskeläinen, Piano Teacher, DocMus
See also samples of other pieces:
Morning Chores / Aamuaskareita
Ringtone / Soittoääni
At the Zoo / Eläintarhassa

Colour Keys Colourkeys
Colour Keys
An inspiring and colourful tutor for small piano players.

Read more and browse sample pages.

The Teacher's guides are available in our web shop. Book B will be published during November-December 2015.

Colourstrings - The colourful method for young string players which is taught all over the world

Colourstrings is the unique method for young string players developed by Géza and Csaba Szilvay. It has produced several enthusiasts and many fine string players around the world.
The violin method is complete with 6 Colourstrings Violin ABC Books and other material. The Cello ABC Book has been published in 2 volumes, and there are the A books available for viola and double bass.

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Opens internal link in current windowSee how Géza Szilvay uses the method and teaches children and groups from the initial stages (International Minifiddlers)

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