Product Description by our Music Experts
Passed your grade piano 1 exam? Well done! Up-Grade Piano Grades 1-2 is a great book for pianists of any age looking for a bit of light relief between exams, to bridge the gap between grades, or if you just want to play some fun pieces!
Fun variety of pieces
Up-Grade Piano Grades 1-2 contains all sorts of styles of music, including blues, classical pieces, and jazzy numbers. There are 15 fun original compositions by Pam Wedgewood, named after fun characters, including ‘The Mad Hatter’s funeral march’, ‘The cantankerous camel’, and ‘The detective’. The music includes dynamics, articulation, performance directions, and fingerings.
‘Light relief between grades 1-2’
The book contains pieces around grades 1-2 standard, with a few challenging jazzy rhythms. The easier pieces are perfect for some light relief after your grade 1 exam, and the harder pieces will help improve your playing to a grade 2 level, making Up-Grade Piano Grades 1-2 the perfect book to make the progression from grade 1 to grade 2.
- Clowning about
- Cool calypso
- Homework blues
- Lazy days
- Out and about
- Rush hour dash
- The cantankerous camel
- The detective
- The mad hatter’s funeral march
- The snake charmer
- Twist and turn