Eight impressionistic studies depicting the sounds of different birds.


Birds A Suite of Eight Impressionistic Studies

Seymour Bernstein

No composition by Seymour Bernstein has achieved more acclaim than Birds. In fact many musicians and critics view this suite of eight impressionistic studies as a classic. By carefully following the notational marks, including detailed pedal indications, pianists and audiences alike will revel in the textures and vivid sound pictures of The Purple Finch, The Humming Bird, The Woodpecker, The Sea Gull, The Chickadee, The Vulture, The Penguin, and The Eagle. While these pieces were conceived for upper intermediate students, they have, nevertheless, been often performed by advanced concert pianists. Wherever they are programmed, Birds clearly become a favorite of audiences.


• These pieces can be heard on the CD Seymour Bernstein plays His Own Compositions.

• Intermediate

• Wonderful for theme recitals

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Weight 5 oz

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