Volume 1: Foreign Impression for Solo Piano
Marilyn Briant and Andrew Zatman
Portraits in Style is a collection of four books of original compositions encompassing a wide variety of styles and moods. This dynamic, beautiful music is intended to develop expressive artistry and performance technique. It will appeal to pianists from early teens to adults.
The selections in Volume 1: Foreign Impressions convey, through captivating melodies and harmonies, characteristic musical styles of various countries. The pieces are: Sweet Remembrance, Castilian Encounter, The Timeless Nile, Northern Legend, Samba Brasilia, Memories of Russia, Spanish Nights, Tranquility.
• NFMC selection
• Excellent variety in each volume
• Good theme recital material