A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano, Book V: (ABRSM) Please note that we judge the condition of this product to be: Used Good A Romantic Sketchbook for Piano explores the wealth of piano music from the Romantic period in five carefully graded albums. Mostly composed between 1830 and 1930, the pieces in these albums have been selected to introduce players to a wide range of music, from works by some of the leading Romantic composers, such as Schumann, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky, to unfamiliar pieces by lesser-known figures. Each volume presents a variety of keys, time signatures and textures within a comprehensive range of tempi, which will be invaluable to students in the development of their musical skills. Players will also respond imaginatively to the varying styles and moods offered in these colourful sketchbooks, from the lively dances and mood pictures to the tender songs and gentle serenades. Review … a well-rounded introduction to Romantic styles and solid preparation for more advanced repertoire. (Presser) A wide range of familiar and lesser known compositions … are explored in this excellent series. (Presser) Synopsis This book contains an imaginative selection from the riches of the Romantic piano repertoire. Each volume balances works by leading Romantic composers, such as Schumann, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky, with unfamiliar pieces by lesser-known figures. The volumes are carefully graded and offer a variety of keys, time signatures, textures and tempi. Variety of moods and styles are presented to develop interpretative skills.