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Last updated on 13 January 2010

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This list shows the music which has been added lately. The items are listed in the order in which they arrived, with the most recent at the top. They are also included in the full list , in alphabetical order by composer.

Date added Composer Work Notes

Music now available

13 January 2010 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 01 Allegro Viennese Sonatina 06 in C
02 Minuet
03 Adagio
04 Finale: Allegro
03 January 2010 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Early works These pieces are numbers 1 to 5 in Köchel's catalogue. They were written when Mozart was aged 5 and 6.
Adagio in B minor K540
Andanino in Eb K236, but written in 1790
Fantasia in D minor K397
30 Decembet 2009 Felix  Mendelssohn 04 Andante con moto From Op 72,."Six Christmas Songs created for my young friends"

When Mendelssohn died on 04 November 1847 he had prepared a collection of the first 6 of these pieces for publication.
This set appeared in prinr a few weeks later, as his opus 72.. He had in fact written 2 more pieces for this set, and so these are included here.
They were not printed until many years later:: they were included as an Appendix in the Henle edition of 1968
05 Allegro assai
06 Vivace
07 Andante
08 Sostenuto
09 Octobet 2009 Jan Pieter Sweelinck Unter der Linden grune 4 variations
Est-ce Mars 7 variations
10 Septembet 2009 Michael Haydn Polonaise Younger brother of Joseph Haydn
01 March Divertimento in D
02 Minuet and Trio
03 Theme with Variations
08 Septembet 2009 Felix  Mendelssohn 01 Allegro non troppo From Op 72."Six Christmas Songs created for my young friends"
(the other three to be added soon)
02 Andante
03 Allegretto
14 August 2009 Wolfgang Mozart Andantino in Eb K236, but written in 1790
15 July 2009 Joseph Haydn 01 Allegretto These 12 Pieces were composed
for a Musical Clock which was
made in 1793
02 Andante
03 Vivace
04 Minuet
05 Allegro ma non troppo
06 Fugue
07 March
08 Andante
09 Allegretto
10 Allegro
11 Minuet
12 Presto
17 August 2020 William Randall Lachrymae Pavane A setting for keyboard of Dowland's piece found in William Tisdale's Virginal book
Alfredo Catalani In Sogno A favourite of Toscanini's
08 July 2009 Charles-Marie Widor Fugue One of the works published in 1909 by six French composers to celebrate the Centenary of Haydn's death. See also Debussy, D'Indy, Dukas and Ravel.
23 June 2009 William Tisdale Lachrymae Pavan An anonymous keyboard setting of Dowland's Pavan in William Tisdale's Virginal Book
14 June 2009 William Baines 01 Ave! Imperator These three pieces were published as a group in 1922 under the
collective title Milestones:Three pieces for Pianoforte.
02 Angelus
03 Milestones
11 June 2009 CPE Bach 01 Allegro Wq 63 numbers 7 to 12, Sei Nuove Sonatine . These were published in 1787 as an appendix to the third edition of Bach's treatise on keyboboard playing(Versuch über die wahre Art das Clavier zu spielen).

Although described as six sonstinss, the pieces in the order of publication seem to provide two three-movement sonatas,with appropriate movements in related keys.
02 Largo
03 Allegretto
04 Allegretto
05 Andante
06 Prestissimo
07 June 2009 Claude Debussy Hommage à Haydn One of the works published in 1909 by six French composers to celebrate the Centenary of Haydn's death. See also D'Indy, Dukas and Ravel.
Le Petit Nègre Published in 1934.
Page d'Album Pour l'oeuvre du 'Vêtement du Blessé'
CPE Bach Farewell to my Silbermann Clavichord Written in 1781, when Bach gave his Silbermann Clavichord to his pupil Dietrich Grotthuss.
02 June 2009 Joseph Haydn 07 Allegretto From the 12 pieces which Haydn wrote for a Musical Clock in 1792. Numbers 1 to 6 were already available on the site .
08 Minuet
09 Allegro
10 Vivace
11 Minuet
12 Presto
22 May 2009 Carl Czerny Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli From a collection published by 50 different composers .
Ignatz Moscheles Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli
21 May 2009 Vincent D'Indy Menuet sur le nom d'HAYDN Two of the works published in 1909 by six French composers to celebrate the Centenary of Haydn's death. See also Debussy, and Ravel.
Paul Dukas Prélude Élégiaque
14 May 2009 Thomas Augustine Arne 01 Prelude - Allegro Sonata no 3 in G
02 Minuet
Maurice Ravel Prélude Written in 1918
Menuet One of the works published in 1909 by six French composers to celebrate the Centenary of Haydn's death. See also Dukas, Ravel and Widor. Le
09 May 2009 Anton Arensky 01 Fairy Tale Six Children's Pieces, Op 34, for piano duet.
02 Cuckoo
03 Tears
04 Waltz
05 Cradle Song
06 Fugue on a Russian Theme
30 April 2009 Johann Caspar Ferdinand FISCHER 01 Prelude & Fugue in C This collection of 20 Preludes and Fugues for Harpsichord or Organ was published by Fischer in 1702, under the title Ariadne Musica.

The title refers to the well-known myth in which Ariadne provides Theseus with a ball of string. This enabled Theseus to mark his route through the labyrinth at Minos and so find his way back after killing the monster at the centre. Fischer was implying that his work would provide invaluable help to musicians struggling with the "maze" of organ music, - and especially with the system of major and minor keys which at that time was in the process of replacing the system of eight church modes which had previously formed the basis for tonality.

Ariadne Musica was very popular, and a second edition appeared in 1715. JS Bach was evidently an admirer: it was in 1725 that the first volumer of Das Wohltempierte Klavier was published. Bach not only copied the idea of a collection of Preludes and Fuges in a variety of keys but also paid the tribute of hinting at Fischer's themes from time to time (Compare for example Fischer's fugues in E major and F major with Bach's E major Fugue in WTK2 and F major fuge in WTK1).

Of course Bach's masterly collection has eclipsed Fischer's modest set of pieces: indeed many keyboard players nowadays are unaware of the existence of this predecessor which certainly deserves to be credited with establishing the whole genre of collections of preludes. They are also well worth playing for their own sake, and I hope that you will enjoy exploring them.
02 Prelude & Fugue in C# minor
03 Prelude & Fugue in D minor
04 Prelude & Fugue in D
05 Prelude & Fugue in Eb
06 Prelude & Fugue in E minor
07 Prelude & Fugue in E minor
08 Prelude & Fugue in E
09 Prelude & Fugue in F minor
10 Prelude & Fugue in F
11 Prelude & Fugue in F# minor
12 Prelude & Fugue in G minor
13 Prelude & Fugue in G
14 Prelude & Fugue in Ab
15 Prelude & Fugue in A minor
16 Prelude & Fugue in A
17 Prelude & Fugue in Bb
18 Prelude & Fugue in B minor
19 Prelude & Fugue in B
20 Prelude & Fugue in C minor
27 April 2009 Claude Debussy Danse Bohémienne Debussy's first publihed work, which appeared in 1880
20 April 2009 Franz Liszt Consolation 01 from Six Consolations, S172
Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli Liszt was only 11 when he was one of the 50 composers approached by Diabelli for a variation on his Waltz
Ave verum corpus (Mozart) Transcibed for piano
18 April 2009 Thomas Morley Pavan (Lacrymae) John Dowland's famous Pavane transcribed for harpsichord
Melchior SCHILDT Pavan Lacrymae
Heinrich SCHNEIDMANN Pavan Lacrymae
17 April 2009 Sir Arthur Sullivan 01 Allegro con grazia These Two Thoughts were published early in the 1860s
02 Allegro grazioso
15 April 2009 Johann Nepomuk Hummell Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli From a collection by 50 different composers
Andante in D Klavierschule number 26
Scherzo in A Klavierschule number 45
Rondo in F Klavierschule number 51
Allegro in F Klavierschule number 56
Allegro in C No 2 from Six Easy Pieces Op 52
James Scott Calliope a Carnival Rag
A Summer Breeze March and Two-Step
13 April 2009 Johann Christian Bach Lesson 1: Allegretto — Minuetto — Allegro "Four Progressive Lessons for the Harpsichord or Piano Forte, composed by Mr BACH"
Lesson 2: Allegretto — Rondo
Lesson 3: Allegretto — Rondo
Lesson 4: Allegretto — Aria con variazioni
37: Andante affetuoso Taken from Intoduction to the PIANO: Method or Collection of Elementary Studies for the
Forte Piano or Harpsichord.

Composed by J.C.BACH and F.P.RICCI
39: Rondo and Minuet
55: Minuet in A
56: Maestoso in A minor
84: Rondo in A
31 March 2009 William Baines 01 Labyrinths Silverpoints, 4 pianoforte pieces, published in 1921
02 Water-Pearls
03 The Burning Joss-stick
04 Floralia
18 March 2009 John Taverner Dona Nobis Pacem transcribed for keyboard
John Bull In Nomine (3) Musica Britannica XIV no 22
In Nomine (4) Musica Britannica XIV no 23
Thomas Tomkins In Nomine (2) Musica Britannica V no 09
Nicholas Strowger In Nomine for keybuard
11 March 2009 Franz Schubert Albumleaf D844 (1821)
Allegretto D915
Ecossaise
Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli
01 March 2009 Ludwig van Beethoven Bagatelle in Bb Op Posth
Allegretto in B minor Op Posth
Klavierstuck in Bb Op Posth
Allegro in C For Musical Clock (3 flutes)
26 February 2009 James Scott The Fascinator March and Two-step
The Pike a Rag-rime Two-step
25 February 2009 Henryk Pachulski Prelude in F minor
Prelude in Db
25 February 2009 William Byrd Lacrymae Pavane Byrd's transcription for harpsichord of Dowland's famous work
23 February 2009 Thomas Augustine Arne Andante - Adagio - Allegro Sonata
no 1 in F
Andante - Adagio - Allegrissimo Sonata
no 2 in E minor
16 February 2009 John Fueld Romance Field's own arrangement from the 2nd Piano Concerto
Sicilienne Field's own arrangement from the 4th Piano Concerto. The transcription of the opening orchestral bars is particlarly magical in my view
Pastorale This work was first published (in about 1811) as the first movement of the Divertissement no 2 for Piano quintet (Hopkinson no 14). A solo version (1815) appeared as the first of "Three Romances", and is included among standard editions of the nocturnes, as number 8. The edition reproduced here has a new coda, and is from rather later. The cover reads "The much Admired PASTORALE for the PIANO FORTE as played by the Author at the Philharmonic Concert on Monday the 27th. Feby. 1832". This concert took place during Field's final visit to England.
Rondo in A This work was first published (in about 1811) as the second movement of the Divertissement no 2 for Piano quintet (Hopkinson no 14). A solo version appeared in 1817 (Hopkinson 38)

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