Sheet Music Review by Guest Reviewer Karen Marshall
I was delighted last week to receive the above publications which I have been readily using with my students of all ages and grades.
Initial impressions after using Mosaic with my whole teaching practice are that these books are best placed with the teenage and adult market, but with material also for primary age children. Younger children in my practice loved compositions in the collection particularly by Ben Crosland and Sarah Konecsni.
This is a job well done, and I congratulate all the composers and Nikolas Sideris on the contents of these volumes.
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Sheet Music Review
Regular readers will know that I have huge admiration for the independent publisher Editions Musica Ferrum, whose publications consistently bring high-end quality and creative originality.
In recent months EMF have been adding to their range of publications suitable for intermediate, and younger players, building on the success of their best-selling Cool Beans series by Ben Crosland, and EMF founder Nikolas Sideris’s outstanding Fairyland in Treble. Among the most recent releases, I’m going to take a look at four real gems:
- Alison Mathews: Treasure Trove
- Simon Hester: Megabytes I: The Private Life of Bugs
- Barbara Arens: All Beautiful & Splendid Things
- Bonislava Taneva: Sound Stories
These are all available for immediate purchase worldwide, directly from the publisher’s website here. And Pianodao Members are entitled to 20% discount on all purchases.
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