This and That
American Music Teacher
Solfeggietto, Wq. 117.1 (H. 220) by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) is widely popular among teachers and students alike - and with good reason. It is beautiful to listen to, fun to play and it has an abundance of pedagogical advantages... But the work's popularity could be a drawback to teachers who may tire of it or who may prefer different repertoire for different students.
I asked five teachers to suggest alternative pieces that offer similar challenges and benefits. The suggestions, ranging from etudes to recital pieces and from baroque to 20th-century repertoire, offer readers a wide range of alternatives to Solfeggietto....
Music teachers; Piano; Students; Teaching; Pedagogy
Hamilton S. Tescarollo Dr. (2013).
This and That. American Music Teacher.62 (6), 66-67.