Sheet Music composed by Lisa Frederick
Valse Parisienne is a lyrical piano solo by Canadian composer Lisa Frederick. Inspired by Chopin’s Waltz in B minor, this waltz is ideal for intermediates of all ages and a great way to introduce the concept of rubato.
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Valse Parisienne (Digital: Single User)
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About the composer
Lisa Frederick holds an ARCT in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music and is a Registered Music Teacher with the Saskatchewan Music Teachers’ Association. Lisa enjoys writing engaging, pedagogically-sound pieces for musicians of all levels. When not at the piano, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and her rescue pup, Roxy.
This product is part of a collection
Memory Lane is a collection of twelve contemporary lyrical solos composed by Lisa Frederick. These elegant works, ideal for advancing intermediates, will provide suitable music for many occasions and make lovely recital and festival selections.
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