Sheet Music composed by Rick Robertson
Valse Sentimentale is a pensive lyrical waltz composed by Rick Robertson that is ideal for early intermediates. This piece is part of the Reach for the Stars songbook.
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About the composer
Rick Robertson holds a Bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in piano and voice. His finely-crafted piano music is featured on the National Federation of Music Clubs bulletin. In addition to teaching piano and composing, he is an avid record archivist and researcher, specializing in pianists active during the late–nineteenth and early–twentieth century.
This product is part of a collection
Reach for the Stars
Reach for the Stars is a collection of elegant and evocative showcase solos for early intermediates composed by Rick Robertson. These pieces make for excellent recital or festival selections.
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