La Luna Canta (The Moon Sings)
La Luna Canta, by Rick Robertson is an intermediate level lyrical solo. The melody, supported by a triplet figuration, suggests another famous “moon” piece and the Schubert Impromptu in G-flat, and both inspired this piece. It is an effective recital selection, and could be used in wedding preludes or even as a church offertory.
Heart on Fire
Heart on Fire is an easy and rewarding pop-style tune by Sarah Reaser O’Brien for late beginners. It’s loaded with impressive-sounding eighth notes in simple patterns and is supported by sophisticated harmony. It also serves as a fun sight-reading exercise for intermediates!
Love Is the Journey
Love Is the Journey, is an uplifting lyrical solo composed by Lisa Donovan Lukas for intermediates. This pop-style solo includes lyrics and chord symbols providing a great opportunity for students to practice accompanying themselves as they sing along. This piece is part of the Sky Castles songbook.
Where There Is Love
Where There Is Love, composed by Rick Robertson, is an intermediate level solo in a neo-Romantic lyrical style. It is very effective in performance, and makes an excellent repertoire choice for a developing pianist. It has a brief contrasting section, bringing the first theme to a climax before it subsides. It is also suitable for worship use.