Frank Bridge was an English composer whose earlier works are in a Romantic style. He was Benjamin Britten’s teacher and had a major influence on the younger composer. This piece is from a set of ‘Miniature Pastorals’ composed in 1917, and has a dainty wit that requires a light but precise touch.
Selected from Grade by Grade - Piano Grade 5. The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Vera Gray and others. Carefully selected by Iain Farrington, this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 5 pianist.