The Piano Player: Wintertide Collection presents 20 seasonal and wintry pieces of classical music, specially arranged for intermediate solo piano. Contents include Carol Of The Bells by Mykola Leontovych, Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio by J.S. Bach. The cover features Edward Bawden’s watercolour Great Bardfield, 1955, and a double-side colour print provides the full artwork as a beautiful collectible.
With its gorgeous presentation, superb musical selection, adept pianistic arrangements and helpful fingering, it is very easy to recommend this publication to late intermediate and more advanced players everywhere.The Wintertide Collection really is a fabulous gift, and one that will bring joy for many winters to come!
Andrew Eales, November 2023, pianodao.com