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Joyfully Joined Christmas Duets
These unique arrangements combine two Christmas melodies (such as Away in a Manger & Silent Night) in one piece! Not only fun, they strengthen the ability of either player to “sing out” the melody or recede. Truly collaborative music-making.Order#WP613
Juba Dance by Nathaniel Dett
Well-known as a lively, jazzy piano solo from the early 20th century, this delightful slice of Americana has been successfully arranged for one piano, four hands by Weekley and Arganbright. Influenced by Dvorak, Dett (of African heritage) included native, folk-like melodies in his compositions.Order#WP1171
Caprice by Edward German
A wonderful, rediscovered duet, out of print for nearly a century, this fresh, fascinating piece is a real “find” for upper intermediate pianists. Edward German (1863-1936) was an English composer known for his comic operas. In the early 20th century, he was one of the most popular composers in England, an heir to the Gilbert and Sullivan tradition, and greatly admired by Edward Elgar.Order#WP614
Russian Gems
The title accurately describes the 7 beautiful pieces in this collection, which includes 3 by Arensky: Cuckoo, Tears, and Fugue on a Russian Theme, 3 by Gliere: Arabesque, Dreaming, and Waltz, and 1 by Rachmaninoff: Russian Theme. A great addition to the Russian duets of the late Romantic and early 20th century. Newly edited.Order#WP608
Pierné Serenade, Op.7
This flirtatious duet has energetic and vigorous rhythms, but leans toward a light elegance with its modest dynamics. First published for string orchestra in1883, Serenade became quite popular in France and was published for piano duet in 1905. The composer, Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937), studied at the Paris Conservatory from age 8 until his graduation at age 19. His teachers included Cesar Franck (organ) and Massenet (composition). Audiences will enjoy hearing Serenade almost as much as the duet performers will love performing it!Order#WP604
Grieg’s Best Duets
This book contains three of Grieg’s most familiar piano duets: Waltz Caprice, Op. 37, No. 2, The Last Spring, Op. 34, No. 2, and Norwegian Dance, Op. 35, No. 2, All embody the beauty and national spirit of Norway.Order #WP599

Kuhlau’s Sonatina
This attractive three-movement work, written in the style of the composer’s two-hand sonatinas, is important for its musical and pedagogical value.Order #WP160
Pachelbel’s Canon in D
The celebrated Canon, written originally by Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706) for three violins and basso continuo, has been expertly arranged for piano duet by Weekley & Arganbright.  The integrity of all parts has been preserved.Order #WP1047
Romantic Piano Duets
Mendelssohn’s Song Without Words, Op. 30 No. 1, Field’s Nocturne No. 5 arranged by Franz Liszt, and Bagatelle Op. 47 No. 1 by Dvorák, are three of the Romantic “Rediscovered Duets.”Order #WP193
Schubert’s German Dances and Ecossaises
Schubert was especially sensitive to the duet medium and wrote short, delicate, and lyrical compositions as well as grand and intense major works.  The brevity of these dances indicates that Schubert intended them for the ballroom rather than for concert performance.  Weekley & Arganbright have added fingerings, a few interpretive marks (in parentheses), and changed the format to score form.  Otherwise they are as printed in the Witzendorf edition circa 1860.Order #WP97
Summer Dreams by Amy Beach
This well-fingered, beautifully edited performance edition of little-known pieces by American composer Amy Beach (1867–1944) reveals many imaginative touches.  Each duet is based on a short text or poem which shares the mood of the piece.  Text is provided to aid your students in interpretation.  Both parts are equal in difficulty.Order #WP364
Three Baroque Pieces
Timeless classics arranged for piano duet include: Rondeau (the PBS “Masterpiece Theatre” theme), Siciliano by J.S. Bach and Arioso by J.S. Bach.Order #WP127
Three Sonatinas
Sonatina in C, Op. 3, No. 1 by Carl Maria von Weber, Sonatina Op. 156, No. 3 by Carl Czerny, and Sonatina Op. 136, No. 4 by Fritz Spindler offer some brilliant passage work for intermediate pianists.Order #WP340
Twice As Nice, Vol. 1
Weekley & Arganbright provide impeccable editing of original duets by Bruckner, Gretchaninoff, Gurlitt, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Spindler, and Türk. Use The Storm by Türk for a brilliant recital encore.Order #WP57
Twice As Nice, Vol. 2
Full of crowd-pleasing piano four-hand performance pieces by Brahms, Czerny, Fauré, Grieg, Respighi, and Spindler.  From the lush sounds of Fauré’s Dolly Suite to the artful settings of Respighi’s Six Little Pieces, every duet is a winner.Order #WP58
Twice As Nice, Vol. 3
Use the dramatic Moszkowski Spanish Dances or dynamic Brahms Hungarian Dance No.
 as effective program showstoppers.  Also includes more duets by Bizet, Jensen, Mac Dowell, and Weber.Order #WP79
Czerny’s Sonatina, Op. 156 No. 2
The editors have selected the most outstanding work from Carl Czerny’s Opus 156 for this important pedagogical volume. Students will especially enjoy performing the brilliant Allegro con brio.  Score form.Order #WP189
Christmas Liszt For Two
In Dulce Jubilo, Adeste Fideles (both by Franz Liszt), and Respighi’s Noël, Noël are ideal Christmas recital or concert choices.  America’s foremost one piano four-hand team has carefully edited these timeless classics.Order #WP329
Classics For Two
Weekley & Arganbright have arranged excerpts of all-time favorite classics for piano duet: Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Mendelssohn’s “Nocturne” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Largo by Handel, and “March” from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Wagner.Order #WP308
Five Joplin Rags
This highly motivational piano duet collection includes all the top ragtime hits: The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, Easy Winners, and more! Use this appealing duet collection as an effective tool for teaching syncopation.Order #WP178
Four Joplin Waltzes
Your students will play with imagination and flair as they explore the ragtime sounds and moods in this dynamic and musically exciting collection from the “King of Ragtime.”Order #WP316
Hymns For Two
Popular hymns of the church can be performed as piano duet or piano with organ: Abide With Me, Fairest Lord Jesus, Praise to the Lord, and more!Order #WP313
Ma mère l’Oye – (Mother Goose Suite)
Maurice Ravel based the five intermediate pieces in this remarkable suite on French “Mother Goose” nursery tales.  Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes is entirely set in the black-note pentatonic scale, with Chinese bell and gong effects.  Le Jardin Féerique is a musical portrait of an enchanted garden with glittering, arpeggiated chords, trumpet flourishes, ringing bells, and brilliant pianistic color.  Sophisticated and elegant writing!Order #WP138
Three Easy Sonatinas by Johann Vanhal
Vanhal published more than 700 works, including approximately 100 symphonies. His fame rivaled that of Mozart and Haydn during his lifetime. These sonatinas are fine pedagogical materials, and a valuable addition to the piano duet repertoire.Order #WP582
Duet Repertoire, Level Four
A collection treasured by every studio, comprised of works of master composers of the 18th and 19th centuries (Kozeluh, Diabelli, Arensky, Gurlitt, Reinecke, and Vanhal), this volume gives added confidence to primo players by providing a solid foundation in the secondo part. The music is in score form for easy reading and comprehension.Order #WP590
Duet Repertoire, Level Five
This is a well-balanced book of music from the Romantic period and 20th century. It includes two Songs Without Words by Mendelssohn, a Tarantelle by Moszkowski, a Sonatina by Spindler, The Doll by Bizet, two pieces by Satie, Morning Has Broken by Nancy Arganbright, a toe-tapping Polka by Stephen Foster, and a three-hand piece by Schumann.Order # WP592
Duet Repertoire, Level Six
Including music by Italian, Austrian, Russian, Polish, French, and Czech-American composers, this is a volume with a great variety of styles. Pianists will enjoy a Rondo by Clementi, Chopin’s Funeral March in a four-hand arr., and two lovely, short pieces by the Pulitzer Prize winning composer, Karel Husa. Others include Moszkowski, Schubert, Arensky, Respighi, and Chaminade.Order # WP596
Two-by-Two Sacred Duets
Each of the hymns are arranged with an overlay of a second hymn. O Worship the King with Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring; Morning Has Broken with O For a Thousand Tongues…; Forest Green with Jesus Shall Reign. Beautiful arrangements for recitals or church.Order # WP605