How often have piano students struggled with the Quick Study in their ABRSM diploma examinations? In most cases the shortcomings range from misreadings to imperfections in the execution; the inability to give a fluent, stylistic performance with just too many hesitations and the lack of confidence.
Quick Study Practice for Diploma Students contains selected piano works that aim to help students acquire the skills they need to meet the basic requirements of Quick Study and to demonstrate the musicianship expected of a convincing performance. Informative study points are provided as a useful guide which may be referred to prior or after having played the pieces. It is a recommended approach to assist students to attain success in their examinations.
Teachers and students will find the pieces musically interesting and technically adequate for the various levels. Most of the pieces in this compilation have been chosen to present the various levels of difficulty. With the skills acquired from these pieces, students are encouraged to explore works of similar standard in the piano repertory.