The Hundred Best Short Classics (Whitemore, Cuthbert F.)

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Book 2

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Editor Cuthbert Whitemore (?-1927)
Publisher. Info. Glasgow: Paterson's Publications, n.d.(1927).
Misc. Notes From the uploader's library. Each piece is preceded by an explanatory note and advice on interpretation.
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Work Title The Hundred Best Short Classics
Alternative. Title
Composer Whitemore, Cuthbert F.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 books
  • Book 1. Elementary Grade
  1. Schumann: Melody
  2. Bach: Minuet
  3. Mozart: Minuet in F
  4. Beethoven: Ecossaise
  5. Beethoven: Sonatine
  6. Purcell: Minuet
  7. Schumann: A Soldier's March
  8. Bach: March
  9. Bach: Minuet
  10. Schumann: The Merry Peasant
  11. Tchaikovsky: The New Doll
  12. Heller: Berceuse
  13. Arne: Gig
  14. Mozart: 3 Waltzes
  15. Schumann: The Poor Orphan
  16. Haydn: Minuet in D
  17. Bach: Gavotte
  18. F. Couperin: Le petit rien
  19. D. Scarlatti: Siciliano
  20. Arne: Minuet with Variations
  • Book 2. Lower Grade
  1. Mendelssohn: Song without Words in E major (No.3) from Lieder ohne Worte, Op.30
  2. Tchaikovsky: Mazurka in D minor (No.10) from Children's Album, Op.39
  3. Bach: Gavotte & Musette in G minor from English Suite No.3 in G minor, BWV 808
  4. Mendelssohn: Allegretto in G major (No.3) from Christmas Pieces (6 Kinderstücke, Op.72)
  5. Mendelssohn: Andante sostenuto in E major (No.2) from Christmas Pieces, Op.72
  6. Glière: Le Soir in B minor (No.5) from 8 Pièces Faciles pour Piano, Op.43
  7. Schumann: Waltz in A minor (No.4) from Albumblätter, Op.124, by Robert Schumann
  8. Bach: Sarabande in D minor from French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812
  9. Bach: Prelude in C major (No.1, BWV 846) from Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869
  10. Bach: Invention in B major (No.14, BWV 785) from 15 Inventions, BWV 772-786
  11. Handel: Courante in F major, HWV 488
  12. Beethoven: Bagatelle in D major (No.6) from 7 Bagatelles, Op.33
  13. Mendelssohn: Song without Words in C minor (No.2) from Lieder ohne Worte, Op.38
  14. Byrd: Pavan. The Earle of Salisbury (Pavan and Two Galliards, The Earl of Salisbury)
  15. Heller: Tarentelle in E minor (No.7) from (30 Etudes Progressives, Op.46
  • Book 3.
  1. Rameau: Tambourin
  2. Bach: Little prelude
  3. Bach: Sarabnade from 5th English suite
  4. Bach: Two-part invention
  5. Kjerulf: Cradle song
  6. Tchaikovsky: Snowdrops
  7. G. B. Martini: Gavotte
  8. Mendelssohn: Allegro in G
  9. Bach: Bouree from the 2nd English suite
  10. Daquin: Le coucou
  11. Liszt: Consolation
  • Book 4.
  1. Chopin: Prelude
  2. Schumann: May, charming May
  3. Handel: Fantasie
  4. Chopin: Prelude in A major
  5. Schumann: From foreign lands
  6. Chopin: Mazurka
  7. Liszt: Consolation
  8. Handel: The harmonious blacksmith
  9. Schubert: Moment musical
  10. Chopin: Prelude
  11. Schubert: Impromptu
  12. Mozart: Gigue
  13. Ilyinsky: Berceuse
  14. Schumann: Traumerei
  15. Corelli: Giga
  • Book 5.
  1. F. Couperin: Soeur Monique
  2. Handel: Allegro in G
  3. Paradies: Toccata
  4. A. Rubinstein: Melody in F
  5. D. Scarlatti: Pastorale
  6. D. Scarlatti: Tempo di balle
  7. D. Scarlatti: Sonate
  8. Schubert: Moment musical in A flat
  9. Schumann: Contentment
  10. Schumann: The entreating child
  11. Mendelssohn: Chanson triste
  12. Mendelssohn: Song without words
  • Book 6.
  1. Bach: Gigue in B flat
  2. Brahms: Waltz in A flat
  3. Brahms: Waltz in B
  4. Brahms: Waltz in E
  5. Chopin: Nocturne in G minor
  6. Chopin: Prelude in D flat
  7. Mendelssohn: Duetto
  8. Mendelssohn: Song without words in F
  9. Mendelssohn: Spring song
  10. Schubert: Scherzo in B flat
  11. Schumann: Nachstucke
  12. Schumann: Romance in F sharp
  13. Schumann: Scherzino
  • Book 7.
  1. Bach: Gigue in G
  2. Brahms: Ballade in D minor
  3. Brahms: Intermezzo in A flat
  4. Brahms: Intermezzo in E
  5. Brahms: Intermezzo in E flat
  6. Chopin: Mazurka
  7. Chopin: Nocturne in E flat
  8. Chopin: Prelude in G minor
  9. Chopin: Study in G flat
  10. Chopin: Waltz in D flat
  11. Schumann: Davidsbundler
  12. Schumann: The prophet-bird
  13. Schumann: Warum
First Publication. 1927
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Piano
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Extra Information Books 1-4 were edited by C. Whitemore, who gathered a selection committee of 4 then reputed pianists and pedagogues, among whom Harold Samuel (1879-1937), who completed the planned series after Whitemore's demise.