Explorer is a collection piano duets for adventurous students and teachers with 27 beautifully crafted miniatures in seven different keys by Australian composer-pianist Wendy Hiscocks. These duets provide exciting new material to supplement teaching students of any age including children and adult learners.
They are suitable for beginners up to approximately Grades 1-2 and can help support the development of sight reading skills for both ABRSM and Trinity College London exams. The music itself is sure to appeal to lovers of good piano music of all ages and ability while an exceptional design by Revolution Arts contains attractive full colour illustrations throughout. This publication is a valuable addition to any musician’s library.
These short, effective duets promise plenty of fun while learning. The book is a pleasure to look through with witty titles and imaginative artwork adding impact. By the end of the book, much will have been mastered.
Harpsichordist and ABRSM examiner
This one is a gem…it offers an opportunity to teach fun and imaginative pieces that embrace strong pianistic learning experiences…an invaluable teaching resource.
The Studio, vol. 27, no. 2, May 2021
Bravo! Very imaginative, creative and fun. Teachers and students should love Explorer!
Concert Pianist & Piano Professor at the Royal College of Music
C Major Scale
Chords and Ladders
A Harmonic Minor Scale
Three Black Liquorice Sticks
Four Black Liquorice Sticks
Black Dragon Dance
F Major Scale
D Harmonic Minor Scale
Lament of the Harp
G Major Scale
D Major Scale
Double Black Waltz