Women Composers – A Graded Anthology: Pianist Magazine Competition & Schott Interview

Pianist Magazine is currently running a competition featuring Books 1, 2 and 3 of my new series. The competition can be found on Pianist’s website and the closing date is May 10th.

You can enter to win a copy of Book 1 here, Book 2, here, and Book 3, here. Just click on the links highlighted, log in to Pianist’s website, and answer the questions.

Women Composers – A Graded Anthology For Piano series has proved very popular with readers so far, and I will be touring later this year around the UK, presenting some of the pieces in the volumes and offering some practice ideas. There will be more details regarding these events nearer the time.

In the following interview, recently recorded for Schott Music, I talk a little about the concept behind the series, and why I decided to compile these volumes:

Find out more about this series, here, and purchase the books (both hard copy and digital version), here.


Melanie Spanswick has written and published a wide range of courses, anthologies, examination syllabuses, and text books, including Play it again: PIANO (published by Schott Music). This best-selling graded, progressive piano course contains a large selection of repertoire featuring a huge array of styles and genres, with copious practice tips and suggestions for every piece.

For more information, please visit the publications page, here.


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