Sweet Dreams by P. I. Tchaikovsky

Sweet Dreams (Douce Rêverie) No. 21 from Album pour enfants, Op. 39 P.I Tchaikovsky A very popular and beautiful piece from a set which Tchaikovsky wrote for children, Sweet Dreams appears on List B of the current ABRSM Grade 5 piano exam syllabus, and also on the Grade 5 piano exam syllabus for Trinity College…

Selecting & Practising Piano Exam Repertoire: ABRSM Grade 5

Continuing with my series examining effective exam programming combined with five tips for the suggested listed pieces,  ABRSM Grade 5 is the focus today. Some of my tips could be applied to similar repertoire, so if you’ve already settled on your programme, you might be able to use some of the ideas mentioned here. These…