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Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc.
Composer: J. Friedrich Burgmüller
Editor: Margaret Otwell
Schirmer Performance Editions are designed for piano students and their teachers as well as for professional pianists. Pedagogical in nature, these editions offer insightful interpretative suggestions, pertinent fingering, and historical and stylistic commentary. They also include professional recordings of each piece which can be accessed online using the code within the book for download or streaming. Prepared by renowned artists/teachers, these publications provide an accurate, well-informed score resource for pianists.
Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (1806-1874) was born into a German musical family: both his father and brother were also well-known composers. Settling in Paris after 1832, his light and intimate playing style won popularity in the salons of the day. Originally titled 25 Études faciles et progressives, composées et doigtées expressément pour l'etendue des petites mains, his Opus 100 pieces are perennial favorites among piano students and their teachers. Editor & recording artist: Margaret Otwell