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Afrikosmos: an African Mikrokosmos by Michael Blake

“Afrikosmos”, composed by the South African composer Michael Blake, is an African answer to Bela Bartók’s “Mikrokosmos”. With“Afrikosmos”, Blake has composed a guide for composers of new African or neo-African music. Just as “Mikrokosmos”, “Afrikosmos” is comprised of six volumes and Blake has followed Bartóks’ method of starting with the easiest pieces progressing to the

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Philip Glass: new additions and subdivision of Metamorphosis

Philip Glass (b. Baltimore, January 31,1937) is an American composer. His compositions generally fall under the genre minimal music.

The following works have been added, or further subdivided:

  • Metamorphosis, Nos. 1 and 5, subdivided into level 4.
  • Metamorphosis, No. 3, subdivided into level 5.
  • Metamorphosis, Nos. 2 en 4, subdivided into level 6.
  • Wichita
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New additions: Arvo Pärt and Domenico Scarlatti

On December 11, 2015, I added the following books:

  • A. Pärt - Für Anna Maria (level 6).
  • A. Pärt - Ukuaru valss (level 6).
  • A. Pärt - Partita op. 2 (level 11).
  • D. Scarlatt - Ausgewählte Klaviersonaten Band IV, (‘The best of Scarlatti’). This book contains the most famous sonatas, including K33, K87, K118, K162,
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