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  • We invite you to explore our unsurpassed catalogue of keyboard music, ranging from classic repertoire by virtuoso pianist composers such as Rachmaninoff, Bartók and Prokofieff, to the latest educational music including the acclaimed Microjazz series by Christopher Norton.


  • Leading composers of 20th century keyboard music include:

  • Béla Bartók

    Bartók wrote extensively for piano, from his Mikrokosmos books developing the skills of piano students, to his three concertos which are favourites with star pianists around the world.
    Mikrokosmos 153 pieces in six volumes
    For Children Hungarian and Slovakian tunes for beginner pianists
    Piano Concerto No.3 solo part with piano reduction

  • Dmitry Kabalevsky

    Russian composer Dmitry Kabalevsky had a gift for creating piano music for all levels of ability, from children to concert pianists.
    30 Children's Pieces  Classic repertoire in a new edition with teaching notes
    Easy Piano Compositions  A classic collection of beginner's pieces
    Piano Sonatas 1-3 in the Russian Piano Classics series

  • Serge Prokofieff

    Prokofieff's keyboard style ranges from spiky humour, through characteristic Russian melody, to the virtuoso brilliance of his sonatas and concerti.
    Visions Fugitives  The classic collection of piano miniatures
    Musique d'Enfants  A range of pieces suitable for young pianists
    Piano Sonata No.6  The most performed of his nine sonatas

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff

    The last of the great Romantic pianists, whose music is loved and performed all over the world.
    Preludes  The composer's most celebrated collection of piano music
    Piano Compositions vol.2 including the Corelli Variations
    Play Rachmaninoff  Greatest hits, arranged for the intermediate pianist

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky was a talented pianist and composed for the instrument throughout his life.
    Serenade in A  His colourful three movement keyboard suite
    Stravinsky for Piano  A collection of piano miniatures
    Three Movements from Petrushka  Stravinsky's piano suite from the ballet

     

  • Search repertoire by other 20th century composers of keyboard music, including Bernstein, Britten, Copland, Ginastera, Reger and Shostakovich.


  • Simrock Edition

    The Simrock Edition, published by Boosey & Hawkes, includes many 19th century favourites. Keyboard works by Brahms include the Waltzes, Rhapsodies, Intermezzi, Ballades and the Handel and Haydn Variations. Music by Dvorak includes the Humoresques, Waltzes and transcriptionis of the popular Slavonic Dances. The edition also includes pianos works by Tchaikovsky and Bruch.


  • If you've been challenged by big stretches in the right hand and difficult left hand accompaniments why not try some of our easy piano repertoire? Great music without the tears.

  • Twentieth Century Classics  Simple arrangements of classic repertoire
    Jenkins: Adiemus  The well-known theme from the best-selling disc
    Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness as heard on Classic FM
    Prokofieff: Peter and the Wolf arranged for easy piano
    Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2  The theme from this favourite concerto
    Shostakovich: Waltz  as heard in Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut


  • Explore our range of tutors and educational music for piano, including the acclaimed Microjazz series by Christopher Norton.

  • Microjazz Tutor Books & Collections

    by Christopher Norton
    Using contemporary styles such as jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and funk, Microjazz helps you develop musicianship and technique through the familiar sounds of popular music. It is this unique combination of modern genres with traditional technique that has made Microjazz an international success with teachers and players, and one of the most widely used educational series ever published. New technology adds an exciting interactive dimension to practice and performance. A 3.5" standard midi file disk is available for many of the Microjazz books, providing high quality orchestrations.

  • Big Beats

    by Christopher Norton
    A new playalong concept by Christopher Norton, the creator of Microjazz. Easy solo pieces in pop styles with start-of-the-art CD accompaniments. Play the solo piece "straight" or add the backing tracks and enter a whole new world of sound. Students will learn all about technique - rhythm, co-ordination and listening, but they'll be having so much fun, they won't know they're doing it!

  • The Easiest Way to Improvise

    by Christopher Norton
    Improvisation can seem daunting to classically-trained musicians, who can feel lost without written music to follow. Many people have always wanted to improvise, or find that they have to teach it, but are unsure how to start. Christopher Norton's Easiest Way to Improvise promises a new and truly easy approach! Designed for teachers and players who have little or no confidence in improvisation, it reveals the "magic move" that will really transform your "doodlings" into fully fledged performances. Its user-friendly format combines a practical workbook and a fabulous CD resource.

  • The Cat's Pyjamas

    by Carol Barratt
    Mix and match melodies for beginner pianists by the award-winning composer Carol Barratt. A former Educational publication of the year award winner.


  • A World of Piano Styles

    Explore the sound worlds of latin, rock, jazz, minimalism and country music with this range of pieces for solo piano or duet.


  • Music for Organ

    Organ repertoire includes original works by Brahms, Britten, Copland, MacMillan, Reger and Rorem and arrangements of music by Bernstein, Delius, Dvorak, Elgar and Jenkins


Publication of the Month

New Release
The Boosey & Hawkes Piano Anthology

33 Pieces by 23 Composers including Bernstein, Britten, Copland and Stravinsky. New repertoire by Carter and Kats-Chernin and unpublished works by Górecki and Argento. Ideal for advanced grade and conservatoire players.

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