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Microstyles Collection

Status: Usually shipped within 24 - 48 hours

Department: Christopher Norton Workshops - Microstyles

Instrumentation: Piano, CD

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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Just like Microjazz, Christopher Norton’s Microstyles pieces use the same winning combination of classical pieces in popular styles, and have been best-sellers for years!

This bumper compilation takes the best from all 4 Microstyles books and takes the sounds into a new dimension with an accompanying CD featuring performances by the composer and backing tracks to help with practising.  A bargain with over 48 pieces and a CD for just £9.99.  If you like Microjazz, you’ll love this fantastic bumper collection of pieces in a wide range of specific styles, with a stimulating playalong CD!


Contents, Sound Samples and Reviews

  • speaker2A Chamber (Rumba)
  • A Chromatic Outing (Chromatics)
  • A Spy Story (Funky Rock)
  • A Whimsy (12/8 Ragtime)
  • Attention Seeker (Rock)
  • Beguine (Beguine)
  • Bubble Gum (Reggae)
  • Cha Cha (Cha Cha Cha)
  • Cheeky (Rock 'n' Roll)
  • speaker2Chinese Walk (Oriental Style)
  • Clock Rock (Boogie/Rock 'n' Roll)
  • Down South (Rock Ballad)
  • Fax Blues (Ostinato)
  • Feeling Lazy (Rock Ballad)
  • Five to Eleven (5/4 & 11/8)
  • speaker2Foot Tapper (Disco)
  • Galloping (Rock 'n' Roll)
  • Give it Time (Walking Bass/Blues)
  • speaker2Giveaway (Tango)
  • Habanera (Habanera style)
  • Hard Rock Blues (Rock 'n' Roll style 8-beat)
  • Heavy Work (Mancini Stomp)
  • Hebridean Song (Slow Waltz)
  • Hideaway (Rumba)
  • In the Bag (Glen Miller style)
  • In the Sun (Bossa Nova)
  • Island Song (Jazz Waltz)
  • Last Tango (Tango)
  • Latin Nights (Bossa Nova)
  • Martinet (Heavy Rock)
  • speaker2Metal Merchant (Heavy Metal)
  • Misty Day (Waltz)
  • Misty-Eyed (Country Ballad)
  • Moving Along (Walking Bass)
  • Omnibus (Swing)
  • On the Line (Half Time Rock)
  • On the Run (Rhythm & Blues)
  • Orchid Garden (Jazz Waltz)
  • speaker2Oriental Flower (Slow Waltz)
  • Piano Exchange Rag (4/4 Ragtime)
  • Plus Fives (5/4 jazz)
  • Rhapsody (Romantic piano style)
  • Rocking Turkey (Half Time Rock)
  • Short & Sweet (Boogie)
  • Skipping Rope (Gospel)
  • speaker2Slinky (Reggae)
  • Sunny Side Up (Swing)
  • Without a Care (Swing)

"As a music teacher of 29 years, I have been using the Microjazz and Microstyles material for 19 of those years. The writing is terrific and the pupils willingly learn the pieces. I work with the smf disk. This keeps their timing in check. It is truly an excellent series."

Rating: 15/02/2009 By: Gwen Greenway