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Piano Sampler with a Rich Twist


Rich Smith's second CD, "Piano Sampler with a Rich Twist," is solo piano music performed and produced by Rich Smith: A tasteful mix of classical, ragtime, traditional, and fun music, whether it's for your home, your office, your travels, your friends, or your parties, this is a great easy listening CD to fill a variety of needs. Kids love it, too!!!


Piano Sampler with a Rich Twist album cover

Album Cover illustration by Lee Gorman Smith


Photo of Rich Smith by Maki Komura

Photo by Maki Komura
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Click on play buttons for audio samples via QuickTime
1)
Fur Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven
(2:11)
2)
Alla Turca (from Sonata K. 331)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(3:21)
3)
Improv on Rachmaninov's Var. 18 in his Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini (Opus 43)
Sergei Rachmaninov / Nicolo Paganini /
Rich Smith
(5:20)
4)
Solfeggio
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(0:57)
5)
Prelude No. 1 (from Well-Tempered Clavier Vol. 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach
(1:30)
6)
"Minute" Waltz (Opus 64, No. 1)
Frederic Chopin
(1:45)
7)
"Rainbow" Etude (Opus 25, No. 1)
Frederic Chopin
(2:37)
8)
Danny Boy (Improv)
Traditional / Rich Smith
(3:42)
9)
Maple Leaf Rag
Scott Joplin
(2:47)
10)
Jesu, Joy of Manís Desiring (from Cantata 147)
Johann Sebastian Bach
(1:25)
11)
Come, Sweet Death (Komm, Susser Tod)
Johann Sebastian Bach
(2:28)
12)
Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement, Op. 27, No. 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven
(5:14)
13)
Morceau en forme díetude (Opus 22, No. 1)
H. A. Wollenhaupt
(1:24)
14)
America the Beautiful (Improv)
Traditional / Rich Smith
(4:25)
15)
The Entertainer
Scott Joplin
(4:09)
16)
On the Beautiful Blue Danube (Op. 314) (Improv)
Johann Strauss, Jr. / Rich Smith
(2:32)
17)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Improv)
Spiritual / Rich Smith
(3:01)
18)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Improv)
Edvard Hagerup Grieg / Rich Smith
(1:49)
19)
The Easy Winners
Scott Joplin
(4:08)
20)
El Jarabe Tapatio (Mexican Hat Dance) (Improv)
Mexican / Rich Smith
(2:45)
21)
Amazing Grace (Improv)
Spiritual / Rich Smith
(3:16)
22)
William Tell Overture (Finale only) (Improv)
Gioacchino Antonio Rossini / Rich Smith
(3:27)
23)
When the Saints Go Marching in (Improv)
Traditional / Rich Smith
(3:03)
24)
Improv on an International Theme
(a.k.a. "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star")
Rich Smith
(4:37)
P & © 2000 Rich Smith / Rich Smith Music (ASCAP).
CD total playing time is 72:55.


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