Here are some more YouTube performances of my Scherzo for piano from the AMEB Piano Series 17 Grade Book for Preliminary. The work is set in the syllabus for LIST A.
The AMEB book containing the work can be purchased from the AMEB online shop.
Thank you to all those who have played, recorded and performed this piece. I hope you enjoy it.
This Wednesday 29 June 2016 at 1.30pm, Brett is playing an organ recital for the Roseville Music Club at St Luke’s Church, 28 Lord Street, Roseville.
Repertoire includes music by Campra, Guilmant, Bach, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, and Brett’s own Voluntary on ‘Tallis’ Canon’ as well as an improvisation.
This Thursday June 2, at 1.10pm, Kurt Ison is playing the Organ Recital at St Andrew’s Cathedral, George Street, Sydney.
Mr Ison will play Brett’s Voluntary on ‘Tallis’ Canon’ (opus 118).
Other works on the programme are:
- César Franck: Choral no 2 in B minor
- Henry Purcell: ‘Chaconne’ (King Arthur)
- Charles V Stanford: ‘The Bluebird’ (opus 119, no.3) arranged by John Keene
Entry is by donation.
If you happen to be in London on Sunday 18 December 2016, come to the organ recital at 4.45pm at St Paul’s Cathedral to hear Brett’s composition for organ: Voluntary on ‘Tallis’ Canon’.
You can also buy the score of this work from Wirripang, and play it yourself!
Each year the Australian Music Centre publishes lists of suitable repertoire for instruments to play for the HSC exam for the mandatory topic: Music of the last 25 years (Australian focus).
The 2016 list includes Brett’s Scherzo for saxophone. Scores and recordings are available from Wirripang.
A recent issue of Resonate Magazine of the Australian Music Centre includes an article on the new AMEB Series 17 Piano books. Preliminary grade includes a new McKern work called Scherzo.
The books can be bought at the AMEB Online Shop.
There are multiple new McKern works recently published by Wirripang. Some are for choir, some for organ. They can be seen on the Wirripang website:
Or on the new library acquisitions list of the Australian Music Centre:
Or on the list of McKern works at the Australian Music Centre: