Swinstead - A Tender Flower

Final Performance

Swinstead - A Tender Flower is set for the ABRSM Grade 1 piano exam (2011-12). Swinstead (1880-1959) was and English composer, performer and teacher. He was also an ABRSM examiner!

This piece was originally printed in Original Pianoforte Pieces Book 1 (ABRSM), which contains many interesting pieces that should be well within the grasp of pianists who are just starting to play at Grade 1 level.

An excellent performance here gives a sense of the tranquil mood in a gentle, well controlled tone and smooth legato. The pace is never hurried.

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