A young pianist I know wanted to propose marriage to his beloved. He was strangely downcast.

“The trouble is,” he said, “all I have to offer is my repertoire.”


CPE BACH Solfeggieto in c Wq.117 no.2
JS BACH Toccata in e BWV914
French Suites nos.1 and 5 BWV812 & BWV816
Preludes & Fugues Book I BWV846-69
c C# c# D F# f# G g AÞ BÞ bÞ B b Book II BWV874
Concerto in the Italian Style BWV971
2 and 3 part Inventions BWV971
arr. Myra Hess
“Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring” Chorale from Cantata no.47
BALFOUR GARDINER Five Pieces (1923)
BARTOK For Children Sz42 nos.14, 15, 21-25
BEETHOVEN Sonata in EÞ opus 7.
Sonata in C minor opus 10 no. 1
Sonata in C minor opus 13 (Sonata Pathétique)
Sonata in EÞ opus 27 no. 1 (Sonata quasi un fantasia)
Sonata in D minor opus 31 no. 2 (“The Tempest”)
Sonata in EÞ opus 31 no. 3
Sonata in F# opus 78
Sonata in C minor opus 81a (Les Adieux)
Rondo in G opus 51 no. 2
Rondo Capriccio opus 129 (“Rage over a Lost Penny”)
arr. Busoni
Bagatelle “Fur Elise” WoD59
Ecossaises in EÞ WoO86
BIZET “Petit marie, petite femme” & “Trompette et Tambour” from “Jeux d’enfance” op. 22
BLACK, Edward Dance Fantastique
BRAHMS Cappriccio in F# minor opus 76 no. 1
Capriccio in B minor opus 76 no. 2
Intermezzo in EÞ minor opus 118 no 6
Waltzes opus 39
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by G.F. Handel opus 24
BRITTEN Holiday Diary opus 5
COWAN, Marie Waltzing Matilda
CHOPIN 24 Preludes opus 28
Prelude C# minor opus 45
Nocturnes op. 9 no. 2, op. 27 nos. 1 & 2, op. 48 no. 1, op. 55 no. 1
Mazurkas op. 7 no. 1, op. 59 nos. 1, 2 & 3
Etudes opus 10 nos. 1 – 12, opus 25 nos. 7 & 9
Scherzo in BÞ minor opus 20 no. 2
Tarantella in AÞ opus 43
Impromptu in F# opus 36
Ballad No 1 in G minor opus 23
Ecossaises opus 72 no. 23
Polonaise in C# minor opus 26 no. 1
Waltzes opus 64 no. 1 in DÞ and no. 2 in C# minor
Waltzes opus 70 no. 2(op.p.) & Opus Posthumous in E minor
DEBUSSY Images Bk I (1905)
Suite bergamasque (1905)
La plus que lent (1910)
Deux Arabesques (1891)
Preludes Bk I (1910) La fille aux cheveux de lin,
La cathédral engloutie
Children’s Corner Suite (1908)
EVANS, Lindley Fragrance
FAURÉ Impromptu no. 2 opus 31, no. 3 opus 34
Improvisation opus 84 no. 5
Thème et Variations opus 73
GERSHWIN Impromptu in Two Keys
GLUCK Melody from “Orpheus”
GRAINGER arr. Blithe Bells (Bach) “One more day, my John” (folk song)
“Nell” op. 18 no. 1 (Fauré)
GRIEG from Lyric Pieces I and III and Peer Gynt opus 46
HANDEL Aria con Variazioni (The Harmonious Blacksmith)
HAYDN Sonatas in Eþ HbXVI:19, C HbXVI:35
Sonatas in D HbXVI:37, Eþ HbXVI:49
HENSELT “Were I a Bird”
HILL, Alfred “Come Again Summer!”
HISCOCKS, Wendy Prelude Nocturne & Caprice from
“The Piper at the Gates of Dawn” (1992)
HOLST Toccata (1924)
HUTCHENS, Frank “At the Bathing Pool”
HYDE, Mirian “The Forest Stream”
IBERT “The Little White Donkey”
LAVALÉE Etude de Concert “Le papillon”
LYADOV Valse – Badinage in A op. 32
LISZT 6 Consolations op. 172
Etude de Concert in DÞ op. 144 no 3
Ballad no 2 in B minor op. 170
Annees de Pelerinage no. 4 opus 160 “Au bord d’une source”
MEDTNER Conte opus 26 no. 3
MENDELSSOHN Andante & Rondo Capriccioso opus 14
Songs Without Words opus 19 nos 1, 3, 4 opus 30 nos. 3, 6 opus 38 no. 2 opus 62 no. 6 opus 102 no. 3
Variations sérieuses in D minor opus 54
MOZART Sonatas in F K280, EÞ K282, A minor K331, BÞ K333
Fantasie in D minor K397
POULENC Novelette in C, in BÞ, in E minor
Suite Française, Mouvement perpétuel
Nocturnes no. 2 in A (Bal des jeunes filles)
no. 4 in C minor (Bal fantôme)
Trois Pièces: Hymne – Pastorale – Toccata
PURCELL Air in D minor Z:T676
Air (arr. Lindley Evans)
RADIC, Dušan Variations on a Theme of Purcell
RAKHMANINOV Prelude in G# minor op. 32 no. 12
RAFF “La fileuse”
RAVEL Jeux d’eau (1901)
Sonatine (1903-5)
RESPIGHI Nocturne in GÞ
SATIE Gymnopédies (1888)
SCARLATTI Sonatas (Aug. ed.1917: 2,4,5,13,17)
Toccata (Ric. ed. Presto)
SCHUBERT Impromptu Eþ D899
Moments Musicaux D780 nos. 1,6
SCHUMANN Fantasiestücke op. 12
Kinderscenen op.15
Toccata op. 7
“The Prophet Bird”
ŠUKLAR, Slavko Two Aquarelles for Lady Garland
TCHAIKOVSKY Album for the Young op. 39
THWAITES Dancing Pieces: Dreamy Waltz and Hop
WILLIAMSON Haifa Watercolours
ADDINSELL The Warsaw Concerto
BATH Cornish Rhapsody
BEETHOVEN Concerto No. 3 in C minor opus 37
Concerto No. 4 in G opus 58
Triple Concerto in C opus 56
CHOPIN Concerto No. 1 in E minor op. 11
Concerto No. 2 in F minor op. 21
FRANCK Variations Symphoniques
GRIEG Concerto in A minor opus 16
LITOLFF Scherzo in Dminor from Concertos Symphoniques no. 4
MOZART Concerto in D minor K466
Concerto in C K467 “Elvira Madigan”
Concerto in Bþ K595
Concerto in A K414
Concerto in Bþ K365 (2 pianos & orchestra)
Concerto in F K242 (3 pianos, 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings)
RAKHMANINOV Concerto no. 2 in C minor op. 18
SAINT-SAËNS The Carnival of the Animals opus 103
WEBER Konzertstück in F minor opus 79