The repertoire in The Festival CollectionŒ¬ Book 8 was selected for its superior artistic and pedagogical merit. The wide selection encompasses the finest pieces from the Baroque to Contemporary eras that meet the musical and technical needs of the advancing pianist. Based on Urtext sources and original manuscripts, these compositions are ideal for recitals, festivals, competitions, and auditions. The great variety of fabulous repertoire will help make selections easier and your student's performancesuccessful. Included are 2 CDs with full performances by Helen Marlais, Chiu-Ling Lin, and Frances Renzi. About the Pieces and Composers contai ns interesting program notes and background info about the composers.