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ETUDES BOOK I: (Peters Edition 67928a)
E-MACHINES (#1; 1988, 2' 30"), also available alone, Edition 67234. Repeated note étude (for Martin Butler)
BAM! (#2; 1991, 3'; étude on swirls of notes) (for Karen Harvey)
NOCTURNAL (#3; 1992, 4'; étude on slow repeated notes), currently available, hand-copied, bound in same edition with BAM!, Edition 67588 (for Lyn Reyna)
TRILLAGE (#4; 1993, 4' 30"), currently available by itself, Edition 67591. Trill étude. (for Alan Feinberg)
FIGURE EIGHT (#5; 1994, 3'), octave étude
MANO Ŕ MANO (#6; 1995, 3' 45"), étude on alternating hands (for Lisa Moore)
LES ARBRES EMBUÉS (#7; 1995, 6'), étude on thick sonorities and embedded lines (for Martin Butler)
CLOSE ENOUGH FOR JAZZ (#8; 1995, 3'), ostinato étude (for Sandra Sprecher)
POLLICI E MIGNOLI OR THE VIRUS THAT ATE NEW YORK (#9: 1995, 3' 30"), étude for thumbs and pinkies
CORRENTE (#10; 1996, 2' 30"), étude on left-hand running notes.
ETUDES BOOK II: (Peters Edition 67928b)
TOUCH TYPING (#11; 1996, 2' 40"), étude for index fingers only
NORTHPAW (#12; 1996, 2' 40"), right-hand étude (for Lyn Reyna and Barbara Barclay)
PLUCKING A (#13; 1997, 1' 40"), inside-the-piano étude (for Marilyn Nonken)
PLUCKING A (#13a; 1997, 2002, 3'), inside-the-piano étude for Steinway "D" pianos. (for Amy Dissanayake)
MARTLER (#14; 1997, 2' 30"), hand crossing étude
THE THIRD, MAN (#15; 1997, 2' 30"), étude on thirds
ICE BOOGIE (#16; 1998, 2'), étude on octave leaps (for Steven Weigt)
KEINE KASKADENJAGD MEHR (#17; 1998, 2' 15") étude on falling thirds and fourths
PITCHING FROM THE STRETCH (#18; 1998, 2'), étude on tenths
SECONDARY DOMINANCE (#19; 1998, 2' 30"), étude on seconds
FOURTH OF HABIT (#20; 1998, 2'), étude on fourths. (for Geoffrey Burleson)
ÉTUDES BOOK III: (Peters Edition 67928c)
TWELVE-STEP PROGRAM (#21; 1999, 3'), on chromatic scales and wedges (for Marilyn Nonken)
SCHNOZZAGE (#22; 1999, 2' 10"), etude with melody played by the nose
YOU DIRTY RAG (#23; 1999, 2' 40"), for melody in the left thumb
HORNED IN (#24; 1999, 2'), on horn fifths (for David Horne)
FISTS OF FURY (#25; 1999, 3' 30"), etude using fists (for Marilyn Nonken)
ONCE BITTEN (#26; 2000, 2' 30"), on mordents
HALFTONE (#27; 2000, 2' 00"), black vs. white keys
YOU’VE GOT SCALE (#28; 2000, 3' 30"), on scales and arpeggios (for Teresa McCollough)
ROLL YOUR OWN (#29; 2000, 3' 00"), on rolled chords (for Jason Eckardt)
A GLISS IS JUST A GLISS (#30; 2000, 1' 40"), on glissandi.
ÉTUDES BOOK IV (Peters Edition 67928d)
USURPATION (#31; 2000, 2-1/2') on a slow trill (also appears in Perspectives of New Music Boykan Festschrift). (for Martin Boykan at 70)
BOOGIE NINTHS (#32; 2000, 2-1/2') on ninths
SLIDING SCALES (#33, 2001, 3') gonzo etude on scales (for Marilyn Nonken)
CHORALE FANTASY (#34, 2001, 2-1/2') slow etude on an embedded melody
LUCEOLE (#35, 2001, 2' 20") etude on ascending seconds and thirds (for Amy Dissanayake)
PURPLE (#36, 2001, 2-1/2") etude on a chord (for Amy Dissanayake)
TAKING THE FIFTHS (#37, 2002, 3') etude on perfect fifths
SILENT BUT DEADLY (#38, 2002, 2-1/2') pianissimo etude (to Shehan Dissanayake)
SIXTH APPEAL (#39, 2002, 3') etude on sixths
STRIDENT (#40, 2002, 3-1/2') stride piano etude (for Amy Dissanayake)
ÉTUDES BOOK V (commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation) (Peters Edition 67928e)
BOP IT (#41, 2002, 3') bop etude (for Geoffrey Burleson)
MADAM I'M ADAM (#42, 2002, 2') little palindrome etude
WIGGLE ROOM (#43, 2002, 2-1/2') etude on fast notes moving in parallel
TRIADDLED (#44, 2002, 2-1/2') etude on triads
BEEZLE NOSE (2004, 1-1/2') for Robert Ceely's retirement tribute concert.
SARA (2002, 4') elegy in memory of Sara Doniach. Commissioned by Judith Bettina and James Goldsworthy for Sara's students. C.F. Peters, Edition 68131.
SIREN SONG (1995, 1-1/2'), ostinato piece on Italian ambulance sirens.
CRACKLING FIRE (1990, 4-1/2') for piano four hands. Commissioned by James Goldsworthy and Sara Doniach.
PINK TAB (#45, 2002, 3-1/2') accelerando-ritenuto etude
DURCHRAUSCHT DIE LUFT (#46, 2002, 2-1/2') etude on sevenths
FRA DIABOLIS (#47, 2002, 2-1/2') etude on tritones
WHAT HALF-DIMINISHES ONE (Half-Diminishes All) (#48, 2002, 2') chorale-etude on half-diminished seventh chords. (to Eric Chafe, on an idea stolen from Martler and encouraged by Rick M.)
SALTIMMANO (#49, 2002, 3') finger-pedaling etude.
NO STRANGER TO OUR PLANET (#50, 2002, 2-1/2') etude on register shifts.
Etudes for Piano
Non-etude/prelude piano music
ÉTUDES BOOK VI (Peters Edition 67928f)
ZIPPER TANGO (#51, 2003, 3') tango-etude on grace notes (for Amy Dissanayake).
MOODY'S BLUES (#52, 2003, 3') rock and roll etude on repeated chords (to Rick Moody).
CELL DIVISION (#53, 2003, 2-1/2') treble etude on arpeggios.
PEDAL TO THE METAL (#54, 2003, 3') pedaling etude (to Rick Moody)
EIGHT MISBEHAVIN' (#55, 2003, 2-1/2') slow octave etude (for Amy Osborn)
CRAZY EIGHTS (#56, 2003, 3') fast octave/black-white key etude
CHORD SHARK (#57, 2003, 2-1/2') slow etude on thick chords (for Corey Hamm)
WOUND TIGHT (#58, 2003, 2-1/2') fast etude on all chords (for Corey Hamm)
ZECCATELLA (#59, 2003, 3') staccato-legato etude (for Amy Dissanayake)
ACCENTS OF MALICE (#60, 2003, 3-1/2') accent etude
ÉTUDES BOOK VII (Peters Edition 67928g)
MENAGE A DROIT (#61, 2004, 3') right-hand etude
NAME THAT TURN (#62, 2004, 2-1/2') etude on turns
KILLER B's (#63, 2004, 3') etude on a pedal
A THIRD IN THE HAND (#64, 2004, 2-1/2') etude on arpeggiated third
RICK'S MOOD (#65, 2002/4/5, 2-1/2') chorale-etude on major triads
LESS IS (#66, 2005, 2-1/2') impatient minimalist etude on chord-building
AIN'T GOT NO RIGHT (#67, 2005, 3') left hand etude (for Corey Hamm)
ABSOFUNKINLUTELY (#68, 2005, 3-1/2') funk etude [Chevillion-Bonnaud composition prize, 2006]
PALM DE TERRE (#69, 2006, 2-1/2') cluster etude
STUTTER STAB (#70, 2006, 3') etude on stark dynamic contrasts
Five etudes streaming audio
ÉTUDES BOOK VIII (Peters Edition 67928h)
CHASE (#71, 2006, 4') etude with celesta (for Donald Berman)
DORIAN BLUE (#72, 2006, 4') etude on two-hand flourishes (for Donald Berman)
HEAVY HITTER (#73, 2006, 3') fortissimo etude (to Michael Kirkendoll)
NOT (#74, 2006, 5-1/2') talking pianist etude (for Adam Marks). Text by Rick Moody.
TWILIGHT (#75, 2006, 3') etude on melodic thirds.
CLAVE (#76, 2007, 2-1/2') etude on the clave rhythm (for Geoffrey Burleson).
ECCO ECO (#77, 2007, 2-1/2') echo etude (to Corey Hamm).
UPON REFLECTION (#78, 2007, 2-1/2') slow mirror etude (to Michael Kirkendoll)
NARCISSITUDE (#79, 2007, 3') fast mirror etude (to Michael Kirkendoll)
FIREWORKS (#80, 2007, 2-3/4') arpeggio etude.
Piano etudes not yet performed
TWILIGHT (#75), ECCO ECO (#77), UPON REFLECTION (#78), NARCISSITUDE (#79), BERCEUSE (#87), TOYED TOGETHER (#88), THIS MEANS WARBLE (#89), WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' (#91), KNOCKSVILLE (#94), DOUBLE CROSS (#96), QUIETUDE (#97), MOSSO (#98) MANO WAR (#99), ERDNUßBUTTER (#100a), CIOCCOLATO (#100b)
Recorded but not yet performed publicly
BOOGIE NINTHS (#32), PEDAL TO THE METAL (#54), CRAZY EIGHTS (#56), WOUND TIGHT (#58) , ACCENTS OF MALICE (#60), NAME THAT TURN (#62), LESS IS (#66), STUTTER STAB (#70)
Etude videos on YouTube
ÉTUDES BOOK IX (Peters Edition 67928i)
KAI'N VARIATION (#81, 2007, 1-1/2') Etude-variation on diatonic scale fragments (theme by Kai Schumacher) (for Kai Schumacher)
F THIS (#82, 2007, 2-1/4') Single-note etude (to Ken Ueno and Marilyn Nonken)
M'AIDEZ (#83, 2008, 3') Etude on escaping arpeggios (for Nathanael May)
WHAT'S HAIRPINNING (#84, 2008, 3') Etude on dynamic swells and simple polyrhythms.
DIMINISHING RETURN (#85, 2008, 2-1/2') Etude on fading repeated notes.
PROG SPRINGS ETERNAL (#86, 2008, 4') Prog rock etude (to Rick Moody and Geoffrey Burleson).
BERCEUSE (#87, 2008, 2') Five-finger etude for piano, toy piano, or both (to Rick Moody, Amy Osborn, and Hazel Jane).
TOYED TOGETHER (#88, 2008, 2-1/4') Etude with toy piano.
THIS MEANS WARBLE (#89, 2009, 3') Etude on 2-note warbling figures.
SOLID GOLDIE (#90, 2009, 2-1/2') Etude on G-C-H in search of a lullaby (for Marilyn Nonken and Goldie Celeste).
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ÉTUDES BOOK X (Peters Edition 67928j)
WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' (#91, 2009, 3') Etude on tremolos
YOU BLEW IT (#92, 2009, 2-3/4') Etude with melodica (at Geoffrey Burleson)
POLKRITUDE (#93, 2009, 4') Polka etude (to Jim Ricci)
KNOCKSVILLE (#94, 2010, 2-1/2') Knocking and hitting the piano etude (at Harold Meltzer).
FLIT (#95, 2010, 3-1/2') Etude on uneven repeated notes and swirls. (for I-Chen Yeh).
DOUBLE CROSS (#96, 2010, 3') Etude on cross-accents.
QUIETUDE (#97, 2010, 3') Etude on dominant seventh chords (to Augusta Read Thomas).
MOSSO (#98, 2010, 2-1/2') Etude on fast arpeggiations in both hands.
MANO WAR (#99, 2010, 2-1/2')Etude on irregular hand alternation.
TWO GREAT TASTES (#100, 2010, 2-1/2') Four-hands combo etude, two two-hand etudes, or both (for Adam Marks and Amy Briggs)
--ERDNUßBUTTER (#100a, 2010, 2-1/2') Etude on chromatic scales (may be played together with etude #100b)
--CIOCCOLATO (#100b, 2010, 2-1/2') Etude on crescendo/diminuendo repeated chords (may be played together with etude #100a)
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Preludes for Piano
PRELUDES BOOK I (Peters Edition 68329a)
MOODY, MY DOOM (#1, 2010, 2-3/4') to Rick Moody.
NEVER ODD OR EVEN (#2, 2010, 3-1/2') to Karl Larson.
TOO HOT TO HOOT (#3, 2008-2010, 3') to Tony de Mare.
PULL A WALL UP (#4, 2010, 3') to Geoffrey Burleson.
NO, IT IS OPPOSITION (#5, 2010, 2-1/2').
IN A REGAL AGE RAN I (#6, 2010, 4').
DR AWKWARD (#7, 2010, 3').
SO MANY DYNAMOS (#8, 2010, 3').
PUFF UP (IF I PUFF UP) (#9, 2010, 3-1/4').
AIR AN ARIA (#10, 2010, 3').
David Rakowski

Piano Music

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Piano preludes not yet performed
MIND THE GAP (#11), MIND THE GAP (#12), MIND THE GAP (#13), MIND THE GAP (#14), MIND THE GAP (#16), MIND THE GAP (#17), MIND THE GAP (#18), MIND THE GAP (#19), MIND THE GAP (#20)
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Peters Website
Contact info for CF Peters:
70-30 80th Street
Glendale, NY 11385
718-416-7800/7805 FAX
Perusal scores, etc., of pieces listed with C.F. Peters may be requested from Peters at the phone number above. To obtain pieces listed here that are not listed there, call Peters directly. They are not available from the composer.

All piano etudes and preludes are published by CF Peters.
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Prelude videos on YouTube
PRELUDES BOOK II (Peters Edition 68329b)
MIND THE GAP (#11, 2011, 3').
MIND THE GAP (#12, 2011, 3')
MIND THE GAP (#13, 2012, 2-3/4')
MIND THE GAP (#14, 2012, 3-1/2') to Amy Briggs.
MIND THE GAP (#15, 2012, 4-1/2') to Geoffrey Burleson.
MIND THE GAP (#16, 2012, 3-1/4')
MIND THE GAP (#17, 2012, 2-3/4') to John Mackey.
MIND THE GAP (#18, 2012, 3-1/2') for Sarah Bob.
MIND THE GAP (#19, 2012, 3') to Augusta Read Thomas
MIND THE GAP (#20, 2012, 3').
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