by Joyce Pinckney
Modal Moods Six Intermediate Piano Solos by Joyce Pinckney is an excellent guide to understanding ancient modes. Pinckney provides excellent historical and theoretical information regarding the ancient church modes. The solos in this collection range from Celtic (Downright Dorian) to blues (Mixolydian Masquerade) and even a bossa nova (Aeolian Afternoon). A must have for educational and recreational pianists.