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This special collection of intermediate piano repertoire has been lovingly curated by internationally renowned pianist, Isata Kanneh-Mason. Inspired by her musical journey from childhood prodigy to accomplished performer, and drawing on her championship of female composers and composers of colour, Isata has handpicked a wonderfully diverse melange of music for players to explore. Alongside well-known classical masterpieces, Isata presents stunning pieces by Florence Price, Amy Beach and Eleanor Alberga, as well as a beautifully evocative new work by Natalie Klouda and her very own Waltz. Carefully edited and fingered, Piano Inspiration 1 is ideal both for recreational playing and those seeking own-choice repertoire for ABRSM Performance Grades (Grades 4–6).

• 16 pieces for intermediate players, each holding special significance to Isata
• A wonderful array of styles, composers and traditions that span four centuries of piano music
• Original works by Isata Kanneh-Mason and Natalie Klouda, specially composed for this collection
• Ideal for own-choice repertoire selection in ABRSM Performance Grades (Grades 4–6)

Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason is in great demand in the UK and internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. She offers eclectic and interesting repertoire and has performed at many of the world’s finest concert venues, including the Royal Albert Hall for her BBC Proms solo debut in 2023. As a Decca recording artist, she entered the UK classical charts at No. 1 with her 2019 album Romance, and has since released Summertime, featuring twentieth-century American repertoire; Muse, a duo album with her brother Sheku; and Childhood Tales, which showcases music inspired by a nostalgia for youth. Isata is recipient of the coveted Leonard Bernstein Award and the Opus Klassik Award for best young artist.