The Pirate
Beginner Piano
Swash-buckeling fun in the key of D-Dorian. Swirling scales with ships sailing in form the distance with a rousing climax. Composer's Notes explaining the workings of the piece included.
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $4.00
Fantasy No. 1
Beginner Piano
A make-believe world is created with the "Alberti Bass" repeating. The F-Lydian mode creates a misty mood throughout. Composer's Notes explaining the workings of the piece included.
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $4.00
P. J.'s Dream
A NEW Grade 1 Solo for NYSSMA
A falling note figure in E-minor inspired by the music of Frederick Chopin. A nocturne like atmosphere is maintained for the entirety. Composer's Notes explaining the workings of the piece included.
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $4.00
Fantasy No. 2
Intermediate Piano
Fantasy No. 2 starts with left-hand rotating octaves in the key of D Major while the right hand plays a highly syncopated melodic line. The "bridge" provides a turbulent cinematic moment only to return to the peaceful beginning.
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $4.00
Fantasy No. 3
Advanced Piano
This is Baker's tribute to Franz Liszt's Etude No. 3 "Un Sospiro". The hands cross over each other perpetually, both controlling melody and accompaniment. It's in F Major and 10/8 time where groups of 5 beats are the norm!
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $6.00 
"Simple Gifts" Variations
Intermediate Piano
In 2006, a student asked Baker if he could compose a piece using the famous "Simple Gifts" melody for piano - which his mother liked. Baker created 3 Variations and a coda keeping the grade level "intermediate" so as to be playable by most students.
4 Pages (9" x 12")
Hardcopy $6.00 
 
Waltz For Lia
Intermediate Piano
This is a piece that was written during a lesson as a demonstartion of how to compose. The student's name was Lia so Baker titled the waltz after her name as It was inspired by her curiosity about composing.
4 Pages (9" x 12")