The piece played before the start of class was Robert Schumann, Arabeske in C Major, Op. 18 (1839): 

Other pieces played in class, listed alphabetically by composer:

Frédéric François Chopin, Etude Op. 10 No. 12 “Revolutionary” (1831)


Frédéric François Chopin, Mazurka Op. 17 No. 2 in E minor (1833)

Cream, Cross Roads Blues (1968)

Billie Holiday, Strange Fruit (1939)

Text: 10-billie-holiday-strange-fruit

Robert Johnson, Cross Roads Blues (1936)

Text: 10-robert-johnson-cross-roads-blues

Clara Schumann, Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17, I. Allegro moderato (1846)

Scott Joplin, Maple Leaf Rag (1899)

Additional pieces played in class at Purchase:

Frederic Francois Chopin, Nocturne Op. posth. 72 No. 1 in E minor (1827)

Robert Johnson, Cross Roads Blues, take 2 (1936)

Scott Joplin, Bethena (1905)

Clara Schumann, Scherzo No. 1 in D minor, Op. 10 (1838)