Includes sections on the basics, rhythm, note names, key signatures, musical symbols and terms, time signatures, keyboard identification, and a musical puzzles segment. Perfect for student assessment.
This easy piano collection features the most popular country songs of today. It includes famous songs in a variety of styles---from ballads to up-tempo rockers. Lyrics and basic chord symbols are included along with helpful fingering and phrasing indications. Each arrangement is fun and easy to play, and great for solo performance or sing-alongs. Titles: All-American Girl * Amazed * American Honey * Anyway * Before He Cheats * Blown Away * Crazy Girl * The Dance * Do You Believe Me Now * For You * Go Rest High on That Mountain * Good in Goodbye * How Do I Live * I Could Not Ask for More * I Swear * I Told You So * If I Die Young * I'll Stand By You * In My Daughter's Eyes * Jesus, Take the Wheel * Let Me Down Easy * Live Like You Were Dying * Love Can Build a Bridge * Mama's Song * Margaritaville * My Heart Can't Tell You No * Smile * Some Hearts * Stand By Your Man * Take Me Home, Country Roads * Teardrops on My Guitar * Temporary Home * There You'll Be * Undo It * Wagon Wheel * Walk Me Down the Middle * When I Said I Do * When You Come Back Down * Whenever You Remember * Whiskey Lullaby * White Horse * Why Wait * You Light Up My Life.
The Music for Little Mozarts Lesson Assignment Book is designed to allow the teacher to write the student's assignment, using a minimum of lesson time. Using a two-page format, the book can accommodate assignments for 32 lessons. Additional spaces are provided to record practice time, evaluate each lesson, facilitate written instructions both from the parents to the teacher and from the teacher to the parents as well as work spaces for students that include a keyboard and staff. Special evaluation forms are also included.
As recorded by the Big Phat Band, you've got your basic flag-waving, barn-burning, straight-ahead swing chart here---and believe it or not, its not all that hard to play! Sure, its a challenge, but it's doable with a strong band. Solo space included for all saxes, trumpet 3, and trombone 1. Can you handle it? (2:06)
Crepuscule is the period of partial darkness at the beginning or end of the day---in other words, twilight. The energy of the sun touches the quiet of the night. This highly energetic work in E minor opens with a perfect fifth motive that gives students plenty of opportunities to develop their intonation while hopping their finger to adjacent strings. The piece requires the use of short articulated bow strokes in the first theme. The second theme is lyrical and requires the use of slow sustained bow strokes. All sections of the orchestra are featured with challenging and interesting parts. (3:50)
Over 250 pages packed with essential music information! Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. With over 2,500 entries of clear, practical definitions, explanations, and information, Dictionary of Music is the most useful compact music dictionary available. It includes pronunciation of foreign terms, music examples to accompany definitions, biographical information on composers, and a comprehensive list of instruments and their written and sounding ranges. Spanning from the Middle Ages to Contemporary and pop music, Dictionary of Music also contains helpful music theory charts that cover scales, modes, chords, key signatures, and much more.
Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band Play-Along Series, Volume 2 teaches you the art of ensemble playing. Using actual charts from Gordons recent CDs, you will learn volumes of information about style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, playing in time, and improvisation. Stylistically, the charts include swing tempos from medium to very fast, and funk and Latin grooves. Five books are available: alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and drums. Each book contains solo sections, with chord changes for horns, and transcriptions of recorded solos by the Big Phat Band's lead players. And the TNT 2 Custom Mix software on the accompanying DVD-ROM lets you listen to and play along with the outstanding players in the Big Phat Band.
Another outstanding, swingin chart from the expert Dave Wolpe. A great tune at 152 BPM, fat ensemble voicings, nice solis, written-out solos for trumpet 2 and piano, and optional parts to include vibes. Whats not to like? (2:40)
This charming holiday arrangement includes "Ding, Dong, Merrily on High," "Good King Wenceslas," "Jingle Bells," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." Allow your audience to feast on these holiday favorites, but tell them to watch out for melodic surprises! Every section has the opportunity to shine---including percussion. (3:40)
This highly recognizable work is a sure bet for success, especially for beginning players' first experience with the textures of a full orchestra. Audiences will love hearing the 'Masterpiece' theme brilliantly set in this solid scoring, which may also be performed by strings alone. The parts are not difficult and the rondo form should shorten the rehearsal time. (2:30)
A warm and embracing low string sound throughout provides support to this ageless Scottish folk tune. The individual parts are easy to learn, with no subdivision of the beat and careful attention given to the needs of younger players. Focusing on independent lines to achieve a rich tapestry of sound, this setting will flatter an ensemble of any size. Here's a lovely ballad choice for concert or contest. (2:15)
Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With over 1,100 unique chord fingerings for all 12 keys, Guitar Chord Dictionary is the most useful compact chord dictionary available.Features* Easy-to-follow reference guide for all guitarists* The most practical and essential fingerings* An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chord theory* Section on building and using moveable barre chords* Unique chord voicings for every key* For acoustic and electric guitarists
Over 36,000 words in a simple, easy-to-find format!Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With over 36,000 words organized in a practical, easy-to-find format, Rhyming Dictionary is the most useful compact rhyming dictionary available.Features:* Easy reference guide for songwriters, lyricists, and poets* Simple format allows for quick reference* Concise collection of the most-often used words in popular music* A guide to lyric writing and rhyming schemes* Words are listed in a familiar dictionary-style format.
No one in popular American music has recorded for so long and at such a high level of excellence as Tony Bennett. This collection of classics spans his career from the beginning, to the current hits he continues to send onto the charts. Also included are rare photos, a biography, and a timeline of Tony's career highlights. Titles: Because of You * The Best Is Yet to Come (with Diana Krall) * Blue Velvet * Body and Soul (with Amy Winehouse) * The Boulevard of Broken Dreams * Don't Get Around Much Anymore (with Michael Bubl) * Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words) * For Once in My Life (with Stevie Wonder) * How Do You Keep the Music Playing? * I Left My Heart In San Francisco * I Wanna Be Around (with Bono) * If I Ruled the World * It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) * It Had To Be You (with Carrie Underwood) * Just in Time * The Lady Is a Tramp (with Lady Gaga) * Mood Indigo * My Favorite Things * Night and Day * Once Upon a Time * One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) * Put On a Happy Face (with James Taylor) * Rags to Riches * The Shadow of Your Smile * Smile (with Barbra Streisand) * Speak Low (with Norah Jones) * Steppin' Out with My Baby * Stranger in Parad