An outstanding compilation of piano etudes and exercises from the ever-popular Brgmuller's 25 Progressive Pieces, Opus 100, Czerny's Practical Method for Beginners on the Piano, Opus 599, and Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist. Etudes are organized into four units according to difficulty and emphasize different aspects of technique and musicianship. Hanon exercises are included within each unit to reinforce the need for finger strength, independence and agility. Information about each composer's life, music and books is also provided.Contributors: Johann Friedrich Burgmller, Carl Czerny, and Charles-Louis Hanon / ed. Ingrid Jacobson ClarfieldInstrument: PianoLevel: IntermediatePage count: 64ISBN: 0739020307
At long last, the secrets of David Garibaldi's groundbreaking funk/jazz fusion drumming techniques are presented in this innovative book and CD. Whether you play rock, heavy metal, jazz or funk, you'll learn to incorporate Garibaldi's contemporary linear styles and musical concepts into your playing and develop your own unique drumset vocabulary. 64 pages.Contributors: David GaribaldiInstrument: Drum SetPage count: 64ISBN: 0739019120
Known as a "pianist's composer," Chopin's love, passion and devotion to piano music resulted in more than 200 compositions. This collection contains the more accessible pieces which still have vivid melodies and lush harmonies. The Alfred Masterwork CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances. Pianist Valery Lloyd-Watts studied at the Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Royal College of Music in London. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she studied with Paul Badura-Skoda.Contributors: Frdric Chopin / ed. Willard A. Palmer / perf. Valery Lloyd-WattsSeries: Alfred Masterwork CD EditionInstrument: PianoLevel: Intermediate / Early AdvancedPage count: 64ISBN: 0739036858
Sonatas Op. 2, Nos. 1-3; Op. 7; Op. 10, Nos. 1-3; Op. 13; Op. 14, Nos. 1-2; Op. 22; Op. 26; Op. 27, Nos. 1-2; Op. 28.Contributors: Ludwig van BeethovenSeries: Dover EditionInstrument: PianoLevel: AdvancedPage count: 296ISBN: 0486231348
Technical exercises and warm-ups carefully prepared to fit precisely with materials presented in the Lesson Books. Each exercise is coordinated page-by-page with the Prep Course Lesson Books.Contributors: Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus, and Amanda Vick LethcoSeries: Alfred's Basic Piano LibraryInstrument: PianoPage count: 24ISBN: 0739004387
This comprehensive approach to functional musicianship at the keyboard includes varied repertoire, theory, technique, sight-reading, harmonization from lead sheets, ear training and ensembles. Great for college non-music majors, continuing education classes, music dealer in-store programs and group piano classes at the middle and high school levels. Book 2 contains 15 units each with a variety of repertoire, exercises, unit review worksheets and an assignment page.Contributors: E. L. Lancaster and Kenon D. RenfrowInstrument: PianoPage count: 152ISBN: 0739002570
The Belwin String Builder is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left-hand technique and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.Contributors: Samuel ApplebaumSeries: Belwin Course for StringsInstrumentation: ViolinInstrument: ViolinPage count: 32ISBN: 0769217745
This collection includes 12 of the most popular and favorite hymns of all time. These beautifully crafted arrangements are fun to play and will be sure to please any audience or congregation. The arrangements are specifically designed for the level 2-3 wind or string player and contain a play-along CD. Titles: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God All Creatures of Our God and King Amazing Grace Be Thou My Vision Great Is Thy Faithfulness His Eye Is on the Sparrow Holy, Holy, Holy (Lord God Almighty) How Great Thou Art It Is Well with My Soul Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus.Series: Instrumental Solo SeriesInstrumentation: ViolinInstrument: ViolinLevel: Level 2-3Grade level: (2-3) Page count: 76ISBN: 0739071831
This method is designed for teens who still enjoy music and want to continue their study but have limited practice time. Each book includes solo pieces in varied styles, a Hanon study to develop technical skills and a duet that students can play with a friend. A Study Guide for each piece helps the student practice efficiently. The guide contains four sections: 1-Minute FYI, 5-Minute Warm-Up, 15-Minute Practice Plan, and 5-Minute Finishing Touches. Titles: Ballade (Burgmller) Ecossaise (Beethoven) Exercise No. 2 (The Virtuoso Pianist) (Hanon) Gypsy Rondo (duet) (Bober) In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) Jazz Stomp (Bober) Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin) Minuet in G Major (Petzold) Swingin' the Blues (Bober) Sonatina in C Major (Third Movement) (Clementi) Toccata (Bober) Twilight (Bober).Contributors: Melody Bober, Gayle Kowalchyk, and E. L. LancasterSeries: Piano for Busy TeensInstrument: PianoLevel: IntermediatePage count: 56ISBN: 0739061224
A great booklet for the flute arrangement of Peasant Dance.Contributors: Weber & GarrettInstrument: FluteLevel: (I)Grade level: (1) Page count: 6
The Belwin Student Instrumental Course is a course for individual instruction and class instruction of like instruments, at three levels, for all band instruments. Each book is complete in itself, but all books are correlated with each other. Although each book can be used separately, all supplementary books should be used as companion books with the method.
Paper of Pins * Alouette * Down in the Valley * Cradle Song * Polka * The Happy Farmer * Country Gardens * March * Having Fun! (teacher and student) and more. Beginner level 1-2.
A collection of technical studies designed for use with either full band or individual practice. The method is divided into eight units, each focusing on a major key and its relative minor key and includes such studies as chorales, scale studies, arpeggio studies, interval studies, rhythm rounds, articulation studies, speed drills and etudes to help reinforce new concepts. An excellent way to prepare students for advanced grade III and most grade IV material.
Yamaha Band Student will appeal to teachers looking for a well-paced lesson sequence that keeps students motivated to continue past the first critical year. It is affordably priced, attractively presented and meets the needs of today's students and educators. Each level includes numerous songs, duets, trios and four full-band arrangements right in the method itselfperfect for first-year concerts.
For the first time, Star Wars A Musical Journey (Music from Episodes I-VI): Instrumental Solos includes selections from all six Star Wars movies arranged for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Horn in F, Trombone, Piano Accompaniment, Violin, Viola and Cello. The arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Due to level considerations regarding keys and instrument ranges, the wind instrument arrangements are not compatible with the string instrument arrangements in this series. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 23 player and a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. Each song on the CD includes a demo track, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by the play-along track itself. Also included is 4-color art as well as black and white art from the movies. Titles:Episodes I VI1. Star Wars (Main Theme) Episode I: The Phantom Menace2. Jar Jars Introduction3. Augies Great Municipal Band4. Qui-Gons Funeral5. Duel of the Fates6. Anakins Theme7. The Flag ParadeEpisode II: Attack of the Clones8. Across the Stars9. The Arena10. The Meadow PicnicEpisode III: Revenge of the Sith11. Battle of the HeroesEpisode IV: A New Hope12. Cantina Band13. The Throne RoomEpisode V: The Empire Strikes Back14. The Imperial March15. May the Force be With YouEpisode VI: Return of the Jedi16. Princess Leias Theme
Expertly crafted for solo voice and piano, Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Volume 1 includes 11 favorite folk songs arranged by some of Alfred's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, and Carl Strommen.
Coordinated page-by-page with the Lesson Books, the Notespeller Books reinforce note-reading concepts through coloring and written exercises.
A proven source of graded duets for both the student and teacher of brass and woodwind instruments. Each volume contains works from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods, folk songs and traditional tunes, and a selection of original compositions by Keith Snell in a variety of styles. A useful source of repertoire. Contains: Allegro (Mozart) * Allemand (Susato) * Arietta (Turk) * Aura Lee (Traditional) * Ballad (Snell) * Camptown Races (Steven Foster) * The Carousel (Snell) * The Dancing Master (Turk) * The Emperor of Germany's March (Clarke) * English Folk Tune (Traditional) * Etude in G (Snell) * Fanfare (Snell) * German Dance ( Beethoven) * Hide N' Seek (Snell) * Lullaby (Snell) * March (Snell) * Michael, Row the Boat Ashore (Folk Song) * Minuet (Handel) * La Mourisque (Susato) * Musette (LeCouppey) * Processional (Snell) * Rigaudon (Bohm) * Rondo (Snell) * Scottish Folk Song (Traditional) * Serenade (Muller) * Sonatina (Schmitt) * Toccata (Snell) * Trumpet Voluntary (Snell), Waltz (Snell) * Yankee Doodle (American Traditional).