Charming collections of popular Christmas carols arranged for beginning piano students. Carols are arranged in order of difficulty. Each song includes an optional teacher/parent duet part which can be played on the same keyboard.Contributors: Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus, and Amanda Vick LethcoSeries: Alfred's Basic Piano LibraryInstrument: PianoPage count: 16ISBN: 0739014757
Alfred's Greatest Hits series has overwhelmingly been accepted by students and teachers. This series combines just the right combination of hits from Broadway, Hollywood, television, and recordings! As you might expect from Alfred, this series offers a rare combination of great music arranged with care and creativity. Your adult students can savor the excitement of playing pop music and reap the benefits from making practicing more fun and rewarding.Contributors: Arr. Various Composers / ed. E. L. Lancaster and Morton ManusSeries: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano CourseInstrument: PianoPage count: 56ISBN: 073901644X
With a brief, traditional introduction, the percussion section sets the groove, allowing the winds to continue with the carol. Here's an opportunity for your beginners to play this beloved holiday anthem in a totally new setting than one might expect during their first year of instruction. It's exceptional. Runtime: 2 minutes.Traditional / arr. Victor LpezFormat: Conductor Score & PartsInstrument: Concert BandLevel: 1 (Very Easy)
Fun with Fundamentals is a supplementary band book based primarily on scales, technic studies, and "companion etudes" (duets) using the keys and fundamentals of instrumental playing encountered at the elementary level. The primary purpose of this book is to develop fluency of technic, accurate counting, musical style, and self-assurance through the use of additional practice material presented in a manner which should prove to be interesting, enjoyable, and highly profitable to the young player.
The soundtrack to Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros. Wii is packed with melodic, syncopated themes that sound great on the piano. With this officially licensed sheet music collection, pianists can dazzle friends and family by playing 17 familiar themes from the beloved video game. The arrangements in this Easy Piano edition are moderately streamlined compared to those in the separately published Intermediate-Advanced edition, yet they retain a full and impressive sound. Titles: Title Theme * Ground Theme * Underground Theme * Underwater Theme * Desert Theme * Castle Theme * Airship Theme * Koopa Battle * Castle Boss Battle * Toad House * Enemy Course * Invincible Theme * Staff Credit Roll * World 1 Map * Player Down * Game Over * Ending Demo.Composed by Koji Kondo, Shiho Fujii, Ryo Nagamatsu, and Kenta NagataISBN 10: 0739091158ISBN 13: 9780739091159Category: Piano CollectionFormat: BookInstrument: PianoLevel: Easy PianoVersion: Easy Piano Solos
Arranged by Carol Matz. Famous & Fun: Classics, Book 3 offers a wonderful introduction to the timeless masterpieces of the great composers. Featuring arrangements of themes from symphonic, operatic and keyboard literature, these works have been carefully selected to appeal to beginners at the elementary/late elementary level. Optional duet parts for teacher or parent.Allegro Franz Joseph Haydn (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Also Sprach Zarathustra (Theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey) Carol Matz (arranger); Richard Strauss (composer)Caprice (No. 24) Carol Matz (arranger); Nicolo Paganini (composer)Flower Duet (from the opera "Lakme") Lo Delibes (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Grand Valse Brilliante Frdric Chopin (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Libiamo (from the Opera "La Traviata") Giuseppe Verdi (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Rondo Alla Turca (from Sonata in A, K. 331) Carol Matz (arranger); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)Spring (from the Four Seasons) Antonio Vivaldi (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Theme from "Pastorale" Symphony (Symphony No. 6) Ludwig van Beethoven (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)Theme from Symphony No. 40 Carol Matz (arranger); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)Theme from Symphony No. 5 Ludwig van Beethoven (composer); Carol Matz (arranger)
This is an excellent volume compiled for the advancing intermediate student, containing 75 intermediate-level selections in their original form ranging from the Baroque to Modern periods. Volume 2 is the natural outgrowth of the initial volume in this series. The technical level is somewhat more advanced and the range of expression is appropriately wider and more challenging than in Volume 1.Contributors: Ed. Lynn Freeman OlsonSeries: Alfred Masterwork Edition: Essential Keyboard RepertoireInstrument: PianoLevel: Early Intermediate / Late IntermediatePage count: 144ISBN: 0739006193
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
Over the past 45 years, more guitar teachers have used Alfred's Basic Guitar Course than any other courseover three million copies sold, in fact. Now, for the first time, this best-selling course has been adapted for young adults who want to teach themselves. Using the same music and fundamentals included in the latest edition of Alfred's Basic Guitar Course, easy and user-friendly Study Guide pages have been added to introduce the music in this new edition. The Study Guide pages are almost like having a guitar teacher sitting beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. A CD is also included so you can hear how the music sounds. The DVD gives you the added advantage of video demonstrations of every lesson. These three features assure that you will soon be playing the guitar like you have always wanted. The special pleasures only music can bring will be yours to enjoy for a lifetime.Contributors: Morty Manus and Ron ManusInstrument: GuitarPage count: 128ISBN: 0739081020
The Famous & Fun Christmas series by Alfred is specially designed to supplement any piano method. Book 1 of this outstanding supplementary series expands to include 11 popular holiday selections!Series: Famous & FunCategory: Piano CollectionFormat: BookInstrument: PianoLevel: Early ElementaryItem: 00-22169UPC: 038081232560ISBN 10: 0739036130ISBN 13: 9780739036136
Featuring select themes from the golden age to the modern age of cinema, Alfred's Classic Movie Instrumental Solos series contains 12 of the most famous classic movie instrumental solos, all arranged and edited for the Level 2--3 player. Also included is a CD featuring a full-performance version of each song, followed by a play-along track.Format: Book & CDInstrument: SaxophoneInstrumentation: Alto SaxLevel: Level 2-3UPC: 038081393414ISBN 10: 0739070010ISBN 13: 9780739070017Titles: Cantina Band * Concerning Hobbits * Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead * Family Portrait * Gonna Fly Now * Hedwigs Theme * In Dreams * James Bond Theme * Song from M*A*S*H * Over the Rainbow * Raiders March * Star Wars (Main Theme) * Youve Got a Friend in Me.
Perfect for teachers or parents looking to foster young creative spirits, the Alfred Playing with the Classics Songbook is a play-along, 30-song CD with a collection of sheet music from the classical and showtunes genres. Peggy D. Bennett presents her classroom-tested creative ideas for movement, stories, and listening activities as she delights preschool through primary-age children with orchestral favorites.Fully reproducible and designed to be used by experienced music teachers and novices alike, the simple, charming and playful lessons in Playing With the Classics give children a chance to sing, move, and act while they listen to the music of great composers. Playing With the Classics will help make these great works a part of your students' beloved repertoire of music and capture their interest in orchestral music for a lifetime.Format: Book & CDTitles include: selections from Gershwin's An American in Paris, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Bizet's Carmen, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, Haydn's Surprise Symphony, and many more.
Premier Piano Course: Christmas Book 6 features familiar motivational pieces for the holiday season using the same concepts introduced in the corresponding Lesson Book. Titles: Deck the Halls * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Lo, How a Rose Eer Blooming * Silent Night * Sleigh Ride * Still, Still, Still * Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker) * We Wish You a Merry Christmas. 24 pages.By Dennis Alexander, Gayle Kowalchyk, E. L. Lancaster, Victoria McArthur, and Martha MierISBN 10: 0739075543ISBN 13: 9780739075548
The knowledge of note reading, intervals, rhythm, music symbols, and terms, and the ability to listen are essential to the development of a strong foundation for the piano student. This THEORY book was written to help provide this foundation by giving students reinforcement of the concepts presented in the LESSONS book of the DAVID CARR GLOVER METHOD FOR PIANO. As the students advance in their ability to play the piano, the THEORY book will help give them a better understanding of the music they are performing. The pages are designed to be interesting and fun for the students in order to spark their enthusiasm and increase their motivation.Contributors: Martha Mier and June C. Montgomery / David Carr GloverInstrument: PianoPage count: 48ISBN: 0769218091
Beautifully presented and intelligently paced, the Lesson Books combine unusually attractive music and lyrics. The books feature note reading, rhythm reading, sight-reading and technical workouts. Each piece on the CD was recorded at a performance tempo and a slower practice tempo.
A supplement to Alfred's Basic Piano Library, this series is designed for students and teachers with limited or no experience in jazz and rock music styles. Perfect for individuals and group instruction and playable on both acoustic and electronic keyboards.
John Kinyon and John O'Reilly have arranged an enjoyable assortment of beginning level duets correlated to each instrument's corresponding Yamaha Individual Instruction Series book. Approximately 20 duets have been separately arranged for each specific instrument to ensure their appropriateness.
The Breeze-Easy Series features instrumental methods for individual and group instruction, created by experienced teachers John Kinyon and Valentine Anzalone. It is designed to produce the best musicianship in the greatest number of students in limited teaching situations.