Music Education
Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 2: A Revolutionary Method for Early-intermediate Musicians (B-flat Tenor Saxophone)
Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 2
A Revolutionary Method for Early-intermediate Musicians (B-flat Tenor Saxophone)
Paperback      ISBN: 0739067516
Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 2 continues your student's musical journey by teaching with segmented presentation of new concepts and introducing ensemble playing. Isolating concepts and teaching them individually helps facilitate understanding of the more advanced material. Following the unique Sound Innovations organization, the book contains four levels, each of which is divided into several sections that introduces concepts separately and provides plenty of practice and performance opportunities to reinforce each lesson. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information. "Sound Innovations by Alfred Publishing is a dream-come-true method for beginning concert band and string orchestra. Its infusion of technology provides an open-ended architecture of the first order. This unique blend of time-tested strategies and technology offer a great foundation for a successful learning experience." ---John Kuzmich, Jr., BandDirector.com
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra: A Revolutionary Method for Early-intermediate Musicians (Viola)
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra
A Revolutionary Method for Early-intermediate Musicians (Viola)
Paperback      ISBN: 0739067966
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 2 continues your student's musical journey by teaching with segmented presentation of new concepts and introducing ensemble playing. Isolating concepts and teaching them individually helps facilitate understanding of the more advanced material. Following the unique Sound Innovations organization, the book contains four levels, each of which is divided into several sections that introduces concepts separately and provides plenty of practice and performance opportunities to reinforce each lesson. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information. "Sound Innovations by Alfred Publishing is a dream-come-true method for beginning concert band and string orchestra. Its infusion of technology provides an open-ended architecture of the first order. This unique blend of time-tested strategies and technology offer a great foundation for a successful learning experience." ---John Kuzmich, Jr., BandDirector.com
The Enraged Accompanist's Guide to the Perfect Audition
The Enraged Accompanist's Guide to the Perfect Audition
Paperback      ISBN: 1423497058
A man who serves as a piano accompanist during singing auditions offers advice for singers who want to see success, providing insider's tips on the perfect audition and pursuing a singing career. Original.

Music for Little Mozarts: Written Activities and Playing Examples to Reinforce Note-reading
Music for Little Mozarts
Written Activities and Playing Examples to Reinforce Note-reading
Paperback      ISBN: 1470632411
The Notespeller & Sight-Play Book 3 reinforces note-reading skills based on the concepts introduced in the Music Lesson Book 3. Each page of the Notespeller & Sight-Play Book has two activities---a written activity and a playing example. The written activity reinforces notes on the keyboard and staff through coloring, circling, drawing, or matching. The sight-play examples help students relate notes and musical concepts to performance on the keyboard, move out of fixed hand positions, and identify melodic and rhythm patterns.
Exploring Piano Classics Repertoire: A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist
Exploring Piano Classics Repertoire
A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist
Paperback      ISBN: 0739055585
The Exploring Piano Classics: A Masterworks Method for Developing Pianists series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Each level contains a Repertoire book with CD and a Technique book, both with convenient page-by-page correlation. When used together, the books give students a deep understanding of the art of music, performance practices, and the necessary skills to play the piano with technical ease. The Repertoire books include pieces from the major style periods, selected and graded based on festival, competition, and examination lists from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Background information on each style period, its instruments, composers, and the music itself is included. The CD recordings of the repertoire, performed by internationally known clinician and teacher Nancy Bachus, provide an indispensable tool for appropriate musical interpretation. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M.M. in Piano Performance and Literature, Nancy Bachus has performed solo recitals across the U. S., Canada, and Italy, and appeared in the original "Monster Concerts" in venues such as Lincoln Center and the White House. Titles: The Magic Fountain (B?tor) * Gigue in C Major, Op. 12, No. 2 (Arnold) * The Chase, Op. 117, No. 15 (Gurlitt) * Menuet in F Major (d'Anglebert) * Tambourin (Anonymous) * What the Little Tulip Princess Says (Satie) * Rococo Dance (Anonymous) * Allegretto in C Major, Op. 81, No. 4 (Hook) * Bourr?e in D Minor (Graupner) * German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22/3 (Haydn) * Come Home, Lidi (Bart?k) * Waltz in G Major, Op. 46, No. 25 (Breslaur) * Pastorale (Le Couppey) * Hungarian Folk Song (Bartalus) * Romance for Children (T?rk) * Minuet in F Major, K. 2 (W. A. Mozart) * A Deserted Garden, Op. 82, No. 35 (Gurlitt) * Minuet in G Major, BWV 822 (J. S. Bach) * Gypsy Legend (Chov?n) * German Dance in E Major, Hob. IX:22/9 (Haydn).
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra for Viola, Book 1: A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra for Viola, Book 1
A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Paperback      ISBN: 0739067893
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra is a revolutionary new method that combines time-tested educational concepts, input from thousands of teachers, and advances in modern technology. Using solid pedagogy that follows state and national music education standards, the methods can be customized by teachers to use their own experiences in creating the best approach for their unique classroom. Sound Innovations is available in two versions: Standard Edition and the custom Director?s Choice Edition. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information.
Exploring Piano Classics Technique: A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist
Exploring Piano Classics Technique
A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist
Paperback      ISBN: 0739055534
The Exploring Piano Classics: A Masterworks Method for Developing Pianists series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Each level contains a Repertoire book with CD and a Technique book, both with convenient page-by-page correlations. When used together, the books give students a deep understanding of the art of music, performance practices, and the necessary skills to play the piano with technical highly structured program of technical development. They include basic keyboard patterns (five-finger patterns, scales, chords, cadences, and arpeggios in the major and minor keys found in the Repertoire books), exercises and etudes, and other necessary technical drills for mastering each piece in the Repertoire books. Suggestions for efficient practice are also included.
Sound Innovations for Concert Band for B-flat Trumpet, Book 1: A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Sound Innovations for Concert Band for B-flat Trumpet, Book 1
A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Paperback      ISBN: 0739067311
Sound Innovations for Concert Band is a revolutionary new method that combines time-tested educational concepts, input from thousands of teachers, and advances in modern technology. Using solid pedagogy that follows state and national music education standards, the methods can be customized by teachers to use their own experiences in creating the best approach for their unique classroom. Sound Innovations is available in two versions: Standard Edition and the custom Director?s Choice Edition. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information.
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra for Violin, Book 1: A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra for Violin, Book 1
A Revolutionary Method for Beginning Musicians
Paperback      ISBN: 0739067885
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra is a revolutionary new method that combines time-tested educational concepts, input from thousands of teachers, and advances in modern technology. Using solid pedagogy that follows state and national music education standards, the methods can be customized by teachers to use their own experiences in creating the best approach for their unique classroom. Sound Innovations is available in two versions: Standard Edition and the custom Director?s Choice Edition. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information.
Alfred's Self-teaching Basic Guitar Course: The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play
Alfred's Self-teaching Basic Guitar Course
The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play
Paperback      ISBN: 0739081020
Over the past 45 years, more guitar teachers have used Alfred's Basic Guitar Course than any other course---over 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.