Musical Instruments and their Music
A Traditional Christmas
18 Arrangements Celebrating the Birth of Jesus
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1470634961
A Traditional Christmas contains 18 intermediate to early advanced piano arrangements of familiar songs that are perfect for worship services. Helpful fingering and approximate performance times are included with each arrangement. Titles: Angels from the Realms of Glory * Angels We Have Heard On High * Away in a Manger * Coventry Carol * The First Noel * Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear * Joy to the World * O Come, All Ye Faithful * O Come, O Come, Emmanuel * O Little Town of Bethlehem * Pat-a-pan * Silent Night * Still, Still, Still * We Three Kings of Orient Are * What Child Is This? * While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks.
Alfred's Premier Piano Course
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1470626446
Alfred's Premier Piano Course: Duet 2B includes motivational music that reinforces concepts introduced in Lesson 2B. These duets for one piano, four hands continue the strong pedagogical focus of the course while providing the enjoyment of playing with a friend or family member. Written by America's leading pedagogical composers, these duets contain equally leveled parts for secondo and primo. Within each duet, melodic material is shared between the parts. Styles include ballad, blues, boogie, jazz, ragtime, and latin. Titles: The Carillon (Melody Bober) * Dance (Robert D. Vandall) * Dueling Fingers (Wynn-Anne Rossi) * Egyptian Princess (Martha Mier) * Gypsy Serenade (Dennis Alexander) * Spanish Nights (Tom Gerou) * Sunset Minuet (Mike Springer) * Waterfall Rag (Carol Matz).
A Holiday Excursion for Two Pianos
Paperback ISBN: 147062754x
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are perhaps the most thrilling young duo performing today, offering adrenalized classical concerts that are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. Described as "Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers transposed from the dance floor to the keyboard" (The Southampton Press) and "the intense synchronization of genius" (ThirdCoast Digest), Greg and Liz bring their joyous camaraderie and refined artistry to the concert stage, dazzling audiences around the world as a four-hand and two-piano team. The Anderson & Roe Duos & Duets series features inspiring arrangements as performed by the duo---from settings of treasured opera melodies to medleys of popular movie music. The pieces are edited with fingering and other directions that facilitate rehearsal and performance, making them accessible for advancing students as well as for concert performers. Sleigh Ride: A Holiday Excursion offers an audience-pleasing rendition of Leroy Anderson's timeless classic. The opening of this arrangement presents the iconic main theme with playful staccato notes interrupted by flashes of sparkling passagework. As the excitement builds, the players exchange jiving rhythms, percussive chords, and dazzling glissandos. Just when the sleigh ride is about to end, a few musical surprises bring this lively duo to a whimsical conclusion, making the arrangement a perfect choice for a finale or encore to a holiday recital. Music videos performed by Anderson & Roe can be found on [www.andersonroe.com](http://www.andersonroe.com/).
Essential Keyboard Études
100 Early Intermediate to Late Intermediate Studies, Comb Bound Book
Paperback ISBN: 147062740x
This essential collection of 100 piano ?tudes is divided into 15 units that survey the technical challenges at the early intermediate, intermediate, and late intermediate levels. The early units review technical issues that students experience at the elementary levels, such as five-finger patterns and articulations. The later units introduce more difficult technical challenges that prepare students for advanced repertoire, such as playing ornamentation, octaves, and large chords. Each unit contains between five and ten ?tudes written by master composers from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary periods. Within each unit, the ?tudes are arranged in order of difficulty. Each piece appears in its original form; notes have not been added or removed. The composers' original dynamics, tempo marks, phrase indications, and articulations have been preserved. Ornamentation is realized in footnotes. Added measure numbers provide easy reference, and editorial suggestions for fingering and pedaling have been provided. A concise foreword discusses technique at the intermediate levels. Two indexes are included: one by unit and technical skill, and another by level and composer. Unit listing: Five-Finger Patterns * Articulation * Coordination between the Hands * Scales * Triads, Inversions, and Broken Chords * Double Notes * Left-Hand Development * Velocity * Arpeggios * Finger and Hand Independence * Repeated Notes * Accompaniment Patterns * Ornamentation * Octaves * Four- and Five-Note Chords. Titles: Alla Tarantella (from 12 ?tudes), Op. 39, No. 2 (MacDowell) * ?tude in A Minor ("Arabesque") (from 25 Easy and Progressive Studies), Op. 100, No. 2 (Burgm?ller) * ?tude in B-flat Major (from 25 Melodious Studies), Op. 108, No. 10 (Schytte) * ?tude in C Major (from Practical Method for the Pianoforte), Op. 249, No. 65 (K?hler) * ?tude in F Major (from The First Steps of the Young Pianist), Op. 82, No. 39 (Gurlitt) * ?tude
The Drummer's Path
Moving the Spirit With Ritual and Traditional Drumming
Paperback ISBN: 0892813598
An introduction to African drumming discusses the principles and power of traditional African rhythms and explains the basics of breath, posture, and orchestration in playing African music
The Magic of Christmas
Piano Solos / Piano-Vocal
Paperback ISBN: 1470610019
Play Jim Brickman's inspired piano solos exactly as they sound on his album. A dozen new solo piano pieces are at the heart of this Christmas collection, including the single, "Sending You a Little Christmas." This official album-matching sheet music folio will delight any pianist who is a fan of Jim Brickman's music. Titles: Angels We Have Heard on High * My Favorite Things * We Three Kings * Christmas Time Is Here / O Christmas Tree * Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * What Child Is This? * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Here We Come A-Caroling * The Magic of Christmas * What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? * Silent Night * God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen * On a Winter's Night * Merry Christmas Darling * Sending You a Little Christmas.
Mixing & Mastering
Paperback ISBN: 1423430530
Making the instrument and vocal tracks sound their best, then making them all work together- everything you need to know to make the perfect mix is in this book. You'll then learn how to take that perfect mix and create the perfect stereo master recording, ready for CD replication or digital distribution online. Detailed illustrations, photographs, plus audio and video examples on DVD make sure you understand everything you need to know to mix and master like the pros.
Legacy of the Void: Piano Solos
Paperback ISBN: 1470634899
The last in a series of strategy-based video games, Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void pulls off the rare feat of ending a trilogy of games on a high note. Much-awaited by fans of the series, Legacy of the Void sold a million copies in its first 24 hours and was praised by critics the world over. This book contains piano solo arrangements of the music from the game, plus a 4-page insert of full-color art. Titles: The Stars Our Home * Khala's End * Oblivion Awaits * The Keystone * The Fall of Shakuras * The Golden Armada * Last Stand * Honor Guides Me * Second Chances * The Firstborn * The Spear of Adun * My Life for Aiur.
Selections from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Piano Solos / Vocal
Paperback ISBN: 1470638126
The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them takes us to a new era in J. K. Rowling's wizarding world, decades before Harry Potter and half a world away. This folio presents piano solo/vocal arrangements of selections from the film's sweeping score, penned by A-list composer James Newton Howard, and also includes eight vibrant color pages of art from the movie.
Alfred's Premier Piano Course
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1470626438
Alfred's Premier Piano Course: Duet 2A includes motivational music that reinforces concepts introduced in Lesson Book 2A. These duets for one piano, four hands continue the strong pedagogical focus of the course while providing the enjoyment of playing with a friend or family member. Written by America's leading pedagogical composers, these duets contain equally leveled parts for secondo and primo. Within each duet, melodic material is shared between the parts. Styles include ballad, blues, boogie, jazz, ragtime, and latin. Titles: Circus Capers (Martha Mier) * Drifting in Space (Wynn-Anne Rossi) * Knock Three Times (Tom Gerou) * Mountain Climbing (Melody Bober) * Reach for the Stars (Dennis Alexander) * Sunny Day Parade (Mike Springer) * Who's There? (Carol Matz) * You're It! (Robert D. Vandall).