Songbooks: Piano
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Selected Themes from the Motion Picture Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Original Piano Solos
Selected Themes from the Motion Picture Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Original Piano Solos
Paperback      ISBN: 0757924077

This spectacular souvenir folio comes loaded with full-color and black and white photos from the blockbuster Harry Potter film. Titles: Aunt Marge's Waltz * Buckbeak's Flight * Double Trouble * Hagrid the Professor * Hedwig's Theme * The Snowball Fight *

The Nutcracker: A Ballet In Two Acts, Opus 71, Kalmus Classic Edition, for Piano
The Nutcracker
A Ballet In Two Acts, Opus 71, Kalmus Classic Edition, for Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0769235387

From the Complete Works According to the Russian Edition, Octavo Size

Walt Disney Pictures Presents the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney Pictures Presents the Little Mermaid
Paperback      ISBN: 0793500001

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Matching folio to the Disney animated feature. Includes 13 pages of beautiful full-color photos from the movie and 8 songs, featuring the Oscar -winning "Under the Sea." Also: Kiss the Girl * Daughters of Triton * Part of Your World * more

Sonatas Urtext
Sonatas Urtext
Paperback      ISBN: 0769234097

This "Urtext Edition" of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas, Nos. 8-15, includes editorial and performance notes by Carl Krebs (Berlin, March 1898). Includes: Sonata No. 8, Op. 13 ("Pathetique") * Sonata No. 9, Op. 14, No. 1 * Sonata No. 10, Op. 14, No. 2 * Sonata No. 11, Op. 22 * Sonata No. 12, Op. 26 * Sonata No. 13, Op. 27, No. 1, (Quasi Fantasia) * Sonata No. 14, Op. 27, No. 2, (Quasi Fantasia, "Moonlight Sonata") * Sonata No. 15, Op. 28, (Pastorale).

Brahms The Shorter Piano Pieces
Brahms The Shorter Piano Pieces
Paperback      ISBN: 0739027697

During the latter part of his life, Brahms wrote only sets of relatively short pieces. With their formal and stylistic perfection, they are among the most valuable of the late-Romantic additions to piano repertoire. Included in this 128-page edition are 3

The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises: Complete
The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises
Complete
Paperback      ISBN: 0739009400

The most widely used piano technique book ever written, The Virtuoso Pianist was designed to develop agility and strength in all the fingers as well as flexibility of the wrists. Exercises are sequenced so that in each successive exercise, the fingers are rested from the fatigue caused by the previous one. Translated from the original French, this Masterwork edition includes the complete Exercises 1-60 and is clearly engraved for easy reading. The comb binding creates a lay-flat experience that is perfect for students and performers. Hanon's original introduction is included. He recommends that a student have at least one year of experience before starting this book.

A General MIDI disk is available separately (Item #5715). The disk contains varied styles of accompaniments including pop, classical and jazz for Exercises 1-20.
Christmas Hits for the Teen Player: Easy Piano
Christmas Hits for the Teen Player
Easy Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0757941427

Titles: Believe (from The Polar Express) * Christmas Mem'ries * Do They Know It's Christmas? * Don't Save It All for Christmas Day * Frosty the Snowman * The Gift * Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer * Grown-Up Christmas List * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Jingle Bells * Nuttin' for Christmas * Sleigh Ride * These Are Special Times * We Wish You a Merry Christmas * Who Comes This Night * Winter Wonderland * You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch * and more.

Inventions and Sinfonias: Two-and Three-part Inventions
Inventions and Sinfonias
Two-and Three-part Inventions
Paperback      ISBN: 0739036866

This historically accurate edition contains a wealth of background information information on ornamentation, dotted rhythms in the Baroque style, and the recommended tempos and guidelines for performing the works on the piano. Bach's writing is carefully separated from the editorial suggestions in light gray print. A wealth of footnotes compare the various sources consulted. Students, teachers and professional pianists will find this volume invaluable. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. 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. She co-authored the text Studying Suzuki Piano: More than Music, which was endorsed by Dr. Suzuki.
Graded Scarlatti
Graded Scarlatti
Paperback      ISBN: 0769239773

The editor has chosen 40 keyboard sonatas from the more than 500 written by Domenico Scarlatti. These serve as a progressive initiation into Scarlatti's keyboard artistry. The sonatas generally follow the simple structure of a single movement divided into two symmetrical refrains, as in the pre-classical dance suites. Embellishments are written in regular note values for ease of playing, and dynamic indications, which were sparse for the harpsichord, are added for the modern piano. Fingerings are included as a suggested guide.

Organ Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 3
Organ Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 3
Paperback      ISBN: 0486294056

French organist and composer Louis Vierne (1870-1937), a student of both Franck and Widor, was appointed organist at Notre-Dame in Paris at the age of 30 and held that position until his death. Among his compositions are numerous works for organ, including six organ symphonies, the first three of which are reprinted here. Of this music, Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians says: "The best of his organ works are brilliantly effective and of considerable harmonic originality."
Now organists and music lovers can study and enjoy three of these majestic, lyrical works in this durable, attractive Dover edition, reprinted from authoritative French scores. This edition also includes a glossary of French terms used in these scores and specifications of the organs on which the symphonies were premiered.erous works for organ. This volume contains 3 of his 6 Organ Symphonies, notable for brilliant effectiveness, lyricism, and harmonic originality. Also includes a glossary of French terms used in these scores and specifications of the organs on which the Symphonies were premiered.