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Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Technique Level 1B
Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Technique Level 1B
Paperback      ISBN: 0739009397

The Technic Books provide reading and rhythm drills and exercises perfectly paced with each Lesson Book in Alfred's Basic Piano Library to improve musicianship and develop coordination of the hands.

Mazurkas
Mazurkas
Paperback      ISBN: 0486255484

Among the best-loved and most performed of Chopin's piano compositions are his mazurkas. This volume includes 51 works -- remarkable for their wide emotional appeal, advanced choromatic techniques and pianistic devices, and ranging in difficulty from relatively easy, for advanced beginnings, to quite challenging, for the accomplished pianist.Edited by Carl Mikuli, a pupil of Chopin, the works in this inexpensive and attractive volume extend from the radiant joyfulness of the Mazurka in B-flat major, Op. 7, No. 1, to the aching sadness of the Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4, and from the brevity of the Mazurka in E-flat minor, Op. 6, No. 4, to the breadth of the C-sharp minor Mazurka, Op. 50, No. 3.Pianists and music lovers will welcome this attractive, sturdy volume reproduced directly from the authoritative Kistner edition. It comprises a treasury of Chopin's most characteristic and appealing works in one convenient, inexpensive source.

Alfred's Basic Adult All-In-One Course, Bk 1: Lesson * Theory * Technic, Comb Bound Book
Alfred's Basic Adult All-In-One Course, Bk 1
Lesson * Theory * Technic, Comb Bound Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0882848186

Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that will include lesson, theory, and technique in a convenient, all-in-one format. This comprehensive course adds such features as isometric hand exercises, finger strengthening drills, and written assignments that reinforce each lesson's concepts. There is a smooth, logical progression between each lesson, a thorough explanation of chord theory and playing styles, and outstanding extra songs, including folk, classical, and contemporary selections. At the completion of this course, the student will have learned to play some of the most popular music ever written and will have gained a good understanding of basic musical concepts and styles. Titles: Alouette * Alpine Melody * Amazing Grace * Au Claire de la Lune * Aunt Rhody * Auld Lang Syne * Aura Lee * The Bandleader * Beautiful Brown Eyes * Blow the Man Down * Blues for Wynton Marsalis * Brother John * Caf Vienna * The Can-Can * Chasing the Blues Away * Chiapanecas * Cockles and Mussels * The Cuckoo * Day is Done * Dueling Harmonics * The Entertainer * A Friend Like You * Go Down, Moses * Good King Wenceslas * Good Morning to You * Good People * Got Those Blues * Greensleeves * Happy Birthday to You * Harmonica Rock * Harp Song * Here's a Happy Song * He's Got the Whole World in His Hands * I'm Gonna Lay My Burden Down * Jericho * Jingle Bells * Joy to the World * Kum-ba-yah * Largo (Dvorak) * Lavender's Blue * Lightly Row * Little Brown Jug * Liza Jane * London Bridge * Lone Star Waltz * Love Somebody * Lullaby * The Marine's Hymn * Mary Ann * Merrily We Roll Along * Mexican Hat Dance * Michael, Row the Boat Ashore * Money Can't Buy Everything * My Fifth * Ode to Joy * On Top of Old Smoky * O Sole Mio * Raisins and Almonds * Rock Along * Rockets * Rockin' Intervals * Rock It Away * Sc

J. S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier
J. S. Bach
The Well-Tempered Clavier
Paperback      ISBN: 0882848313

A most impressive 220-page edition of the first volume of "The Well-Tempered Clavier," these 24 preludes and 24 fugues were painstakingly researched over a period of 10 years, using the most important original manuscript sources. Baroque scholar Willard A. Palmer's thorough introduction discusses fugal construction, articulation and other aspects of performance interpretation. Volume I of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" has been updated with a new "look" to match Volume II. This essential masterpiece is a "must-have" for all pianists. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

Alfred's Basic Piano Theory Book: Level 3
Alfred's Basic Piano Theory Book
Level 3
Paperback      ISBN: 0739017349

Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.

Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Top Hits Solo Level 4
Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Top Hits Solo Level 4
Paperback      ISBN: 0739002996

Alfred's Top 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 beginning and intermediate students can savor the excitement of playing pop music and reap the benefits from making practicing more fun and rewarding. Three selections from this book are featured on the Royal Conservatory of Music Popular Selection List (2007 Ed.): Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Chim Chim Cher-ee * Yesterday. Titles: The Addams Family Theme * Axel F. * Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Chim Chim Cher-ee * It's the Hard-Knock life * Mission: Impossible Theme * Think of Me * This Is the Moment * Under the Sea * Yesterday.

Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Prep Course Technique Level A
Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Prep Course Technique Level A
Paperback      ISBN: 0739016342

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.

Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Prep Course Theory Book Level B
Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Prep Course Theory Book Level B
Paperback      ISBN: 0882848291
Piano 101 : Book 1: An Exciting Group Course for Adults Who Want to Play Piano for Fun!
Piano 101 : Book 1
An Exciting Group Course for Adults Who Want to Play Piano for Fun!
Paperback      ISBN: 0739002554

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 1 contains 15 units each with a variety of repertoire, exercises, unit review worksheets, and an assignment page. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Theory Book Level 1A
Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Theory Book Level 1A
Paperback      ISBN: 0882848135

Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.