(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). P/V/G arrangements for every song from Coldplay's 2002 Grammy winner for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Performance by a Group. 11 tracks: Amsterdam * Clocks * Daylight * God Put a Smile upon Your Face * Green Eyes * In My Place * Politik * A Rush of Blood to the Head * The Scientist * Warning Sign * A Whisper. Also available in a Guitar Recorded Versions edition (00690593/$19.95).
Renowned for its celebrated slow movement, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 is one of his most popular works. Written in 1812, when the 42-year-old composer was at the peak of his powers, it demonstrates the mastery of a mature artist in complete control of his craft. His command of symphonic form, thematic development, and orchestral texture is everywhere evident in this remarkable composition.
Reprinted here from the authoritative Litolff edition, this work appears in full score with bar-numbered movements for easy reference. Ideal for study in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall, this affordable, high-quality, conveniently sized volume will be the edition of choice for music students and music lovers alike.
(Paperback Songs). This handy little paperback features 100 songs by this legendary songwriting team, plus a bonus section of 25 tunes penned by Rodgers and Hart It includes melody lines, lyrics and chords for: Bali Ha'i * Bewitched * The Carousel Waltz * Climb Ev'ry Mountain * Do-Re-Mi * Edelweiss * Getting to Know You * Happy Talk * Hello, Young Lovers * Honey Bun * Isn't It Romantic? * Kansas City * Manhattan * My Favorite Things * My Funny Valentine * My Romance * Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' * Oklahoma * Shall We Dance? * So Long, Farewell * Some Enchanted Evening * The Sound of Music * Where or When * and more. Also includes a section of guitar chord diagrams.
The New Method for Electric Bass is designed like a textbook with topics that are easy to follow, gradually increasing in difficulty, and that present the self-taught student with a step-by step approach to a more complete understanding. This book
"...it is the evident quiet approbation which best pleases me It is apparent that this opera is rising rapidly and steadily in estimation." -- Mozart, letter to his wife, October 7-8, 1791.
Unfortunately, his tragic death a scant two months later prevented Mozart from ever realizing the full accuracy of this observation, made a few performances after the cool reception given The Magic Flute at its Viennese premiere.
In May 1791, Mozart's friend Emanuel Schikaneder commissioned The Magic Flute. In keeping with the popular level of this theater, Schikaneder himself supplied Mozart with the libretto about the rescue of a good fairy's daughter from a wicked magician by a hero armed with a magic flute. After a good deal of the music was written, the composer and librettist -- both Freemasons -- grafted Masonic ideals onto the plot, transforming a simple fairy tale into a moralistic allegory and a Singspiel into one of the world's greatest operas.
This handsome, moderately priced volume, reprinted directly form an authoritative edition, will enable musicians, music students, and opera lovers to gain a fuller appreciation of Mozart's mastery of operatic language, orchestral color, and dramatic expression. A helpful feature of this edition is the inclusion of all spoken dialog, usually abbreviated in other editions.
A complete step-by-step guide, Secrets of Singing provides everything needed to gain technical and musical vocal mastery. Some of the highlights include: Basic principles of singing, mastery of the upper voice, achieving the power of an open throat
The Contemporary Piano Literature series includes a selection of music written for children by Bart�k, Gretchaninov, Kabalevsky, Prokofiev, Scott, Shostakovich and Stravinsky. In addition, the books contain pieces composed specifically for this series by Ross Lee Finney, David Kraehenbuehl, Douglas Moore, Elie Siegmeister, Alexandre Tansman and Alexander Tcherepnin. Short biographies and portraits help make composers come alive for the student. None of the music is so far in the vanguard that it is difficult to enjoy or understand.