A Day in the Jungle

Author: Jon George
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457403927
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These are pieces to stimulate the musical imagination with such titles as "Snake Sneaking" and "Jungle River Flowing." They are also studies for dynamic balance between the hands, soft tone production, "finger-pedal" (sustaining tones with fingers instead of with pedal), and more. Jon George's illustrations add to the attractiveness.

A Day in the Jungle

Author: Jon George
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780874876307
Format: PDF
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These are pieces to stimulate the musical imagination with such titles as "Snake Sneaking" and "Jungle River Flowing." They are also studies for dynamic balance between the hands, soft tone production, "finger-pedal" (sustaining tones with fingers instead of with pedal), and more. Jon George's illustrations add to the attractiveness.

Professional Piano Teaching Volume 1 Elementary Levels

Author: Jeanine M. Jacobson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1470632756
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Professional Piano Teaching offers a practical guide to the art of piano teaching. Volume 1, now available as an updated second edition, is an excellent introduction to the profession of teaching piano. This revised second edition has been expanded to include chapters on teaching adult students and teaching popular, sacred, and other familiar music. Designed to serve as a basic text for a first-semester or lower-division piano pedagogy course, it provides an overview of learning principles and a thorough approach to essential aspects of teaching elementary-level students. Special features include discussions on how to teach, not just what to teach; numerous musical examples; chapter summaries; and suggested projects for new and experienced teachers. Topics: * The Art of Professional Piano Teaching * Principles of Learning * Beginning Methods * Teaching Beginners and Elementary Students * Teaching Rhythm and Reading * Teaching Technique and Musical Sound Development * Elementary Performance and Study Repertoire * Developing Musicality in Elementary Students * Group Teaching * Teaching Preschoolers * Teaching Adults * Teaching Popular, Sacred, and Other Familiar Music * The Business of Piano Teaching * Evaluation of Teaching

Jungle Safari

Author: Carol Matz
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1470620707
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This early-elementary solo contains long, song-like legato phrases with steps and skips. The melody is primarily divided between the hands. A few harmonic intervals and a smattering of accidentals are also included. Clever lyrics help students imagine the thrills of an exciting jungle safari. Contrasting dynamics add interest, and an optional duet accompaniment provides a solid bass harmony to support the student part.

Creepy Crocodile

Author: Catherine Rollin
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457413698
Format: PDF
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This series of collectible solos by Catherine Rollin is for beanbag animal lovers of all ages. The pieces, which vary in difficulty from early to late elementary, have attractive covers and fun lyrics to sing.

Musical Moments Book 1

Author: Jon George
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457447846
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Jon George provides piano students with pleasing melodies, fun titles, and great sounds with no hand position changes. Several of the pieces include duet accompaniments for the teacher or an older student. A variety of five-finger hand positions are used making this an ideal collection for helping the beginning student to work on developing note reading facility while simultaneously enhancing sight-reading skills. This valuable addition to teaching literature is found on many state MTA lists.

Rubyfruit Jungle

Author: Rita Mae Brown
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0804152764
Format: PDF
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“The rare work of fiction that has changed real life . . . If you don’t yet know Molly Bolt—or Rita Mae Brown, who created her—I urge you to read and thank them both.”—Gloria Steinem Winner of the Lambda Literary Pioneer Award | Winner of the Lee Lynch Classic Book Award A landmark coming-of-age novel that launched the career of one of this country’s most distinctive voices, Rubyfruit Jungle remains a transformative work more than forty years after its original publication. In bawdy, moving prose, Rita Mae Brown tells the story of Molly Bolt, the adoptive daughter of a dirt-poor Southern couple who boldly forges her own path in America. With her startling beauty and crackling wit, Molly finds that women are drawn to her wherever she goes—and she refuses to apologize for loving them back. This literary milestone continues to resonate with its message about being true to yourself and, against the odds, living happily ever after. Praise for Rubyfruit Jungle “Groundbreaking.”—The New York Times “Powerful . . . a truly incredible book . . . I found myself laughing hysterically, then sobbing uncontrollably just moments later.”—The Boston Globe “You can’t fully know—or enjoy—how much the world has changed without reading this truly wonderful book.”—Andrew Tobias, author of The Best Little Boy in the World “A crass and hilarious slice of growing up ‘different,’ as fun to read today as it was in 1973.”—The Rumpus “Molly Bolt is a genuine descendant—genuine female descendant—of Huckleberry Finn. And Rita Mae Brown is, like Mark Twain, a serious writer who gets her messages across through laughter.”—Donna E. Shalala “A trailblazing literary coup at publication . . . It was the right book at the right time.”—Lee Lynch, author of Beggar of Love From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Easy Hymn Fake Book Songbook

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1458432947
Format: PDF, Mobi
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(Fake Book). Perfect for players new to "faking," the latest title in our popular "beginner" series of fake books features all songs in the key of C with large notation and simplified harmonies and melodies. This collection gathers more than 150 of the most beloved hymns of all time, and includes multiple verses. Songs: Abide with Me * All Glory, Laud and Honor * All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name * Amazing Grace * Battle Hymn of the Republic * Be Thou My Vision * Blessed Assurance * The Church's One Foundation * Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing * Count Your Blessings * Faith of Our Fathers * God of Our Fathers * Higher Ground * How Firm a Foundation * I Love to Tell the Story * I Surrender All * In the Garden * Jesus Paid It All * Just as I Am * A Mighty Fortress Is Our God * Nearer, My God, to Thee * The Old Rugged Cross * Onward, Christian Soldiers * Rock of Ages * Sweet Hour of Prayer * This Is My Father's World * We Gather Together * and more!

Celebrated Piano Solos

Author: Robert D. (COP) Vandall
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780739063859
Format: PDF
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Originally available from Myklas Music Press, this book has been re-engraved and features an attractive new cover. A continuation of the "Celebrated Piano Solos" series of compilations which have time-tested, award-winning solos by Robert Vandall. Excellent as a reference for teachers or a source of music for a student who learns music quickly. Titles: Afternoon at Cooper's Rock * Brush of Autumn * Express Lane * Laughing Song * The Night Ride * Pogo * Sun Catchers * Tarantella Brillante * Venturing Fourths.

Kaleidoscope Solos Book 1

Author: Jon George
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457444531
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A sparkling collection of graded pieces for the progressing piano student. In Book one of the series, the student is introduced to most of the basic elements of notation. The melodies are divided between the hands, which remain in five-finger position.