Romantic Rhapsodies Book 2

Author: Melody Bober
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457465178
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Intermediate pianists will enjoy these expressive romantic themes, many of which would be suitable as pre-ceremony music at weddings. Titles: * Autumn Skies * December Waltz * A Magical Night * A Moment in Time * Moonlit Garden * Morning Dove * The Sweetest of Dreams

Romantic Rhapsodies

Author: Melody Bober
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781569393048
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Intermediate pianists will enjoy these expressive romantic themes, many of which would be suitable as pre-ceremony music at weddings. Titles: Autumn Skies * December Waltz * A Magical Night * A Moment in Time * Moonlit Garden * Morning Dove * The Sweetest of Dreams.

Romantic Rhapsodies Book 1

Author: Melody Bober
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457465147
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Romantic Rhapsodies features lyrical melodies supported by flowing left hand lines. Titles: * Celebration * Daybreak in Dublin * First Romance * Remember Autumn * Stargazer * Treasured Times

Grand Solos for Piano Book 4

Author: Melody Bober
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457429810
Format: PDF
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Grand Solos for Piano is Melody Boberäó»s first complete series of solo collections since she became an exclusive Alfred author. The music in this six-book series is written in a variety of keys, styles, meters and tempos to appeal to both children and adults. The pieces have the distinctive Bober sound and are fun to play, in addition to helping pianists progress technically and musically. Whether performed on a concert grand, a digital piano or the family upright, these solos will truly sound "grand." Book 4 contains 10 pieces for early intermediate pianists. Titles: * Antique Music Box * Boogie Shoes * El Matador * I Spy * Pine Tree Rag * Prelude in F Major * Scary Movie * Stormy Night * Whirling Tarantella * Wild Appaloosa "El Matador" and "Stormy Night" were selected for the Federation Festivals 2011-2013

Piano Practice Games

Author: Barbara Kreader
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0793562716
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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(Educational Piano Library). Piano Practice Games presents imaginative ways to introduce pieces in Piano Lessons by coordinating technique, concepts, and creativity with the actual music in the Piano Lessons books. These preparation activities help focus learning by 'playing with' each lesson piece aurally, visually, and physically. Whether used in individual or group lessons, Piano Practice Games are all designed to make music. Many activities include accompaniments that can be added by the teacher or by using the CD or GM disk from the corresponding Piano Lessons book.

Nigerian Art Music

Author: Bode Omojola
Publisher: Institut français de recherche en Afrique
ISBN:
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ART MUSIC IN NIGERIA is the most comprehensive book on the works of modem Nigerian composers who have been influenced by European classical music. Relying on over 500 scores, archival materials and interviews with many Nigerian composers, the author traces the historical developments of this new idiom in Nigeria and provides a critical and detailed analysis of certain works. Written in a refreshing and lucid style and amply illustrated with music examples, the book represents a milestone in musicological research in Nigeria. Although written essentially for students and scholars of African music, this interesting book will also be enjoyed by the général reader.

Understanding Music

Author: N. Alan Clark
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781940771335
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Music moves through time; it is not static. In order to appreciate music wemust remember what sounds happened, and anticipate what sounds might comenext. This book takes you on a journey of music from past to present, from the Middle Ages to the Baroque Period to the 20th century and beyond!

Ernst von Dohn nyi

Author: Ilona Von Dohnanyi
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253109286
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"... a rare kind of biography and autobiography: a clear and elegant exposition of fact, as well as a humane portrait of a great piano virtuoso, composer, teacher, and democratic soul, as told to and seen through the eyes of one close to him." -- Mark Mitchell Ernst von Dohnányi (1877--1960) was one of the most highly respected musicians of his time. The young Dohnányi enjoyed an international prestige that brought him into contact with such 19th-century masters as Johannes Brahms and Eugà ̈ne d'Albert. He is remembered for his technique and interpretive skills as a pianist and conductor, as well as for the masterpieces he composed for piano, chamber ensembles, and orchestra. As a teacher and administrator, Dohnányi was responsible for the training of an entire generation of musicians in Hungary, and for helping to shape the country's musical culture. After World War II, his career foundered when he was falsely accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. In 1953, at the age of 76, Dohnányi returned to international prominence with a triumphant "re-debut" at Carnegie Hall. Ernst von Dohnányi: A Song of Life, written from a firsthand perspective by Dohnányi's widow, is the first full English-language biography of the artist.

Grand Solos for Piano

Author: Melody Bober
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739052006
Format: PDF, ePub
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Grand Solos for Piano is Melody Bober's first complete series of solo collections since she became an exclusive Alfred author. The music in this six-book series is written in a variety of keys, styles, meters and tempos to appeal to both children and adults. The pieces have the distinctive Bober sound and are fun to play, in addition to helping pianists progress technically and musically. Whether performed on a concert grand, a digital piano or the family upright, these solos will truly sound "grand." Book 3 contains 11 pieces for late elementary pianists. Titles: The Camel's Tale * Cool Walkin' * Dinosaur Journey * Fiesta Rag * A Jazzy Tune * Jugglers * Mysterious Rider * Mystery at Midnight * Rainbow Falls * Sunset Serenade * Video Game Master. 24 pages.

Language of the Spirit

Author: Jan Swafford
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465097553
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For many of us, classical music is something serious-something we study in school, something played by cultivated musicians at fancy gatherings. In Language of the Spirit, renowned music scholar Jan Swafford argues that we have it all wrong: classical music has something for everyone and is accessible to all. Ranging from Gregorian chant to Handel's Messiah, from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons to the postmodern work of Philip Glass, Swafford is an affable and expert guide to the genre. He traces the history of Western music, introduces readers to the most important composers and compositions, and explains the underlying structure and logic of their music. Language of the Spirit is essential reading for anyone who has ever wished to know more about this sublime art.