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The Giant Book of Classical Sheet Music

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With more than 80 essential masterworks arranged for easy piano, this book guarantees a lifetime of exploration and enjoyment at the keys. Titles: 1812 Overture (Tchaikovsky) * Air on the G String (Bach) * Andaluza No. 5 (Granados) * Anvil Chorus (Verdi) * Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod) * Ballade No. 1 (Chopin) * Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) * The Blue Danube (Strauss) * Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 (Bach) * Bridal Chorus, from Lohengrin (Wagner) * Can-Can (Offenbach) * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Clair de lune (Debussy) * Doretta's Song (Puccini) * The Entertainer (Joplin) * Egmont Overture (Beethoven) * Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart) * "Emperor" Concerto (Beethoven) * Fantaisie-Impromptu (Chopin) * Flower Duet (Delibes) * Funeral March of a Marionette (Gounod) * The Garland Waltz, from Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky) * Habanera (Bizet) * Hallelujah Chorus (Handel) * Hornpipe (Handel) * Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Brahms) * Intermezzo (Mascagni) * In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) * Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach) * L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1 (Bizet) * Là ci darem la mano (Mozart) * La donna è mobile (Verdi) * Libiamo, from La Traviata (Verdi) * Mandolin Concerto in C Major (Vivaldi) * Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin) * March from The Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky) * March of the Toreadors (Bizet) * Meditation, from Thaïs (Massenet) * "Merry Widow" Waltz (Lehár) * "Military" Polonaise (Chopin) * "Minute" Waltz (Chopin) * The Moldau (Smetana) * "Moonlight" Sonata (Beethoven) * Morning Mood (Grieg) * Musetta's Waltz (Puccini) * "New World" Symphony (Dvorak) * Nocturne, Op. 55, No. 1 (Chopin) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * Ode to Joy (Beethoven) * Overture from The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) * "Pathétique" Sonata (Beethoven) * Pavane (Fauré) * Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky) * Piano Sonata No. 11 (Mozart) * Polovetsian Dance (Borodin) * Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar) * Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 (Bach) * Prelude, Op. 2

Classical Music For Dummies

Author : David Pogue
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Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical if it's really Baroque or Romantic. You'll be introduced to the composers and their work, and discover the groundbreaking pieces that shake the world every time they're played. Begin building your classical music library with the essential recordings that define orchestral, choral, and operatic beauty as you get acquainted with the orchestras and musicians that bring the composers to life. Whether you want to play classical music or just learn more about it, Classical Music For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of this increasingly popular genre. Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there's never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.

Piano Lessons for Beginners

Author : LearnToPlayMusic.com
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Teach yourself how to play piano with our easy piano lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free piano videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score and piano animation for easy music learning.*** "Okay, I am of a certain age [so] I decided to learn to play the Piano. You can actually play two handed within the first week! ...Get yourself a keyboard and this book! My brain already feels younger." - S. Mason, Austin TX Progressive Beginner Piano contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great piano player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson piano tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of pianos including electric pianos, digital pianos and piano keyboards. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the piano is required to teach yourself to learn to play piano from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play piano chords for beginners and piano rhythms • How to play piano notes and beginner piano scales used in piano melodies • All the fundamental techniques of piano playing including playing chords and arpeggios with the left hand • Piano theory for learning how to read piano music for beginners • Piano tips and piano tricks that every player should know when learning piano • Shortcuts for how to learn piano fast by getting the most from piano practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the piano today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy piano lessons written by a professional piano teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read piano music for beginners and piano chords for beginners • Piano chord chart containing formulas and chord diagrams for all important piano chords • 45 piano exercises including piano chord progressions and popular easy piano music for beginners in rock piano, pop piano, country piano, folk piano, blues piano and classical piano styles Beginner piano lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the piano, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's piano lessons for beginners are used by students and piano teachers worldwide to learn how to play piano. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted piano lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Piano For Dummies Book Online Video Audio Instruction

Author : Hal Leonard Corporation
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Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set! Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories like a pro! This book contains all the information you need to start playing today, including clear instruction and supplementary materials. Learn different musical styles, like classical, rock, blues, and country, and how to find the perfect teacher should you decide to expand your instruction. With the widest tonal range of any instrument, the piano is versatile enough to produce melody and accompaniment at the same time. This standout feature is also what makes mastering the piano such a complex affair. Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition breaks it down into simple, easy-to-follow instruction, written in the characteristically accessible Dummies style. For the beginner, the book serves as a complete introductory course. For the more advanced player, it becomes a handy reference to keep around for periodic refreshers. Topics include: Finding the perfect keyboard, and caring for your piano The intricacies of reading music, including notes, rhythm, and change-ups Melody, harmony, and the building blocks of sound The role of individual technique, and finding your own groove The book also includes advice on practicing efficiently and improving your performance, as well as tips on how to pursue more advanced experiences. A great piano player is always the life of the party, and in high demand. If you're looking to become one with the "88," Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the resource you want!

Beginner Classical Piano Music

Author : Damon Ferrante
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This book and streaming video course is all that you will ever need for getting started playing the most famous and cherished piano classics by the great composers, like Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven! Piano Professor, Damon Ferrante guides you through each piece with step-by-step piano lessons (for beginners) and 20 streaming video lessons. This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of piano students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. No music reading is required! The lessons will greatly expand your repertoire of beloved piano classics and improve your piano technique, creativity, and understanding of music. Whether you are teaching yourself piano or learning with a music instructor, this book and streaming video course will take your piano playing to a whole new level! Ask yourself this: 1. Have you always wanted to learn how to play famous classical piano pieces, but did not know where to start? 2. Did you start piano lessons once and give up because the lessons were too difficult? 3. Are you struggling to follow online piano lessons that seem to jump all over the place without any sense of direction or consistency? 4. Would you like to expand your musical understanding and learn how to play the piano through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course? If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this beginner piano classics book and video course is definitely for you! The follow great pieces are covered in this book and streaming video course: Beethoven's Fur Elise J.S. Bach's Prelude in C Major Mozart's Turkish Rondo Pachelbel's Canon Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Liszt's Hungarian Dance Brahms' Lullaby Mendelssohn's Wedding March Strauss's The Blue Danube Waltz Grieg's Hall of the Mountain King Handel's Hallelujah Dvorak's New World Symphony Chopin's Prelude Bizet's The Toreador Song Verdi's La donna e mobile Schumann's The Wild Horseman Paganini's Caprice Number 24 Beethoven's Ode to Joy Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik Mascagni's Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice Dvorak's New World Symphony Erik Satie's Gymnopedie Greensleeves Rossini's William Tell Overture (Theme from the Lone Ranger) and many more classics!"

A First Book of Classical Music for the Beginning Pianist

Author : Bergerac
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Twenty-nine piano arrangements include Ode to Joy, Sheep May Safely Graze, and works by Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Vivaldi, Liszt, Haydn, and many others, plus a free MP3 download for every piece.

Piano Music for Little Fingers

Author : Ann Patrick Green
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Book 1 takes up where the Primer left off. It introduces eighth notes, 3/4 time, the keys of C and G, and the concepts of left-hand melody and right-hand chords.

88 Piano Classics for Beginners

Author : David Dutkanicz
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Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation, which features multiple pieces by many of the greatest composers — Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, and others.

A First Book of Latin Music

Author : Peter Lansing
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Twenty-six simplified renditions of traditional melodies include "La Paloma," "El Choclo," "La Cumparista," and other tango tunes plus "La Cintura," "Tico-Tico," "La Cucaracha," "Cielito Lindo," "La Golondrina," and more. Includes MP3s for each song.

Music Theory For Dummies

Author : Michael Pilhofer
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Tune in to how music really works Whether you’re a student, a performer, or simply a fan, this book makes music theory easy, providing you with a friendly guide to the concepts, artistry, and technical mastery that underlie the production of great music. You’ll quickly become fluent in the fundamentals of knocking out beats, reading scores, and anticipating where a piece should go, giving you a deeper perspective on the works of others — and bringing an extra dimension to your own. Tracking to a typical college-level course, Music Theory For Dummies breaks difficult concepts down to manageable chunks and takes into account every aspect of musical production and appreciation — from the fundamentals of notes and scales to the complexities of expression and instrument tone color. It also examines the latest teaching techniques — all the more important as the study of music, now shown to provide cognitive and learning benefits for both children and adults, becomes more prevalent at all levels. Master major and minor scales, intervals, pitches, and clefs Understand basic notation, time signals, tempo, dynamics, and navigation Employ melodies, chords, progressions, and phrases to form music Compose harmonies and accompanying melodies for voice and instruments Wherever you want to go musically — as a writer or performer, or just as someone who wants to enjoy music to its fullest — this approachable guide gives you everything you need to hear!