88 Piano Classics for Beginners

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486262895
Release Date: 2013-04-17
Genre: Music

Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of piano classics. Many of the greatest composers — J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt — are represented by several pieces each, some newly adapted for the piano. Popular works include the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Claire de Lune, and Pictures at an Exhibition.

Favorite piano classics

Author: Ronald Herder
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486291529
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Music

Treasury of 83 best-loved pieces in authoritative editions: Beethoven's Für Elise, Chopin's "Minute" Waltz and Polonaise "Militaire," Debussy's Clair de Lune, Liszt's Liebestraum No. 3, Mozart's Turkish Rondo, Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess, plus works by Grieg, Granados, Haydn, Satie, Tchaikovsky, and many more. Most pieces fairly brief, well within reach of intermediate players.

A First Book of Beethoven

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486171494
Release Date: 2013-02-06
Genre: Music

Specially arranged and simplified, these popular melodies include Für Elise, Ode to Joy, the opening of the "Moonlight" Sonata, and more. Includes a free MP3 download for each piece.

First Book of American Folk Songs

Author: Bergerac
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486288854
Release Date: 1996-02
Genre: Music

Expert settings of 25 American folk classics by a well-known composer and arranger for young pianists. Includes "Amazing Grace," "Aura Lee," "Blue Tail Fly," "The Gift to Be Simple," "Go Down Moses," "Pop Goes the Weasel," "Shortnin' Bread," and "Sweet Betsy from Pike."

Big Book of Beginner s Piano Classics Volume Two

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486812663
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Music

Beginning pianists of all ages will thrill to this compilation of 57 piano classics, ranging from standards such as Chopsticks and Can Can to classical works by Rachmaninoff, Mozart, other composers. Perfect for practicing, MP3 files are included for each song.

A First Book of Blues

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486171654
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Genre: Music

With these easy-to-play renditions, beginning pianists of all ages can enjoy one of America's most celebrated art forms. Sixteen popular blues melodies include traditional songs such as "St. James Infirmary" and "Careless Love" as well as several numbers by blues giants Jelly Roll Morton and W. C. Handy, including "St. Louis Blues," "Joe Turner Blues," and "The Hesitating Blues." Students, teachers, and other pianists will find these arrangements much simpler and more melodic than other versions. The selections include suggestions for fingering and are arranged in order of increasing difficulty. Introductory material by editor David Dutkanicz offers helpful explanations of the melodic and rhythmic theory behind the blues.

A First Book of Christmas Songs for the Beginning Pianist

Author: Bergerac
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486780078
Release Date: 2014-02-20
Genre: Music

Beginning pianists will love these 20 holiday favorites, including Silent Night; O, Come All Ye Faithful; Jingle Bells; and more. Each of the melodies features a free MP3 download.

The Classical Revolution

Author: John Borstlap
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486823355
Release Date: 2017-06-15
Genre: Music

Essays by a prominent contemporary composer explore a current trend in classical music away from atonal characteristics and toward more traditional forms. Topics include cultural identity, musical meaning, and the aesthetics of beauty.

Brahms

Author: John Bell Young
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486809380
Release Date: 2017-01-18
Genre: Music

Engaging survey covers Brahms' major orchestral, choral, and piano music, culminating in a discussion of the German Requiem. Commentary places the composer's compelling music within the context of his era and environment.

Bach for Beginners

Author: Johann Sebastian Bach
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Incorporated
ISBN: 1617804967
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Music

(BH Piano). 29 pieces, including selections from Anna Magdalena's Note Book , The Little Clavier Book , and other suitable works for the beginning pianist.

A First Book of Bach

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486171531
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Music

Students of all ages will delight in these 26 simple piano arrangements of familiar melodies such as Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and Wachet Auf, plus other fun-to-play pieces.

Beginner Classical Piano Music

Author: Damon Ferrante
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692823190
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Genre:

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 Ragtime

Author: David Dutkanicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486171678
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Genre: Music

These rollicking, easy-to-play ragtime favorites include "Maple Leaf Rag," "The Entertainer," "Tiger Rag," and other melodies by such favorites as Scott Joplin, James Scott, Joseph Lamb, and Eubie Blake. All songs available as downloadable MP3s.