George Lawrence Stone's Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it one of the top 25 drumming books of all-time. In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving "control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution, and muscular coordination," with extra attention given to the development of the weak hand. This indispensable book for drummers of all types includes hundreds of basic to advanced rhythms and moves through categories of single-beat combinations, triplets, short roll combinations, flam beats, flam triplets and dotted notes, and short roll progressions.
Nothing captures the spirit of the holiday season like singing carols with your family and friends. These duets are arranged for high voice/low voice combinations, so any combination of you and your friends will work. These 18 time-honored classics will provide hours of fun for your holiday vocal performances: Away in a Manger * Deck the Hall * God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen * It Came upon the Midnight Clear * Jingle Bells * O Christmas Tree * O Holy Night * Silent Night * We Wish You a Merry Christmas * What Child Is This? * and more.
From the classics to the hits of today, these timeless tunes are now available as easy arrangements for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Horn in F, and Trombone. All wind instrument arrangements are fully compatible and can be successfully performed as ensembles or solos. A fully orchestrated accompaniment CD is provided, featuring each song as a live performance demo track followed by a play-along track. Titles: Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Green Day) * Celebration (Kool and the Gang) * My Immortal (Evanescence) * Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye (Steam) * New Soul (Yael Na?m) * Old Time Rock & Roll (Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band) * Open Arms (Journey) * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones) * Smooth (Santana featuring Rob Thomas) * Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin) * Take It Easy (Eagles) * You and Me (Lifehouse).
Contents are: Minuet from String Quartet, K. 421 (W.A. Mozart) * Courante from Concerto Grosso 9, Op. VI, Amsterdam 1714 (A. Corelli) * Sonata No. 1, Sonata in A Major, ChA 27, Op. 1, No. 3, HHA IV/4, No. 1-EZ (Andante, Allegro, Adagio, Allegro) (G.F. Handel) * Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, BWV 1041 (Allegro moderato, Andante, Allegro assai) (J.S. Bach) * Gigue from Suite I in G Major for Violoncello, BWV 1007 (J.S. Bach) * Courante from Suite I in G Major for Violoncello, BWV 1007 (J.S. Bach) * Allegro, Sonata I for Violin, Op. V, Rom. 1700 (A. Corelli).
Mozart's beloved comic romp, reprinted from a late (C. F. Peters, 1941) edition, which preserves Mozart's autograph manuscript and early translations of the libretto and includes passages that are often cut in other editions.
The best-selling banjo method in the world! Earl Scruggs's legendary method has helped thousands of banjo players get their start. The "Revised and Enhanced Edition" features more songs, updated lessons, and many other improvements. It includes everything you need to know to start playing banjo, including: a history of the 5-string banjo, getting acquainted with the banjo, Scruggs tuners, how to read music, chords, how to read tablature, right-hand rolls and left-hand techniques, tuning the banjo, exercises in picking, over 40 song tablatures, how to build a banjo, making Scruggs tuners, autobiographical notes, and much more!
Medium level clarinet trios in score form. Suitable for contest, concert or church performance, these pieces appear on several state contest lists. Includes works by Beethoven, Haydn, Kuhlau, Mozart and others.
Easy piano arrangements of all 11 Danny Elfman songs from the soundtrack of this Christmas cult classic. Includes: Jack's Lament * Jack's Obsession * Kidnap the Sandy Claws * Making Christmas * Oogie Boogie's Song * Poor Jack * Sally's Song * This Is Halloween * Town Meeting Song * What's This? * Finale/Reprise.
Designed as a comprehensive multimedia teaching set, this book, CD, and DVD present 42 solos, progressively graded in 6 levels from absolute beginners to more advanced, to suit players of all levels. It contains examples of eighteen different palos (rhythmic forms) of flamenco, with a wealth of melodic falsetas and rhythms. The music for all these is accurately written in notation and flamenco tab (cifra) in the book, and is also recorded on the companion CD. The DVD video contains over 57 minutes of solo music, and also includes introduction by Juan Martin and brief scenes of Andalucia today, which help to place this profoundly exciting and deeply felt music in the landscape of its origins. Juan Martin has succeeded here is showing how even music which is simple and very easy to start with can express the essential sound and emotion of flamenco, to build step by step the skills necessary for the performance of concert solos. Written in English and Spanish.
Widely admired for its melodic richness and glorious orchestral scoring, "Madama Butterfly" ranks as one of the greatest favorites of the operatic repertoire. It is reprinted here complete and unabridged from the authoritative G. Ricordi edition.
This book contains complete, authentic drum notation and play-along tracks to eight Led Zeppelin classics. There are two versions of every song on the included CDs: an instrumental sound-alike recording, and an instrumental accompaniment track (without drums) so you can play along. When you use the CDs in your Mac or Windows-based computer, the TNT (Tone 'N' Tempo) Changer lets you easily loop sections for practice, slow tracks down or speed them up without changing the pitch, change the key, and switch back and forth between full instrumental and accompaniment tracks. Titles: Black Dog * Communication Breakdown * Dazed and Confused * Heartbreaker * Immigrant Song * Rock and Roll * Since I've Been Loving You * Whole Lotta Love.
The Suzuki Method of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that man is the son of his environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child's potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the "mother-tongue" approach. Suzuki Viola School materials include: Viola Parts (Vol. 1-7) * Piano Accompaniments (Vol. 1-7) * Cassettes (Vol. 1-7 performed by Bill Preucil). Suzuki Method Core Materials available for piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, harp, guitar, and recorder.
Learn to play chords on the mandolin with this comprehensive, yet easy-to-use book. The Hal Leonard Mandolin Chord Finder contains over 1,000 chord diagrams for the most important 28 chord types, including three voicings for each chord. Also includes a lesson on chord construction, and a fingerboard chart of the mandolin neck!
This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.
Moore writes about the discovery of Seattle punk youth, the seminal bands that defined the movement, the exploitation of the subculture, and the backlash of grunge, as well as the death of his longtime collaborator and friend, Kurt Cobain.
Complete authoritative scores of two Romantic symphonic masterpieces show extra-musical themes of "program music" -- and intuitive genius, Shakespearean passion of Berlioz. Includes Symphonie Fantastique "program." Breitkopf & Hartel, Leipzig, 1900-1910 edition.
The Early Masters of American Blues series provides the unique opportunity to study the true roots of modern blues. Stefan Grossman, noted roots-blues guitarist and musicologist, has compiled this fascinating collection of 26 songs legendary blues guitarist Mississippi John Hurt. In addition to Stefan's expert transcriptions, the book includes a CD containing the John Hurt's original recordings so you can hear the music as it was originally performed. Mississippi John Hurt had a fascinating career, originally recording a handful of songs in the late 1920s, and, after disappearing for nearly 30 years, being rediscovered by a new generation of musicians that included Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Stephen Sills. Found in 1963 living in a small town in Mississippi, by an admirer who tracked him down through the lyrics of his 1928 single "Avalon Blues," Mississippi John Hurt was persuaded to go to Washington, D.C. and start a new career. He spent the next three years performing