The Pop Piano Book
Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Harrison Music Education Systems
(Piano). This cutting-edge keyboard method is a total step-by-step approach to creating keyboard parts spontaneously. Rhythmic and harmonic concepts are applied in all keys, and are then used as a basis for developing specific solutions in rock, pop, ballad, funk, new age, country and gospel styles. Endorsed by Grammy winners, top educators, and Keyboard magazine.
Acoustic Guitar Basics
Author: Keith Wyatt
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
This book & CD package is designed to help aspiring musicians take the first step toward experiencing the fun of playing music, and is packed full of tips, lessons, and practical knowledge. Topics include guitar basics, chords and strumming techniques, music notation and tablature, the blues progression, fingerpicking, and using the capo.
Piano in Concert
Author: Manfred Schmitz
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
"The 17 compositions included in this collection represent a splendid opportunity for those pianists who, well beyond those ""easy"" and ""very easy"" pieces, want to conquer the beautiful key of D Flat Major. This edition contains a selection of repertoire either entirely or with a significant section in D Flat Major that can be used for concerts, competitions, instruction and auditions of any kind. Through its pianistically effective and diverse tonal offerings, it represents an elevated musical experience for both soloist and audience alike. For those who prefer easier versions, the majority of the pieces have also been transposed to D Major. The enclosed CD presents all of the pieces in their original key of D Flat Major to aid in selection and interpretation of the pieces."
This comprehensive method of music instruction enables the beginner to progress to an advanced stage of technical skill.
Author: Robert Briner
Bob Briner would have told you, "Absolutely!" Roaring Lambs is Briner's manifesto of our proper stance regarding the "culture-shaping arena." Christians can and ought to be the movers and shakers of social change -- "roaring lambs" who infiltrate and make an impact on their workplace and world with their faith. Roaring Lambs was written from Briner's personal experience as an Emmy Award-winning television producer. It takes you into the work world strategies anyone can use. There's also a useful discussion guide that will help you and your friends put shoe leather to your faith. Bob Briner's greatest legacy may well be the way in which, through his own courageous roam, he helped countless Christians discover theirs. John their ranks. Roar with conviction -- and change your world!
Author: Tadashi Okuyama, Howard Maskill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Organic Chemistry: A mechanistic approach combines a focus on core topics and themes with a mechanistic approach to the explanation of the reactions it describes, making it ideal for those looking for a solid understanding of the central themes of organic chemistry.
A Choral Worship Cantata in SAB voicing, composed by Dietrich Buxtehude.
My First Beethoven
Author: Ludwig van Beethoven
(Piano). 22 intermediate and early advanced-level selections, including Fur Elise, Six Ecossaises, various German Dances, Bagatelles, Sonatines, and more.
Author: Philipp Moehrke
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
"Understanding and interpreting chord symbols are part of the basics of playing Jazz music. The piano is the ideal instrument to help you to get an overview of harmonic structures and as such, is an important aid even for non-pianists. With this goal in mind, the simple and clearly structured exercises in Voicing Concepts help the student learn to improvise good-sounding voicings in typical as well as complex harmonic progressions of jazz standards and in various styles and grooves. Fundamentals about the harmonic and melodic structure of Jazz are discovered in the process."
Arrow to the Sun
Author: Gerald McDermott
An Indian boy who is a descendant of the Lord of the Sun sets out in search of his father
Riding On A Blue Note
Author: Gary Giddins
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Gary Giddins, winner of the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award, has a following that includes not only jazz enthusiasts but also pop music fans of every stripe. Writing here in a lyrical and celebratory style all his own, Giddins dazzlingly shows us—among many other things—how performers originally perceived as radical (Bing Crosby, Count Basie, Elvis Presley) became conservative institutions ... how Charlie Parker created a masterpiece from the strain of an inane ditty ... how the Dominoes helped combine church ritual with pop music ... and how Irving Berlin translated a chiaroscuro of Lower East Side minorities into imperishable songs.
Author: Carl Fortina