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1. Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist in Sixty Exercises, Complete (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol. 925)

Author: by Theodore Baker
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793525447

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(Piano Method).Since the first release of this classic Schirmer edition over 100 years ago, almost anyone who has taken piano lessons for more than two years has played from The Virtuoso Pianist . Millions of copies have been sold of these progressive exercises which guide a player’s technique, building finger independence and strength.

This was the first American edition released of this music, and remains a classic at a remarkably affordable price.


2. 100 of the Most Beautiful Piano Solos Ever

Author: by Hal Leonard Corp.
Published at: Hal Leonard; 1st edition (January 1, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1476814766

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(Piano Solo Songbook). 100 pop and classical standards that every piano player should master, including: Air on the G String * Bridge over Troubled Water * Canon in D * Clair de Lune * Fields of Gold * Fur Elise * I Dreamed a Dream * I Will Always Love You * Imagine * Lullaby of Birdland * Memory * Misty * Moon River * On My Own * Over the Rainbow * The Shadow of Your Smile * Smile * Stardust * Summertime * Sunrise, Sunset * Time After Time * Unexpected Song * The Way You Look Tonight * We’ve Only Just Begun * What a Wonderful World * Yesterday * You Raise Me Up * Your Song * and more!


3. Beginner Classical Piano Music: Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Pieces by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven & the Great Composers (Book, Streaming Videos & MP3 Audio)

Author: by Damon Ferrante
Published at: Steeplechase Arts (December 13, 2016)
ISBN: 978-0692823194

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Rolling Stone Magazine recommends Damon Ferrante’s piano and guitar books as the #1 Best Piano and Guitar Books for Beginners! 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!

Learn the great piano classics! 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.


4. Simple Songs – The Easiest Easy Piano Songs

Author: by Hal Leonard Corp.
Published at: Hal Leonard (April 1, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1495011238

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(Easy Piano Songbook). Play 50 of your favorite songs in the easiest of arrangements! Enjoy pop hits, Broadway showstoppers, movie themes, jazz standards, folk tunes, and classical melodies presented simply, with lyrics. You’ll find something for everyone! Songs include: Beyond the Sea * Castle on a Cloud * Do-Re-Mi * Happy Birthday to You * Hey Jude * Let It Go * Linus and Lucy * Moon River * Ode to Joy * Over the Rainbow * Puff the Magic Dragon * Smile * Star Wars (Main Theme) * Tomorrow * When I Fall in Love * Yesterday * and more.


5. Writing Better Lyrics

Author: by Pat Pattison
Published at: Writer's Digest Books; Second edition (January 8, 2010)
ISBN: 978-1582975771

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The Must-Have Guide for SongwritersWriting Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.

Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques. Songwriters will discover: How to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song’s emotional impact on listeners Techniques for avoiding clichs and creating imaginative metaphors and similes Ways to use repetition as an asset How to successfully manipulate meter Instruction for matching lyrics with music Ways to build on ideas and generate effective titles Advice for working with a co-writer And much moreFeaturing updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.


6. Practical Method for Beginners, Op. 599: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 146 Piano Technique

Author: by Giuseppe Buonamici
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; 0 edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793525676

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Practical Method for Beginners on the Pianoforte , Op.599:


7. The Giant Book of Intermediate Classical Piano Music: Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol. 2139

Author: by Hal Leonard Corp.
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (October 1, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1540039644

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(Piano).269 pieces by 32 composers nearly 400 pages of music!


8. Ghibli Best Stories: Original Edition (PIANO)

Author: by Joe Hisaishi
Published at: Zen-On; Original edition (November 1, 2014)
ISBN: 978-4111790173

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1.One Summer’s Day (Spirited Away) 2. Kiki’s Delivery Service (Kiki’s Delivery Service) 3. Confessions in the Moonlight (Castle in the Sky) 4. The Wind Forest (My Neighbor Totoro) 5. Tani heno Michi (Nausica of the Valley of the Wind) 6. Fantasia (for NAUSICAA) (Nausica of the Valley of the Wind) 7.

Il porco rosso (Porco Rosso) 8. Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (Ponyo) 9. Umi no Okaasan (Ponyo) 10. Jinsey no Merry-Go-Round – Piano Solo Ver. (Howl’s Moving Castle) 11. Mononoke Hime (Princess Monono) 12. Ashitaka to San (Princess Monono) 13. My Neighbour TOTORO (My Neighbor Totoro)


9. First Lessons in Bach, Complete: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2066 For the Piano (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Walter Carroll
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (January 1, 2007)
ISBN: 978-1423421924

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(Piano Collection).Books I and II of this traditional edition in Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics have been combined in an affordable new volume. An excellent resource for Late Elementary to Early Intermediate pianists. Contents: Minuet in G Major, BWV App.

114 * Minuet in G minor, BWV App. 115 * Minuet in G Major, BWV App. 116 * Polonaise in G minor, BWV App. 119 * March in D Major, BWV 122 * Minuet in G Major from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * Minuet in G minor from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * Minuet in G minor (II) from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * March in G Major, BWV App.

124 * Minuet in D minor, BWV App. 132 * Musett in G Major from English Suite No. 3, BWV 808 * Bourree in E minor from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 * Musette in D Major, BWV App. 126 * Minuet in C minor, BWV App. 121 * Gavotte in G minor from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * March in E-flat Major, BWV App.

127 * Polonaise in G minor BWV App. 125 * Gavotte in D Major from English Suite No. 6, BWV 811 * Polonaise in G Major, BWV App. 130 * Gavotte in G minor from English Suite No. 3, BWV 808 * Minuet in F Major from Overture in F Major, BWV 820 * Polonaise in G minor, BWV App.

10. Franz Wohlfahrt – 60 Studies, Op. 45 Complete: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2046 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Franz Wohlfahrt
Published at: Hal Leonard; 37506th edition (February 1, 2004)
ISBN: 978-0634074035

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(String).The Wohlfahrt Op. 45 Studies are a mainstay of violin study. Book 1 (50256580) and Book 2 (50256590) are bestsellers in the Schirmer Library. The entire set, Books 1 and 2 combined, is available in this new complete publication.

11. The Library of Piano Classics

Author: by Music Sales
Published at: Amsco Publications (January 1, 1987)
ISBN: 978-0825611117

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(Music Sales America). A compendium of the world’s most loved music. True to the spirit of the great composers, this volume fills the needs of students and teachers. Over 100 works, including Schubert’s “Moment Musical,” Chopin’s “Minute Waltz,” Beethoven’s “Rondo a Capriccio,” and much more.Spiral bound.

12. Classical Music For Dummies

Author: by David Pogue
Published at: For Dummies; 2nd edition (July 7, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1119049753

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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.

13. Complete Preludes, Nocturnes & Waltzes: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2056 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Frederic Chopin
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Updated edition (February 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0634099205

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(Piano Collection).This volume includes all of Chopin’s 26 preludes, 21 nocturnes and 19 waltzes. It features a biography of the composer, notes on the individual genres, and pieces that surfaced after Joseffy’s time-honored editions were initially published. Contents: 24 Preludes, Op. 28 * Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op.

45 * Prelude in A-flat Major, B. 86 * 3 Nocturnes, Op.9 * 3 Nocturnes Op. 15 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 27 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 32 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 37 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 48 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 55 * 2 Nocturnes, Op. 62 * Nocturne in E minor, Op.72, No. 1 * Nocturne in C-sharp minor, B. 49 * Nocturne in C minor, B. 108 * Grand Valse Brillante in E-flat Major, Op.18 * 3 Waltzes, Op.

34 * Waltz in A-flat Major, Op.42 * 3 Waltzes, Op.64 * 2 Waltzes, Op.69 * 3 Waltzes, Op. 70 * Waltz in E Minor, B. 56 * Waltz in E Major, B. 44 * Waltz in A-flat Major, B. 21 * Waltz in E-flat Major, B. 46 * Waltz in E-flat Major, B. 133 * Waltz in A minor, B.150

14. Chopin: The Ultimate Piano Collection: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2104 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Frederic Chopin
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Spi edition (March 1, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1480332782

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(Piano Collection).This gigantic 724-page volume includes virtually the complete works of Chopin. The book is comb-bound for ease of use. A great value for the complete Ballades, Etudes, Mazurkas, Nocturnes, Polonaises, Preludes, and Waltzes.

15. Easy Classics to Moderns (Music for Millions, Vol. 17)

Author: by Denes Agay
Published at: Amsco (January 1, 1956)
ISBN: 978-0825640179

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(Music Sales America). These 142 pieces by the masters of piano literature date from the second half of the 17th century to the present day.

16. A Modern Method for Guitar – Volume 1

Author: by William Leavitt
Published at: Berklee Press (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793525454

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(Berklee Methods).The beginning-level book of this comprehensive method teaches a wide range of guitar and music fundamentals, including: scales, melodic studies, chord and arpeggio studies, how to read music, accompaniment techniques, special exercises for developing technique in both hands, a unique approach to voice leading using moveable chord forms, and more.