Familiar Classics by Ear (Book and Cassette)

Item# MWS-238

Product Description

Here are 23 classical melodies that are so familiar youíll probably not realize they were from the classics! This great collection of familiar themes from the classics are arranged so that you donít have to read a note of music. The melody is written out in note names for the right hand to play, and the left hand plays the chord symbols. Several pieces have special playing tips and styling techniques so that you can play a full sounding arrangement. Some music instructions and advice on how to use this book is taught for piano, organ, and electronic keyboard. Also included is a special section on filling out your playing to make it sound really special. A very brief history of each piece is given, and a useful chord chart is included in the book. The cassette, recorded by Madonna Woods is very helpful on filling in the rhythm and chording. All pieces are demonstrated.

Melodies include: Barcarolle, Beautiful Blue Danube, Brahmsí Lullaby, Claire de Lune, Dance of the Hours, Danube Waves, Emperor Waltz, Griegís Piano Concerto, Habanera from Carmen, Happy Farmer, Humoresque, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, Liebestraum, Marche Militaire, Morning, On Wings of song, Pomp and Circumstance March, Schubertís Ave Maria and Serenade, Skaters Waltz, Song of India, Toreador Song, and Triumphal March from Aida.