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Late Elementary

Be A Star! Hymns, Book 2

Instead of reading note by note, this latest addition to our Intervallic Reading Series, encourages students to learn to read intervals and patterns. Pattern recognition is one of the foundational skills necessary for students to be good readers. Of the 12 selections, seven have an optional teacher duet. Titles include: Nothing but the Blood; O...

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Be A Star!, Book 2

The Intervallic Reading Series provides supplemental repertoire that allows students from all backgrounds and methods to benefit from playing interesting pieces which emphasize intervallic reading. This Late Elementary addition encourages students to read intervals and patterns in the music rather than reading note by note. Because the pieces are based on patterns, reading the music...

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Best of In Recital Solos, Book 3

The focus is on fabulous repertoire in this late elementary book! The 10 engaging original solos make your recital choices easy, plus there are 3 all-time favorite arrangements: Peacherine Rag, Frankie and Johnny, and The Arkansas Traveler. A variety of styles-blues, lyrical waltzes, and rags by Kevin Olson, Kevin Costley, Valerie Roth Roubos, Timothy Brown,...

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Christmas Treasures, Volume 1

The fine composers and arrangers for this series have created engaging arrangements of timeless Christmas treasures, carefully leveled for the beginning adult piano student. These arrangements are sure to provide a festive and memorable Christmas season. Some of titles included in this book are: Up On the Housetop; Toyland; I Saw Three Ships; Away in...

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Classical Treasures, Volume 1

Volume 1 for the beginning adult piano student is devoted to ageless classical music. The fine composers and arrangers have created engaging solos and duets of classical themes from symphonies, operas, chamber music, choral music, advanced piano concertos, and piano duets. Some of the titles include: The Harmonious Blacksmith; Theme from Swan Lake; Polovtsian Dance;...

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Contemporary Collage – Music of the 21st Century, Volume 1, Book 2

This second book in this collection features exciting solos and duets by nine leading FJH composers that will further expand the student’s concept of rhythm, harmony, sound and texture. The pieces utilize musical techniques such as ametric and mixed meters, nontraditional harmonic and melodic patterns, varying rhythmic patterns, and much more. This collection provides a...

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Duet Treasures, Volume 1

Duet Treasures, Volume 1 contains wonderful duet repertoire for the beginning adult piano student. Compiled and edited by Helen Marlais, this volume contains many original duets including Hymn of Hope by Kevin Olson, Wild Dance by Edwin McLean, and The Dreamland Tree by Timothy Brown, as well as fabulous arrangements of famous pieces such as...

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Etudes with Technique, Book 2

Book 2 continues towards the development of a healthy, natural, and effective technique. Reinforcing concepts such as: five-finger patterns; staccato; two-part counterpoint; and then introducing new concepts such as: three-note slurs; blocked and broken intervals; and playing chords and inversions, will hone students’ technical abilities with a focused and organized approach. Each book is divided...

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