Rick Kvistad – Accent Studies And Etudes For Percussion

Mar 16 2015

Rick Kvistad – Accent Studies And Etudes For Percussion

Play all studies slowly enough to be comfortable and relaxed. Gradually increase the tempo, but stay relaxed. Use the metronomic markings on the etudes as a goal for that Etude and corresponding Study. Rick Kvistad has been the principal percussionist and Associate Principal Timpanist of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra since 1980. Before that he had the same title with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has performed on numerous recordings such as the Star Wars Trilogy by John Williams. Rick has had an interest in combining musical elements of classical, world music and jazz through his involvement with diverse...

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Ben Bolt – 39 Progressive Solos for Classical Guitar: Book 2

Mar 11 2015

Ben Bolt – 39 Progressive Solos for Classical Guitar: Book 2

39 outstanding classical guitar solos arranged with tablature for the first time. Baroque, Classical Period and Instructional. Guitar solo book and examples CD. Standard guitar notation, guitar tablature and guitar tab glossary. The recordings on the CD sound very nice. The song selections are excellent. They are a little more up beat and lively. Classical guitarist sometimes play the most boring songs but Ben Bolt’s selection is superb. The first book here. This book is full of great songs, and they are simple to play in terms of basic fingering. The hard part is the mastering of the speed...

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Ben Bolt – 39 Progressive Solos for Classical Guitar: Book 1

Feb 03 2015

Ben Bolt – 39 Progressive Solos for Classical Guitar: Book 1

39 outstanding classical guitar solos arranged with tablature for the first time. Studies, Baroque and Classical Period. Guitar solo book and examples CD. Standard guitar notation, guitar tablature and guitar notation legend. The book progresses perfectly for a beginner and each song brings a new challenge that is easy to master. The music is SO EASY to read using the tablature notation. It is a must have if you are learning on your own. Its amazing that Ben Bolt is the only classical guitarist who offers this kind of product meaning classic themes on a progressive order with tablature...

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Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 70’s Hits

Nov 14 2014

Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 70’s Hits

This is a fabulous collection of 70s Hits all arranged for Easy Piano. Each one’s a classic that will take you back to the days of flares and platforms! This is a great book – Invaluable to teachers and students alike. Complete With Chord Symbols and Lyrics. You may be interested in Easy Piano Solos 50’s Hits or Hits for Kids. Contents: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) By Bill Withers The Air That I Breathe (The Hollies) By Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood Can’t Smile Without You (Barry Manilow) By Chris Arnold, David Martin, Geoff Morrow Crocodile Rock (Elton John)...

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George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

Oct 19 2014

George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

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...

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Classical Gas: The Music Of Mason Williams

Aug 16 2014

Classical Gas: The Music Of Mason Williams

Mason Williams emerged in the late 1960’s as a strong force in television and music circles. He is most widely known as composer and recording artist of mega hit Classical Gas which won three Grammy Awards. Recent honors include an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Oklahoma City University and in 2000 Mason was officially designated the Musician Laureate for the State of Oregon. This celebratory folio features a bumper selection of the classical guitar star’s all-time favourite arrangements and compositions. Not only does the collection offer some sumptuous solos for the accomplished classical guitarist, but seven further pieces have...

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Yngwie Malmsteen – Play Loud

May 12 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen – Play Loud

Very interesting DVD for Yngwie’s fans. A lot of useful information covered on this disc. This DVD consists of 3 different discs published apart from each other. Learn to play Yngwie’s style and songs. Mostly for intermediate to advanced players. Guitarist from Sweden who writes Arpeggios FROM HELL. He doesn’t need a real band or even a vocalist, just a drum machine, a bassist, and arpeggios, all FROM HELL. He is known for popularizing neo classical metal. He was one of the first guitarists (Along with Randy Rhoads and others) to use very exotic scales and borque classical influences...

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Essential Piano Repertoire – Level 2

Apr 22 2014

Essential Piano Repertoire – Level 2

Essential Piano Repertoire provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire. The interpretations follow the editions closely, serving as practical examples for students. Songs include: Jean Louis Streabbog – A Pleasant Morning Cornelius Gurlitt – Arabesque Johann Sebastian Bach – Aria In F Ludwig Van Beethoven – Ecossaise...

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Essential Piano Repertoire – Level 1

Mar 26 2014

Essential Piano Repertoire – Level 1

Essential Piano Repertoire Level 1 PDF download. This book with CD provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire. The interpretations follow the editions closely, serving as practical examples for students. Songs include: Johann Hermann Schein – Allemande Anton Diabelli – Bagatelle Daniel Gottlob Turk – Dance Louis...

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German Schauss – Shredding Paganini

Mar 23 2014

German Schauss – Shredding Paganini

Shredding Paganini: Heavy Metal Guitar Meets Paganini Masterpieces. As the follow-up to his best-selling book and DVD, Shredding Bach, master shredder German Schauss covers yet another all-time great musician with this new book, CD, and DVD set, Shredding Paganini. Niccolo Paganini, whose lifestyle and fame were similar to that of a modern rock star, was undoubtedly one of the greatest virtuosos that ever lived. His skills were so advanced that many believed he had made a pact with the devil. Paganini’s practice schedule (15 hours a day), combined with a genetic connective tissue disorder that gave him “impossible” reach...

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