Music for Four, Volume 1 – Baroque, Classical & Romantic Favorites SET of 4 PARTS (for String Quartet – 2 Violins, Viola, Cello)

Set of 4 parts includes: Part 1 Flute or Oboe or Violin [70111] Part 2 Flute or Oboe or Violin [70121] Part 3 Viola [70131] Part 4 Cello or Bassoon [70141] Parts Available: Part 1 Flute or Oboe or Violin [70111] Part 1 Clarinet in Bb [available by digital download] Part 2 Flute or Oboe or Violin [70121] Part 2 Clarinet in Bb [available by digital download] Part 3 Viola [70131] Part 3 French Horn or English Horn [70132] Part 3 Clarinet in Bb [70133] Part 4 Cello or Bassoon [70141] Part 4 Bass Clarinet in Bb [70143] Keyboard or Guitar [70150] Score (parts 1-4 in C) [70199] Table of Contents Ave Maria, adapted by Gounod (Bach) Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach) Suite #3 in D Major – Air, Bourree, Gavotte, Gigue, Overture (Bach) Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke) Berceuse from “Dolly” Suite Op. 56 (Faure) Sicilienne from Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 78 (Faure) Minuet & Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus (Gluck) Water Music Suite – Air, Allegro, Andante, Hornpipe (Handel) Regrets from Songs Without Words Op. 19, #2 (Mendelssohn) Spring-Song from Songs Without Words Op. 62, #6 (Mendelssohn) Andante from Piano Concerto #21, K. 467 (Mozart) Romanza from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525 (Mozart) Canon (Pachelbel) Andante from String Quartet “Rosamunde” (Schubert) Danses des petit cygnes from Swan Lake (Tschaikovsky) Theme from Swan Lake (Tschaikovsky) Londonderry Air (Traditional Irish) Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin (Wagner)

Product Features

  • Music for Four, Volume 1 – Baroque, Classical & Romantic Favorites SET of 4 PARTS (for String Quartet – 2 Violins, Viola, Cello)
  • 30 Arrangements per volume
  • Mix ‘n’ Match Parts – Choose from 10 parts
  • Optional Keyboard/Guitar Part
  • For String Quartet, Piano Quartet, 3 Clarinets and Piano, Flute, Violin and Cello – You pick the combination!

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

Classical Music for Dummies, 2nd Edition

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.

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

The Classical Music Lover’s Companion to Orchestral Music

An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950

Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shostakovich, this engaging companion explores and unpacks the most frequently performed works, including symphonies, concertos, overtures, suites, and ballet scores. It offers intriguing details about each piece while avoiding technical terminology that might frustrate the non-specialist reader.
 
Philip identifies key features in each work, as well as subtleties and surprises that await the attentive listener, and he includes enough background and biographical information to illuminate the composer’s intentions. Organized alphabetically from Bach to Webern, this compendium will be indispensable for classical music enthusiasts, whether in the concert hall or enjoying recordings at home.

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

Year of Wonder: Classical Music to Enjoy Day by Day

Year of Wonder is an absolute treatthe most enlightening way to be guided through the year. Eddie Redmayne

A unique celebration of classical music that showcases one inspirational piece each day of the year, written by an award-winning violinist and BBC Radio personality

Classical music has a reputation for being stuffy, boring, and largely inaccessible, but Burton-Hill is here to change that. An award-winning writer, broadcaster and musician, with a deep love of the art form she wants everyone to feel welcome at the classical party, and her desire to share her passion for its diverse wonders inspired this unique, enlightening, and expertly curated treasury. As she says, “The only requirements for enjoying classical music are open ears and an open mind.”

Year of Wonder introduces readers to one piece of music each day of the year, artfully selected from across genres, time periods, and composers. Burton-Hill offers short introductions to contextualize each piece, and makes the music come alive in modern and playful ways. From Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and Puccini to George Gershwin, Clara Schumann, Philip Glass, Duke Ellington, and many remarkable yet often-overlooked voices, Burton-Hill takes us on a dazzling journey through our most treasured musical landscape.

Thoughtfully curated and masterfully researched, Year of Wonder is a book of classical music for everyone. Whether you’re a newcomer or an aficionado, Burton-Hill’s celebration will inspire, nourish, and enrich your life in unexpected ways.

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

This original, graphic-led book explores and explains the key ideas underpinning the world’s greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, defines their importance to the musical canon, and places them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.

The nineteenth title in DK’s bestselling Big Ideas series, The Classical Music Book combines accessible, authoritative text with bold explanatory graphics to make the subject of classical music approachable to readers with an interest in the subject who want to learn more while still offering enough to appeal to music aficionados.

From early devotional works to the great symphonies of the Classical and Romantic eras and the diverse and often challenging works of the modern era, The Classical Music Book looks at more than 90 key pieces of music and explores the salient themes and ideas behind each of them.

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

Music Alley MA-51 Music Alley 1/2 Size 30″ Junior Classical Guitar, Pink

The Music Alley 1/2 Size Junior Classical Guitar Pack is ideal for children ages 3-6. Using Nylon strings makes it much easier for little hands and fingers to hold down the strings rather than metal strings. The compact size makes this guitar easy for youngsters to hold and play, is available in a wide variety of colors. The guitar comes with a nylon carry case with zip and carry handle. For the little beginner this is an ideal first instrument that can be tuned and played properly which can be used as a great first step to learning to play guitar.

Product Features

  • Junior size Pink classical guitar
  • Comes with Nylon Strings which are easy on the fingers
  • Suitable for ages 3-7
  • Includes convenient carry case

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

A First Book of Christmas Songs for the Beginning Pianist: with Downloadable MP3s (Dover Classical Music for Keyboard and Piano Four Hands)

Beginning pianists will love playing the music of Christmas with this new volume of holiday songs in musically attractive, pedagogically sound, and fun-to-play arrangements. These expert settings explore a full and satisfying piano sound within the natural capabilities of the novice performer. Twenty holiday favorites include Silent Night; O, Come All Ye Faithful; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Jingle Bells; Deck the Hall; O Christmas Tree; and more.
Each of the melodies features a free MP3 download that will assist students with practice. Delightful illustrations add a festive note to this modestly priced collection, which will be welcomed by beginning pianists of all ages.

Product Features

  • Dover Publications

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

A Brief History of Classical Music: A Tale of Time, Tonality and Timbre

Learn about music history in musical terms
What distinguishes the major periods in music history: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern? By focusing on twenty-four works by twenty-four composers–four for each historical period–I hope to create a picture that the reader can hold in mind all at once.
Time, tonality and timbre serve as points of comparison by which we can define both the style of an individual composer and the style associated with each musical period.

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

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

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. Would you like to expand your musical understanding and learn how to play the piano through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course?

If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this beginner piano classics book and video course is definitely for you!

The following great pieces are covered in this book and streaming video course:

Beethoven’s Für Elise
J.S. Bach’s Prelude in C Major
Mozart’s Turkish Rondo
Pachelbel’s Canon
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker
Liszt’s Hungarian Dance
Brahms’ Lullaby
Mendelssohn’s Wedding March
Strauss’s The Blue Danube Waltz
Grieg’s Hall of the Mountain King
Handel’s Hallelujah
Dvorák’s New World Symphony
Chopin’s Prelude
Bizet’s The Toreador Song
Verdi’s La donna è mobile
Schumann’s The Wild Horseman
Paganini’s Caprice Number 24
Beethoven’s Ode to Joy
Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake
Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mascagni’s Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann
Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice
Dvorák’s New World Symphony
Erik Satie’s Gymnopedie
Greensleeves
Rossini’s William Tell Overture (Theme from the Lone Ranger)
and many more classics!

Click Here For More Information

(paid link) 

Classical Music For Dummies

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.

  • Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone
  • Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses
  • Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it
  • Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without

Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there’s never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.

Product Features

  • For Dummies

Click Here For More Information

(paid link)