Decade by Decade 100 Years of Popular Hits (100 Years of Popular Hits Arranged for Easy Piano). Arranged by Dan Coates. For Piano. Book; Piano - Easy Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Decade by Decade. Nostalgia; Pop. Easy Piano. 256 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.39251).
ISBN 0739088793. Nostalgia; Pop.
Anyone who plays the piano has experienced the joy of playing that certain song that lights up their audience and brings everybody together—whether it's a packed concert hall or a casual gathering of friends or relatives. This single volume equips pianists with a diverse array of songs that are guaranteed to delight any audience. The most universally beloved songs from an entire century of popular music are compiled here, from classic standards to smash hit singles and movie themes. The great sounding, easy-to-play arrangements in this folio are the work of internationally acclaimed piano arranger Dan Coates. Coates has the unique talent of coaxing lush, professional sounds out of arrangements that are surprisingly simple to master, even for the casual hobbyist. Fun facts about each piece are included to broaden understanding of pop music history and to put all of these mega-hits into perspective. For practice, performance, or pleasure, the more than 250 pages of music in this book ensure unlimited hours of enjoyment for pianists and audiences of all ages. Contents:
2000s * Hey There Delilah (Plain White T's) * Home (Michael Bublé) * Need You Now (Lady Antebellum) * You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban) * Falling Slowly (from Once) * Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone).
1990s *I Don't Want to Miss a Thing (Aerosmith) * I Swear (All-4-One) * The Prayer (Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli) * Can You Feel the Love Tonight (from Walt Disney's The Lion King) * A Whole New World (from Walt Disney's Aladdin).
1980s * Crazy for You (Madonna) * Don't Stop Believin' (Journey) * Endless Love (Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie) * Eye of the Tiger (Survivor) * Greatest Love of All (Whitney Houston) * The Way You Make Me Feel (Michael Jackson) * We Are the World (USA for Africa) * Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler).
1970s * Bridge Over Troubled Water * Dancing Queen * Desperado * Hot.
About Decade by Decade
Alfred's Decade by Decade series is jam-packed with sheet music from popular music's top songwriters and biggest stars. Each song is sure to spark a memory or create a new one for pianists or vocalists of all ages. For practice, performance, or pleasure, play and sing your way through your favorite decade in pop music history!