Cinema Classics arranged by Phillip Keveren. For Piano/Keyboard. Piano Solo Songbook. Movies. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Collection (no lyrics). Introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.310607).
ISBN 0634017160. With introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Movies. 9x12 inches.
Features Phillip Keveren's arrangements of 15 movie themes in a classical style: Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Cinema Paradiso * Endless Love * Forrest Gump - Main Title * My Heart Will Go On * Raiders March * The Rainbow Connection * Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme) * Somewhere, My Love * Tears in Heaven * more. Includes a preface by and biography of Phillip Keveren.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.
January 29, 2013
Great Keveren Book!
This is a great book in the Phillip Keveren Series! All of the songs fall in the late intermediate to advanced range and require a solid octave with reach. The pieces are true to their original melodic and harmonic roots and are arranged beautifully into very playable piano solos. I've...
3 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Asheville, NC
January 9, 2013
Good, but lacking
This is probably biased, since I am a professional musician, college trained and an advanced player. I find these arrangements lacking real "meat." I'm constantly improvising to give these arrangements some energy and flash. While I know these arrangements will appeal to some, again I said this was biased, if...
3 of 7 people found this review helpful.
July 31, 2011
Phillip Keveren is a lord
9 out of 10 piano 'sheet musics' are actually not great for the non-pianist who does not want to sing over the chords, or for the pianist who is not yet at improvising chord/flourishing the notes level. Phillip's key books - the Beatles, Classic Wedding Songs, and this one -...
13 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Sydney, Australia
June 15, 2008
Wonderful Classical Touch
These pieces are arranged to sound as if they were written originally for piano by classically trained composers. These popular pieces are arranged with classically developed themes, and they echo with familiar sounds from well-known classical piano solos. It is such a pleasure to play each verse and each chorus...
22 of 40 people found this review helpful.