Halloween Favorites, Book 2
Piano - Elementary; Late Elementary
11 Original Piano Solos by Alfred and Myklas Composers. Book; Graded Standard Repertoire; Piano Collection. Fall; Halloween. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.39414).
Item Number: AP.39414
ISBN 0739091034. Various.
Throughout the years, Alfred Music and Myklas Music Press have published solos for the Halloween season that have become favorites of both students and teachers. The pieces included in this series represent the most popular and effective solos drawn from the catalogues of both companies. Divided into four graded collections, outstanding works are included by Sharon Aaronson, Dennis Alexander, Christine H. Barden, Melody Bober, Anne Shannon Demarest, W. T. Skye Garcia, Mary Hauber, Bernadine Johnson, David Karp, Martha Mier, June Montgomery, Joyce Schatz Pease, Ruth Perdew, John Robert Poe, Catherine Rollin, Mary K. Sallee, George Peter Tingley, Robert D. Vandall, and Kim Williams. Book 2 includes pieces appropriate for elementary to late elementary students. Reading range includes notes above and below the grand staff, and mobility around the keyboard is required. Other challenges include using the damper pedal in simple ways, playing in compound meter, and reading dotted quarter notes as well as easy eighth-note passages. Titles: Jumpin' Pumpkins * The Three-Legged Witch! * Witches' Waltz * Little Black Cat * Pumpkin, Pumpkin * Cool Ghoul * The Pumpkin Boogie * The Wobbly Old Witch and Her Cat * Jazzy Jack-o'-Lanterns * Jack-o'-Lantern Boo! * The Hungry Ghost.
- Cool Ghoul Composed by Catherine Rollin
- The Hungry Ghost Composed by Anne Shannon Demarest
- Jack-o'-Lantern Boo! Composed by Ruth Perdew
- Jazzy Jack-o'-Lanterns Composed by John Robert Poe
- Jumpin' Pumpkins Composed by Sharon Aaronson
- Little Black Cat Composed by Martha Mier
- The Pumpkin Boogie Composed by Dennis Alexander
- Pumpkin, Pumpkin Composed by Christine H. Barden
- The Three-Legged Witch! Composed by Dennis Alexander
- Witches' Waltz Composed by Robert D. Vandall
- The Wobbly Old Witch and Her Cat Composed by Anne Shannon Demarest