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Famous & Fun Classic Themes, Book 1

11 Appealing Piano Arrangements

By Carol Matz

Piano - Early Elementary
Book 1. 11 Appealing Piano Arrangements. Arranged by Carol Matz. Masterworks; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Famous & Fun. Masterwork Arrangement. Book. 24 pages. Alfred Music #00-22451. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22451).

Item Number: AP.22451

ISBN 0739034251. English.

Famous & Fun: Classics, Book 1 offers a wonderful introduction to the timeless masterpieces of the great composers. Featuring arrangements of themes from symphonic, operatic and keyboard literature, these works have been carefully selected to appeal to beginners at the early elementary level. Optional duet parts for teacher or parent.

About Alfred's Famous & Fun

The Famous and Fun Series provides valuable supplementary material that has been carefully selected for student appeal. These effective and enjoyable arrangements are accurately leveled, and are designed to supplement any piano method and provide motivating recital material.

  • Barcarolle (From The Opera The Tales Of Hoffman)  Performed by Jacques Offenbach/Matz
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ("A Little Night Music," First Movement)  Performed by Matz/Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)  Performed by George Frederic Handel/Matz
  • On Wings Of Song  Performed by Felix Mendelssohn/Matz
  • Overture To The Barber Of Seville  Performed by Gioachino Rossini/Matz
  • The Little Reaper's Song  Performed by Matz/Robert Schumann
  • Theme From 1812 Overture  Performed by Matz/Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Theme From Swan Lake  Performed by Matz/Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Theme From The Moldau  Performed by Bedrich Smetana/Matz
  • Theme From Trumpet Concerto In E-Flat  Performed by Franz Joseph Haydn/Matz

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  • 5

    Piano Teacher
    Indiana, PA
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  • April 27, 2011 Recommend

    I use this book with my young beginning students as a fun way to introduce classical themes or melodies. The teacher/student duets are delightful and are especially rewarding to the students.

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