A very popular bestseller, this volume offers 250 of the very best and most used praise and worship songs today. Scriptural soundness and "congregational friendliness" have been major factors in determining each selection. A valuable resource for congregational worship and solo presentation.
Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that will include lesson, theory, technic and additional repertoire in a convenient, "all-in-one" format. This comprehensive course adds such features as isometric hand exercises, finger strengthening drills, and written assignments that reinforce each lesson's concepts. There is a smooth, logical progression between each lesson, a thorough explanation of chord theory and playing styles, and outstanding extra songs, including folk, classical, and contemporary selections. At the completion of this course ... more
A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Titles: Alouette * Alpine Melody * Amazing Grace * At Last * Au Claire de la Lune * Aura Lee * The Ballad of Gilligan's Island * Beautiful Brown Eyes * Blow the Man Down * Brother John * Caf? Vienna * The Can-Can * Chiapanecas * Cockles and Mussels * The Cuckoo * The Donkey * The Entertainer * A Friend Like You * The Gift to Be Simple * Go Down, Moses * Good King Wenceslas * Good Morning to You * Got Those Blues * Greensleeves * Happy Birthday to You * Harp Song * H ... more
African American Ministry Development Resources by Abingdon Press. Available in Paper & Spiral Bound Books. This spiral bound edition has gospels, spiritual, ethnic benedictions, chants, and songs from the African American Liberation.
Play and sing the music of today's top Christian artists with easy piano arrangements of 20 hit songs. Due to their popularity and playability on piano, they rank among the top-selling sheet music titles in their genre. For practice, performance, and expression of faith through music, this collection guarantees unlimited enjoyment. Titles: 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) (Matt Redman) * Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (Chris Tomlin) * Blessings (Laura Story) * Cry Out to Jesus (Third Day) * East to West (Casting Crowns) * Free to Be Me (Francesca Battistelli) * Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me) (Casting Crowns) * He Reigns (Newsboys) * How Great Is Our God (Chris Tomlin) * I Will Rise (Chris Tomlin) * In Christ Alone ... more
There is music inside all of us, especially children That's how God created them, and so making music comes naturally to them. Teaching children to make their own music on a keyboard (and to find joy in it) is what Music in Me is all about. Each book in this unique series is designed to help them understand both musical and Biblical concepts at the same time. Early exposure to music theory - especially harmony and ear training - plus an understanding of how music "works" will provide today's children with a strong foundation for becoming tomorrow's church musicians. Music in Me includes five levels, and each level includes five coordinating student books: Lesson (Reading Music); Theory and Technique (Understanding Music ... more
The Second Edition of Alfred's Group Piano for Adults, Book 1, includes updates inspired by numerous recommendations from group piano teachers and students. This book includes a CD-ROM containing both Audio and General MIDI Files of the 500] accompaniments included in the text, each with an interesting and engaging arrangement coupled with the piano part. Designed for collegiate non-keyboard music majors with little or no keyboard experience, the easy-to-use text contains 26 units, each intended to be covered in one week, thus fulfilling two semesters or three quarters of study. Theory, technique, sight-reading, repertoire, harmonization, improvisation and ensemble activities are taught thoroughly and consistently throug ... more
Traditional hymns are often performed alongside contemporary praise and worship songs in many of today's church services, giving rise to the term "blended worship." This distinctive collection provides a valuable resource for pianists who want to play familiar hymn tunes in a tasteful and new style in addition to current praise songs recognizable to most congregations. To assist in planning, performance times are included. Titles: Amazing Grace, with I Could Sing of Your Love Forever * Blessed Be Your Name, with At the Name of Jesus * I Lift My Eyes Up, with All Creatures of Our God and King * In the Garden, with Knowing You (All I Once Held Dear) * It Is Well with My Soul, with Be the Centre * Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer ... more
This collection features arrangements that are especially appropriate for funerals, contained in one readily accessible book. Approximate performance times for each piece are included to assist in planning. Titles: Because He Lives * Face to Face * Great Is Thy Faithfulness * His Eye Is on the Sparrow * How Great Thou Art * I Need Thee Every Hour / Abide with Me * In the Garden * Just a Closer Walk with Thee * My Faith Has Found a Resting Place * Nearer My God to Thee * Rock of Ages * Shall We Gather at the River / Sweet By and By * What a Friend We Have in Jesus * When We All Get to Heaven. "They are that; they are also lovely arrangements, the harmonies are traditional, and there is at least one modulation in each ... more
Twenty-four songs of praise for the less-experienced pianist. These medleys are playable as single songs or as 12 two-song medleys. Carol Tornquist combines praise and worship favorites with time-honored hymns in this popular collection. Songs: Be Still and Know (with "Near to the Heart of God") * Blessed Be the Name (with "Take the Name of Jesus with You") * Come into His Presence (with "Come, We That Love the Lord") * I Will Sing of the Mercies (with "There's a Wideness in God's Mercy") * Instrument of Worship (with "O Worship the King") * Jesus Is My Lord (with "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name") * Lord, We Praise You (with "Praise Him Praise Him ") * Oh, How I Love Jesus (with "My Jesus, I Love Thee") * Oh, the Blo ... more