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Lesson Books (Current)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.40 - Cool Walkin' Bass (both parts, qn=116)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.40 - Cool Walkin' Bass (both parts with bass and drums, qn=116)


Tchaikovsky: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.39 - March Slav (qn=72)


Traditional Melody: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.36 - Amazing Grace (qn=88)


Traditional Melody: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.34 - Candles and Cake (qn=116)
Traditional Melody: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.34 - Candles and Cake (qn=144)


Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.32 - Night of the Tarantella (qn=132)


Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.30 - Campbells Are Coming (dq=90)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.30 - Campbells Are Coming (dq=108)


Performance Pieces (Current)
Classical: Mozart: Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm1-24, en=???)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, en=60)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, en=80)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, en=100)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, en=120)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, qn=70)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, qn=108)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (mm89-96, qn=126)
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (qn=62) ***
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (qn=72) ***
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (qn=82) ***
Play-a-long: Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (qn=102) *****
Ronda Alla Turca Mvt III (original from the CD, qn≈130)
Samples:   Sample 1, Sample 2, Sample 3, Sample 4


Performance Books (Current)


Performance Pieces - other (Current)


Theory Books (current)


Popular Repertoire Books (current)


Lesson Books (current) (non-Faber books)




Past links...


Lesson Books (prior)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.29 - Sleigh Ride Holiday (en=160)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.29 - Sleigh Ride Holiday (en=200)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.27 - Scarborough Fair (en=132)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.24 - Lunar Eclipse (qn=132)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.22 - Cossack Ride (hn=112)
Canadian Folk Melody: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.20 - Land of the Silver Birch (qn=160)
Faber: Level 3A, 2nd Ed p.19 - 7th St. Blues (qn=112)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (with bass and drums!, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.42 - Pumpkin Boogie (with bass and drums!, qn=144)


Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (student part, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (both parts, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.22 - Jumpin' Jazz Cat (both parts with bass and drums, qn=132)


Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.18 - Shave and a Haircut (student part, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.18 - Shave and a Haircut (both parts, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2B, 2nd Ed p.18 - Shave and a Haircut (both parts, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.60 - Snake Charmer (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.60 - Snake Charmer (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.59 - Go Tell Aunt Rhody (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.59 - Go Tell Aunt Rhody (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.57 - Hooray for Dm Chords (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.57 - Bravo for Am Chords (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.56 - Cheers for Cm Chords (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.56 - Applause for Gm Chords (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.55 - Jazz Blast Improvisation (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (both parts, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (both parts, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (bass and drums, qn=152)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (bass and drums, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed p.54 - Jazz Blast (both parts, qn=184)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 53 In an Old Castle (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 53 In an Old Castle (both parts, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (student part, qn=138)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (both parts, qn=138)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (student part, qn=168)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 50 Sword Dance (clicks on 1, student part, qn=168)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 48 Changing Moods (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 46 Level 2A - 2nd Ed - page 46 Whirling Leaves (qn=82)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 46 Level 2A - 2nd Ed - page 46 Whirling Leaves (qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 46 Level 2A - 2nd Ed - page 46 Whirling Leaves (half click, qn=132)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 44 Aardvark Boogie (student part, qn=82)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 44 Aardvark Boogie (both parts, qn=82)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 44 Aardvark Boogie (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 44 Aardvark Boogie (both parts, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 43 Peter Pan's Flight (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 42 Cheers for A Chords (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 40 The Queen's Royal Entrance (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 35 Cheers for D Chords (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, 2nd Ed page 35 Cheers for D Chords (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 24 Ode to Joy (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 24 Ode to Joy (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 24 Ode to Joy (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 19 Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=104).mp3 (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 19 Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=104).mp3 (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 18 Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 18 More Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 16 Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (student part, qn=69)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 16 Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 16 Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A 2nd Edition - page 14 A Minuet for Mr. Bach's Children (st part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed Up Song (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed Up Song (qn=104)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed Up Song (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 30 A Mixed Up Song (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 27 This Is Not Jingle Bells (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 26 Traffic Jam 2nds (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 25 The Juggler (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 24 Paper Airplane (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 24 Paper Airplane (both parts, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 23 Mozart's Five Names (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 22 C's Rock (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 19 Half-Time Show (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 19 Half-Time Show (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 17 Young Hunter (both parts, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 16 Classic Dance (both parts, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=109)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 10 Little River (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 10 Little River (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 08 Firefly (teacher part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 5 C 5-Finger Scale Warm-Up (qn=108)


Theory Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 02 Legato River Melody (qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 2nd Edition - page 02 Legato River Melody (qn=108)


Performance Books (Prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (played at lesson 5/13/17)   NEW! POSTED 5/15/17
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (student part, qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (student part, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Showboat (both parts, qn=144)


Faber and Faber: Level 1 Jack and the Beanstalk (played at lesson 5/13/17)   NEW! POSTED 5/15/17
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Jack and the Beanstalk (qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Jack and the Beanstalk (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Jack and the Beanstalk (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 Jack and the Beanstalk (qn=180)
Performance Pieces (Prior)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (1st half, qn=69)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (RH only 2nd half, qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (LH only 2nd half, qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=69)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=88)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=100)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=120) ***
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=140)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=160)
Praetorius: Play-a-long: Old German Dance (qn=210)
Praetorius: Old German Dance (from CD, qn=~210)


Brown: Play-a-long: Arabian Dance (mm9-16 only, qn=92)
Brown: Play-a-long: Arabian Dance (qn=96)
Brown: Play-a-long: Arabian Dance (qn=116)
Brown: Arabian Dance (CD)


Other




Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

BRAND/SOURCE TITLE LENGTH
Science Channel: How It's Made - Pianos 9:40
Kawai: Making Of A Kawai Grand Piano, Part 1 9:17
Steinway: The Making of a Steinway -
A Steinway & Sons Factory Tour Narrated by John Steinway
8:33
Baldwin: The Making Of A Baldwin Piano Video: Pianos Made In America 7:23
Schimmel: Schimmel Pianos - made in Braunschweig 19:49





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