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Hi Sonya! Here are some Audio Samples and Video Links to listen to...

Exercises
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=60)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=72)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=88)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=108)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=116)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 1 (qn=126)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=52)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=60)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=72)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=88)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=108)
Kohler:       Play-a-long: Exercise 2 (qn=126)

Scales:       C Major Scale (2 octaves Russian style) (qn=60)



Lesson Books (current)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.29 - Kitch-iti-kipi (n=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.29 - Kitch-iti-kipi (n=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.29 - Kitch-iti-kipi (n=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.28 - The Puppet Show (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.27 - Moonlight Melody (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.26 - I Am The King (qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.24 - Ode to Joy (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.24 - Ode to Joy (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.24 - Ode to Joy (student part, qn=120)


Other Music (current)
Youngblood: 5 Seconds Of Summer (up an octave!)
Youngblood: 5 Seconds Of Summer (original version)


Ed Sheeran: The Shape of You (audio of piano version only)
Ed Sheeran: The Shape of You (audio of original - beginning only, SLOWER)
Ed Sheeran: The Shape of You (audio of original)


Holiday Pieces (current)
xxx: xxx (qn=xxx)


Performance Pieces (current)
Faber and Faber: Level 2 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Famous People (qn=104)


Performance Books (current)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (student part, qn=88)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (student part, qn=108)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (student part, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (student part, qn=144)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (both parts, qn=120)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (both parts, qn=144)
Faber: Level 1 Performance - page 12, My Blue Canoe (2nd part, qn=144)


Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (student part, qn=80)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (student part, qn=108)
Gurlitt: Level 1 Performance - page 12, A Merry March (both parts, qn=108)


Theory Books (current)


Popular Repertoire Books (current)




Past links...


Lesson Books (prior)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.20 - My Daydream (student part, qn=102)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.20 - My Daydream (both parts, qn=120)
Haydn: Level 2A, p.19 - Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=104)
Haydn: Level 2A, p.19 - Mr. Haydn's Theme (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.18 - Ice Cream (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.18 - More Ice Cream (in G, qn=88)
Brahms: Level 2A, p.16 - Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (student part, qn=88)
Brahms: Level 2A, p.16 - Mr. Brahms' Famous Lullaby (both parts, qn=88)
Bach Notebook: Level 2A, p.14 - A Minuet for Mr. Bach's Children (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.13 - Leftover Popcorn (student part, qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.13 - Leftover Popcorn (student part, qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.13 - Leftover Popcorn (both parts, qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Level 2A, p.13 - Leftover Popcorn (teacher part, qn=126)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 57 Warm-Up in G (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 57 Chords in G (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (student part, qn=200)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 56 Bongo Drummers (both parts, qn=200)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 54 Shepherd's Song (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 54 Shepherd's Song (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 54 Shepherd's Song (both parts, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 53 Jazzy Joe (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 53 Jazzy Joe (qn=180)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 52 London Symphony (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 52 London Symphony (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 51 Row, Row, Row Your Boat (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 50 My Pony (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 50 My Pony (both parts, qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 49 Song for a Scarecrow (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 49 Song for a Scarecrow (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 35 Lightly Row (qn=138)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 35 Lightly Row (in G, qn=138)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 34 Rain Forest (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=144)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 33 Runaway Rabbit (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 32 Flute of the Andes (qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 32 Flute of the Andes (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 28 Kites in the Sky (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 27 This Is Not Jingle Bells (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 26 Traffic Jam 2nds (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 25 The Juggler (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 25 The Juggler (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 25 The Juggler (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 24 Paper Airplane (student part, qn=96)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 24 Paper Airplane (both parts, qn=96)
Mozart: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 23 Mozart's Five Names (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 22 C's Rock (qn=140)
Traditional: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=88)
Traditional: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=108)
Traditional: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=120)
Traditional: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 21 Li'l Liza Jane (qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 20 The Lonely Pine (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 20 The Lonely Pine (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 19 Half-Time Show (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 19 Half-Time Show (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 18 Skipping in Space (qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 17 Young Hunter (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 17 Young Hunter (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 17 Young Hunter (both parts, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=100)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 16 Classic Dance (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 16 Classic Dance (student part, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 16 Classic Dance (both parts, qn=140)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 15 The Haunted Mouse (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (student part, qn=108)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 14 Mexican Jumping Beans (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=72)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 12 Ferris Wheel (student part, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=92)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 12 Ferris Wheel (both parts, qn=109)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=66)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 11 Sailing in the Sun (qn=160)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 10 Little River (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 10 Little River (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 10 Little River (both parts, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (student part, qn=60)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (student part, qn=76)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (student part, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (both parts, qn=88)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (student part, qn=120)
Faber and Faber: Level 1 (2nd Ed) - page 8 Firefly (both parts, qn=120)


Theory Books (prior)


Performance Pieces (prior)
Beethoven: Für Elise (qn=66)
Beethoven: Für Elise (qn=92)
Beethoven: Für Elise (qn=120)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-4 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm5-8 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-8 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm9-12 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-12 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm13-16 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-16 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm17-20 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-20 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm21-24 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (mm1-24 3x, en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (en=108)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (en=120)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (en=140)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (dq click, en=160)
Armenian Lullaby: Play-along: Ari, Im Sokhak (dq click, en=180)
Armenian Lullaby: Ari, Im Sokhak (.mp3)


Performance Books (prior)
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)


Molino: Level 1A, p.3 - The Spanish Guitar (qn=88)
Molino: Level 1A, p.3 - The Spanish Guitar (qn=108)
Molino: Level 1A, p.3 - The Spanish Guitar (qn=120)
Molino: Level 1A, p.3 - The Spanish Guitar (qn=140)






Here are some VIDEO clips to check out...

SOURCE TITLE LENGTH
-----------: YouTube: Music of Armenia
Aram Khachaturian: COAF - Susanna Eloyan performs Aram Khachaturian || Music of Armenia5:41
Aram Khachaturian: Ivan's Song (same as Andantino) (in Marlais Book 4)
Aram Khachaturian:      Andantino (same as Ivan's Song) (in Magrath Level 5) (YouTube)
Aram Khachaturian: Sonatina in C major for Piano (Movement 1) (in Marlais Book 7)
Aram Khachaturian: Fun At Home (from "The Adventures of Ivan") (Classics to Moderns) (YouTube)
Aram Khachaturian: Ivan Is Ill (from "The Adventures of Ivan") (Classics to Moderns) (YouTube)
Aram Khachaturian: Waltz (from "The Adventures of Ivan") (Twentieth Century book) (YouTube) (another version)
Aram Khachaturian: Toccata (sheet music) (YouTube)


Science Channel: How It's Made - Upright Pianos 4:56
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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