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Superior instruction developed by Grammy award winning recording artist and musician, Will Barrow.
This program is top-notch and suitable for all levels, from absolute beginners to advanced professionals.
- 14 full-length, high quality DVDs
(computer not required)
- 5 full-length CDs
- CDs include 120 different jam tracks with REAL studio musicians, not generic sounding computer tracks
- Practice with our without piano track to simulate playing with a live band
- Adjust the tempo to play fast, medium or slow
- 110 page workbook with detailed lessons
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By Timothy Findley
Discover the unforgettable tale of Lily Kilworth and her son Charlie, a young piano tuner. At the turn of the century, Charlie is looking for answers about his past. He wants to know who his father was. As madness overwhelms his mother, he wonders if he should ever become a father himself. Inspired by Timothy Findley’s own mother's family history, The Piano Man's Daughter is a haunting, lyrical, enthralling tale of love and loss. This is one of Findley’s most popular books ever.
by Wladyslaw Szpilman
A striking Holocaust memoir that conveys the author's desperate fight for survival and the German who came to his aid. When WWII broke out, Szpilman was a talented young Jewish pianist in Warsaw. Within a few years, he would be forced with his family into the Warsaw ghetto, where he supported them by playing in ghetto cafs. Szpilman's memoir, suppressed by the Polish government shortly after its original publication in 1946, tells the story...
Beethoven's Kiss: Pianism, Perversion, and the Mastery of Desire
by Kevin Kopelson
The book's autobiographical elements are in fact secondary to the cultural critique. The heart of the book explores various forms of musical/sexual performance anxiety as well as the eroticism of playing the piano and of performance itself.
Bach, Beethoven and the Boys: Music History As It Ought to Be Taught
by David W. Barber
Facts and trivia abound in this gentle expose of music history. From Bach's laundry lists to Handel's unexpected success in Italy, this provides a lively, involving format which treats musicians as human beings and which reads almost like an action novel in exploring their lives and approaches to music and its marketing.
Competing with the Piano Tuner
by Tim Liardet
Confessions of a Naked Piano Player
by Torsten Barring
Frederic Danton is a musical prodigy whose extravagant gifts have led to his becoming the highest-paid and most sought-after concert pianist in the world. Suddenly, at the height of his fame, Frederic withdraws from the limelight, taking a sabbatical from which many fear he will never return.
Notes of a Piano Tuner
By Denele P. Campbell.
Traveling the winding highways and back roads of the Arkansas Ozarks, Campbell makes house calls on ailing pianos and briefly enters the lives of their owners. From the highly polished, expensive Steinway that no one has used in years to the battered old upright some hard-pressed mother has bought for $50 so the kids can learn to play, she describes a wide range of family situations and dreams that these instruments symbolize. Her musings on the people she meets, the areas she drives through and the intricacies of piano tuning are thoughtful and engaging, offering views of life from a unique vantage point.
The Odd Boy and His Precious Piano
by Allen Howe
A fascinating and unusual novel about a quirky boy discovering himself and his extraordinary musical talent.
by Jane Campion, Kate Pullinger
In the award-winning film The Piano, writer/director Jane Campion created a story so original and powerful it fascinated millions of moviegoers. This novel stands independent of the film, exploring the mysteries of Ada's muteness, the secret of her daughter's conception, the reason for her strange marriage and the past lives of Baines and Stewart.
The Piano Lesson
by August Wilson
Set in 1936, The Piano Lesson is a powerful new play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. A sister and brother fight over a piano that has been in the family for three generations, creating a remarkable drama that embodies the painful past and expectant future of black Americans.
Piano Lessons Can Be Murder: Goosebumps, No 13
by R. L. Stine
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Piano Music for Four Hands
by Roger Grenier
Tells the story of aging, melancholy pianist Michel Mailhoc, who disdains worldly pleasures after a series of failed love affairs, and retreats to his family home in the Pyrenees. His only delight is his grand-niece, Emma, whom he trains to reap the accolades he scorned. Translated from the French by Alice Kaplan, a superb writer in her own right, the novel blossoms into delicate life, chronicling the illusions and disillusions of an existence devoted to art.
The Piano Player
by Carl G. Hunter
Maynard Wallace excels in sports but is not called up to play major league baseball. He then turns to his other interest - the piano. He is a gifted musician and becomes an acclaimed concert pianist. Although he is forever separated from his college sweetheart, his only love, he has a full and adventurous career. Late in life he helps a young ballerina start her career and realizes that teaching and helping others is the most fulfilling thing he can do.
By T. E. Carhart.
This fascinating story features one of the world's most treasured instruments set against the backdrop of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The Piano Shop On The Left Bank is the true story of a man who went in search of the baby grand piano of his dreams and ended up finding a whole lot more. T.E. Carhart masterfully writes about his discovery of a unique piano shop in Paris and the friendship he finds within. This is a great book for music and travel lovers alike.
The Piano Teacher
by Elfriede Jelinek, Joachim Neugroschel
A brilliant and uncompromising tale of sexuality and violence set in modern Vienna.
The Piano Teacher: A Novel
by Janice Y. K. Lee
The rigors of love and survival during a time of war, and the consequences of choices made under duress. Claire Pendleton, newly married and arrived in Hong Kong in 1952, finds work giving piano lessons to the daughter of Melody and Victor Chen, a wealthy Chinese couple. While the girl is less than interested in music, the Chens' flinty British expat driver, Will Truesdale, is certainly interested in Claire, and vice versa...
The Piano Teacher: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer
by Robert K. Tanenbaum, Peter S. Greenberg
Everybody has a dream. For aspiring actress Suzanne Reynolds, her dream ended in a gruesome encounter with eccentric New York artist Charles Yukl. Fooled by his choirboy looks, Reynolds had no idea the man who taught her the piano was a woman-hating recluse who spent his days lost in fantasies of perversion...
by Daniel Mason
Edgar Drake lives a quiet life in late 19th-century London as a tuner of rare pianos. When he's summoned to Burma to repair the instrument of an eccentric major, Anthony Carroll, Edgar bids his wife good-bye and begins the months-long journey east....
Play to the Angel
by Maurine F. Dahlberg
The personal story of a 12-year-old girl's coming of age as a musician. In Vienna in 1938, Greta Radky dreams of being a concert pianist, and, as she practices for her first big recital, she tries to ignore the rising Nazi presence...
by Kurt Vonnegut
Vonnegut's first novel, an unforgiving portrait of an automated and totalitarian future, was published in 1952. A human revolt against the machines which control life was arranged by the machines themselves to prove the futility of such resistance.
Shoot the Piano Player
by David Goodis
Once upon a time Eddie played conert piano to reverent audiences at Carnegie Hall. Now he bangs out honky-tonk for drunks in a dive in Philadelphia. But then two people walk into Eddie's life--the first promising Eddie a future, the other dragging him back into a treacherous past.
Simon Silber: Works for Solo Piano
by Christopher Miller
A cranky, curmudgeonly composer is the ostensible protagonist of this hilarious debut novel: a sendup of classical music conventions that begins when the obscure Simon Silber convinces his new biographer, first-person narrator Norman Fayreweather Jr. to elevate Silber's musical status by chronicling his career as if he were already famous...
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Learn & Master Piano The Piano Man's Daughter The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 The Piano The Piano Shop on the Left Bank The Piano Tuner
The Piano Man's Daughter
The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
The Piano Tuner