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Alfred Releases New Keyboard Transcriptions for Dream Theater: Black Clouds & Silver Linings

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, June 21, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is proud to announce the release the official keyboard transcription songbook to Dream Theater: Black Clouds & Silver Linings, the band’s tenth studio album. Transcribed in direct cooperation with Dream Theater, Alfred presents the authentic, note-for-note keyboard transcriptions of every Jordan Rudess part on the album that reached No. 1 on Billboard Top Internet Albums, and No. 2 on Billboard Top Rock Albums.

Known for his ingenious innovation in keyboard performance, Rudess is exclusively featured in the songbook’s foreword discussing some of the groundbreaking aspects he contributed to the album, including the first-ever commercially recorded performance of an iPhone played as a musical instrument. With more than 120 pages in this complete songbook, Alfred Music Publishing gives music makers the opportunity to relive the musical experience of one of the world’s most talented and creative keyboardists.

Dream Theater: Black Clouds & Silver Linings keyboard songbook is now available for $22.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at

Titles: The Best of Times * The Count of Tuscany * A Nightmare to Remember * A Rite of Passage * The Shattered Fortress * Wither.