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Alfred Expands its Popular Instrumental Solo Series with Classic Rock and Pop & Rock Hits Collections

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, August 04, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, expands the Instrumental Solos series with the addition of Classic Rock and Pop & Rock Hits sheet music folios, a collection of classic and current chart-topping hits.

Classic Rock Instrumental Solos series features hit songs from legendary bands such as Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Journey, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Cream, and more. Pop & Rock Hits Instrumental Solos features some of today’s hottest artists including Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Lady Antebellum, Green Day, and more. Arrangements in both books are available for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Horn in F, Trombone, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano Accompaniment (for band instruments only). A removable piano accompaniment part is included in each of the stringed instrument books. Appropriate for Level 2–3 players, band arrangements – and separately the string arrangements – are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos.

The included CDs for Instrumental Solos series feature fully orchestrated accompaniment tracks to each song. Each track has two parts to it – a demo track which features a live instrumental performance, which is then followed by the play-along track.

Classic Rock Instrumental Solos and Pop & Rock Instrumental Solos Book & CD sets are now available from $10.99 to $14.99 each, and can be found at music retail stores and at

Classic Rock Instrumental Solos titles: 25 or 6 to 4 * Don’t Stop Believin’ * Gimmie Some Lovin’ * Go Your Own Way * Hotel California * In the Midnight Hour * Open Arms * Roundabout * (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction * Spirit in the Sky * Stairway to Heaven * Sunshine of Your Love.

Pop & Rock Hits Instrumental Solos titles: 21 Guns * Animal * Boulevard of Broken Dreams * Firework * Grenade * Haven't Met You Yet * In My Head * Just the Way You Are * Need You Now * Rhythm of Love * Smile.