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Alfred and Nintendo Team Up to Present Super MarioTM Series Sheet Music Collections for Piano and Guitar

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, November 09, 2011
After decades of anticipation, Alfred Music Publishing is proud to release officially licensed collectible sheet music companion folios to the iconic Super Mario Bros., video game series by Nintendo®, in editions arranged for Easy Piano, Intermediate-Advanced Piano Solos, and Solo Guitar.

Super Mario Bros. Series feature 34 arrangements of the most instantly recognizable melodies beloved by generations of gamers around the globe. From Koji Kondo's iconic "Super Mario Bros. Ground Background Music" to the New Super Mario Bros. Wii themes, the iconic pieces in the book series represent two and a half decades of Nintendo® video game favorites.

The Easy Piano arrangements are simplified to make them enjoyable for novice piano players, whereas the Intermediate-Advanced Piano Solos book features note-for-note transcriptions for solo piano performance. The Solo Guitar performance book is arranged in easy guitar keys at the easy-intermediate level, with full notation and TAB. All pieces in the series are suitable for recitals, concerts, and solo performances.

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Adding to the fun, graphics from the corresponding games grace each page of the sheet music. Whether to impress friends or performing for audiences of all ages, Super Mario Bros. Series sheet music folios provide authentic transcriptions to the legendary video game for the first time ever—a perfect gift for fans of video game series and musicians.

Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros.is one of the best-selling video games of all time, with more than 40 million copies sold worldwide, and ported to almost every one of game publisher’s major gaming consoles. The game’s theme, by world renowned video game composer Koji Kondo, is arguably the most identifiable tune in the world and considered a representation for video game music in general.

Super Mario Bros. Series in Easy Piano, Intermediate-Advanced Piano Solos, and Solo Guitar TAB editions are now available at music retail stores and at alfred.com/Nintendo.

Titles: Super Mario Bros. Ground Background Music * Super Mario Bros. Underground Background Music * Super Mario Bros. Underwater Background Music * Super Mario Bros. Invincible Background Music * Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels Ending * Super Mario Bros. 3 Map 1 * Super Mario Bros. 3 Ground Background Music * Super Mario Bros. 3 Boss of the Fortress * Super Mario Bros. 3 Skyship Background Music * Super Mario World Title * Super Mario World Castle Background Music * Dr. Mario Chill * Dr. Mario Title Background Music * Super Mario Kart Mario Circuit * Super Mario World 2 Yoshi's Island Athletic * Super Mario World 2 Yoshi's Island Ground Background Music * Super Mario 64 Main Theme * Super Mario 64 Water Land * Mario Kart 64 Circuit * Super Mario Sunshine Dolpic Town * New Super Mario Bros. Title * New Super Mario Bros. Giant Background Music * New Super Mario Bros. Battle Background Music 2 * New Super Mario Bros. Battle Background Music 1 * Super Mario Galaxy Ending Staff Credit Roll * Mario Kart Wii Rainbow Road * New Super Mario Bros. Wii Title * New Super Mario Bros.