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Alfred Music Publishing Expands the Dan Coates Popular Piano Library with Medleys from Broadway

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, July 20, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, releases Dan Coates Popular Piano Library: Medleys from Broadway, for intermediate to late intermediate pianists.

At piano recitals or performances, why play only one showstopper at a time when a dazzling variety can be showcased in an exciting medley? To the delight of any audience, the most familiar and beloved songs from each of six contemporary and classic musicals segue smoothly from one song to the next in these entertaining performance suites. Examples include Anything GoesMedley (Anything Goes/I Get a Kick Out of You/You’re the Top), Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast Medley (Be Our Guest/Beauty and the Beast/If I Can’t Love Her), My Fair Lady Medley (Get Me to the Church on Time/I Could Have Danced All Night/I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face/Wouldn’t It Be Loverly), plus three more.

Since 1976, Dan Coates has arranged thousands of popular music titles. Composers and artists such as John Williams, Burt Bacharach, and Elton John have expressed total confidence in Dan’s ability to create outstanding piano arrangements that retain the essence of the original music. He has arranged everything from movie, television, and Broadway themes to chart-topping pop and rock titles. In addition to creating piano arrangements for players of all levels, Dan also composes original music for student pianists.

Dan Coates Popular Piano Library: Medleys from Broadway is now available for $12.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com/piano.

Titles: Anything Goes Medley (Anything Goes/I Get a Kick Out of You/You’re the Top) * Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast Medley (Be Our Guest/Beauty and the Beast/If I Can’t Love Her) * Funny Girl Medley (Don’t Rain on My Parade/I’m the Greatest Star/People) * Little Shop of Horrors Medley (Grow for Me/Prologue/Skid Row/Suddenly Seymour) * Mamma Mia! Medley (Dancing Queen/Mamma Mia/Super Trouper/The Winner Takes It All) * My Fair Lady Medley (Get Me to the Church on Time/I Could Have Danced All Night/I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face/Wouldn’t It Be Loverly).