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Alfred Music Publishng Releases Pop & Movie Hits A to Z Piano Songbooks

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, July 13, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher to thousands of popular artists, releases Pop & Movie Hits A to Z, in Five Finger, Big Note, and Easy Piano editions, arranged by Tom Gerou, Carol Matz, and Dan Coates.

Representing a variety of musical styles, all titles in the Pop & Movie Hits A to Z collections are timeless favorites that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults. Song lyrics are also included where appropriate.

The Five Finger Piano edition, arranged by Tom Gerou, is for elementary – late elementary pianists. Seventy-five arrangements with optional duet accompaniments are presented in one or two page formats written in traditional five-finger style, with the melody split between the hands and without key signatures in the solo part. Songs include “Anakin’s Theme,” “Harry’s Wondrous World,” “Maple Leaf Rag,” “Over the Rainbow,” “Raider’s March,” “Summertime,” “Theme from Superman” and more.

The Big Note Piano edition, arranged by Carol Matz for late elementary – early intermediate pianists, features 45 arrangements that sound impressive with minimal effort. Songs include “Billie Jean,” “Forget You,” “Haven’t Met You Yet,” “James Bond Theme,” “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” and more.

The Easy Piano edition, arranged by Dan Coates, is for intermediate pianists, and features 45 familiar pieces arranged to be easily played and sound impressive. Songs include “Breakaway,” “Cantina Band,” “Greatest Love of All,” “Hey There Delilah,” “The Pink Panther,” “Stairway to Heaven,” “A Whole New World,” and more.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, the songbooks are printed on recycled paper.

The Pop & Movie Hits A to Z songbooks are now available for $19.99 each at music retail stores and at alfred.com/piano.