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Top 50 Movie & TV Classics Easy Piano Songbook Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, December 19, 2012
As the official music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, Alfred releases Top 50 Movie & TV Classics, a collection of 50 easy piano arrangements of famous themes and songs from blockbuster movies and television series. From renowned pop piano arranger Dan Coates, this songbook is a great addition to any aspiring pianist’s collection as a supplement or just for fun.

Top 50 Movie & TV Classics features epic themes by world-class film composers like Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), John Williams (Star Wars, Harry Potter, etc.), Hans Zimmer (Inception, Sherlock Holmes, etc.), and more. Beloved songs from TV and the movies throughout the ages are included, such as “Batman Theme,” “Raiders March” (Raiders of the Lost Ark), “I'll Be There for You” (Friends), “The Notebook” (Main Title), “Let Me Be Your Star” (SMASH), and many 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.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this book is printed on 100% recycled paper.

Top 50 Movie & TV Classics (00-37173) is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at