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Für Elise Sheet Music with Letter-Labeled Notes | PDF Download

Beethoven’s Für Elise Sheet Music with Letter-Note Names

Letter note-names on sheet music can be extremely helpful, sometimes almost indispensable, to people who have limited music-reading experience, and/or have no access to a teacher, and/or have limited mobility, or learning hindrances of any kind.

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Beethoven Piano Sheet Music With Letters | Moonlight Sonata COMPLETE | Includes Letter-Notes / Note-Names

Ludwig Van Beethoven | Moonlight Sonata | piano sheet music with letter-note names added

NEW!  Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 14 “Moonlight” Sheet Music ~ Letter-Notes Included | Complete and Unabridged | 1st, 2nd, & 3rd  Movements


IMPORTANT: You may also purchase any of these three movements individually, although this bundle offers a discount for all 3 movements.


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About Piano Sonata No. 14 “Moonlight”

Beethoven’s Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, marked Quasi una fantasiaOp27, No. 2, is a piano sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven.

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NEW: Bach “Prelude in C” With Letters Added | Professional Piano Sheet Music | Original and Unabridged

Piano Sheet Music with Added Letters

J.S. Bach’s Prelude in C Major with Letter-Notes — Easy-to-Read Sheet Music for Piano

Prelude in C,  written by J.S. Bach, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book OnePrelude in C is an extremely popular piece that will never lose its appeal to piano players and listeners alike.

This Bach piano sheet music has each note labeled with its musical letter-name, such as E, D#, A… Some markings (dynamics, etc.) have been omitted to make room for the added letters.

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FREE Blues Piano Lessons @ Piano With Kent | “The Blues Piano Crash Course” Main Page

A FREE VIDEO-BASED COURSE on the ESSENTIALS of BLUES PIANO IMPROVISATION : ‘The Blues Piano Crash Course’ with Kent D. Smith

‘Piano With Kent’ is a US registered trademark. Although this course is currently free to the public, as published on this site alone, be advised that this entire website, pianowithent.com, and all of its original content is Copyrighted Material. By Kent. D. Smith of Piano with Kent. (c) 2010. All rights reserved.

 


Curriculum


Lesson One – “The Blues Scale”

 

Supplemental (optional) from “A Study in Blues Piano” – Licks #1 and #2

 

Lesson Two – “A Left-hand Groove”

Lesson Three – “Five Must-know Riffing Devices”

 

Lesson Four – “The Classic 12-bar Blues Progression”

 

Lesson Five – “Put Your Hands Together”

 

Lesson Six – More tips and practice for the Two-Fisted Jammer

 

Lesson Seven – A Walking Bass Line & More Coordination

 

Lesson Eight – Blue Notes and pitch-bending

 

Lesson Nine – The Melody Machine

 

Lesson Ten – Turn-arounds and Endings

 

Lesson Eleven – Playing Blues in Any Key

 

end of list (all core lessons)

Course Description

Learn the essential elements of improvising blues piano, including the (minor) Blues Scale, the 12-bar Blues pattern, left-hand grooves, coordination exercises, and plenty of raw material for your own licks.

My goal is for you to start improvising great blues solos!

Although most of this course is in the key of C, there is a detailed lesson that covers transposing the blues scale, and the 12-bar blues progression, into other keys.

Is this what you’re looking for?

Students taking this course should be interested in learning blues improvisation.  Improvisation in blues usually has an underlying structure, a key center, and a chord progression that is being followed.  The rhythm and the chords give us that beautiful sense of a distinct groove, and the soloists do their thing “on top of” that.  In this course, you will learn the basic structural stuff, but you will also be given (taught) the popular raw materials for creating blues licks and melodies in general.  It will be your job to turn those raw materials into original licks.  I can give you expert guidance, hints and tips and raw material, which I do, but in the end, it’s your solo! That’s the beauty of studying improvisation. You get to own it.

Blues-inspired improvisation is at the core of, and will always have an influence on, countless musical genres. The blues scales, blues chord progressions, the “Blue Notes”…these are staples of so much great rock, hip-hop, jazz, country, gospel, and so on. That’s just to name a few of the mega-genres that have “blue blood” in their veins!

We can either forget about, or fail to recognize, the blues roots in so much contemporary music, but it’s everywhere.

So, back to the question, “Is this what you’re looking for,” I would suggest “yes,” because you read this far, still hanging in, after reading what’s what, so therefore you might like the class. That may be an odd conclusion.

Preview: To help you get an idea of how these videos might work for you, Lesson #4 (link below) is currently watchable as a full lesson preview.

Recommended knowledge or experience

  • You will need NO ability to read music (true for this particular course, and for most lessons on this site).
  • Knowing the names of the notes on your keyboard (like E, F#, G) is helpful in this class, but is not absolutely required.
  • We do start out hoping you already play “a bit of piano.”
  • Musicians who are already experienced with another instrument, including blues guitar, can benefit from this course as well. That is, you could potentially (1) pick up some keyboard skills and/or (2) learn new theory stuff and/or (3) get new ideas.

Helpful Course Documents

(Click document’s image below to download or view.)

Catalog of Chords and Scales
Catalog of Chords and Scales (for Blues Piano Crash Course)
Recommended Listening
Recommended Listening (Blues)

The Complete Course (video pages w/ text intros)

Free to all, from Kent of Piano With Kent (this site).

 

‘Piano With Kent’ is a US registered trademark. Although this course is currently free to the public, as published on this site alone, be advised that this entire website, pianowithent.com, and all of its original content is Copyrighted Material. By Kent. D. Smith of Piano with Kent. (c) 2010. All rights reserved.

Cheers!


Lesson One – “The Blues Scale”

 

Supplemental (optional) from “A Study in Blues Piano” – Licks #1 and #2

 

Lesson Two – “A Left-hand Groove”

Lesson Three – “Five Must-know Riffing Devices”

 

Lesson Four – “The Classic 12-bar Blues Progression”

 

Lesson Five – “Put Your Hands Together”

 

Lesson Six – More tips and practice for the Two-Fisted Jammer

 

Lesson Seven – A Walking Bass Line & More Coordination

 

Lesson Eight – Blue Notes and pitch-bending

 

Lesson Nine – The Melody Machine

 

Lesson Ten – Turn-arounds and Endings

 

Lesson Eleven – Playing Blues in Any Key

 

end of list (all core lessons)

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Sheet Music: Lick #1 from A Study in Blues Piano

 

Blues/Improv Students:

How’s yo blues?

I’ve had requests for piano notation covering the blues licks in my course, A Study in Blues Piano.

That course is video-based, and teaches from a chord-based improvisation point of view.

I sometimes resist providing notation for improvisation-focused courses, because it can almost promote blind imitation, rather than creative playing.

That said, I’ve had a couple of convincing requests lately from students who wanted to have sheet music to supplement this class. As a result, I’ve decided to provide notation for several of the licks, plus notation for a complete blues piano solo (featuring licks from the course).

Here’s a downloadable PDF file for Lick #1, “Energy.”

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Maple Leaf Rag With Letters | Quality Piano Sheet Music | Letter-Note/Note-Names Included

Maple Leaf Rag sheet music with letters

The Complete ‘Maple Leaf Rag’ – Original and Unabridged!

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Free Piano and Music Courses with Kent

A Study In Blues Piano – Focusing on 12 Licks

Optional Sheet Music for A Study in Blues Piano

Sheet Music for Lick #1

Sheet Music for Lick #2 

Sheet Music for Lick #10

Sample 12-Bar Blues Piano Solo 

The Blues Piano Crash Course

The ‘Chords 108’ Series

*A free educational  series of video-blog posts, in progress….several lessons are already published. 

The above is a link to the table of contents for this series.

Class Reference: Kent’s Free Piano Chord Catalog

 

 

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‘Clair de Lune’ COMPLETE | Letters and Notes Together | PDF Download | Quality Standard Piano Sheet Music | Includes Letter-Notes!

Clair de Lune With Letters - Letters and Notes || Piano Music with Note-Names

Exclusive Clair de Lune Piano Sheet Music from Piano with Kent | by Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy’s timeless and extremely popular piano piece, Clair de Lune, is well-known around the world.  Its origins include influences from poetry, the music of Bach’s time (the Baroque period), and the artistic school of Impressionism.

The piece’s name means “moonlight.” It is the third movement of a four-part work called Suite Bergamasque.

 

Debussy’s music was a major departure from the Romantic music of the 19th century.  He, along with composer Maurice Ravel, is regarded as a primary founder of what came to be known as French Impressionism.

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