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#1036427 - 01/09/09 08:36 PM Alfred's CD;s  
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Like an idiot, I bought some Alfred's books from Amazon (Book 1, Book 2 and All-In-One - overkill, I know). I was ordering Christmas presents and thought I would save some shipping by getting the books from them.

Now I see that nearly every piece is supported by a song on a CD. And, of course, Amazon didn't provide any CD's - although I didn't see anything in their advertising materials about them - nor do they seem to even offer them.

Anyone know of a source for just the CD's without having to buy the packages over again from a legitimate seller of music books? Might they be found online? (I doubt it what with copyright restrictions)


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#1036428 - 01/09/09 08:48 PM Re: Alfred's CD;s  
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Not an idiot at all buddy. I do not own the cds, but I remember reading that they were not that great.

Check out these threads:

http://www.pianoworld.com/ubb/ubb/ultimatebb.php?/topic/32/3619.html

http://www.pianoworld.com/ubb/ubb/ultimatebb.php?/topic/32/4340.html

http://www.pianoworld.com/ubb/ubb/ultimatebb.php?/topic/32/4504.html

Also, you can go to Alfreds webpage and order just the CDs. No need to purchase the books again. I think just about every piece in the first two books are represented in the above threads, not sure about book 3 (I am not there yet....)

Hope this helps..


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#1036429 - 01/09/09 10:04 PM Re: Alfred's CD;s  
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Not the original CD but the next best thing
http://www.youtube.com/user/PianoNoobAlexMan

#1036430 - 01/09/09 11:26 PM Re: Alfred's CD;s  
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Better!


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#1036431 - 01/10/09 12:04 AM Re: Alfred's CD;s  
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Thank you very much, Dave. Yes, I think the videos are even better than the straight audio.


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