Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
What's Hot!!
Hurricane Irma & Our Piano Friends!
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
4th Finger Enigma Resolved!
Schumann's 4th Finger Enigma Resolved!
Who's Online Now
114 registered members (ajames, Amirhsol, anamnesis, aimar, accordeur, alfredo capurso, 28 invisible), 1,895 guests, and 1 spider.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 2 of 2 1 2
#2004237 - 12/25/12 09:34 AM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 843
Brent H Offline
500 Post Club Member
Brent H  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 843
I gave my sister a copy of the Song Reader last night when my family came over to eat Christmas Eve dinner and open presents. She played through a half-dozen of the songs on our piano, it was really fun.

A couple of them were tricky/fast enough she couldn't really sight-read the piano part and sing the tune at the same time. So I tried doing the singing on those...probably should have switched places. She's a lot better piano player than me but she's a lot, lot, lot, lot, LOT better singer!

The only bad thing was my nephew left his ukulele back at college when he came home for the holidays. There are some of those songs that would really be cool with a uke.


Current Life+Music Philosophy: Less Thinking, More Foot Tapping

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2004255 - 12/25/12 11:09 AM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Mark... Online content
4000 Post Club Member
Mark...  Online Content
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Jersey Shore
She must be a pretty good player, seems the material is at an advanced intermediate level.

#2004342 - 12/25/12 05:09 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 843
Brent H Offline
500 Post Club Member
Brent H  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 843
I don't remember the names but a couple of them had sections she had to kind of stumble through. Like that one with the two hands fighting each other, it gets pretty brutal toward the end. The book as a whole was somewhere around the top end of her "sight reading level".

But yeah, she's a real good player. As children I quit taking piano lessons after about six years she kept them up all through high school. And then when I went about 35 years without playing at all she was still playing pretty regularly (and taking voice lessons, among other things). Nowadays most of her playing time is accompanying people to sing at church and whatnot so she's a good reader.

P.S. I always say my sister and I were given equal amounts of natural musical talent. We're a great experiment, proving the difference between working real hard at maximizing your talent vs. letting it go to waste!

Last edited by Brent H; 12/25/12 05:11 PM.

Current Life+Music Philosophy: Less Thinking, More Foot Tapping

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis
#2004472 - 12/26/12 03:17 AM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 388
MaryAnn Offline
Full Member
MaryAnn  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 388
Japan
What a cool idea. I hope people like Stuart Murdoch and Sufjan Stevens follow suit.

(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#2010467 - 01/07/13 09:16 AM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 276
HouseHead78 Offline
Full Member
HouseHead78  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 276
Austin, TX
I got this album and can play through a few of the songs pretty well now. Love the concept and just wish I had someone who could read the singing parts and sing along while I play.

#2010643 - 01/07/13 03:50 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Mark... Online content
4000 Post Club Member
Mark...  Online Content
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Jersey Shore

#2010644 - 01/07/13 03:51 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Mark... Online content
4000 Post Club Member
Mark...  Online Content
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Jersey Shore

#2010647 - 01/07/13 03:54 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Mark... Online content
4000 Post Club Member
Mark...  Online Content
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Jersey Shore

#2010771 - 01/07/13 06:46 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 276
HouseHead78 Offline
Full Member
HouseHead78  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 276
Austin, TX
Thanks Mark! I found some cool interpretations as well. I love this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENWJkXRrcHY

Last edited by HouseHead78; 01/07/13 06:46 PM.
#2010883 - 01/07/13 11:10 PM Re: Pop singer's new album is ... sheet music! [Re: JeanieA]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Mark... Online content
4000 Post Club Member
Mark...  Online Content
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,480
Jersey Shore
Good one HouseHead78...

Page 2 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  BB Player, casinitaly 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World)
our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, Digital Piano Dolly, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping* on Jansen Artist Piano Benches, Cocoweb Piano Lamps, Hidrau Hydraulic Piano Benches
(*free shipping within contiguous U.S. only)
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad)
Pianoteq
PianoTeq 6 Out now
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


New Topics - Multiple Forums
Check this book out
by kjb1611. 09/21/17 09:48 AM
My Yamaha CLP-685 findings and observations
by Amirhsol. 09/21/17 09:28 AM
Interesting Service Done to My Charles Walter
by SonatainfSharp. 09/21/17 09:19 AM
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics181,963
Posts2,659,161
Members88,876
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Click Here to
Explore The Rest of Piano World!!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0