Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1950-1962 (LOA #226): Player Piano / The Sirens of Titan / Mother Night / stories (Library of America Kurt Vonnegut Edition)
Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1950-1962 (LOA #226):
Before winning international fame with Cat’s Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut was a master of the drugstore paperback and the popular short story. This authoritative collection of his brilliant early work opens with Player Piano (1952), a Metropolis-like parable of breakneck technological innovation and its effect on those it robs of their livelihoods. The Sirens of Titan (1959), the interplanetary adventures of the world’s wealthiest and most despised man, is both a pulp-fiction space opera and a satire on the vanity of human striving. The confessions of a German-American double agent well placed among the Nazi elite, Mother Night (1962) is a cautionary tale with a famous moral: “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” Here too are six of Vonnegut’s best short stories, gems that display his matchless talent for hilarious invention and caustic social criticism.A companion volume, Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1963–1973, collects Cat’s Cradle; God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater; Slaughterhouse-Five; Breakfast of Champions; and three short stories, including “Welcome to the Monkey House.”LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary herita...
- Brand: Library of America
- ASIN: 1598531506
Israeli Concertino Bk/cd Vln & Piano Position 1-3 (easy -intermd) (De Haske Play-Along Book)
Israeli Concertino Bk/cd Vln & Piano Position 1-3
Study & Play is ideal for developing your playing in an enjoyable and musically sound way. Each edition within this concept features a CD to add something extra to your study routine. When you play this Israeli Concertino the CD allows you to practice at a slower study tempo, as well as the normal tempo, so that you can improve your insight into the music. This carefully edited volume also contains a violin part and a piano part. Of course, the superb CD is also great to play along with if there's no pianist available. This instructive piece will bring you much fun and is sure to enrich your repertoire.
- ASIN: 9043127108
Israeli Piano Book
Israeli Concertino for Violin and Piano (1st-3rd Position)
Fun Duets for Piano 4-Hands: Shmateh-Rag, Plain Ol' Rag, Vocalise on Bach Prelude No. 1
Fun Duets for Piano 4-Hands: Shmateh-Rag, Plain Ol'
A collection of 3 duets for piano 4-hands by Rami Bar-Niv. Shmateh-Rag is the first Jewish Ragtime in the history of music. The level is intermediate. Plain Ol' Rag is plain fun. The level is intermediate, Secondo is somewhat simpler than Primo. Vocalise has Bach's first Prelude in C in Secondo (early Intermediate) while Primo (Intermediate) goes to town with Bar-Niv's Vocalise.
- ASIN: 1481911503
Easy-to-Play: Israeli and Jewish Song Hits for the Piano
Chanukah & Other Hebrew Holiday Songs: 25 of the Best-Known Hebrew & Yiddish Melodies Arranged for Easy Piano with Lyrics & Guitar Chords
Chanukah & Other Hebrew Holiday Songs: 25 of
Twenty-five of the best-known Hebrew and Yiddish melodies arranged for easy piano and complete with lyrics and guitar chords. Holiday songs: Chag Purim * Chanukah * Dayeinu * Draydl Song * Maoz Tsur * Oh Chanukah. Israeli songs: Artsa Alinu * Hatikvah * Hava Nagila * Heiveinu Shalom Alaychem. Liturgical melodies: Avinu Malkeinu * Kol Nidre * Mi Chamocha? * Shalom Alaychem * Sh'ma Yisraeil * Yisraeil V'Oraita. Yiddish melodies: Ahz Der Rebbe Elimelech * Biztu Mit Mir Broigez? * Frayloch * Lomir Zich Iberbetn * Oif'n Pripitshik * Ot Azoi Neit A Shnaider * Reb Dovidl * Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen * Tum-Balalaika
- Brand: Alfred
- ASIN: 0739005693
- UPC: 038081026763
Rhapsody in Blue and White for Piano
Rhapsody in Blue and White for
Sheet music. First published in 1998, the Rhapsody is based on 3 Israeli songs: a folk song, EL YIVNE HAGALIL; a Ladino song of the Sephardic Jewish tradition, HITRAGUT; and Israel's national anthem, HATIKVA. The composer had performed the piece in concerts all over the world. He also recorded the Rhapsody onto a CD and a DVD and it can be heard and watched on YouTube and other Internet sites.
- ASIN: 1495375986