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    Themes From Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

    Music by John Williams. Arranged by Gail Lew.
    Piano solo collection
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM01080) 30 pages.
    Level: Early Intermediate (Level 3)
    These exciting easy piano arrangements of John Williams’ motion picture score really capture the sounds and characters from this thrilling movie. Rhythms include eighth notes, sixteenth notes, dotted rhythms, and triplets. Left-hand accompaniment uses blocked chords, broken chords, and rolled chords. Great fun to play!

    Contents: Diagon Alley, Family Portrait, Harry’s Wondrous World, Hedwig’s Theme, Hogwarts Forever!, Nimbus 2000, Quidditch, and Voldemort.

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Music by John Williams. Arranged by Gail Lew.
    Piano solo collection
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04010) 40 pages.
    Level: Late Elementary (Level 2)
    The music from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban embodies the qualities of all Harry Potter movies, each piece is full of excitement, mystery and wonder. This spectacular souvenir collection comes loaded with full-color and black and white photos from this blockbuster film.

    Contents: Aunt Marge’s Waltz, Buckbeak’s Flight, Double Trouble, Hagrid the Professor, Hedwig’s Theme, The Snowball Fight, A Window to the Past, and A Winter’s Spell.

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Music by John Williams. Arranged by Gail Lew.
    Piano solo collection
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM03006) 38 pages.
    Level: Late Elementary (Level 2)
    Here is the perfect Harry Potter collection for the beginning pianist with only one to two years of experience. This special collector's edition includes color photos and a souvenir poster. Left-hand accompaniment uses chords in root position and inversions. Rhythms include eighth notes, sixteenth notes, and triplets. A great piano collection just for fun or as a supplementary study along with any late elementary piano method!

    Contents: The Chamber of Secrets; Dobby the House Elf; Fawkes the Phoenix; The Flying Car; Gilderoy Lockhart; Harry's Wondrous World; Meeting Tom Riddle; Moaning Myrtle; Nimbus 2000; Prologue and Escape from the Dursleys.   

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    Movie Hits – Early Elementary (Primer Level)

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Piano solo collection with teacher duets.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM05005) 24 pages.
    Level: Early Elementary (Primer Level)

    First year students can easily play themes from the popular Harry Potter movies and many more movie favorites using this exciting collection. The melody is divided between the hands and any dotted rhythms can be taught by rote or played evenly as written. The full-sounding teacher duet parts feature all the harmony from the movie soundtracks. Most of the pieces are written in the key of C with some accidentals written in the music for ease in note reading at the earliest level.

    Contents: A Window to the Past (from ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’), Fawkes the Phoenix (from ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’), Hedwig's Theme (from ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone’), James Bond Theme (from ‘Die Another Day’). Over the Rainbow (from ‘The Wizard of Oz’); ‘Scooby Doo, Where Are You’; ‘The Pink Panther’, Star Wars Main Theme (from ‘Star Wars’); The Lion Sleeps Tonight (from ‘The Lion King’) and Theme from ‘Superman.’

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    Movie Hits – Early Elementary (Primer Level) Book & CD

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    (ELM05005CD)
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    Movie Hits –Elementary (Level 1)

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Piano solo collection with teacher duets.
    Published by Alfred Publishing (ELM05006) 24 pages.

    Contents: Believe (from ‘Polar Express’); Double Trouble (from ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’); Hogwart’s Hymn (from ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’); In Dreams (from ‘The Lord of the Rings’); Singin’ in the Rain (from ‘Singin’ in the Rain’); The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme from ‘Star Wars’); The Rose (from ‘The Rose’); Theme from ‘Inspector Gadget’; What a Wonderful World (from ‘Good Morning Vietnam’); and Wonka’s Welcome Song (from ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’

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    Movie Hits –Elementary (Level 1) Book & CD

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    (ELM05006CD)
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    Movie Hits –Elementary (Level 1) MIDI disk

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    (ELM05006GM)
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    Movie Hits – Late Elementary (Level 2)

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Piano solo collection.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM05003) 40 pages.
    Carefully chosen for their broad appeal to performers, students, and audiences, all titles are pianistically arranged to remain within the scope of the late elementary performer using hand positions in the keys of C major, A minor, G major, E minor, F major, G minor, and D minor. Effective chord substitutions make these pieces sound much harder than they are and using the CD recording makes even beginning students sound like “pros.”

    Contents: And All That Jazz (from ‘Chicago’); Over the Rainbow (from ‘The Wizard of Oz’); Hedwig’s Theme (from ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’); Fawkes the Phoenix (from ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’); Talk to the Animals (from ‘Doctor Dolittle’); James Bond Theme (from ‘Die Another Day’); Star Wars Main Theme (from ‘Star Wars’); ‘The Polar Express;’ Gollum’s Song (from ‘The Lords of the Rings: The Two Towers’); and Double Trouble (from ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’)

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    Movie Hits – Late Elementary (Level 2) Book/CD/MIDI

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM05003CD) 40 pages
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    Movie Hits – Early Intermediate (Level 3)

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Piano solo collection.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04002) 36 pages
    Carefully arranged for students, these easy solos sound much harder than they are. Each solo follows the harmony of the original movie soundtrack giving them a full orchestral sound with effective use of chords in easy-to-play keys of G major, E minor, C major, A minor, F major, D minor, and A major. Band and orchestral backgrounds are available for these huge blockbuster movie hits on CD and MIDI disk.
    Contents: Fawkes the Phoenix (from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Flashdance...What a Feeling (from ‘Flashdance’), Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky), Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’), I Believe I Can Fly (from ‘Space Jam’), Over the Rainbow (from ‘The Wizard of Oz’), ‘The Pink Panther’, Secret Agent Man (from ‘The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle’), Somewhere Out There (From ‘An American Tail’), Star Wars Main Theme (from ‘Star Wars’), Theme from ‘Inspector Gadget,’ and Theme from ‘Jurassic Park.’

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    Movie Hits – Early Intermediate (Level 3) Book/CD/MIDI

    Arranged by Gail Lew and Chris Lobdell
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04002CD) 36 pages.
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    Movie Hits – Intermediate (Level 4)

    Arranged by Gail Lew, Eugenie Rocherolle, and Tom Roed.
    Piano solo collection.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04003) 44 pages.
    Carefully selected and edited, all titles are pianistically arranged using lush harmonies and effective chord substitutions to give a "big" professional sound. This is a great intermediate-level collection filled with sophisticated chords and interesting arrangements. Levels correspond with MTNA state affiliates syllabus standards.
    Contents: Cantina Band (from ‘Star Wars’), Harry's Wondrous World (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’), In Dreams (from ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’), James Bond Theme (from ‘Die Another Day’), Once Upon a December and At the Beginning (from ‘Anastasia’), Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (from ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’), ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?,’ Theme from ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial’, Theme from ‘Superman’, Theme from ‘Fame,’ and There You'll Be (from Pearl Harbor).

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    Movie Hits – Intermediate (Level 4) Book/CD/MIDI

    Arranged by Gail Lew, Eugenie Rocherolle, and Tom Roed.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04003CD) 44 pages.
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    Movie Hits – Late Intermediate (Level 5)

    Arranged by Gail Lew, Eugenie Rocherolle, and Tom Roed.
    Piano solo collection.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04004) 48 pages. 
    Carefully chosen for their broad appeal to performers, students, and audiences, all these movie hits are pianistically arranged using effective chord substitutions, arpeggiated left-hand accompaniments, and full chords in both hands to give an authentic professional sound. Movie Hits Level 5 contains a wide range of favorite movie selections for late intermediate to early advanced pianists. This collection features a multitude of attractive selections, from romantic to upbeat, each with solid pedagogical value. Both teachers and students will find this the perfect book to have on the piano for all occasions. Incredible sounding background recordings are available on CD and MIDI disk.
    Contents: And All That Jazz (from ‘Chicago’), Because You Loved Me (from ‘Up Close and Personal’), Fawkes the Phoenix (from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’), The Greatest Love of All (from ‘The Greatest’), Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’), I Believe in You and Me (from ‘The Preacher’s Wife’), Looking Through Your Eyes and The Prayer (from ‘Quest for Camelot’), Over the Rainbow (from ‘The Wizard of Oz’), Where Are You Christmas? (from ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’), and ‘You Light Up My Life.’

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    Movie Hits – Late Intermediate (Level 5) Book/CD/MIDI

    Arranged by Gail Lew, Eugenie Rocherolle, and Tom Roed.
    Published by Alfred Publishing. (ELM04004CD) 48 pages. 
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About Me

Gail Lew is the former director of keyboard publications for Warner Bros. Music and currently serves as Editor and New Music Reviewer for the California Music Teacher magazine, Chairperson for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy Committee on Independent Music Teachers, adjunct professor of applied piano for Las Positas College, and adjudicator for state, national, and international events. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance, Master of Arts Degree in Music History, and Lifetime California State Teaching Credential.. More ...