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Mostly Intermediate Guitar Books
  • Be Mine: Love Songs
  • Songs of Patriots
  • Holidays in Harmony
  • Animal Anthology Series (one easy guitar book)
  • Top Guitar Picks


    Be Mine: Love Songs


    Be Mine: Love Songs
    $14.99 order now

    Croon a tune from yesteryear with this delightful collection of popular love songs from the early 1900s plus an original written a century later. Lyrics and chord symbols with two harmony parts and a new melody written for each tune.

    The new melody, an improv idea helpful in learning more about improvisation, can be played as a second chorus or along with the original melody for a contrapuntal sound. Tunes in the book:

  • Alice Blue Gown
  • Blue Moon
  • Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine
  • For Me and My Gal
  • I Love You Truly
  • I'm Just Wild About Harry
  • If I Had My Way
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart
  • Memories
  • My Gal Sal
  • Till We Meet Again
  • Valentine Waltz
  • Whispering
  • You Made Me Love You

    C treble clef book for guitar. Other books available to play with friends: alto clef book, bass clef book, Bb book, Eb book, and F book.


    Songs of Patriots


    Songs of Patriots
    $21.99 order now

    Play and sing the songs that trace America's history through the centuries! Through extensive research in America's archives, we found many songs popular in their day that somehow slipped through the cracks. And we did our best to use the oldest version of each song.

    Songs of Patriots includes the following 30 songs, chord symbols and fretboard fingerings, and various versions of lyrics and some parodies:

  • Yankee Doodle (The Yankee's Return from Camp)
  • The Liberty Song
  • Election - The People's Right
  • Fair and Free Elections
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • The Marine's Hymn
  • The Bonnie Blue Flag
  • Reply to the Bonnie Blue Flag
  • The Southern Girl (The Homespun Dress)
  • Taps
  • Tattoo
  • Pat Murphy of the Irish Brigade
  • Grafted into the Army
  • Tenting on the Old Campground
  • The Brass-Mounted Army
  • The Southern Wagon
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
  • Johnny Fill Up the Bowl
  • Hold the Fort
  • America, The Beautiful
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever
  • The Yankee Doodle Boy
  • Anchors Aweigh
  • You're a Grand Old Flag
  • The March of the Women
  • Goodbye Broadway, Hello France
  • America's Legacy
  • America's Legacy ... in C

    Historical information about each song is located at the back of this 84-page book. All arrangements plus an original by Valarie Morris.

    For the two tunes that are written in keys with too many flats, we show the capo position with transposed chords and fretboards. Books are also available for piano/vocal and accordion/vocal.


    Holidays in Harmony


    Holidays in Harmony
    $19.99 order now

    Enjoy Holidays in Harmony, a collection of wonderful new arrangements of tunes popular in this country (along with one new holiday tune) and 5 popular tunes from other countries.

    The tunes can be played as solos, duets, in 3-part harmony, or in 4-part harmony. Each book in this series includes all 4 parts for the 12 tunes in the book:

  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas (English)
  • Deck the Halls (Welch)
  • Good King Wenceslas (Bohemian)
  • Les Anges Dans Nos Campagnes (French)
  • Auld Lang Syne (Scottish)
  • Esta Noche Es Noche Buena (Spanish)
  • Chanuka (Jewish)
  • Ritsch, Ratsch (Swedish)
  • Die Hirten auf dem Felde (Austrian)
  • Wsrod Nocnej Ciszy (Polish)
  • Deilig Er den Himmel Blaa (Danish)
  • Winter Cheer (an original tune by Valarie Morris)

    This 8-book series of flexible instrumentation (or mix and match) books includes chord symbols for every tune and lyrics in native languages with English translations. The piano accompaniment book includes scores for all the tunes and stories about holiday celebrations in various countries.

    In addition to the C treble clef book for guitars, these books are also available: C alto clef book, C bass clef book, Bb book, Eb book, F book, and G book. Any instruments can play together.

    The piano accompaniment book with scores is $24.99. Books are also available for solo piano and solo accordion.


    Animal Anthology Series


    Animal Anthology Books
    $13.50 each order now

    Enjoy each Animal Anthology book of 18 exciting new tunes for beginning to intermediate guitarists of all ages! Develop playing techniques—dynamics, articulations, phrasing, and expression.

    Animal Anthology: Land Lovers
    for players nearing the end of their first year

    Animal Anthology: Water Play
    for players moving into their second year

    In each book:

  • Bonus glossary of guitar articulations and effects
  • Facts and music expressing the unique characteristics of each animal
  • Resources for more information about animals and endangerment


    Catalog

    For more information, including catalog codes, please see our catalog.

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  • clarinet
  • saxophone
  • double reeds
  • accordion
  • piano
  • choral and vocal
  • brass
  • strings
  • percussion
  • handbell choir
  • winds and strings for schools
  • orchestra, musicals, performance art

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