• Hal Leonard Musical Instrument Coloring Book

    Musical Instrument Coloring Book. Explore the pages of Musical Instrument Coloring Book and unleash your inner artist! Perforated, removable sheets that are easy to frame or share at coloring parties.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Lab Pack for 10 Computers

    It includes over 400 engaging lessons that teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. Learning is easier and more effective with images, audio, interactivity, and numerous examples.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Lab Pack for 20 Computers

    It includes over 400 engaging lessons that teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. Learning is easier and more effective with images, audio, interactivity, and numerous examples.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Classroom License, 1- Computer, Teacher Presentation

    It includes over 400 engaging lessons that teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. Learning is easier and more effective with images, audio, interactivity, and numerous examples.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Lab Pack for 5 Computers

    It includes over 400 engaging lessons that teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. Learning is easier and more effective with images, audio, interactivity, and numerous examples.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Complete

    Music Theory Tutor Complete. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. 2.2GHz CPU, 2GB RAM. Windows Minimum System Requirements.
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  • Alfred Sound Innovations for Concert Band Book 1 Conductor's Score CD/ DVD

    Using solid pedagogy that follows state and national music education standards, the methods is written by Robert Sheldon, Peter Boonshaft, Dave Black, and Bob Phillips. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we.
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  • Alfred Sound Innovations Concert Band Book 2 Conductor's Score Book 3 CDs/DVD

    Isolating concepts and teaching them individually helps facilitate understanding of the more advanced material. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. item# 1320159954778.
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  • Hal Leonard The Complete Pink Floyd: The Ultimate Reference

    The Complete Pink Floyd: The Ultimate Reference. This is THE essential book for all Pink Floyd fans: the most amazingly comprehensive guide to the band’s entire career, complete with rare and never-before-seen photographs plus key memorabilia.
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  • Hal Leonard RUSH - Album by Album

    Despite having just four chart-topping singles since the release of their debut LP in 1974, Rush has nonetheless sold more than 25 million albums in the U.S. and more than 40 million worldwide. Together, the conversations comprise a unique historical overview of the band, as well as a handsome discography.
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  • Alfred Uptown Funk Grade 3 (Medium)

    Uptown Funk Grade 3 (Medium). If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra Classroom Kit

    This familiar standard by English composer Benjamin Britten has become the classic introduction to the sights and sounds of the orchestra for young people. Enhance music appreciation and explore the unique qualities of the instruments in a symphony orchestra with this creative collection of visuals and strategies.
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  • Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Teacher's Answer Book & 2 Ear Training CDs

    Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (included with this item), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit.
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  • Hal Leonard Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers-5th Edition

    Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers-5th Edition. Nearly 2,000 B&W images are included in this newest edition with 3,650 available online in high res color. The “t” in the text indicates that one or more images are available for viewing directly on our website in full color for free!
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  • FJH Music Measures of Success Teacher's Manual Book 1

    Measures of Success Teacher's Manual Book 1 is part of FJH Music'sMeasures of Success series which was created to ignite musical curiosity, to unite conceptual knowledge with performance skills, to foster understanding of the many ways that people share and interact with music, and to assess each student's continued musical growth.
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  • Hal Leonard Modern Recording Techniques 8th Edition

    Learn the ins and outs of room acoustics and designing a studio. Gain techniques for mic placement and running a session. Get a solid grounding in both theory and industry practice. “If you're serious about recording – whether you're an amateur enthusiast, a student, a musician, or an audio professional, you'll find this book an informative, in-depth, cover-to-cover read and a useful reference manual. an excellent read and a must-have reference book.”.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Volume 1

    Music Theory Tutor Volume 1 features over 190 engaging lessons that teach music theory with images, audio, interactive tests, and many examples. Many lessons let you enter pitches simply by humming, singing, or playing your instrument into the computer’s microphone.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Teacher/Student Academic Edition

    Music Theory Tutor Teacher/Student Edition is an individual/personal version of Music Theory Tutor Teacher/Student Edition for teachers and students. It includes over 400 engaging lessons that teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony.
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  • Emedia Music Theory Tutor Volume 2

    Music Theory Tutor Volume 2. Images, audio, interactive quizzes, and examples make learning music theory easier than ever. Many lessons let you enter pitches simply by humming, singing, or playing your instrument into the computer’s microphone.
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  • Universal Music Group Kiss - Alive II Vinyl LP

    Kiss - Alive II Vinyl LP. Detroit Rock City. All American Man. King Of The Night Time World. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. Christine Sixteen. Any Way You Want It.
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  • Alfred James Bond Theme Grade 3 (Medium)

    James Bond Theme Grade 3 (Medium). If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard Pink Floyd - Giants of Rock

    They've never been just another brick in the wall. With more than 250 million albums sold and a career spanning half a century, few bands have been as artistically formidable as Pink Floyd. And their international popularity shows no signs of dimming.
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  • Hal Leonard Star Wars FAQ : Everything Left to Know About the Trilogy

    Star Wars FAQ : Everything Left to Know About the Trilogy That Changed the Movies. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard Nirvana - The Teen Spirit of Rock

    Nirvana - The Teen Spirit of Rock. Nirvana was the band that defined a generation—and its recordings continue to influence contemporary musicians and music lovers. Spawned in the intensely fertile Seattle grunge scene that blossomed in the late 1980s, it instantly distinguished itself from its peers through the singular passion of its leader, Kurt Cobain.
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  • Hal Leonard The Beatles - The Band That Changed The World

    The Beatles - The Band That Changed The World. Starting in their hometown of Liverpool, it traces the group to the dive bars of Hamburg; to America, as they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and performed sold-out concerts at Shea Stadium; and to the studio, as they abandoned live shows and strived for musical perfection.
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  • Hal Leonard Elvis - The Legend

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  • Special Occasions for Handbells & Deskbells Book with CD

    Melodies may be played on handbells using 20 note bell sets, and chords may be played using 13 or more note bell sets along with the optional SP2390 set of 36 color coded cards. (See accessory box on this page.).
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  • Hal Leonard Microjazz For Absolute Beginners New Edition For Piano (Book/CD)

    Microjazz for Absolute Beginners New Edition for Piano is now available with CD, and with content broken down into bite-size chapters. The process of learning to play keyboard just got simpler with this instruction book, which takes first-time players steadily through basic keyboard technique and theory using simple pieces in popular styles such as jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and reggae.
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  • Rhythm Band Primary Bells 10 Arrangements Handbells Deskbells Book CD

    Ten musical arrangements for 8, 13 and 20 note hand bell sets. Created for very young children, Pre-K through 2nd grade. With CD.Three Fast Mice. Comin"Round the Mountain. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we.
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  • Row-Loff Rudimental Remedies Book

    A fantastic compilation of rudimental exercises written and collected throughout the years by Dr. John Wooton. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard Jazz Session Trainer The Woodshedder's Practice Kit B-Flat Edition

    Jazz Session Trainer - The Woodshedder's Practice Kit B-Flat Edition (Book/Online Audio). Jazz Session Trainer is the ideal resource for those players who want to hone their improvising skills, improve their chops, and feel at home in a jam session.
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  • Hal Leonard The Banjo: An Illustrated History

    It traces the story of the instrument from its roots in West Africa to its birth in the Americas, through its coming of age in the Industrial Revolution and beyond. The book profiles the most important players and spotlights key luthiers and manufacturers.
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  • Hal Leonard Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic

    Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991 the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic charts his extraordinary career in the context of the life he led in the glare of rock stardom.
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  • Hal Leonard The Rolling Stones - Kings of Rock N Roll

    For more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones have rocked the world—playing in front of 1,500,000 people, setting the record for the highest-grossing tour of all time, surviving every new music trend and releasing a hit album in every decade since the 1960s.
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  • Universal Music Group Guns N' Roses, Use Your Illusion II (EX)

    Guns N' Roses, Use Your Illusion II (EX). If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. My World. Shotgun Blues. Knockin' on Heaven's Door. Don't Cry.
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  • Sex, Drums,Rock 'n' Roll! The Hardest Hitting Man In Show Business Kenny Aronoff

    Voted by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the greatest drummers of all time, Aronoff is arguably the most sought-after recording and touring beat master ever. Ignited by the Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, Aronoff's passion for drumming fervently grew and carried him from the kit in his childhood living room in the Berkshires to Bernstein at Tanglewood to Mellencamp, Etheridge, Fogerty, Smashing Pumpkins, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles – his heroes – and beyond.
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  • Hal Leonard Film Favorites Conductor Book/CD

    Film Favorites Conductor Book/CD. In the student books, each song includes a page for the full band arrangement as well as a separate page for solo use. Includes: Pirates of the Caribbean, Mission: Impossible Theme, My Heart Will Go On, Zorro's Theme, Music from Shrek, May It Be, You'll Be in My Heart, The Rainbow Connection, Also Sprach Zarathustra and Accidentally in Love.
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  • Universal Music Group Tears for Fears - Songs from the Big Chair Vinyl LP

    Tears for Fears - Songs from the Big Chair Vinyl LP. Everybody Wants To Rule The World. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. The Working Hour.
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  • Hal Leonard The Great British Recording Studios

    The Great British Recording Studios. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard The Wrecking Crew - Documentary with Bonus Material 2 DVD Set

    Music lovers will be astonished at the influence The Wrecking Crew wielded over rock and pop music in the 1960s and early 1970s. These unsung instrumentalists were the de-facto backing band on hit records by The Beach Boys, Phil Spector, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny & Cher, Elvis, The Monkees and many more.
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  • WEA The Black Keys - Brothers (with Bonus CD) Vinyl LP

    Brothers was primarily cut in Muscle Shoals, a setting that turned out to have more in common with the Akron, Ohio factories where the Black Keys used to record. The place was desolate, the town depressed, so once again the duo slipped into a world all its own.
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  • Row-Loff Life's Little Rudiment Book

    This book contains short exercises, isolating each hand, for the development of each individual rudiment. The Included CD has recordings of all exercises as well as all rudiments played open to closed to open.
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  • Hal Leonard How to Record at Home on a Budget - Book/Audio Online

    How to Record at Home on a Budget - Book/Audio Online. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple.
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  • Hal Leonard Mark Schulman - Conquering Life's Stage Fright

    What are your defining moments?. Are you truly prepared to step up and step through to your fullest potential?. If you’re not satisfied, neither are we. It’s that simple. item# 1441035714600.
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  • Alfred Essentials Of Music Theory Series Book 3

    Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping.
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  • Alfred Essentials Of Music Theory Series Teacher's Answer Key

    Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. The Teacher's Answer Key is a spiral-bound book that includes answers for the Lesson and Review pages as well as music for the Ear-Training pages in Volumes 1-3 of the Student Books.
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  • Alfred Easy Instrumental Solos Special Occasions & Celebrations Cello Bk,MP3,CD

    Each book contains carefully edited arrangements appropriate to each instrument, and well-suited for level 1 students. Easy Instrumental Solos for Special Occasions & Celebrations Cello Book and MP3 CD.
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  • Alfred Easy Instrumental Solos Special Occasions&Celebrations Trumpet Bk,MP3,CD

    Each book contains carefully edited arrangements appropriate to each instrument, and well-suited for level 1 students. Easy Instrumental Solos for Special Occasions & Celebrations Trumpet Book and MP3 CD.
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What Is the Minimum Age for Learning a Musical Instrument?

Most children have the attention span and awareness to learn an instrument as early as five years old. However, this varies among children. Other factors are also important for specific instruments. For example, children must have a certain degree of finger strength in order to play the guitar and may need to wait until they are old enough to develop this. To play the piano, they must be able to reach the keys and the pedals.

Hoch Much Time Do You Need to Spend Practicing an Instrument?

Beginners need to spend at least 20 minutes each day practicing their instrument, while intermediate and advanced learners should devote at least 30 minutes daily. Consistency is more important than the total amount of time spent practicing, and several short practice periods spread over the course of a week are more productive than practicing for one longer amount of time.

How Long Does It Take To Become Proficient at Playing an Instrument?

Developing proficiency on a musical instrument takes a considerable amount of time and practice, but people learn at different paces. Professional musicians usually start their careers early in life and dedicate years to learning proper technique and style. Those who learn an instrument for personal enjoyment typically have the ability to play several songs within a few months.

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