Halloween Favorites Bk 2 For Piano Folio. Published by Alfred Publishing Co Inc. (Catalog # 39414, UPC: 038081442198)
Throughout the years, Alfred Music Publishing and Myklas Music Press have published solos for the Halloween season that have become favorites of both students and teachers. The pieces included in this series represent the most popular and effective solos drawn from the catalogues of both companies. Divided into four graded collections, outstanding works are included by Sharon Aaronson, Dennis Alexander, Christine H. Barden, Melody Bober, Anne Shannon Demarest, W. T. Skye Garcia, Mary Hauber, Bernadine Johnson, David Karp, Martha Mier, June Montgomery, Joyce Schatz Pease, Ruth Perdew, John Robert Poe, Catherine Rollin, Mary K. Sallee, George Peter Tingley, Robert D. Vandall, and Kim Williams. Book 2 includes pieces appropriate for elementary to late elementary students. Reading range includes notes above and below the grand staff, and mobility around the keyboard is required. Other challenges include using the damper pedal in simple ways, playing in compound meter, and reading dotted quarter notes as well as easy eighth-note passages. Titles: Jumpin Pumpkins * The Three-Legged Witch! * Witches Waltz * Little Black Cat * Pumpkin, Pumpkin * Cool Ghoul * The Pumpkin Boogie * The Wobbly Old Witch and Her Cat * Jazzy Jack-o -Lanterns * Jack-o'-Lantern Boo! * The Hungry Ghost.