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Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
Alfred A. Knopf, 1992
Almost twenty years ago, with the publication of The Classic Italian Cook Book, followed by More Classic Italian Cooking, Marcella Hazan introduced Americans to a whole new world of Italian food. As Roy Andries de Groot wrote, “Marcella’s book is the most authentic guide to Italian food ever written in the U.S. Where other authors failed, Marcella has brilliantly succeeded in capturing (and conveying to the reader on every page) the ...
A First Book of Christmas Songs: 20 Favorite Songs in Easy Piano Arrangements (Dover Music for Piano)
Beginning pianists will love playing the music of Christmas with this new volume of holiday songs in musically attractive, pedagogically sound, and fun-to-play arrangements. These expert settings explore a full and satisfying piano sound within the natural capabilities of the novice performer. Twenty holiday favorites include Silent Night; O, Come All Ye Faithful; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Jingle Bells; Deck the Halls; O Christmas Tree; and ...
Teaching Little Fingers to Play: A Book for the Earliest Beginner (John Thompsons Modern Course for The Piano)
A series for the early beginner combining rote and note approach. The melodies are written with careful thought and are kept as simple as possible, yet they are refreshingly delightful. All the music lies within the grasp of the child's small hands.
The Book Thief
Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will be in movie theaters on November 15, 2013, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters ...
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, 50th Anniversary Edition
Alfred A. Knopf, 2001
This is the classic cookbook, in its entirety—all 524 recipes. “Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere,” wrote Mesdames Beck, Bertholle, and Child, “with the right instruction.” And here is the book that, for more than forty years, has been teaching Americans how. Mastering the Art of French Cooking is for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food and long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic ...
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book - with over 200,000 copies sold - has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and ...
Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world. Telling the story of musical developments, era by era, linking musical theory, technology, and human genius into the narrative, ...
The Burning Land: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
HarperCollins e-books, 2010
In a clash of heroes, the kingdom is born. At the end of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in ill health; his heir, an untested youth. His enemy, the Danes, having failed to conquer Wessex, now see their chance for victory. Led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair, the Viking hordes attack. But Uhtred, Alfred's reluctant warlord, proves his worth, outwitting Harald and handing the Vikings one of their greatest defeats. ...
Kid's Guitar Course 1 (Book, Enhanced CD & DVD) (Alfred's Kid's Guitar Courses)
Alfred Music, 2009
Alfreds Kids Guitar Course is a fun method for learning to play songs on the guitar right away! The new companion DVDs to these best-selling books features a live instructor to make learning even easier! Book 1 starts by teaching you how to hold the guitar and tune the strings, and by the time you finish, youll be strumming chords, reading music notation, and playing lots of familiar songs.
Black Horizons: One Aviator's Experience in the Post-Tuskegee Era
Aviation Business Consultants, Wichita, Kansas, 2013
Black Horizons is the memoir of an orphan who went from the bottom to become a pioneering aviator, businessman and politician in the post-Tuskegee Airmen era. As a poor African-American youngster picking cotton in a 1930s Tennessee field, U.L. Rip Gooch would look to the sky as airplanes flew overhead and think about escaping to a better life. Soon after World War II, he earned his pilot's license with "Chief" C. Alfred Anderson, but ...
Teach Yourself to Play Piano (Book) (Teach Yourself Series)
Willard A. Palmer
Alfred Music, 1991
You can now teach yourself to play the piano, even though you have never taken a lesson. Teach yourself to play the piano and progress at your own pace! Covers the basic fundamentals of piano playing in a concise and logical fashion. Its appealing music will encourage you to play every day. Features: Rhythms made simple; How to form the most important chords; Finger aerobics help to make playing easier; Techniques of playing with feeling and ...
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Nicholas D. Kristof
#1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery ...
The Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales)
HarperCollins e-books, 2009
In the middle years of the ninth-century, the fierce Danes stormed onto British soil, hungry for spoils and conquest. Kingdom after kingdom fell to the ruthless invaders until but one realm remained. And suddenly the fate of all England—and the course of history—depended upon one man, one king. From New York Times bestselling storyteller Bernard Cornwell comes a rousing epic adventure of courage, treachery, duty, devotion, majesty, love, ...
Death of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
The fate of a young nation rests in the hands of a reluctant warrior in the thrilling sixth volume of the New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales series. Following the intrigue and action of The Burning Land and Sword Song , this latest chapter in Bernard Cornwell’s epic saga of England is a gripping tale of divided loyalties and mounting chaos. At a crucial moment in time, as Alfred the Great lays dying, the fate of all—Angles, Saxons, ...
The Book of the Dead
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences: Includes All the Major, Minor (Natural, ...
Willard A. Palmer
Alfred Music, 1994
Scale, chord, arpeggio and cadence studies in all major and minor keys presented in a convenient two-page format. Includes an in-depth 12 page explanation that leads to complete understanding of the fundamentals of major and minor scales, chords, arpeggios and cadences plus a clear explanation of scale degrees and a two-page guide to fingering the scales and arpeggios. In addition, several "enrichment options" are provided with exercises such as ...
Keyboard Chord Chart
Alfred Music, 1999
Now you can have over 100 of the most useful chords right at your fingertips. This chart gives you all the basic chords in every key. Each chord is shown in standard music notation and as an easy-to-read piano keyboard diagram. Fingerings are given for each chord. Also included is a clear description of inverting chords.
Kid's Guitar Course Complete (Book, Enhanced CD & DVD) (Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course)
L. C. Harnsberger
Alfred Music, 2009
The complete edition combines Levels 1 and 2 with the activity pages of the Notespeller , and includes an accompanying CD and DVD. Each lesson on every colorful page is explained in plain language that's easy to understand; plus the companion DVD to the best-selling book features a live instructor to make learning even easier! Alfreds Kids Guitar Course is a fun method for learning to play songs on the guitar right away!
Brisingr (The Inheritance Cycle)
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Oaths sworn . . . loyalties tested . . . forces collide. It's been only months since Eragon first uttered "brisingr," the ancient language term for fire. Since then, he's not only learned to create magic with words-he's been challenged to his very core. Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still, there is more adventure at hand ...
Complete Color Coded Flash Cards for All Beginning Music Students
Alfred Music, 1996
Includes all notes, symbols and terms needed for the first two years of study on any musical instrument. Cards are color-coded by category and are numbered on the back.
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