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Pianist Gloria Cheng Wins Grammy

Gloria Cheng, recent Grammy winner of the Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra) for “Piano Music of Salonen, Stucky and Lutoslawski” talks to Patrick Jovell, Piano Street (proud UCLA alum.). Read more >>

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chopianist123
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« on: February 23, 2007, 12:23:57 AM »

Does anyone have the piano accompaniment to the song "The Elements" by Tom Lehrer?

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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2007, 05:28:59 AM »

why not just use "I am the very model of a modern major general"? It's the same thing, basically, and I'm sure SOMEONE here has it.
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007, 07:24:29 PM »

Oh Ok...

Does anyone have this "Modern Major General" song's sheets?

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The New Concept: Scores for All Stages of Learning

On the recent Music Education Expo in London, Piano Street presented a new concept for sheet music publication. Depending on your own level of experience and where you are in the learning process of a particular piece, you may need fingering, pedal markings, practice and performance tips, or perhaps the right opposite - a clean Urtext score. Read more >>

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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2007, 07:55:16 PM »

Yes, but if you wish to perform the song like Tom, they are pretty useless and are really for playing it solo rather than as an accomp.  It's in C major and that's about all you need to know...I realised this when I saw the music. 
Listen to his accompaniment, it's very simple and you will probably be able to pick  out the notes and chords.  The simplicity allows maximum concentration on the words.  The only other helpful thing on the music was the instruction at the beginning which says 'as fast as possible'.

If you still want the notes, pm me with your e-mail and I'll scan them to you.


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