Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
79 registered (augustm, AndrewJCW, AprilE, 18 invisible), 888 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1127996 - 01/19/07 03:29 PM rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
Astra Offline
Full Member

Registered: 04/08/06
Posts: 391
Loc: Slovenia
Hi, I posted this also in ABF, but there were no responses. So:
Im a beginner with about 6 months of lessons and started recently learning Lennons Imagine (probably an easier arrangement but it sounds good)
So, my question is, do you know other nice pop/rock songs that wouldnt be too hard for me.
I want the songs with about the same difficulty as this arrangement of Imagine or could be harder, but not too much (I want to learn it in a cuple of weeks). If its possible I want that it sounds quite authentic.

thanks
_________________________
ex - pian00b

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1127997 - 01/29/07 09:47 PM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
Bradley Sowash Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/29/06
Posts: 96
Loc: Columbus, OH
Let It Be is in C and Hey Jude is usually F. Work them out from lead sheets and you'll learn more.
_________________________
Bradley Sowash
Jazz pianist, Composer, Educator
www.bradleysowash.com

Top
#1127998 - 01/30/07 10:17 AM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
Monica K. Offline

Platinum Supporter until Dec 31 2012


Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 18030
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
pian00b, I'd suggest just browsing around sites like sheetmusicplus and looking for Easy Piano collections of pop/rock songs. There's a gazillion of them, and you ought to be able to find one that has a large number of songs you like. I recommend collections arranged by Dan Coates... he does great arrangements that aren't technically complicated but sound very nice.
_________________________
Mason & Hamlin A -- 91997
My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pianomonica

Top
#1127999 - 01/30/07 04:19 PM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
Astra Offline
Full Member

Registered: 04/08/06
Posts: 391
Loc: Slovenia
@ Bradley Sowash
Thanks for the suggestions. However, altough I can work out some melodies of songs Im absolutely terrible at making an arrangement for piano and vocal of it, even if I have chords. I dont have a enough good ear, I assume. But I will try.
@ Monica Kern
Thanks, thats seems like an excellent site! I hope Ill find a shop here that sends this, but if not: Do they send this books in Europe?
Another questions, do this books exist in digital format? (that way I could buy them from Internet)
_________________________
ex - pian00b

Top
#1128000 - 01/30/07 04:37 PM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
mahlzeit Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/24/06
Posts: 1916
Loc: Netherlands
With most of these sheet music web sites you buy the right to make one (or more) print-outs. So you pay $3.95 or whatever and then you can print the sheet music once. No need to download anything, although you may need to install a special plug-in first. Very easy and quick.
_________________________
No idea what chords you are playing? Reverse Chord Finder Pro will tell you!

Top
#1128001 - 01/30/07 04:51 PM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
mdp1w Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/23/04
Posts: 325
Loc: PA
pian00b,

If you want to take a personal look at the notations and scores seek out the music stores -- the ones that sell musical instuments, especially guitars (and of course pianos). They often carry sheet music.

'Hope you're able to find something enjoyable to play near your planet!

Daria :p
_________________________
Only love is real, everything else is of ego and is an illusion.

Top
#1128002 - 01/30/07 10:58 PM Re: rRcommend me some easier pop/rock pieces
Monica K. Offline

Platinum Supporter until Dec 31 2012


Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 18030
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
Here's an example of the kind of collection I was talking about:

100 easy piano pop hits of the 90s, arr. by Dan Coates

or

VH1\'s 100 Greatest Rock Songs for Easy Piano

These are actual books, but I believe SheetMusicPlus will ship to England. They also let you look at a sample page so you can see whether it's at the right level for you.
_________________________
Mason & Hamlin A -- 91997
My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pianomonica

Top

Moderator:  sharpsandflats 
What's Hot!!
Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano!
aka, why you should be nice to your tuner.
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
PRICE DROPPED!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater $55,000 Giveaway
Sweetwater $55,000 Mic Locker Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
New Topics - Multiple Forums
No capstans and question about damper lift
by Beemer
05/25/16 01:56 AM
MESSIAEN - Theme and variations
by PatrickCaldwell
05/24/16 09:51 PM
Fair value for 1984 Yamaha G-2 Satin finish?
by newbie78
05/24/16 09:37 PM
Upright piano sustain pedal doesn't work on some keys
by Ahmedn1
05/24/16 09:31 PM
Advice on buying a small grand and concerns about Perzina
by Pneuma
05/24/16 05:10 PM
Forum Stats
83,748 Registered Members
44 Forums
172,908 Topics
2,527,495 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission