Express Print Music Now Known As Faber Music
Express Print Music was part of Faber Music which is a sister company to the distinguished book publisher Faber and Faber. Faber Music was founded in 1965. It now enjoys a world-wide reputation as one of the leading independent British publishers of popular, classical, contemporary, educational and media music.
If you are inspired by this archived version of the site to want to purchase, go to www.fabermusic.com/
Express Print Music operated from a sales and distribution centre in Harlow, Essex.
We want to make sure that ordering items from Express Print Music is as easy as possible. We offer over 5,000 music publications and these can be viewed within the publications section of this site. You do not need to register on the site to place an order.
Top Sellers 2010
METHODS & TUTORS
Title: Ultimate Guitar Tutor, The (book/CD)
Artist: Fleming, Tom
The Ultimate Guitar Tutor provides a comprehensive introduction to playing the guitar. Suitable for acoustic or electric guitar, the step-by-step approach means no prior knowledge of music is necessary. Whether you are a budding lead guitarist or simply want to strum along with your songs, this book provides all you need and more!
Superstart Violin (book/CD)
Artist: Cohen, Mary
Superstart is a break-through for beginner violinists, full of exciting music and fun activities from the very first lesson to inspire and stimulate pupils and teachers.
Title: It don't mean a thing (flute/CD)
Artist: Hampton, Andy
Part of the new 'Authentic Jazz Playalong' series, This volume brings together Gershwin, Porter, Ellington and other legends of 20-th Century Jazz. 'It Don't Mean a Thing' features ten absolute classics of jazz repertoire, idiomatically arranged for the intermediate (grades 4-6) player.
Title: Piano Lessons. Book 1
Artist: Waterman, F & Harewood, M
The Waterman/Harewood Piano Series has been devised jointly by the world famous piano teacher Fanny Watermann and the co-founder of the Leeds International Piano Competition, Marion Harewood, and is established as one of the foremost piano methods.
Title: Up-Grade! Piano Grades 1-2
Artist: Wedgwood, Pam<
This book is perfect for those looking for something to bridge the gap between grades 1 and 2.
Title: Progression (music notation software)
Artist: Notion Music
Pregression is a music notation software programme for guitar that allows you to write in both tab and standard notation.
Title: Notion 3 (music notation software)
Artist: Notion Music
NOTION3 is the first product that truly bridges the gap between notation and an audio application. Not only can you compose and hear your notated score played back instantly with real instrument samples, you can actually perform live or produce music that sounds simply amazing
Title: Protege (music notation software)
Artist: Notion Music
Protege is an interactive music notation software package that allows anyone to create, perform with, and explore music. Users can develop musical skills with Protege 's intuitive environment where music can be seen, heard, and changed with immediate, realistic feedback. It is also a fantastic accompaniment tool, allowing anyone to enjoy making music together. It's as entertaining as a video game and it's easy to use.
Title: Notion Conducting (software/workbook)
Artist: Notion Music
NO COMPROMISE CONDUCTING CLASSES! Imagine placing the sounds of the entire London Symphony Orchestra into the hands of the Conducting class – every day! Students can master the nuances of conducting by leading classmates exactly as if they were an entire ensemble with actual instruments.
Title: Guitropolis (CD-ROM)
Welcome to Guitropolis - the award-winning multimedia adventure that teaches you to play guitar in a fun game environment. Nine wacky scenes, including a coffee house, a recording studio and a late night talk show, take you from novice to rock star!
SCHOOLS & EXAMS
Title: Group Music Teaching in Practice (+ECD)
Artist: Harris, P & Davies, L
Wider Opportunities and whole class instrumental and vocal teaching have transformed the way music is taught, and whilst they create many opportunities, they also create challenges. With teachers bringing such a wide variety of skills and expertise to this new context, how can they deliver effective teaching and a valuable musical experience for all pupils?
Title: First Repertoire (flute and piano)
Artist: Adams, S & Morley, N<
> 'First Repertoire for Flute' combines imaginative arrangements with original pieces, all of which have been carefully selected and written for players of Grade 1-4 standard. Classic theme tunes from the ‘Vicar of Dibley’ and ‘The Snowman’ are combined with original compositions from Sally Adams, Sarah Watts and Pam Wedgwood, providing something for every occasion.
Title: Very Easy Little Peppers (piano)<
Artist: Milne, Elissa<
This is the first book in a brand new series by Elissa Milne. There are five books in the series, each filled with fun jazz pieces that can be used both as pedagogical studies and as repertoire pieces. 'Very Easy Little Peppers' starts at pre-grade 1 and progresses to the standard required for the first exam. The pieces have been written with the young pianist in mind, avoiding leaps that are difficult for small hands and incorporating suitably short and lighthearted pieces. Technique is developed alongside musicality, helping young players to move towards grade exams and the other books in the series.
Title: Improve your practice! Piano Grade 1
Artist: Harris, Paul
This new series from Paul Harris builds on his previous series' 'Improve your Scales' and 'Improve your Sightreading'.
Title: 76 Graded Studies for Flute. Book 1
Artist: Harris, P & Adams, S<
Studies are an established part of every instrumentalist's training. They place technical problems in musical contexts, and can be invaluable aids to development.
Title: Violin Playtime 1 (violin and piano)
Artist: De Keyser, Paul
With Violin Playtime, the beginner violinist can make music from the very first lessons. In the three books that make up the series, there are over a hundred little pieces, a treasure-trove of attractive tunes - some traditional, some by composers of the past, some newly composed.
Title: Gypsy Jazz. Easy Level (violin & piano)
Artist: Waterfield, P & Kraemer, T
Gypsy Jazz (Easy Level) is an invitation to explore new musical horizons and discover the fascinating world of folk culture - Russian and Greek dances to Bulgarian folk songs and Celtic lilts!
Title: First Repertoire for Viola. Book 1
Artist: Wilkinson, M & Hart, K
Haydn to Humperdinck, show tunes to spirituals - variety is the spice of musical life and the essence of First Repertoire for Viola. These three books combine over 60 carefully graded elementary pieces which skilfully explore the viola's unique sonorities and provide a superb introductory literature for the young player.
Title: ABBA smash hits! Vol.1 SA acc. (CBS)
Artist: L'Estrange, A. (arranger)
One of the most successful pop acts of all time, ABBA first shot to fame in 1974 after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Waterloo’. The three songs in this volume are among the best-known of all ABBA’s many hits: ‘Mamma Mia!’ the title song to the popular musical; the poignant ‘Super Trouper’ with its reflections on some of the trials tribulations of life on the road; and ‘Money, money, money’ with its chromatic twists and catchy interludes.
Title: Howard Goodall's great big tunes. SA/Men<
Artist: Goodall, Howard<
Howard Goodall is one of British TV's finest musical assets. This is an arrangement of Psalm 23 (the theme-tune from the award-winning BBC TV series 'The Vicar of Dibley') and 'Theme-Academy' - a show-stopping medley of the classic theme tunes from 'Mr Bean', 'Red Dwarf' and 'Blackadder'
DVDs & VIDEOS
Title: Electric Guitar Basics (DVD)
The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps towards experiencing the fun of playing music. Now you can experience both Step 1 and Step 2 together for the first time on DVD. You'll learn how to tune up quickly and accurately, how to change strings, how to play the most popular chords, beginning strumming techniques, clean and accurate picking techniques, special electric guitar skills, and much more.
Title: Rock Discipline (DVD)
Artist: Petrucci, John<
This is an awesome epic DVD on the art of the modern rock guitar. After a valuable segment on warming up, John Petrucci covers developing speed and accuracy, chromatic exercises, playing with dynamics, connecting scale fragments to form long solo lines, and much, much more.
Title: Intense Rock: Complete (DVD)<
Artist: Gilbert, Paul
Intense Rock: Complete combines Intense Rock Volumes 1 and 2 and takes you step by step through the techniques that will enable you to play terrifying licks. In this exciting presentation, Paul Gilbert teaches you his personal exercises and sequences for incredibly fast and clean alternate picking, 3-note-per-string scales, sweep picking and string skipping. Special features include a bonus performance by Yngwie Malmsteen and bonus lessons from Steve Morse and John Petrucci.
Title: Zen of Screaming, The (DVD)
Artist: Cross, Melissa
Vocal instruction for metal singers! Hosted by internationally acclaimed vocal coach Melissa Cross (whose past students include Andrew W.K., Melissa Auf der Maur and the singers from Slipknot, Killswitch Engage and Thursday), this DVD provides information and step by step exercises to help you sing aggressively without damaging your vocal chords.
Title: Drum Basics (DVD)
The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps towards experiencing the fun of playing music. Now you can experience both Step 1 and Step 2 together for the first time on DVD.
Title: Work in progress, A (DVD)
Artist: Peart, Neil
On this DVD, Neil Peart documents the "work in progress" of recording Rush's album, 'Test for Echo', as well as the work in progress from Neil himself and his endless apprenticeship to the art of drumming.
Title: Violin (ultimate beginner series) (DVD)
The Ultimate Beginner Series string DVDs cover: maintenance and care for the instrument, correct posture and holding techniques, simple finger patterns, bowing and plucking methods, your first notes, music theory, and helpful hints to get you started fast. DVD special features include getting to know the instruments, beginning music theory interactive, additional video tips, and printable reference materials.
Title: Alto Saxophone (DVD) (ultimate beginner)
The Ultimate Beginner Series instrumental DVDs include Volumes I and II and cover assembly and maintenance, proper posture and hand positions, breathing and producing a sound, first notes, music theory, and more. Students will also advance to learning a complete one-octave scale and additional music theory. DVD special features include getting to know the instruments, beginning music theory interactive, additional video tips, and printable reference materials.
Title: Have Fun Playing Djembe (DVD)
Artist: Dutz, Brad
This unique series is designed to show the beginning hand drummer a fun and creative approach to playing immediately. In Step One, Brad Dutz covers how to develop a good sense of the beat, how to produce drum tones, and how to play a rhythm. Step Two presents in-depth instructions on the proper techniques for producing a variety of tones and sounds. In addition to presenting exercises to develop technique, this program also includes authentic rhythmic patterns from several diverse world cultures. Special DVD features include interactive drums from around the world, performance applications of education, fanga rhythm and frame drum performance, and printable worksheets.
Title: Modern Electric Bass (DVD)
Artist: Pastorius, Jaco
The late master demonstrates the techniques that made him the most influential electric bassist of all time. Jaco explains his right- and left-hand technique, harmonics, finger exercises and more. Includes several solos as well as performances. DVD special features include Jaco's biography, additional artist video clips and additional video tips.