Giveaway: Piano Books from Award-Winning Composers! Enter Now!

Piano Book Giveaway

Win 1 of 8 piano books from award-winning composers!

Red Leaf Piano Works and Artiden are teaming up to give away piano books to lucky Artiden readers!

Red Leaf showcases works from award-winning composers and piano teachers– don’t miss out!

How to Enter

Just leave a comment telling us which book you want to win! (Choose from the eight below.)

If you have more than one entry, please include the number of entries you have and how you got them, e.g. “I also tweeted this giveaway (@artiden).”

Enter up to 4 times!

  • Get 1 Extra Entry – Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter, with the hashtag #redleafgiveaway and a link to this post. Important: We can’t track your entry without the hashtag.
  • Get 2 Extra Entries – ‘Like’ Artiden and Red Leaf Pianoworks on Facebook.

Winners will be drawn randomly on June 19th, 12:00pm PST.

This giveaway is open to residents of Canada and US. Winners will be announced on Artiden and contacted via email.

Prizes

Red Leaf sent me the eight books below, and I’m super excited to be sharing them with you! (I’m definitely impressed with all the Red Leaf composers– there is a wide range of style and music.) These are great prizes… and who doesn’t like freebies?

All you have to do is leave a comment telling us which book you want to win, and you might win it!

Piano Book Giveaway

Titanic (Rebekah Maxner)

  • An early 1900s-esque collection of pieces from and inspired by the Titanic.
  • I really like the range of emotion and style in these pieces; there are melancholic sighs to carefree waltzing to cute “jig-like” movements. There aren’t any outrageous surprises in the music as each piece starts and ends seamlessly; the style is authentic and fun to play! (Intermediate)

Colour Collection (Rebekah Maxner)

  • Short, fun pieces which express moods in colours. I find a type of freedom in these pieces; they aren’t bound by any conventional ‘rules’ of composing; there’s variation in rhythm, colour, and musicality, allowing the pianist practice a range of skills with these single-page pieces. (Intermediate)

Seascape (Teresa Richert)

  • These flowing phrases are reminiscent of the sea and bring you to a walk along Vancouver’s seawall. Seascape pieces are a couple pages in length and really explore the ‘twinkling’ depths of the piano.
  • There is a lot of pedal work and you’ll find that the melodies build up as you move along. (Advanced)

Piano Book Giveaway: Susan Griesdale
Piano Poems (Susan Griesdale)

  • These pieces express a range of emotions with a type of flow, from sweet and delicate to heartbroken and melancholic. There’s even a piece where you improvise the right hand.
  • These pieces are short and I find them quite relaxing to play; they’re lyrical and they express a type of feeling, like classic reflective poems. (Intermediate)

Piano Book Giveaway: Beverly Porter

Ladybug and Friends (Beverly Porter)

  • These are short and fun pieces featuring a range of different styles that describe different bugs. Every piece is enjoyable– who can resist bugs like “Shutter Bug” and “Fashion Bug” with blues and the hoedown?
  • There is a lot of variety in rhythm and music, so it’s hard to get bored and great to learn with. (Elementary)

Piano Book Giveaway: Martha Hill DuncanPrecipitations (Martha Hill Duncan)

  • All of the pieces feature a type of continuity that really engages its listeners, yet each piece is entirely unique. Most of these pieces have more than two voices, so it’s up to you to project the melody.
  • There are lots of recurring patterns and variations with contrasting moods, and are quite exciting to play. (Advanced)

Isla Vista Suite (Martha Hill Duncan)

  • These pieces have a lot of movement; there aren’t any long, sustained moments, but there’s an underlying element of calmness and serenity.
  • The melody travels between the voices which add to the overall effect, with the constant movement apparent throughout. (Advnaced; RCM gr 7 – 9)Piano Book Giveaway: Janet Gieck

Outside My Window (Janet Gieck)

  • A very clever collection of pieces that are harder to play than you might think at first.
  • Most of the pieces transform through stages as you move on; Outside My Window is very dynamic and there’s a lot of theme variation. For example, the piece might begin with a light single melody, change into a waltz, and finally end with a ‘splink!’ (Late Intermediate)

Note: Sample recordings are available on the Red Leaf website.

Good luck everyone!

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Nichole
Nichole
8 years ago

I’d love to win the Titanic! The titanic is one of my favourite movies.

Susan Lynch
Susan Lynch
8 years ago

Piano poems! The recordings sound amazing.

josie
josie
8 years ago

Piano Poems. Looks interesting and beautiful!

Grace
Grace
8 years ago

I have 4 entries: I liked both Artiden and Redleaf on Facebook, and I tweeted about this giveaway.

I’d like to win Seascape (all of these sound great).

Pamela M. D. Bonta
8 years ago

I would love to have Maxner’s Colour book.

Michael Trew
Michael Trew
8 years ago

Quick Tips for Accurate Sight Reading sounds like a great book!

Sean Raleigh
Sean Raleigh
8 years ago

I’d love to win Outside My Window in order to challenge myself more on the piano!

Leo Baran
Leo Baran
8 years ago

I liked Artiden and Red Leaf Pianoworks on facebook, so I have three entries. Anyway, I would love to have Seascape (and/or Isla Vista Suite).

Noreen Wensley
8 years ago

3 entries for me. I have some of these books already, and they’re fabulous. So, if I were to pick 3 that I don’t own already, I’d love a copy of any of these ones (and thanks in advance if I win!):

I’d love to try Seascapes, Titanic, and Isla Vista Suite.

~ Noreen ~

Michael Trew
Michael Trew
8 years ago

Titanic sounds interesting for a piano book!

Noreen Wensley
8 years ago

Janet’s “Outside My Window” is a super collection that everyone needs in their libraries.

I’m in love with many of these composers’ works, and can’t rave enough. Congratulations to the lucky winners of the books, and thanks to the talented women at Red Leaf for their creative genius!

~ Noreen Wensley ~

Carmen
Carmen
8 years ago

I like the sound of Precipitations. Oh, and I also entered on Twitter!

Laura
Laura
8 years ago

Piano Poems seems like a wonderful book to add to any collection

Beth Tadeson
8 years ago

Three entries for me (facebook). So hard to choose just one, but I think I’d like Outside My Window for my six late-intermediate students.

Pat
Pat
8 years ago

I’d like to win Ladybug and Friends for my granddaughter.

Noreen Wensley
8 years ago

I think I’d love a copy of “Seascapes”… a book that would remind me of the West Coast.

Anastasia @ eco-babyz
8 years ago

3 entries, I like both on Facebook
I would pick the Colour Collection

ron marsh
ron marsh
8 years ago

Precipitations sounds beautiful.

Emily Morelli
Emily Morelli
8 years ago

My little girl would love Lady Bug and Friends

Emilie
Emilie
8 years ago

Ladybug and Friends sounds really interesting– I’m sure my students would love this book!

Eileen Krueger
Eileen Krueger
8 years ago

I would like to win Isla Vista Suite.

Michelle Stukane
Michelle Stukane
8 years ago

Precipitations! It sounds so beautiful and fun!

Lynnette
Lynnette
8 years ago

I would like to win Seascape. Sounds like beautiful music.

Shelley C.
Shelley C.
8 years ago

Wow hard choices I think I would like Seascape. Thanks.

Clara S.
Clara S.
8 years ago

I’d love to win ‘seascape’!! Love the sea and music about it…

Tamar
Tamar
8 years ago

I think ladybug and friends is a great book.

Liza Lo
Liza Lo
8 years ago

Precipitations and Isla Vista Suite seems desirable.

Emilie S.
Emilie S.
8 years ago

I really want to win Seascape! I’m from Vancouver too, and the tracks sound amazing!

Jekabs Jursins
Jekabs Jursins
8 years ago

I’m liking the look of Precipitations :)
and I liked both facebook pages, just check the ‘liked’ list to clarify

jennifer gray
jennifer gray
8 years ago

i would like Ladybug and Friends sounds like fun stuff to play

jennifer gray
jennifer gray
8 years ago
Reply to  jennifer gray

i also have liked the facebook pages

Jessica
Jessica
8 years ago

4 entries, I liked both and tweeted!

I would love to win the Titanic book :)

Julianne R.
Julianne R.
8 years ago

Piano poems sounds beautiful!

Richard
Richard
8 years ago

I would really love a copy of Colour Collections!

Diane Baum
Diane Baum
8 years ago

I would love to win the Titanic book

Lolita
Lolita
8 years ago

I would like to win PIANO POEMS… I would pick some and play at our next recital and impress my teacher.

Renée Ritz
Renée Ritz
8 years ago

I’d love a copy of the Isla Vista Suite. Keep up the great work!

Renee G
Renee G
8 years ago

I would love to win Titanic.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)Com

Monika Dryburgh
Monika Dryburgh
8 years ago

I particularly like the look of Beverly Porter’s “Ladybug and Friends”.

(3 entries; liked on facebook.)

Michelle B
Michelle B
8 years ago

I would love to win the Seascapes.
I Liked Artiden and Red Leaf Pianoworks on Facebook (Michelle Bainbridge)for a total of
3 entries.

Vivian
Vivian
8 years ago

lt would be a pleasure if l got “0utside my widnow.”

Storm, the Psychotic Housewife

I would pick Ladybug and Friends.

R Hicks
R Hicks
8 years ago

I want to win color collections

brich22 at earthlink dot net

R Hicks
R Hicks
8 years ago
R Hicks
R Hicks
8 years ago

like both fb
rich hicks
brich22 at earthlink dot net

1

R Hicks
R Hicks
8 years ago

like both fb
rich hicks
brich22 at earthlink dot net

2

Maegan Morin
Maegan Morin
8 years ago

I would like to win them all!! But i think the Titanic one appeals to me the most :D

Maegan Morin
Maegan Morin
8 years ago
Maegan Morin
Maegan Morin
8 years ago

I like Artiden on facebook (same name)

Maegan Morin
Maegan Morin
8 years ago

I like Red Leaf Pianoworks on facebook (same name)