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Who Is Alfred Music?

Alfred Music, the leader in music education for 94 years, produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred Music’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York, as well as offices around the world, including Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Since 1922, Alfred Music has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred Music currently has over 150,000 active titles and represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars, Cole Porter, fun., George and Ira Gershwin, John Lennon, Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and The Who, to brands like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, Rolling Stone magazine, and Billboard. .

In addition to its own titles, Alfred Music distributes products from over 150 companies, including advance music, Belwin, Cengage Learning, Dover Publications, Drum Channel, Faber Music, Guitar World, Highland/Etling, Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Kalmus, MakeMusic, Penguin, Schaum Publications, and WEA.

Alfred Music is now also paired with MakeMusic, which is part of Peaksware Holdings, LLC portfolio of companies, to transform how music is composed, published, taught, learned, and performed by bringing together the leaders in educational music publishing and music technology.

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  1. Hello Mr. Curry, thanks for your beautiful music. Our chancel choir has created a Cantata for Easter Sunday using their favorite Hymns. One of the hymns is “Sweet Rivers of Mercy”. They have asked me to write a script that will draw the music together. I am using theology and the stories behind the hymns. I have looked for the history or story which led to your writing of this beautiful piece, but have been unable to find anything. Would you be willing to share with me your inspiration. Thank you very much for your consideration.

  2. I used to favor Alfred Music for guitar learning CD’s… until they switched to MP3 formatted CDs. Like many of my fellow guitar “students” I use a TASCAM GTII CD player as it offers some great features when learning guitar riffs.. chops etc. A CD formatted in MP3 is useless.. so no “sales revenue” from us. I guess it was a business model decision on you part to no longer produce regular CD formats. I believe there is a significant market for regular CD formatted products as there is a large population of us that favor TASCAM as a learning tool. So have a nice day, without us of course as PC playback is not a great thing.

  3. good evening! can have the opportunity to purchase from you company Yamaha band student E-flat book2/3: alto saxophone with compact disk CDs?

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