Organ Arrangements of Classic Melodies, Vol III
arranged by Rosa Rio, reprinted from their original editions.
This is a new printing on sturdy 80 pound acid-free paper. 40 pages. Registrations given for Hammond and
all organs. There are photos and original covers, restored and reproduced in full color.
Highest quality. Quality guaranteed. Size of music is 9.5" x 12.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
is filled with dreams and song. You will surely recognize Glenn Miller’s
famous Moonlight Serenade
, but can you recall Forgotten Melody
included is Rosa's own composition, Dreaming
. This dreamy number written in 1969 will
awaken memories and recall dreams from any audience! It was a hit when played in 2006 by Lew Williams
at the ATOS
Convention in Tampa, Florida. This last volume also includes
what many think is tied with Jalousie
as her best arrangement, and that is the lilting and quirky Holiday
- Moonlight Serenade
- Manhattan Moonlight
- Dreaming (Rosa’s original music)
- Forgotten Melody
- Manhattan Serenade
lived for many years in Sun City Center, Florida, with her
husband Bill Yeoman before her death on May 13, 2010, but she was there
at the beginning of the theatre organ. She has been involved with show business
in so many forms throughout her career that arranging Broadway show music
is just another facet. Just to give you a brief idea of why her arrangements
demonstrate superb musicianship, great style, and practical keyboard techniques:
She knew these composers and she knew how they wanted their tunes played.
This is first-hand knowledge that she used efficiently to make these arrangements:
no wasted notes and no superfluous effects. They are moderately easy to moderate
and will produce a satisfying and professional sound for you.