Included with each folk song is a simple presentation of the unaccompanied tune with its full text, historical information about the tune, its circumstances, a brief sound recording bibliography, practice suggestions for the student, a secondo piano part and a general MIDI
accompaniment in CD format.
Alfred is the world's largest educational music publisher with over 15,000 active print, video (DVD, VHS/PAL), software, general MIDI
, CD-audio and E-CD titles currently in circulation throughout the world.
The accompanying General MIDI
disk (a separate option) functions as a surrogate orchestra, simulating the concerto experience.
Yamaha's S-YXG50 wavetable SoftSynthesizer is also included for acoustic instrument sound reproduction that is compatible with General MIDI
and Yamaha XG standards.