Don't Idle Engine is an ongoing project of Alan Sentman and collaborators to explore the confluence of electronic and acoustic elements in composition. Classically trained in piano, percussion and composition, Sentman explores his different influences resulting in the unique, edgy sound of Don't Idle Engine. Check out his latest release  - Everything That Falls Into Place  - nominated for a 2012 Independent Music Award!

As part of our sheet music publication series we are offering these new piano accompaniments for one track on Don't Idle Engine's latest album. They are intended as arpeggio studies for the elementary to intermediate level piano student. To be played as a ‘duet’ with the award-winning song “Center of the Universe” by Don’t Idle Engine, they motivate the student to keep time with the recording and to build ensemble-playing skills even while practicing alone.

Click here for a sample of "Center of the Universe". Click the link above to purchase the track. We offer the keyboard accompaniments for free as incentive to purchase the track, which supports Don't Idle Engine!

Center_of_the_Universe.pdf (Elementary)

Center_of_the_Universe-2.pdf (Late Elementary)

Center_of_the_Universe-3.pdf (Intermediate)

 

Earlier releases:

The Savages

Don't Idle Engine - the premiere release

NEWS

Access liner notes and bios for Kathryn Woodard's Journeys CD at the link - our current radio promotion.

 

Qin Qian & Friends will perform 3 sets at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Saturday, August 24 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

 

The next Weekly Musicians' Wellness Workshop will be September 25! Please follow the event on Facebook for informative posts and updates

 

Gamelan Semara Santi's next concert at Swarthmore is on Sunday November 17

 

We are pleased to announce the premiere of "Lively Dance" by Ulvi Cemal Erkin arranged for orchestra by Kathryn Woodard on November 22 by the Haverford College Orchestra conducted by Heidi Jacob

 

 

QUICK Links

  

Check out the video pages for the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music:

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III 

 

Listen to "Center of the Universe" by Don't Idle Engine

 

Listen to an excerpt of "Aegean Spring" read at the Midwest Clinic Orchestra Reading session here!

 

View one of our featured titles, "Victory March," here.

 

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