(Faber Piano Adventures ). The appeal of popular music spans generations and genres. In this collection of 27 hits, enjoy folk tunes like "Ashokan Farewell" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," movie themes from James Bond and Batman , Broadway numbers from Evita and A Little Night Music , and chart-toppers performed by Michael Jackson, Adele, Billy Joel, and more. Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 provides this variety, yet with accessible arrangements for the progressing pianist. Students may advance through the book alongside method studies, or jump to all their favorites. Optional chord symbols above the staff guide understanding and personal expression.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2002-01-01
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. This comprehensive "All-In-One" book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Book 1 presents the fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form. The redesigned layout improves information hierarchy, putting focus on key concepts and step-by-step learning. Online support is now included, with over two hours of instructional videos and audio accompaniment tracks that inspire rhythmic vitality and artistic expression. Songs include: Amazing Grace * The Can-Can * Catch a Falling Star * Danny Boy * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * The Entertainer * Greensleeves * The Lion Sleeps Tonight * and more!
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. The comprehensive all-in-one course book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Students learn fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form. The clear layout puts focus on key concepts and step-by-step learning. Online access to audio and video support is included. Two supplementary repertoire books provide the best of popular and classical music for extended learning and fun. The Adult Bravo Pack 1 includes three publications: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Course Book 1, Adult Classics Book 1 and Adult Popular Book 1. A complete starter kit for adult beginners! With the Adult Piano Adventures Bravo Pack 1, adult beginners can: * Learn to play using a comprehensive, all-in-one piano course * Discover note reading, music theory and piano technique * Play songs including "Amazing Grace," "Catch a Falling Star," "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik," "The Entertainer," "Greensleeves" and more * Play along with audio accompaniments and watch instructional videos, for enhanced learning and comprehension * Discover more classical favorites from Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi and other composers, arranged at precisely the right level in Adult Classics Book 1 * Explore timeless hits and popular favorites "Over the Rainbow," "Theme from Downton Abbey," "Beauty and the Beast," "Edelweiss" and more in Adult Popular Book 1 Get a complete curriculum in one convenient bundle and save 20% off single book prices when you purchase the Bravo Pack.
Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 1997-12-01
This book begins with an extensive review of the chords and keys previously studied, using fresh and interesting material that will provide enjoyment as well as reinforcement. Particularly noteworthy is the systematic presentation of chords in all positions in both hands. Titles: America the Beautiful * Arkansas Traveler * The Battle Hymn of the Republic * Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair * Brahms Lullaby * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Deep River * Down in the Valley * Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) * Fascination * A Festive Rondeau * Frankie and Johnnie * The Hokey-Pokey * The House of the Rising Sun * Introduction and Dance * La Cucaracha * La Donna E Mobile * La Raspa * Light and Blue * Loch Lomond * Lonesome Road * The Marriage of Figaro * Morning Has Broken * Musetta's Waltz * Musette * Night Song * Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen * Polyvetsian Dances * Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 * The Riddle * Rock-a My Soul * Roman Holiday * Sakura * Scherzo * Space Shuttle Blues * Swingin' Sevenths * Theme from Symphony No. 6 (Tchaikovsky) * Tumbalalaika * Village Dance * Waves of the Danube * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * You're in My Heart
Piano Adventures Theory Book, Primer Level is divided into 10 units, correlating with the 10 units of the Lesson Book. Each unit reinforces basic theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities - all within a youthful context.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Intermediate students are ready to explore the challenges of one-octave scales and arpeggios. More than a simple reference to scale fingerings and key signatures, this book presents valuable patterns that engage the ear and give musical meaning to scale degrees. By transposing these patterns and common chord progressions, students gain deep understanding in all keys. With additional strategies for fluency and gesture, students are well-prepared for technical mastery.
Piano Adventures Primer Level orients the student to the piano through black-key pieces that explore the range of the keyboard. This is followed by off-the-staff note reading, which teaches the keyboard letter names and basic rhythms. Contents include:
Author: Shinʼichi Suzuki
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 1995
Titles: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variations (Shinichi Suzuki) * Lightly Row (German Folk Song) * The Honeybee (Bohemian Folk Song) * Cuckoo (German Folk Song) * Lightly Row (German Folk Song) * French Children's Song (French Folk Song) * London Bridge (English Folk Song) * Mary Had a Little Lamb (American Nursury Song) * Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Folk Song) * Au Clair de la Lune (J. B. Lully) * Long, Long Ago (T. H. Bayly) * Little Playmates (F.X. Chwatal) * Chant Arabe (Anonymous) * Allegretto 1 (C. Czerny) * Goodbye to Winter (Folk Song) * Allegretto 2 (C. Czerny) * Christmas-Day Secrets (T. Dutton) * Allegro (Shinichi Suzuki) * Musette (Anonymous).
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Perfect for organizing practice time for any student in AlfredÍs Premier Piano Course Level 1A--6, this book includes 36 lesson assignment sheets, a performance repertoire list and a dictionary of musical terms. The 2-page weekly layout provides a simple assignment grid that allows the teacher to write the assignment and practice suggestions efficiently, using only a minimum of lesson time. A practice chart, blank music staves and parent-teacher notepad area complete the easy-to-read format.
Author: Barbara Kreader
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Release Date: 2005
(Educational Piano Library). The Hal Leonard Student Piano Library's Adult Piano Method takes an all-in-one approach by combining lessons, solos, technique, and theory into a single volume. This innovative series is authored by the skilled writers of the HLSPL children's method accomplished composers, teachers, and performers with a broad background in piano pedagogy. The authors have taken a logical step-by-step approach, always keeping the adult learning process in mind. The book is well-paced, moving quickly but comfortably through new concepts and material. Beginning adult students will find this book challenging enough to be interesting, yet easy enough to experience a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Richly orchestrated accompaniments available on CD or GM disk will provide students with a sense of rhythmic security and musical accomplishment as well as encouraging them to practice on their own.