(Faber Piano Adventures ). Designed for the teenager or transfer student, this technique course combines "Technique Secrets" from both the Primer and Level 1 with new exercises that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book One. The integration of technique and artistry gives students the tools for expressive performance. "Technique Secrets" develops a technical foundation, while the "Artistry Magic" page at the end of each unit explores expressive playing.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). An exciting collection for the elementary pianist that offers performance pieces "with a challenge." As the title "Gold Star" suggests, these pieces are especially appropriate for recitals and other musical events. The long awaited addition to the Piano Adventures series contains songs and pieces like: Pterodactyls, Really Neat * Cartoon Stories * Squinchy-Pinchy Shoes * Roller Skate Ride * and more. Includes the Gold Star Performance CD for both listening and play-along.
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:
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Enhancements to the 2nd Edition Level 2B Technique & Artistry Book include emphasis on pattern recognition, new teacher duets for several Artistry Magic pieces, and a new exercise to prepare students for playing chord changes. The four effective technique secrets are used as warm-ups throughout the book.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Technique & Artistry Book 2 combines "Technique Secrets" from levels 2A and 2B with new exercises and "Artistry Magic" pieces that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book 2. These elegantly simple "technique secrets" build a solid technical foundation for the older beginner and are used as daily warm-ups throughout the book. Students are guided to produce a variety of pianistic motions always with the purpose of creating artistic sounds.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Book 1 covers fundamental rhythms, all the notes of the grand staff, C position, G position. Contents include: Aloha Oe * Amazing Grace * Bagpipes * Bus Stop Boogie * Camptown Races * Chant of the Monk * Chant of the Monks * Chinese Dragon * Chord Crossings * Dreamscape * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * English Minuet * Fife and Drums * Forest Drums * French Minuet.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Contents: Ashokan Farewell * Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (from The Wizard of Oz ) * Don't Cry for Me, Argentina * I Want to Hold Your Hand * The James Bond Theme * Linus and Lucy * Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz ) * The River.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). The Level 3A Technique & Artistry Book combines two essential elements of pianism technical skill and artistic performance. This smooth, integrated approach builds basic elements of piano technique, always directed toward an artistic goal. Four effective "Technique Secrets" focus on nuanced gestures of the hand and wrist, as well as pedaling. Targeted exercises and etudes lead to expressive, musical performance of the Artistry Magic pieces.