The Foundation Pianist Book 1 Bk 1

Author: Karen Marshall
Publisher: PianoTrainer Series
ISBN: 0571540651
Release Date: 2018-08-20
Genre: Piano

The Foundation Pianist, Book 1 is a book for students beyond the beginner stage who want to develop a technical and musical foundation to help them progress on to intermediate levels. Exploring piano technique through a variety of elements, the book includes daily exercises, sight-reading, repertoire, and musical time travel. This series includes two books that not only develop students' technique, reading, theory, and musicianship, but also provide an invaluable insight into the world of classical music, from madrigals to symphonies and operas to concertos.

The Adult Beginner At The Piano Book 1

Author: Barbara Kirkby-Mason
Publisher: Music Sales
ISBN: 9780857123770
Release Date: 2010-06-09
Genre: Music

A well designed course suitable for the adult beginner or as a revision course for the young pianist by Barbara Kirkby-Mason.

Artistry at the Piano Repertoire Book 1

Author: Jon George
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457494981
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Jon George's compositions always delight pianists of all ages. This book, closely correlated with the Artistry at the Piano piano method, can be used by any student at the elementary level. Elements taught in the MUSICIANSHIP series are used in the REPERTOIRE pieces in a manner both challenging and satisfying to the student. Students and teachers alike will appreciate the easier readability and clear engraving of this revised edition. These pieces are ideal choices for a first recital!

Chop Monster Piano Accompaniment Book 1

Author: Shelly Berg
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457423123
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

Chop-Monster is a sequential jazz improvisation method by acclaimed jazz pianist and educator Shelly Berg that utilizes a "call-and-response" approach: students listen to a jazz idea, imitate it until it is internalized, and then "try it on their own." In Chop-Monster 1, students will hear and improvise to the Ima7, iimi7, and V7 chords in the key of B-flat, plus a basic blues progression.

Alfred s Piano 101

Author: E. L. Lancaster
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 073900607X
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Music

An introductory piano course for adults includes theory, technique, sight-reading, ear training, and ensembles.

The Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 Nos 1 8

Author: Johann Sebastian Bach
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457471973
Release Date: 1996-02-01
Genre: Music

This edition of Johann Sebastian Bach's famous keyboard work "The Well-Tempered Clavier" was edited by Ferruccio Busoni, who also added historical information and a large number of performance notes that will relate to piano performance. Contains Preludes and Fugues 1-8 from Volume One.

Keys to Artistic Performance Bk 1 24 Early Intermediate to Intermediate Pieces to Inspire Imaginative Performance

Author: Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739051296
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Music

This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, how to move at the piano. Titles: Children's Song from For Children Vol. 1, Sz. 42, No. 3 (Bart?k) * Polka (Glinka) * Ecossaise in G Major, D. 145, No. 4 (Schubert) * Distant Bells from 12 Melodious Pieces, Op. 63, No. 6 (Streabbog) * Children's Game from For Children, Sz. 48, No. 8 (Bart?k) * Old French Song from Album for the Young, Op. 39, No. 16 (Tchaikovsky) * In the Garden from Album for the Young, Op. 140, No. 4 (Gurlitt) * Morning Prayer from Album for the Young, Op. 39, No. 1 (Tchaikovsky) * The Festive Dance from Album for the Young, Op. 140, No. 7 (Gurlitt) * A Sad Story from 12 Melodious Pieces, Op. 63, No. 10 (Streabbog) * Italian Song from Album for the Young, Op. 39, No. 15 (Tchaikovsky) * Peasant Dance, Op. 107, No. 20 (Reineke) * First Loss from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 16 (Schumann) * Waltz Op. 36, No. 3 (Amy Beach) * L?ndler, D. 679, No. 2 (Schubert) * Waltz in B Minor, Op. 18, D. 145, No. 6 (Schubert) * March Breve (Dennis Alexander) * Siciliana from 11 Children's Pieces, Op. 35, No. 6 (Alfredo Casella) * Butterflies from 12 Melodious Pieces, Op. 63, No. 11 (Streabbog) * Elizabeth's Lullaby (Dennis Alexander) * Toccata Robusto (Dennis Alexander) * The Mysterious Nile (Dennis Alexander) * Murmuring Brook from Album for the Young, Op. 140, No. 5 (Gurlitt) * Scherzino (Dennis Alexander).

Modern Piano Method Grade 1

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781619110069
Release Date: 2016-02-18
Genre: Music

Mel Bay's Modern Piano Method is designed to introduce the student to the world of piano playing from a contemporary perspective. the book will teach basic music theory concepts as well as general piano skills and techniques needed for developing a solid pianistic foundation. Several different styles of music are introduced in the book to give the student a broader musical perspective. After completion of the book the student will have a well-rounded understanding of how to read notes and how basic chord symbols work.

The Jazz Pianist

Author: Fred Hughes
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 075799315X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Music

Jazz recording artist, pianist, and educator Fred Hughes takes you step-by-step though the process of efficiently playing chords with the left hand only. Learn jazz vocabulary along with practice and memorization techniques. The Jazz Pianist: Left Hand Voicings and Chord Theory begins with triads and proceeds through thirteenth chords and teaches the practical application of chords and chord progressions. Topics include: how to perform all chords and variations with little effort, how to provide the harmonic structure and foundation with the left hand, the theory of chord construction, the foundations of chord memorization, and how to utilize practice patterns for mastery. Learn these standards: "Have You Met Miss Jones," "All the Things You Are," "The Days of Wine and Roses," and "Body and Soul." Includes play-along and demonstration CD with bass and drums. An essential book for every jazz pianist!

10 Teachers Viewpoints on Suzuki Piano

Author: Gilles Comeau
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 145749020X
Release Date:
Genre: Music

This book offers a rare opportunity for teachers to benefit from the knowledge and experience of ten master teachers. In his or her own words, each contributor discusses the Suzuki philosophy and how it can best be put into practice. The subject is addressed in a logical fashion, moving from the theoretical to the practical, with contributors' ideas set out so that readers will find a range of opinions on any particular aspect of the method grouped together. 10 Teacher's Viewpoints on Suzuki Piano covers issues of interest to all piano teachers, such as the importance of listening and review, supplementary repertoire, when to introduce reading, and how to bring out students' musicality. In addition, the contributors offer concrete ideas for developing technique and planning lessons.

Discovering Piano Literature Book 2

Author: M'lou Dietzer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457409103
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

This collection of classic intermediate literature contains pieces from the four style periods. Theoretical elements are highlighted to hasten the evaluation and presentation of each piece.

Piano Playing with Piano Questions Answered

Author: Josef Hofmann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486233626
Release Date: 1920
Genre: Music

Provides instructions for beginning pianists, from finding middle C and counting the beat to playing a series of progressively more difficult tunes.