Cengage Advantage Books: Piano for Pleasure, Concise / Edition 4

Cengage Advantage Books: Piano for Pleasure, Concise / Edition 4

by Martha Hilley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495897736

ISBN-13: 9780495897736

Pub. Date: 05/03/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This compact edition of BASIC PIANO FOR PLEASURE will have you playing in no time with its accessible and comprehensive tools! The authors present vital keyboard skills in a smooth, carefully calibrated progression that makes you feel comfortable learning to play the piano. By the end of the first chapter, you will play a Hilley arrangement of "Amazing Grace," and…  See more details below

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This compact edition of BASIC PIANO FOR PLEASURE will have you playing in no time with its accessible and comprehensive tools! The authors present vital keyboard skills in a smooth, carefully calibrated progression that makes you feel comfortable learning to play the piano. By the end of the first chapter, you will play a Hilley arrangement of "Amazing Grace," and a piece written especially for this title by Lynn Freeman Olson. Subsequent chapters build your confidence by offering a consistent synthesis of keyboard skills, music theory, and creativity. Olson's original and appealing musical selections consistently complement Hilley's legendary teaching skills. As a result, you will learn difficult piano skills as you experience the excitement of playing old favorites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495897736
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/03/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
1,068,714
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


1. Listening/Dynamics/Black Keys. 2. Simple Note Values/Key Names/Black Key Groups. 3. Meter Signatures/Rests/Line and Space Notes/Steps and Skips/Seconds and Thirds. 4. Treble and Bass/Grand Staff/Fourths and Fifths/Half Steps and Whole Steps/Sharps and Flats. 5. Dotted Rhythms/Phrases. 6. Upbeats/Major Pentascales. 7. Triads/Sixths, Sevenths, Eighths. 8. Extensions/Leger Lines. 9. Syncopation/Major Scales/ Key Signatures. 10. Scale Fingering/Primary Chords. 11. Chord Inversions/Guitar Symbols. Harmonizing/Transposing. 12. Compound Meter/Dominant Sevenths. 13. Triplets/Key Triads. Indices of Titles and Composers.

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