Total Piano: The Ultimate Guide to Learning and Mastering the Piano

Total Piano: The Ultimate Guide to Learning and Mastering the Piano

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by Terry Burrows
     
 
It's one of the most popular instruments ever—at the pinnacle of classical music, as well as a major player in blues, jazz and rock. And now, with the advent of the electronic synthesizer and MIDI-based sampled music, keyboard skills are more important than ever. Whether you're starting from scratch, or took now-forgotten piano lessons as a child, this is the

Overview

It's one of the most popular instruments ever—at the pinnacle of classical music, as well as a major player in blues, jazz and rock. And now, with the advent of the electronic synthesizer and MIDI-based sampled music, keyboard skills are more important than ever. Whether you're starting from scratch, or took now-forgotten piano lessons as a child, this is the idea guide for developing your talent. It's a self-contained audio-visual course, filled with easy-to-follow exercises that increase in complexity along with your ability. Over 1000 computer-generated samples of music, from classical to pop to heavy metal, appear diagrammatically, many of which you can listen to on the accompanying CD. The disc also has karaoke-style backing tracks so you can improvise over them. By the end of the lessons, you will have a thorough grasp of fundamental keyboard theory and skills—enough to work your way through several demanding classical and jazz solos...also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760734872
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.76(d)

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