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Synopsis: Want to go beyond "Chopsticks?" This visual guide to tickling the ivories will show you the way. By Chapter 2, you'll be playing simple pieces and practicing scales. You'll progress from getting familiar with notes, symbols, and keys to playing basic chords and reading music like a pro. Without getting bogged down in boring theory, you'll learn what you need to know and enjoy playing as you go! Whether you like Bach or rock, jazz or country, golden oldies or new age, you'll love learning to play the fun, visual way.
Concise two-page lessons show you all the crucial skills and are ideal for quick review
About the Author: Mary Sue Taylor has taught beginning piano, jazz, improvisation, chord study, and other related topics to a diverse array of students since 1956. She has also filled her share of musical requests, having played piano in the Atlanta area since 1954. Over the years, she has dusted the keys of nearly every piano in the Atlanta area, from formal society clubs to dim, smoke-filled jazz bars to the hottest house parties. She lives in Roswell, Georgia, with her husband, Jimmy.
Tere Stouffer is a freelance author and editor who has now broken into the double digits?this is her tenth book. She lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with her chocolate Lab, Maxine, who kept her feet warm on many a late winter night spent working on this manuscript.
Title: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Piano
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Book Description Visual, 2006. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP13276243
Book Description Visual, 2006. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88279814
Book Description Visual, 2006. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP16754635
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Book Description Visual, 2006. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Chapter 1: The Piano.The History of the Piano.The Sounding Board.Pedals.The Keyboard.Playing Position, Posture, and Hand Position.Chapter 2: Reading Music and Playing Notes.The Staff.Notes on the Staff.Sharps, Flats, and Naturals.Key Signature and Time Signature.Ledger Lines and Octave Signs.Some Exercises.How to Practice Your Fingering.Chapter 3: Steps and Intervals.Steps on the Piano Keyboard.Keyboard Intervals.Exercises in Steps and Intervals.Arpeggios.Answers to Intervals Test.Chapter 4: Dynamics and Tempo.Dynamics.Ties.Syncopation.Phrases.Tempo.Chapter 5: Warming Up.Right-Hand Five-Finger Warm Ups with Numbers.Left-Hand Five-Finger Warm Ups with Numbers.Right-Hand Five-Finger Warm Ups with Note Names.Left-Hand Five-Finger Warm Ups with Note Names.Playing a Solo with Your Right Hand.Playing Both Hands Together.Playing without Finger Numbers or Note Names.Chapter 6: Chords.C Chord.F Chord.G Chord.Solid and Broken Chords.Crossing Fingers Over and Under.Exercises.Inversions.Lead Sheets.Three Jazz Pieces to Practice Chords.Chapter 7: Meter, Harmony, and Movement.Playing in Waltz Time.Sight Reading.Playing Four-Part Harmony.Parallel Motion.Upbeats.Contrary Motion.Chapter 8: Advanced Musical Terms.Staccato and Legato.Repeat Signs.How Fast and How Loud?Triplets.Additional Exercises.Chapter 9: Advanced Chords.Major-Minor Keys: Memorizing Key Signatures.Major-Minor Triads: Building Thirds.Suspended Fourth Chord.Flat-Five Chord.Sixth Chord.Seventh Chord.Chord Dictionary.Playing Three Old Favorites.Chapter 10: Musical Styles.Ragtime.Jazz.The Blues.Boogie Woogie.Country.Rock 'n' Roll.New Age.Improvising a Melody with Chords.Making Up a Solo.Additional Piano Pieces.Famous Composers, Pianists, and Compositions.Glossary.Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0471749907
Book Description Visual, 2006. Book Condition: GOOD. Some wear on book from reading, some spine creases, wear on binding and pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2665582833
Book Description Visual. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2666892535