(Faber Piano Adventures ). The 2nd Edition Primer Theory Book provides important reinforcement and creative application of basic theory concepts. Students will enjoy note-naming with StoryRhymes, exploring improvisation, and engage with eye-training and ear-training activities all within a fun-filled context tied thematically to the Primer Lesson Book pieces.
Beautifully presented and intelligently paced, the Lesson Books combine unusually attractive music and lyrics. The books feature note reading, rhythm reading, sight-reading and technical workouts. Each piece on the CD was recorded at a performance tempo and a slower practice tempo.
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Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Levels A through F, was written to answer a demand for a course of piano study designed specifically for students who are five years old and up. This course offers a careful introduction of fundamentals, music that fits comfortably under the young student's normal hand span, plus constant reinforcement--all leading to results beyond those generated by other piano methods. After Lesson Book B, the student may progress to Prep Course, Lesson Book C or choose to go directly into the faster paced Level 1B of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F).
(Faber Piano Adventures ). 64 pages of fun-filled activities support the music learning process. Reading steps on the staff is a primary focus of Book B. The inventive Writing Book guides young players in reading, hearing and creating with steps on the Grand Staff. Teachers will welcome the special "C.L.A.P. for Sightreading" pages, designed to reinforce and celebrate note-reading. Students touch on music history with Mozart's and Beethoven's Fun Facts and Games and take a peek into Beethoven's Composing Room. Tucker, Blinker and Tap return with ear-training, sightreading, and rhythm fun. Then there is also the Tooth Fairy Visit, Rhythm Beads, Escape of the Quarter Notes... and much more.
Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Level 5 continues to build musicianship with the circle of 5ths, cadences, flat key signatures, and the three forms of the minor scale. The use of octaves, arpeggios, and dynamic playing across the range of the keyboard develops pianistic skills. Contents include: Autumn Ballad * Ballade (Burgmuller) * Blue Etude * Carillon Fantasia * The Chase (Burgmuller) * Coral Reef Etude * Fanfare on America * Hot Pursuit * Jazz Reflection * Pomp and Circumstance * Rhythm Flight * Risoluto * Rolling River Etude * and more.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Whether the adult student has just completed Book 1 or is returning to the piano after formerly playing, great pieces await in Adult Piano Adventures Book 2. This convenient "All-In-One" volume offers carefully sequenced instruction in note reading, music theory and piano technique. Its appealing new design clearly introduces concepts such as triad inversions, 3/8 and 6/8 time signatures, 16th-note rhythms, connected pedaling, and major and minor scales, plus a special focus on chord playing with lead sheets of familiar songs. Online support now includes hours of videos and audio accompaniment tracks that inspire rhythmic vitality and artistic expression. Song highlights: 'O Sole Mio! * Sloop John B * Brahms' Lullaby * The Lion Sleeps Tonight * Hava Nagila * Give My Regards to Broadway * Scarborough Fair * Malaguena * Pachelbel's Canon * and more. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here
The "All-in-One Course for Children" takes all of the pages from "Alfred's Basic Piano Library," Lesson Books 1A and 1B, plus selected pages from Theory, Recital, and Fun Solo Books and combines them into part of a sequential five-book series. At the completion of Book 5, the student will be ready to continue into Level 3 of "Alfred's Basic Piano Library" or "Alfred's Premier Piano Course." This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.
Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Levels A through F, was written to answer a demand for a course of piano study designed specifically for students who are five years old and up. This course offers a careful introduction of fundamentals, music that fits comfortably under the young student's normal hand span, plus constant reinforcement--all leading to results beyond those generated by other piano methods. After Lesson Book D, the student may progress to Prep Course, Lesson Book E or choose to go directly into the faster paced Level 2 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F).
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Major and minor pentascales; intervals through the 6th; C. G, and F major scales. Contents include: Almost Like a Dream * America * American Fiddle Tune * Beach Party * Beethoven's Fifth Symphony Theme * Blues Train * The Boogie Machine * Brahms' Lullaby * Can-Can * Cathedral Chimes * Chord Jumps * Classical Dance * Cross-Hand Arpeggios * El Matado.