LESSONS, Level One, from the DAVID CARR GLOVER METHOD FOR PIANO reviews the basic concepts presented in LESSONS, Primer Level. New concepts are introduced and reinforced sequentially through the use of original compositions, folk songs and the sounds of today. This book, combined with the recommended supplementary materials, continues to assist the student in developing the ability to read and perform musically through interval recognition, sight reading and ear training. The student will continue to experience the basic elements of improvisation as the creative activities, EXPLORE, are presented. Supplementary materials are carefully correlated and coded with the LESSONS book to provide reinforcement of all concepts. The DAVID CARR GLOVER METHOD FOR PIANO has been created to provide an enjoyable program of piano instruction which is pedagogically sound.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). The revised Level 3A Theory Book features a new design for closer integration of key concepts. Students will enjoy new improvisation opportunities, harmonization with primary chords, ear-training and eye-training exercises, and creative written review.
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.
Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-color illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance,andTechnic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvelous world of music!
Level 2 presents binary and ternary form, one-octave scales with tetrachords identified, intervals of 6th and 7th, primary chords, triads and inversions, 6/8 time, and the keys of D, A, and E.
Level 2B presents cross-hand arpeggios and the full major scales in the keys of C, G, and F. Use of connected pedal and a variety of repertoire keep the students musically engaged as they explore I, IV, V7 chords.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Accelerated Theory Book 2 is divided into fifteen units, correlating with the fifteen units of Lesson Book 2. Each unit provides valuable reinforcement of basic theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities.
Level 1 introduces all the notes of the grand staff, elementary chord playing, and the concept of tonic and dominant notes. Students play in varied positions, reinforcing reading skills and recognizing intervals through the 5th. Musicianship is built with the introduction of legato and staccato touches.
This book introduces basic rhythmic figures, dynamics, correct and healthy technique, notes in Middle C position and C position, reading from Guide Notes, basic intervals, and musical terms and symbols. The Tissue Box and Drip-Drop-Roll are two touch releases reinforced throughout the entire 2nd Edition. A cleaner look, easier student solos and teacher duets, simplified technique, and terrific motivational music build a solid musical foundation that instills love of piano playing. The CD allows students to hear piano music played well with correct phrasing, dynamics, and inflection.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). In the Level 3B Technique & Artistry Book, students learn four effective Technique Secrets to help develop fluency for early-intermediate repertoire. New etudes by Bertini, Beyer, and Czerny are used to review and apply the Secrets, leading to Artistry Magic pieces that are suitable for recital performance.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Designed for the teenager or transfer student, this technique course combines "Technique Secrets" from both the Primer and Level 1 with new exercises that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book One. The integration of technique and artistry gives students the tools for expressive performance. "Technique Secrets" develops a technical foundation, while the "Artistry Magic" page at the end of each unit explores expressive playing.