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Author Taylor, Mary Sue.

Title Teach yourself visually piano / by Mary Sue Taylor and Tere Stouffer.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    786.2193 TAY    DUE 09-03-19
Description 289 p. : col. ill., music ; 23 cm.
Series Visual read less, learn more
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. The piano -- The history of the piano -- The sounding board -- Pedals -- The keyboard -- Playing position, posture, and hand position -- 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 -- 3. Steps and intervals -- Steps on the piano keyboard -- Keyboard intervals -- Exercises in steps and intervals -- Arpeggios -- Answers to intervals test -- 4. Dynamics and tempo -- Dynamics -- Ties -- Syncopation -- Phrases -- Tempo -- 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 --
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 -- 7. Meter, harmony, and movement -- Playing in waltz time -- Sight reading -- Playing four-part harmony -- Parallel motion -- Upbeats -- Contrary motion -- 8. Advanced musical terms -- Staccato and legato -- Repeat signs -- How fast and how loud? -- Triplets -- Additional exercises -- 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 -- 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.
Subject Piano -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Added Author Stouffer, Tere.
Added Title Piano
Teach yourself piano
ISBN 0471749907
9780471749905 : $24.99

 
    
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