$19.99
Beginning Piano for Adults
The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Piano
By Karl Mueller
Item: 00-40150
UPC: 038081448428
ISBN 10: 0739092731
ISBN 13: 9780739092736
PRICE: $19.99
Series: For Adults
Category: Piano Method
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Piano
Level: Beginner
This fun and friendly step-by-step introduction to piano is written with the adult learner in mind. It is both a great self-teaching book and a great method for use with an instructor. Beginning Piano for Adults covers how to read music, how to use the pedals, and how to play chords, melodies, and songs. In addition, detailed photographs and diagrams help simplify the learning process. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included.
TITLE COMPOSER
CHAPTER EIGHT: KEY SIGNATURES, PICKUPS, AND DOMINANT 7th CHORDS
Key Signatures
Russian Dance
Flutter By and By
Pickup Notes
Pedal to the Metal
CHAPTER ELEVEN: READING LEAD SHEETS
Building Chords
Whole Steps and Half Steps
CHAPTER TWO: THE BASICS OF READING MUSIC
The Staff
The Treble Clef and Ledger Lines
Coda, Coda Cabana
Little Brown Jug
Really Blue Blues
Seven 7ths
CHAPTER NINE: ARTICULATION
Legato
Staccato
Rondino
CHAPTER FIVE: THE MAJOR SCALE
Changing Positions
The Major Scale
Changing Positions
Cross En Garde
Shufflin' Blues
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lullaby
Dominant 7th Chords
7 PM Breeze
CHAPTER SIX: HARMONY AND MUSICAL ROAD MAPS
Harmony
CHAPTER FOUR: EIGHTH NOTES AND ACCIDENTALS
Eighth Notes
Moderato
Eighth Note Waltz
Old German Dance
The Musical Alphabet and the Keyboard
The Sustain Pedal
Rhythm
Largo (Lead Sheet)
Largo (Arrangement)
Amazing Grace
Aura Lee
Measures and Bar Lines
Time Signatures
First Exercises
The Bass Clef
The Grand Staff
CHAPTER TWELVE: AFTERWORDS
Morning Cuppa Coffee
CHAPTER THREE: TIES, DOTS, AND REPEATS
Ties
D Position
Scales, Chords and Arpeggios
Memorization
A Sample Practice Regimen
Finding a Teacher
Moon Over Burlingame
Village Dance
Twelve 3rds
Frère Jacques
Musical Road Maps
Ode to Joy
Scarborough Fair
Pyramids and Palm Trees
CHAPTER SEVEN: CHORDS
Inverse-Uns
County Fair
Accidentals---Sharps and Flats
The Rules for Accidentals; Naturals
Laid Back
CHAPTER ONE: GETTING STARTED
Relative Minor Scale
About the Author
Introduction
Bare Feet, Hot Sand
Minuet (Reinagle)
Minuet (Mozart)
CHAPTER TEN: MINOR KEYS AND THE SUSTAIN PEDAL
Double Helix
Für Elise
Minor Chords
The Saddest of All Keys Blues
What a Piano Is and How It Works
Posture
Hand Position
Finger Numbers
Minuetto
Dots
Silver Lining
Shepherder's Hill
Repeat Signs
Dynamics
Dotted Quarter Note
March of the Ides
Castle in the Sky No. 3
Castle in the Sky No. 4
Tempo
Can't Get No Bluer Blues
Chord Inversions
Basic Triad Construction
The Primary Chords
Castle in the Sky
Castle in the Sky No. 2