Focus on SuzukiĀ® Piano
By Mary Craig Powell
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Series: About Suzuki Series (Piano Reference)
Category: Textbook - Piano (Suzuki)
Instrument: Piano
A book that is a must for all Suzuki piano students and teachers. Selected and compiled from her articles in Suzuki World over six years. Mrs. Powell discusses: communication with parents, home practice, listening, imitative games, psychology, "Fred," developing technique, reading, using the metronome, transposition, dynamics, balance, phrasing, Baroque style, Classical style, and effective teaching. A book rich with ideas for better teaching and better learning. Highly recommended.
TITLE COMPOSER
Preface
FOCUS ON PHILOSOPHY
FOCUS ON PARENTS
"Fred"
FOCUS ON TECHNIQUE
Developing the Hand Position
Learning to Read Notation
Using a Metronome
Ten Thousand Times!
Transposition
FOCUS ON MUSICALITY
Dynamics
Balance
Points on Psychology for the Suzuki Teacher
FOCUS ON LISTENING
Learning to Listen
Listening Games to Sharpen Musical Concepts
FOCUS ON PSYCHOLOGY
The Confident Parent
Parent-Teacher Communication
FOCUS ON HOME PRACTICE
10 Points on Practice
FOCUS ON EFFECTIVE TEACHING
Afterword
Phrasing
Tempo
FOCUS ON MUSICAL PERIODS
Introducing the Baroque
Introducing the Classical Period