The First Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & Cadences
By Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus, and Amanda Vick Lethco
Includes All the Major, Harmonic Minor & Chromatic Scales
Also Available Digitally
Accomodates the learning pace of younger students such as those in Alfred's Basic, Level 2. The scales are presented on one page, with one line of scales in parallel motion, one line in contrary motion, one line of cadences and one line of arpeggios. Includes all the major, harmonic minor and chromatic scales in a special one page per key format.
These excellent all-inclusive books teach scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences at three different levels. The FIRST book (#11761) accommodates the learning pace of younger students such as those in Alfred's Basic Piano Course, Level 2. The BASIC book (#5754) is slightly more in-depth, presenting scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadence studies in all the major and minor keys. The COMPLETE book (#5743) features everything in the BASIC book, plus extra features like a 12-page explanation that leads to complete understanding of the fundamentals of major and minor scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences; a clear explanation of scale degrees; and a two-page guide to fingering the scales and arpeggios.
|Part 1 -- The Major Scales: The key of C plus the sharp keys in key signature sequence|
|Part 2 -- The Major Scales: The flat keys in key signature sequence|
|Part 3 -- The Minor Scales: The key of A minor plus the sharp keys in key signature sequence|
|Part 4 -- The Minor Scales: The flat keys in key signature sequence|
|Part 5 -- The Chromatic Scales|