(Faber Piano Adventures ). The new Level 4 Technique & Artistry Book combines two elements of pianism: technical skill and artistic performance. This smooth, integrated approach builds basic elements of piano technique, always directed toward an artistic goal. Four powerful exercises called "Technique Secrets" help intermediate students build a strong technical foundation. "Artistry Magic" pieces at the end of each unit explore expressive playing.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). The appeal of popular music spans generations and genres. In this collection of 27 hits, enjoy folk tunes like "Ashokan Farewell" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," movie themes from James Bond and Batman , Broadway numbers from Evita and A Little Night Music , and chart-toppers performed by Michael Jackson, Adele, Billy Joel, and more. Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 provides this variety, yet with accessible arrangements for the progressing pianist. Students may advance through the book alongside method studies, or jump to all their favorites. Optional chord symbols above the staff guide understanding and personal expression.
Symphony Themes, Opera Gems and Classical Favorites
Author: Nancy Faber,Randall Faber
(Faber Piano Adventures ). In this inspiring collection, late-elementary to early-intermediate pianists will find appealing arrangements that advance skills while exploring masterworks of Western music. The famous orchestral, keyboard, and operatic repertoire here spans four periods of music history. In the Baroque & Classical section, discover the elegance of Bach, the beauty of Mozart and the passion of Beethoven. Through the pages of the Romantic & Impressionistic section, sample the lyricism of Chopin, the drama of Grieg, and the atmosphere of Debussy. May the melodies of these and many other composers open an enduring world of expression and sound.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. This comprehensive "All-In-One" book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Book 1 presents the fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form. The redesigned layout improves information hierarchy, putting focus on key concepts and step-by-step learning. Online support is now included, with over two hours of instructional videos and audio accompaniment tracks that inspire rhythmic vitality and artistic expression. Songs include: Amazing Grace * The Can-Can * Catch a Falling Star * Danny Boy * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * The Entertainer * Greensleeves * The Lion Sleeps Tonight * and more!
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Intermediate students are ready to explore the challenges of one-octave scales and arpeggios. More than a simple reference to scale fingerings and key signatures, this book presents valuable patterns that engage the ear and give musical meaning to scale degrees. By transposing these patterns and common chord progressions, students gain deep understanding in all keys. With additional strategies for fluency and gesture, students are well-prepared for technical mastery.
The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play
Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfreds Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the Study-Guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, its almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. Five bonus pieces have been added: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Also included is a CD containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 60 musical examples. 192 pages.
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(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. The comprehensive all-in-one course book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Students learn fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form. The clear layout puts focus on key concepts and step-by-step learning. Online access to audio and video support is included. Two supplementary repertoire books provide the best of popular and classical music for extended learning and fun. The Adult Bravo Pack 1 includes three publications: Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Course Book 1, Adult Classics Book 1 and Adult Popular Book 1. A complete starter kit for adult beginners! With the Adult Piano Adventures Bravo Pack 1, adult beginners can: * Learn to play using a comprehensive, all-in-one piano course * Discover note reading, music theory and piano technique * Play songs including "Amazing Grace," "Catch a Falling Star," "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik," "The Entertainer," "Greensleeves" and more * Play along with audio accompaniments and watch instructional videos, for enhanced learning and comprehension * Discover more classical favorites from Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi and other composers, arranged at precisely the right level in Adult Classics Book 1 * Explore timeless hits and popular favorites "Over the Rainbow," "Theme from Downton Abbey," "Beauty and the Beast," "Edelweiss" and more in Adult Popular Book 1 Get a complete curriculum in one convenient bundle and save 20% off single book prices when you purchase the Bravo Pack.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Christmas favorites arranged to correspond with the Level 4 Lesson Book. Contents include: Ave Maria * Housetop Boogie * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear * Silent Night * Waltz of the Flowers * We Wish You a Merry Christmas * Fum, Fum, Fum.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). While nearly every pianist's training includes the renowned exercises of Charles-Louis Hanon, the power and weight of the modern grand requires an updated approach. This unique edition introduces vital pianistic warm-ups and routines that ensure correct gesture and relaxation. The pedagogical sequence omits inefficient and potentially damaging exercises and presents a long-needed pathway for dexterity and gesture that newly advances the virtuoso pianist. * Includes selected exercises from Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist, Parts 1 and 2 * New transformative warm-ups develop gesture, dexterity, and virtuosity * For students in Levels 3A, 3B, and above
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Whether the adult student has just completed Book 1 or is returning to the piano after formerly playing, great pieces await in Adult Piano Adventures Book 2. This convenient "All-In-One" volume offers carefully sequenced instruction in note reading, music theory and piano technique. Its appealing new design clearly introduces concepts such as triad inversions, 3/8 and 6/8 time signatures, 16th-note rhythms, connected pedaling, and major and minor scales, plus a special focus on chord playing with lead sheets of familiar songs. Online support now includes hours of videos and audio accompaniment tracks that inspire rhythmic vitality and artistic expression. Song highlights: 'O Sole Mio! * Sloop John B * Brahms' Lullaby * The Lion Sleeps Tonight * Hava Nagila * Give My Regards to Broadway * Scarborough Fair * Malaguena * Pachelbel's Canon * and more.