Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner: Book 1
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Lesson: Book 1 covers fundamental rhythms, all the notes of the grand staff, C position, G position. Contents include: Aloha Oe • Amazing Grace • Bagpipes • Bus Stop Boogie • Camptown Races • Chant of the Monk • Chant of the Monks • Chinese Dragon • Chord Crossings • Dreamscape • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik • English Minuet • Fife and Drums • Forest Drums • French Minuet.
Theory: Correlated with the 12 units of the Lesson Book, this book provides valuable reinforcement of theory, concepts through writing, sightreding, and ear training activities
Performance: A collection of effective pieces in a variety of styles. Contents include: Allegro • Alouette • Backpacking • Boogie in 3rds • Carousel Melody • Clock Tower Bells • For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow • Greensleeves • The Handbell Choir • Horse and Sleigh • La Cinquantaine • March of the English Guard • A Merry March • & more.
Technique & Artistry: Designed for the teenager or transfer student, this technique course combines “Technique Secrets” from both the Primer and Level 1 with new exercises that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book One. The integration of technique and artistry gives students the tools for expressive performance. “Technique Secrets” develops a technical foundation, while the “Artistry Magic” page at the end of each unit explores expressive playing.