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Teach yourself visually piano, by Mary Sue Taylor and Tere Stouffer

Label
Teach yourself visually piano
Title
Teach yourself visually piano
Statement of responsibility
by Mary Sue Taylor and Tere Stouffer
Title variation
  • Piano
  • Teach yourself piano
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NOG
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Taylor, Mary Sue
Dewey number
786.2/193
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
MT248
LC item number
.T42 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stouffer, Tere
Series statement
Visual read less, learn more
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Piano
Label
Teach yourself visually piano, by Mary Sue Taylor and Tere Stouffer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • 1. The piano -- The history of the piano -- The sounding board -- Pedals -- The keyboard -- Playing position, posture, and hand position -- 2. Reading music and playing notes -- The staff -- Notes on the staff -- Sharps, flats, and naturals -- Key signature and time signature -- Ledger lines and octave signs -- Some exercises -- How to practice your fingering -- 3. Steps and intervals -- Steps on the piano keyboard -- Keyboard intervals -- Exercises in steps and intervals -- Arpeggios -- Answers to intervals test -- 4. Dynamics and tempo -- Dynamics -- Ties -- Syncopation -- Phrases -- Tempo -- 5. Warming up -- Right-hand five-finger warm ups with numbers -- Left-hand five-finger warm ups with numbers -- Right-hand five-finger warm ups with note names -- Left-hand five-finger warm ups with note names -- Playing a solo with your right hand -- Playing both hands together -- Playing without finger numbers or note names --
  • 6. Chords -- C chord -- F chord -- G chord -- Solid and broken chords -- Crossing fingers over and under -- Exercises -- Inversions -- Lead sheets -- Three jazz pieces to practice chords -- 7. Meter, harmony, and movement -- Playing in waltz time -- Sight reading -- Playing four-part harmony -- Parallel motion -- Upbeats -- Contrary motion -- 8. Advanced musical terms -- Staccato and legato -- Repeat signs -- How fast and how loud? -- Triplets -- Additional exercises -- 9. Advanced chords -- Major-minor keys : memorizing key signatures -- Major-minor triads : building thirds -- Suspended fourth chord -- Flat-five chord -- Sixth chord -- Seventh chord -- Chord dictionary -- Playing three old favorites -- 10. Musical styles -- Ragtime -- Jazz -- The blues -- Boogie woogie -- Country -- Rock 'n' roll -- New age -- Improvising a melody with chords -- Making up a solo -- Additional piano pieces -- Famous composers, pianists, and compositions -- Glossary
Control code
ocm67292554
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
289 p.
Isbn
9780471749905
Lccn
2005939198
Other physical details
col. ill., music
System control number
(OCoLC)67292554
Label
Teach yourself visually piano, by Mary Sue Taylor and Tere Stouffer
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • 1. The piano -- The history of the piano -- The sounding board -- Pedals -- The keyboard -- Playing position, posture, and hand position -- 2. Reading music and playing notes -- The staff -- Notes on the staff -- Sharps, flats, and naturals -- Key signature and time signature -- Ledger lines and octave signs -- Some exercises -- How to practice your fingering -- 3. Steps and intervals -- Steps on the piano keyboard -- Keyboard intervals -- Exercises in steps and intervals -- Arpeggios -- Answers to intervals test -- 4. Dynamics and tempo -- Dynamics -- Ties -- Syncopation -- Phrases -- Tempo -- 5. Warming up -- Right-hand five-finger warm ups with numbers -- Left-hand five-finger warm ups with numbers -- Right-hand five-finger warm ups with note names -- Left-hand five-finger warm ups with note names -- Playing a solo with your right hand -- Playing both hands together -- Playing without finger numbers or note names --
  • 6. Chords -- C chord -- F chord -- G chord -- Solid and broken chords -- Crossing fingers over and under -- Exercises -- Inversions -- Lead sheets -- Three jazz pieces to practice chords -- 7. Meter, harmony, and movement -- Playing in waltz time -- Sight reading -- Playing four-part harmony -- Parallel motion -- Upbeats -- Contrary motion -- 8. Advanced musical terms -- Staccato and legato -- Repeat signs -- How fast and how loud? -- Triplets -- Additional exercises -- 9. Advanced chords -- Major-minor keys : memorizing key signatures -- Major-minor triads : building thirds -- Suspended fourth chord -- Flat-five chord -- Sixth chord -- Seventh chord -- Chord dictionary -- Playing three old favorites -- 10. Musical styles -- Ragtime -- Jazz -- The blues -- Boogie woogie -- Country -- Rock 'n' roll -- New age -- Improvising a melody with chords -- Making up a solo -- Additional piano pieces -- Famous composers, pianists, and compositions -- Glossary
Control code
ocm67292554
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
289 p.
Isbn
9780471749905
Lccn
2005939198
Other physical details
col. ill., music
System control number
(OCoLC)67292554

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