Adult Piano Method – Book 2: Lessons, Solos, Technique, Theory Bk/Online Audio (Hal Leonard Student Piano Library)

(Educational Piano Library). The Adult Piano Method Book 2 begins with a brief review of concepts covered in Book 1, then proceeds step-by-step through 5-finger patterns in C, G, and F all the way through to major scales in the keys of C, G, and F and their related scales A, E and D minor. Just as in Book 1, the imaginative and entertaining music found throughout Book 2 makes learning a pleasure and a key factor for student success. Great solos emphasize and support the introduction of new concepts in logical, steady sequence. These enticing solos encourage students to move ahead, and they are rewarded with two great arrangements from every adult’s “Top Ten” list: “The Entertainer,” and “Fur Elise.” Improvs, Quick Licks, Ad Libs, Sight Reading, and Technique Tips sprinkled throughout focus on using new skills and add musical fun along the way. Online audio accompaniments are by Phillip Keveren.

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  • Softcover with CD
  • 112 pages
  • Size: 12″ x 9″
  • Author: Phillip Keveren
  • ISBN: 634077805

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Music Essentials for Singers and Actors: Fundamentals of Notation, Sight Singing, and Music Theory

(Book). Music theory has an unfair reputation as an arcane, complicated subject. But it can be easy to learn and beneficial for a successful career in singing. In Music Essentials for Singers and Actors , award-winning composer Andrew Gerle offers an accessible presentation, conveying an in-depth, practical method for learning the fundamentals of music theory and sight singing for aspiring and working singers alike. Gerle leads readers step by step through every aspect of written music, using examples pulled entirely from real-world Broadway scores. Drawing on his years of experience as a Broadway vocal coach, Gerle shows readers how to use music theory to analyze a score for character development and create a more detailed and powerful performance. He delves deeply into each concept, working thoroughly through its basis in theory and connecting it to the music that we hear and sing every day. His incremental and methodical approach demystifies abstract concepts, and his unique 1-START method for score analysis teaches singers to scan a new song for large-scale patterns, encouraging them to read musical “words” instead of single notes. Gerle also shows how to focus on the visual, graphical nature of musical notation, learning to read music as a series of shapes a technique useful for all readers but especially those with dyslexia and other visual learning challenges. Each chapter is accompanied by downloadable audio examples and exercises to lock in newly learned concepts.

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Accelerated Piano Adventures Level 1 – Four Book Learning Library – Includes Lesson, Theory, Performance, and Technique & Artistry Books

Accelerated Piano Adventures® for the Older Beginner features the proven, pedagogical approach set forth in the basic piano method and continues the tradition of learning music through discovery, creativity, and adventure. Book 1 of the accelerated series combines the Primer Level and Level One of the basic Piano Adventures® method.

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  • features the proven, pedagogical approach set forth in the basic piano method
  • continues tradition of learning music through discovery, creativity, and adventure.

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Faber Piano Adventures Level 2B Learning Library Pack Four Book Set – Lesson, Theory, Performance, and Technique & Artistry Books

Level 2B presents cross-hand arpeggios and the full major scales in the keys of C, G, and F. Use of connected pedal and a variety of repertoire keep the students musically engaged as they explore I, IV, V7 chords.

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  • cross-hand arpeggios
  • full major scales in the keys of C, G, and F.
  • Use of connected pedal
  • variety of repertoire keep the students musically engaged as they explore I, IV, V7 chords.

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Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers: The producers guide to harmony, chord progressions, and song structure in the MIDI grid.

The producer’s guide to harmony, chord progressions, and song structure in the MIDI grid.

As an online class, Dr. Allen has had over 50,000 students use this ground-breaking curriculum to learn music theory. Students and Producers who have wanted to learn music theory to improve their own music, but have been intimidated by traditional approaches, music notation, and abstract concepts will find this book to be the answer they have been looking for.

From the Author:
“How music theory is usually taught is unfair. It starts with the assumption that you can read music and understand the language of classical music. My book leaves all of that behind – focusing only on the MIDI grid that producers are already familiar with to learn all the key concepts of music theory, and ultimately, make better music.”

This book covers all the fundamentals of music theory, but is written using the language of the DJ and Producer – the MIDI Grid. It includes “analysis” projects that look at the harmonic and melodic ideas in songs by popular producers including Zedd, Boards of Canada, Daft Punk, Deadmau5, Bonobo, Richie Hawtin, Moby, Skrillex, and Aphex Twin.

Praise for Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers:

“Aspiring electronic musicians have choices to make when it concerns their own education and training. This text makes one choice much easier: start here and get learning, quickly. Grounded and easygoing, the book uses real-world examples to help you make sense of music’s inner worksings while steering clear of dense theories.”
– Michael J. Ethen, PhD
Musicologist


“This book knocks the oftentimes alienating world of music theory completely onto it’s side. Difficult to explain concepts are perfectly demonstrated for the aspiring electronic music producer who might have no formal music training. A must have for all aspiring producers.”
– James Patrick (DJ, Producer, Educator)
Slam Academy, Dubspot, IPR, Ableton Certified Trainer


“With Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers, Dr. Allen has produced a remarkable resource: an extensive tour of musical theory that leverages some of our favorite modern tools – the virtual studio and it’s piano roll note display. By introducing us to the “why” as well as the “what” of music theory, this book helps us to understand what makes music tick and how to improve our own work. In addition to offering a sound theoretical foundation, the deep dives into analyzing tracks by Skrillex, Aphex Twin, and Deadmau5 keeps our attention focused on real-world production. MTEMP will definitely go on the top of my recommendation list for anyone that needs a fresh view of musical concepts.”
– Darwin Grosse
Director of Education, Cycling ’74

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Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A Learning Library Set – Lesson, Theory, Performance, Technique & Artistry Books

The Piano Adventures Level 2A Learning Library The Level 2A Lesson Book (HL.420174) follows Piano Adventures Level 1. The book opens with a Note Reading Guide and an introduction to eighth note rhythm patterns. Students work with 5-finger transposition, functional harmony, and musical phrases. Exploration of C, G, D and A major and minor 5-finger positions builds on intervallic reading skills that were introduced in the earlier level. The Level 2A Technique & Artistry Book (HL.420191) features effective “Technique Secret” exercises which train students in firm fingertips, light thumb, fast fingers, hands together coordination, and wrist float-off. An “Artistry Magic” piece at the end of each unit explores expressive playing. The Level 2A Theory Book (HL.420175) has thematic tie-in with the Level 2A Lesson Book, inviting students into the pages for deeper understanding. A wide variety of theory activities engage students with eighth notes, phrases, transposition, and 5-finger scales. Composer biographies provide valuable context for Lesson Book pieces. The Level 2A Performance Book (HL.420176) offers an array of colorful elementary pieces that reinforce the concepts presented in the Lesson Book. The selections range from classical compositions to American folk songs and imaginative originals. Include: 1x Piano Adventures Level 2A- Lesson Book (HL.420174)(FF1081) 1x Piano Adventures Level 2A- Theory Book (HL.420175)(FF1082) 1x Piano Adventures Level 2A- Performance Book (HL.420176)(FF1083) 1x Piano Adventures Level 2A Technique & Artistry Book (HL.420191)(FF1098)

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  • Nancy Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A – Lesson Book (HL.420174)
  • Nancy Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A – Theory Book (HL.420175)
  • Nancy Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A – Performance Book (HL.420176)
  • Nancy Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A – Technique and Artistry Book (HL.420191)

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Alfred Basic Piano Library Course Pack Level 1A – Four book set includes – Lesson, Theory, Technic and Notespeller Books.

Alfred Basic Piano Library Course Pack Level 1A – Four book set includes – Lesson, Theory, Technic and Notespeller Books. Lesson Book Level 1A begins by teaching basic keyboard topography and fluent recognition of white key names in relation to black keys. It focuses on simple rhythms and prepares students for intervallic reading with entertaining songs that focus on “same,” “stepping up” and “stepping down.” It then introduces lines and space notes in treble and bass clefs, melodic and harmonic intervals of 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths, and graduates to reading on the grand staff. The Theory book is designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard. The Note Speller book provides a variety of written activities that reinforce note reading concepts presented in the Lesson Books. Correlates page-by-page with the Lesson Books, but may also serve as an effective supplement to other piano methods. The Technic Books provide reading and rhythm drills and exercises perfectly paced with each Lesson Book in Alfred’s Basic Piano Library to improve musicianship and develop coordination of the hands.

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THE WHEEL OF HARMONY and MUSIC THEORY EQUATIONS

Create Harmony – Learn or Review Chord Construction – Learn or Review Music Theory – no matter your Vocal Range, Instrument Played, Skill Level, Genre’ or Musical Style – “Dial A Note • Dial Harmony” consists of two circles – 8 inches across (UV Plastic Coated 14 pt. card stock in full color) with a grommet in the middle so that the circles spin around … the top circle has an “Index Window” that will show you, in all 12 keys: How to create harmony (3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, etc…) – and which “degrees of scale” you use to create them • The Nashville Number System • How to create your own chords with extensions (9th’s, 11th’s, 13th’s …etc) • The Solfeggio names (the do, re, mi’s’) of all the notes • the Order of Flats and Sharps in each Key Signature • How to read the notes in both the bass and treble clefs • The Diatonic Scale Degrees (tonic, supertonic, mediant, etc …) • The Modes (Ionian, Dorian, Lydian, etc…) where to start – where to end and which notes to play in all 7 Mode Scales in all 12 keys • How many sharps or flats are in each key signature • The “Circle Of Fifths” • How to modulate and transpose from any key to any other key you choose • The Major and Minor Degrees of Scale • The Consonant Chords of the Major and Minor scale degrees (the “Natural Chord Qualities”) • Every note in Western Music at your fingertips • more … again – IN ALL TWELVE KEYS – No music reading is necessary to use “Dial A Note • Dial Harmony” – Learn it all at once – or – learn it a little at a time … whenever you’re ready it’s all here … Welcome to the ultimate resource to learn or review all aspects of Creating Harmony, Chord Construction, Music Theory – no matter your vocal range, instrument played, skill level or musical style. … what “Dr.Ducks Dial A Note – Dial Harmony” covers can impact the rest of your musical life … Enjoy … Home – Studio – Office – Library – Classroom – Garage

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  • Change Keys in a hurry all 12 keys – includes every note in Western Music
  • Starts with the Circle of 5th.’s and includes The Modes, The Nashville # System, The Do-Re-Mi’s, The Diatonic Scale Degrees, The Major and Minor Degrees of Scale + more in all 12 keys
  • No pages to turn – No Music Reading is Necessary – this Dial has been described as equal to the 1st. five chapters of a university music theory textbook
  • The ultimate resource to learn or review all aspects of Creating Harmony, Chord Construction, Music Theory – no matter your vocal range, instrument played, skill level or musical style.
  • Full Color – 16 Point Recycled Cardstock – UV Plastic Coated all four sides – Brass grommet in the middle – What “Dial A Note • Dial Harmony” covers can impact the rest of your musical life.

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eMedia Music Theory Tutor Complete (Vol 1 & Vol 2)

eMedia Music Theory Tutor Complete includes over 430 engaging music theory lessons organized to teach the crucial musical elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. Learn music theory by using images, audio, interactivity, and practical music theory examples. The complete music theory curriculum can take a student from basic music theory for beginners all the way to intermediate-to-advanced music theory. Start with learning how to read music, chord theory, scale construction, and basic chord progressions. Then advance to understanding the circle of fifths, chord substitution, chord progression theory, and cadence. Acting like a real instructor, the Intelligent Practice feature in the music theory software analyzes your responses and creates an individualized practice program to improve your weakest areas. Hum, sing, or play your instrument into the computer’s microphone. The music theory software can listen as you tap in rhythms, sing back pitches to guess intervals, and interact with the lessons in a natural way. eMedia Music Theory Tutor Complete shows you when you match pitches correctly in a lesson and shows a chart of your progress as you move through the course. Gain confidence as you pass the music theory quiz at the end of each subject and ace tests at the end of every grade level. The music theory lessons found in eMedia Music Theory Tutor Complete will teach you the building blocks of music. Learn to hear musical keys, scales, intervals, chords, and rhythms “in your head,” to help you compose music (with or without an instrument), improvise solos, and learn songs by ear faster.

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  • Learn How Music Works with Over 430 Interactive Lessons – Learn to read music and how rhythms, scales, chords, and chord progressions are created and interact
  • Learn More Advanced Rhythms, Scales, Chords, and Concepts – Learn about the construction of augmented and seventh chords; harmonic, melodic, and natural minor scales; modes; musical keys; the circle of fifths; and more
  • Learn sight-singing skills and know how compositions will sound as you read the sheet music. Use sight-tapping and practice reading rhythms and Rhythm Imitation studies help you recognize rhythmic form
  • Lessons on interval and chord recognition teach you relative pitch and let you identify melodies, scales, chords, and progressions
  • An Intelligent Practice feature tracks your progress and automatically adjusts exercises to improve your weak spots, as a real instructor would do. Want to practice something specific? Use Custom Practice and select the items you want

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Adult Piano Method – Book 1: Lessons, Solos, Technique, & Theory (Student Piano Library)

(Educational Piano Library). The Hal Leonard Student Piano Library’s Adult Piano Method takes an all-in-one approach by combining lessons, solos, technique, and theory into a single volume. The authors have taken a logical step-by-step approach, always keeping the adult learning process in mind. The book is well-paced, moving quickly but comfortably through new concepts and material. Beginning adult students will find this book challenging enough to be interesting, yet easy enough to experience a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Richly orchestrated accompaniments are available online for streaming or download and provide a rewarding musical experience for the players. Companion supplementary books including Popular Hits, Popular Favorites, Christmas Favorites, and Traditional Hymns are also available.

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