Topics like Scales, Arpeggios, and Chromatic Scales have been explained such a way that you can understand these complex things easily. But what makes this book the most comprehensive one? It includes Memorizing techniques, A Brief History of Piano, and short biographies of greatest pianists of all time. Another great thing about this book is that you can start playing chords almost instantly after reading the very first chapter. Are you still thinking about the long boring hours of memorizing theories? Learning to play piano chords still seems like a pretty big challenge? Have you tried before using another method or book and unfortunately it didn’t work? Just put those negative thoughts behind you and grab this book now to start playing your very first song today!We’ll provide you a strategy by which someone looking to learn this musical instrument can learn quickly and efficiently. If you are looking to become a pianist, then this book is for you. It is written in simple and concise language; there is no obscure wording that gets in the way of your understanding. This is a must-have for people who are passionate about learning to play the piano, either for themselves or as accompanists. It is also an excellent tool for expert piano players who are looking to learn a thing or two about the history of their beloved instrument, as well as to refresh their memories about chords.In all, you can be sure that this book will set you up on the path towards becoming a great pianist. As long as you are willing to put in the work required, and to practice everything that is taught in the book, making beautiful music is in your future.Learn the basic terms used in music like tone, semitone, degrees, sharps, flats, arpeggios and key signatures. Develop proper posture and fingering technique. Teach yourself to play the basic musical scales in all 12 keys. Learn and apply a wealth of information on chords and where and when to play them. Get started on your journey into reading music. Acquire the basic knowledge and skills to finally take the plunge into the daunting yet wonderful world of improvisation. Benefit from useful tips on how to play different genres, how to maximize your practice sessions and how to develop good feel. Best of all, you’ll be getting all this from the perspective of a professional player who gigs, records, composes and simply plays music for fun.Whether you have aspirations to play music professionally or simply want to become a better player for the sheer joy of it, whether you have plans to hit the recording studio or simply want to impress and entertain family and friends, this book has you covered. You’ll also find useful bits of information and advice that will provide you with help and insight into desirable skills such as playing by ear, and into practical concerns such as cost. And don’t worry—everything will be broken down into bite-sized pieces so even an absolute beginner can benefit from it.So, what are you waiting for? Bust out the ol’ piano or that electronic keyboard, get comfortable and let’s go! Music beckons!
(Book). For more than 15 years, The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing has been the definitive guide to music publishing. Music publishing is one of the most complex parts of the music business, and yet it can be the most lucrative area of income for musicians. This book, written by expert and industry veteran Randall Wixen presents a clear, concise approach on how music publishing works today. It breaks down complex information in a readable and humorous manner that is detailed enough for professionals and approachable enough for budding songwriters. In this 4th edition, the most substantially revised edition since the first, Wixen delves deeper into streaming issues, the passage and effects of the Music Modernization Act, and recent Copyright Royalty Board rulings. Topics covered include everything from mechanical, performing, and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation, and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English.
Music Reading Made Simple – The Best Starting Point for Anyone Who Wishes to Learn How to Read and Write Down Music
* A Successor and a Sibling to the Best-Selling Book: Music Theory – From Absolute Beginner to Expert *
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This in-depth book is the solution you’ve been looking for. This is a straightforward and concise guide meant to show that learning this valuable and impressive skill can be made simple, easy and fun, for any musician, on any instrument, at any time. It is meant to show that there is a simple process to learning anything, and music reading is no exception. You don’t have to attend music schools or expensive private classes and courses; anyone can learn how to read music by being self-taught.
This book is going to help you easily understand music notation and how it relates to music theory. Along with the provided images, sheet music scores and music reading exercises, it will help you to build a proper foundation of knowledge, understanding, and skill; a foundation that will help you move forward as a musician. You will reach a level of proficiency from where you can confidently look at the music sheet, quickly interpret what’s going on, and play it on your instrument.
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Get inspired to make delicious food any day of the week with this playful and inventive cookbook featuring 100 recipes from the creator of Instagram’s “Fridge Foraging” series.
With more than a hundred ideas and a photo for every recipe, Simple Beautiful Food will have you making delicious dishes any day of the week. Author Amanda Frederickson shares enticing breakfast bites such as Sweet and Savory Yogurt Bowls, easy work lunches such as Salmon and Avocado Nori Wraps, and delicious dinners such as One-Pot Chicken with Orzo and Sun-Dried Tomatoes. She also provides “choose your own adventure” riffs where one ingredient is used in many different ways, giving you greater flexibility and confidence in the kitchen.
With a clever and bright design, Simple Beautiful Food allows you to whip up your (new) favorite recipes whenever cravings strike.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Commercial dehydrators were once too expensive for the typical home, but they’ve become much more popular in recent years as people have discovered the value and versatility of drying foods at home for snacks such as dried fruits and vegetables, trail mix, jerkies, fruit leathers, and more, all at a fraction of the cost were they to buy commercially-dried foods.
Today, people are using their home dehydrators for drying and preserving all types of foods, from fruits and vegetables, to herbs, and even drying flowers for crafts. The authors will take readers through the process, step by step, showing them how to buy the right dehydrator for their kitchen, how to use it properly so their yield and savings are maximized, and even how they can dry foods using less conventional methods, such as a solar dryer or even their conventional oven. Readers will benefit from more than 80 recipes that will enable them to preserve and create wonderful foods that will save them time, money, and bring a entirely new offering of tastes to their kitchen.
130 superfood smoothies―made super easy.
Blend health into every day with a smoothie recipe book featuring a whopping 130 recipes that feel like you’re drinking liquid goodness. The chapters are organized by each of the 15 included superfoods―like berries, avocados, yogurt, and cinnamon―and every smoothie is labeled according to the health benefits it offers, from weight loss to boosting energy and reducing inflammation.
Discover how many basic and affordable ingredients at your local grocery store are actually superfoods and learn the powerful differences each one can make in your smoothies―and in your health.
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