Piano for Busy Teens, Book A (13 Pieces with Study Guides to Maximize Limited Practice Time). Composed by Melody Bober, Gayle Kowalchyk, and E. L. Lancaster. For Piano. Book; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Piano for Busy Teens. Recital. Early Intermediate; Late Elementary. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.35437).
ISBN 0739071238. Recital.
This method is designed for teens who still enjoy music and want to continue their study but have limited practice time. Each book includes solo pieces in varied styles, a Hanon study to develop technical skills and a duet that students can play with a friend. A Study Guide for each piece helps the student practice efficiently. The guide contains four sections: 1-Minute FYI, 5-Minute Warm-Up, 15-Minute Practice Plan and 5-Minute Finishing Touches. Titles: The Bear (Rebikov) * Bobcat Boogie (Bober) * Caribbean Festival (Bober) * County Cork Jig (Bober) * The Easy Winners (Joplin, arr. Bober) * Exercise No. 1, from The Virtuoso Pianist (Hanon) * Infamous Agent "M" (Bober) * March Slav (Tchaikovsky, arr. Bober) * Minuet in F Major (Leopold Mozart) * On a Clear Night (Bober) * Saxaphone Blues (Bober) * Sonatina in C Major (Duncombe) * Study in G Major (Schytte).