Grand Staff-Capers (solo piano) (A Musical Voyage Through the Lines and Spaces). By Cynthia Pace. For Piano/Keyboard. Pace Piano Education. Softcover with CD. 24 pages. Published by Lee Roberts Music (HL.372427).
ISBN 1423442245. 9x12 inches.
The short, lively, and easy-to-master selections in this book offer beginning piano students musical experience that is entertaining as well as rewarding. Each selection in this companion book to the Robert Pace Keyboard Series reinforces concepts of the core books, including: • Practice in line, space, and pattern recognition; in performance of basic rhythms; and in indentification of these rhythms both by sight and by sound; • A sparking of the student's imagination, as the student is guided to expand upon each piece in this collection and create his or her own improvisations and compositions; • Lasting fun, becasue the reinforcement of reading, writing, and listening skills supports ongoing musical learning and enjoyment. The CD provides many helpful functions, including modeling the music, providing “ensemble” playing experience, and tracks in various tempos for practice and performance.