Piano Town, Lessons - Level 1 composed by Diane Hidy and Keith Snell. For piano. Snell piano method. Piano Town Series. Level 1. Music book. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.MP101).
Lessons is the core of Piano Town. The controlled, steady pacing of the curriculum introduces one element at a time. Each concept is presented in a consistent, reliable format. This clear presentation helps students focus on new skills and information. Lessons Level One (46 pages) may be used by students who have completed the Primer Level, or as a first book for beginners age 11 to 13. It begins with a review of Primer Level concepts, then introduces key signatures and V7 chords for C, F and G Major. Playing is all done in 5-finger positions, but includes position changes within pieces. New signs and terms include crescendo and diminuendo, mp and mf, 8va higher and lower, accent, natural sign, and dotted quarter. Damper pedal is introduced at page 38. Students will also learn how to transpose.
About Piano Town
The perfect place to learn to play the piano!
Piano Town is the perfect place to learn to play the piano! A Multi-Key method with an intervallic concentration and a Middle C start, Piano Town combines the best of pedagogy to date with innovative new ideas. Students will love the contemporary feel as they discover the musical wonders of Piano Town. Teachers will love the success of its interactive discovery learning approach!