Bastien Piano Basics, Level 1, Piano. For piano. Method. Bastien Piano Basics. Learn To Play. Level 1. Instructional book. Introductory text, instructional text, easy piano notation, fingerings, lyrics (on most songs) and illustrations. 55 pages. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WP201).
ISBN 849752663. With introductory text, instructional text, easy piano notation, fingerings, lyrics (on most songs) and illustrations. Learn To Play. 9x12 inches.
Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-color illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvelous world of music! Level 1 may be used with students who have completed any Primer Level. It begins with easy pieces in the C position and presents C, F, and G 5-finger positions.
About Bastien Piano Basics
Bastien Piano Basics is an exciting and comprehensive series for piano study designed to get the young student off to the right start. The learning sequence is carefully graded to assure steady progress, while the full-color illustrations entertain and reinforce along the way.
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Location: from Chicago, IL
Location: from Monroe, MI
June 10, 2012
Our first child borrowed this book from another student of our piano teacher, our second child is starting lessons and there was no loaner available this time around. The book arrived in excellent shape and very promptly. SheetmusicPlus knows what they are doing!
17 of 39 people found this review helpful.
April 16, 2010
A Fun, Well-Paced Teaching Tool
I learned on the Bastien series for my formative years in piano, and found it wonderful. The songs are interesting and the artwork engaging. The course moves at a very nice pace, the popular Alfred's series just crawls along (not to mention the bland, yawn-inducing songs of Alfred's!). All of...
42 of 91 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Fort Myers, FL
December 2, 2008
Great for my 7 year old and Husband
This is the book my daughter Piano teacher recommended and it is working great. She has only been playing since May 2007 and she can read music and play and best of all my daughter has always had trouble in math and playing the piano has made her a A...
42 of 96 people found this review helpful.