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Adult Piano Course, Book 3

By John W. Schaum

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Composed by John W. Schaum. Method/Instruction; Piano - Schaum Method. John W. Schaum Adult Piano Course. Book. 48 pages. Published by Schaum Publications, Inc. (AP.EL00213).

Item Number: AP.EL00213
ISBN 0769236545.

Book 3 of the JOHN W. SCHAUM ADULT PIANO COURSE includes some fundamentals for the beginning player and some performance pieces with which to apply them. Also included is a Musical Dictionary.

  • How to Recognize Key Signatures - "Major Key Signature Drills" 
  • Phrasing - "Ciriibiribin"  Performed by Albert Pestalozza
  • A Scandanavian Composer - "Norwegian Dance"  Performed by Edvard Grieg
  • The Folk Dance - "Kerry Dance"  Performed by James Molloy
  • How to "Bring Out" the Top Notes - "La Golondrina"  Performed by Serradell
  • The Trill - "A Trilling Experience" 
  • A Well Known American Song - "My Gal is a High Born Lady"  Performed by Barney Fagan
  • Reading Three Staffs - "Salut d'Amour"  Performed by Edward Elgar
  • Rossini's Lack of Perseverance - "Barber of Seville" - Excerpt  Performed by Gioachino Rossini
  • Verdi's Remarkable Persistence - "Rigoletto" - Excerpt  Performed by Giuseppe Verdi
  • A Celebrated Italian Song - "Funiculi, Funicula"  Performed by Luigi Denza
  • Program and Absolute Music - "Symphony No. 2"  Performed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Key of E-flat Major - "Spanish Cavalier"  Performed by Hendrickson
  • Tonal Expression - "Lonesome Road"  Performed by Negro Folk Song
  • The Turn - "Let's 'Turn' Over a New Leaf"  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • Homophonic Music - "The Quilting Party" 
  • Polyphonic Music - "Two Melodies at Once" 
  • Minor Scales - "Harmonic" 
  • Key of A Minor - "Egyptian Ballet"  Performed by Luigini
  • Key of E Minor - "Golden Wedding"  Performed by Gabriel-Marie
  • Key of D Minor - "Album Leaf"  Performed by Edvard Grieg
  • Anton Rubenstein - "Musical Portraits at Kamennoi-Ostrow"  Performed by Anton Rubenstein
  • Humor in Music - "I Don't Want To Play in Your Yard"  Performed by Petrie
  • Broken Chords - "I Danced With a Mosquito"  Performed by Liadoff
  • The Strausses of Vienna - "The Strauss Dynasty" 
  • Oscar Strauss and Richard Strauss - "Overture" and "Dreaming" 
  • The Chromatic Scale - "Summer Storm" 
  • Plantation Spiritual - "Were You There?" 
  • Key of E-Major - "Underneath the Stars"  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • Grace Notes - "Czech Dance" and "Lullaby"  Performed by Smetana / Emmet
  • The "Three-Two-One" Practice Scheme - "The Waltz of Love"  Performed by Moritz Moszkowski
  • Russian Operatic Excerpt - "Dance of the Polyvetskian Maidens"  Performed by Alexander Borodin
  • Modern French Composer - "Pavane"  Performed by Maurice Ravel
  • Schaum Piano Quiz 
  • Scale Fingering Charts 
  • Schaum Music Dictionary