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Exploring Piano Classics Technique, Book 1

A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist

By Nancy Bachus

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Piano - Late Elementary
A Masterwork Method for the Developing Pianist. Composed by Nancy Bachus. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection; Technique Musicianship. Exploring Piano Classics. Masterwork. Book. 40 pages.

Item Number: AP.31348

ISBN 0739055534. Masterwork.

The Exploring Piano Classics: A Masterworks Method for Developing Pianists series pairs motivating performance repertoire with thoughtful technical studies. Each level contains a Repertoire book with CD and a Technique book, both with convenient page-by-page correlation. When used together, the books give students a deep understanding of the art of music, performance practices, and the necessary skills to play the piano with technical highly structured program of technical development. They include basic keyboard patterns (five-finger patterns, scales, chords, cadences, and arpeggios in the major and minor keys found in the Repertoire books), exercises and etudes, and other necessary technical drills for mastering each piece in the Repertoire books. Suggestions for efficient practice are also included.

  • Clinging Legato Touch  Composed by Mason
  • Rolling Legato  Composed by Norris
  • Wrist Staccato  Composed by Mason
  • Melody  Composed by Schytte
  • Expansion Etude  Composed by Vogel
  • Con Moto  Composed by Cornelius Gurlitt
  • Waltz  Composed by Carl Czerny
  • Speeding in G Major  Composed by Beyer
  • Marching in E Major  Composed by Kohler