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Keyboard Guide - Chords, Scales & Modes in all Keys

By Jeromy Bessler and Norbert Opgenoorth

Piano - Beginning
Composed by Jeromy Bessler and Norbert Opgenoorth. Theory & Harmony. Voggenreiter. All Styles. Book. 104 pages. Published by Voggenreiter (MB.98724).

Item Number: MB.98724

ISBN 9780786652655. 5.75 x 8.25 inches.

This 'Keyboard Guide' shows the chords and their voicings, scales and harmonic relationships - inshort, the building blocks of Western music - in compact form. This practical overview of chords,keys and harmonic relations has been specially designed with the jazz, rock and pop keyboardistin mind. It features a structure that makes it useful for beginners as well as advanced musicians, enabling students to improve their musical understanding. For beginners, the guide shows the basic scales, easy inversions, intervals and related keys with fingerings. For more advanced players, the guide shows numerous major, minor,seventh, diminished and augmented chords in severalinversions, as well as modal, pentatonic and blues scales starting on the key note. Allchords and scales are shown both on a keyboard diagram and in standard treble clef notation. Also included for those who wish a more thorough study is a chapter on the theory behind the various types of chords and scales.

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  • 5

    Francis Houart
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  • 2008-02-28 00:00:00.0 At last a real guide

    As I cannot write music , this is the most helpfull book I ever found, playing piano becomes a simple game. Hope they will be others following , blues , jazz scales ...

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