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Piano Course - Book 1

Piano Course - Book 1 (Step-byStep to Mastery of the Piano). Composed by Howard Kasschau. For Piano. Piano Method. Piano Technique. 64 pages. G. Schirmer #ED2347. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50329510).

Designed as a continuation of “Teach Me to Play,” this may be used as a first book for an older beginner. Introduction of pedalling, use of the metronome, and various tempi.

  • To the Teacher 
  • Learning to Read Music, the Clefs, Lines and Spaces 
  • Legato - "On the River" 
  • The Phrase Line and Phrasing Touch - "Down a Country Lane" 
  • 4/4 Rhythm - "Theme from the Ninth Symphony" 
  • 3/4 Rhythm - "Dutch Dance" 
  • The Tie - "The Butterfly Queen" 
  • 2/4 Rhythm - "Teeter-Totter" 
  • Crossing Over the Thumb "Hop-O'-My-Thumb" 
  • Both Hands in One Clef - "A Song of Spring" 
  • The Scale okf C Major 
  • Combing Scalle Tones to Form Chords - "Three-in-One" 
  • Half-Steps and Whole Steps 
  • Chord Building, Intervals 
  • Major and Minor Triads, Inversions 
  • the Scale of G Major - "Cock-a-doodle-doo" 
  • The G Position - "Sailboat on the Lake" 
  • The Arpeggio - "The Ferris Wheel" 
  • Eighth-Notes and Rests - "Follow the Leader" 
  • "Bending the Willow Trees" 
  • French Folk Song - "Clair de la Lune" 
  • "Lazy Luke" 
  • Cross-Hand Playing - "Burning Logs" 
  • The Scale of F Major - "Falling Snow" 
  • The Key of F Major - "Apple Orchard" 
  • The F Position - "Gull on the Wave" 
  • The Staccato Touch - "Jack in the Box" 
  • Expresion Signs - "Down in the Valley" 
  • American Folk Song - Skip to My Lou" 
  • American Folk Song- "Go Tell Aunt Nancy" 
  • "Long, Long Ago" 
  • Dotted Note Values - "Largo from the New World Symphony" 
  • Singing Melody and Accompaniment - "Sleep, Baby, Sleep" 
  • The Natural Sign - "The Sleeping Rose" 
  • The Pedals - "The Harp in the Trees" 
  • The Pedals - "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" 
  • The Up-Beat - "Good Morning" 
  • The Minor Keys, Parallel Minor Approach - "Go Down, Moses" 
  • 6/8 Rhythm - "The Bagpipe Bagatelle" 
  • 6/8 Rhythm - "Little Avalanche" 
  • Triplets - "Whirlwind" 
  • Tempo Markings - "You Fill My Heart" 
  • Alternting-Hand Playing - "Pathway to the Moon" 
  • The Two-Note Phrase - "Lightly Row" 
  • The Two-Note Phrase - "Marche Slav" 
  • White Keys as Sharps and Flats - "Chinese Flower Market" 
  • White Keys as Sharps and Flats - "Theme from the Unfinished Symphony" 
  • The Sharp Major Scales 
  • The Flat Major Scales 
  • Certificate of Promotion 

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  • 4

    Location:
    Vernon, CT
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • May 02, 2011 Alternative to Thompson

    This course is a good alternative to the Thompson red course. One difference is that fewer of the pieces have words. A second is that there are fewer finger numbers. The series does not develop keys as rapidly as Thompson. A nice feature is that there are not huge gaps...

    in the progression. The student does not encounter a roadblock in going from book 1 to book 2. Plan on spending up to two years in each book to teach the course right. There is a lot of material crunched into a small space.

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  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • March 03, 2011 Piano Course - Book 1

    Fabulous series, very thorough. Teaches Middle C method and provides techniques. Highly recommended. Kids enjoy songs as well.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Portland, Oregon
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • November 24, 2008 Beginners' teaching book

    I have taught from this primer for over 30 years. I particularly like that they do NOT provide all the finger numbers. I find it just the right speed of progression for children. I've even used it for adults with success. I was pleased that Sheet Music Plus still...

    had it.

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