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Piano Course - Book 2

Step-byStep to Mastery of the Piano

By Howard Kasschau

Step-byStep to Mastery of the Piano. Composed by Howard Kasschau. Piano Method. Piano Technique. 64 pages. G. Schirmer, Inc. #ED2348. Published by G. Schirmer, Inc. (HL.50329520).

Item Number: HL.50329520

ISBN 0793553024. 9x12 inches.

Centering around the understanding and means of expression, Book 2 introduces the student to famous pieces that illustrate humor and seriousness, repose and excitement, motion and rest. Sixteenth notes, alla breve, syncopation, 2- and 3-part form, modulation, trills.

  • Allegretto 
  • The American Patrol 
  • Did You Ever See A Lassie? 
  • Hungarisch 
  • Marche Militaire, Op. 51, No. 1 
  • The Moldau 
  • Morning 
  • Ox Dance 
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods 
  • Toreador Song 
  • Minuet 
  • Pop Goes the Weasel 
  • Soldier's March, Op. 68, No. 2 (Soldatenmarsch) 
  • Country Gardens 
  • Battle Hymn Of The Republic 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Vernon, CT
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • May 02, 2011 Good Alternative to Thompson

    This series is a nice alternative to John Thompson's red course. It flows without the gaps of Thompson. In fact, this book can help bridge the gap for a student using Thompson. The pieces are nice, and there is a good emphasis on teaching touch and expression. The progression...

    of key signatures is slower in this course than in Thompson. Plan on spending two years in this book and in each of the following.

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