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Piano Theory, Primer


Piano - SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary)
Primer. Method/Instruction; Piano - Glover Library; Theory. David Carr Glover Piano Library. Instructional. Collection. 32 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.FDL00314).

Item Number: AP.FDL00314

ISBN 0769236057. Instructional. 9x12 inches.

The Theory Books of the DAVID CARR GLOVER PIANO LIBRARY are written in "programed instruction" style, one of the most effective means of learning in modern education. Programed instruction is based on three generally accepted principles: 1. The material is presented in small steps called "frames." 2. The student makes an immediate written response to each frame so that his learning is constantly checked. 3. The student knows if his answer is correct. The Theory Books are written for the Preparatory Age piano student. However, the fundamentals of music are presented in a logical order making the books useful for any beginner. The Theory books are correlated to the DAVID CARR GLOVER PIANO LIBRARY, but can be used with any course on music of this level of advancement.

About SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary)

Btn level primer

Very beginning music. Five-finger positions with no chords and almost no hand position movement.

  • The Keyboard 
  • The Staff 
  • Clef Signs 
  • FInger Numbers 
  • Grand Staff 
  • Music Alphabet 
  • Line and Space Notes 
  • Quarter Notes 
  • Half Note 
  • Time Signatures 
  • Note Spelling 
  • Dotted Half notes 
  • Directional Reading 
  • Whole notes 
  • Rhythm Spelling 
  • Rests 
  • Phrase, Slur 
  • Forte, Piano 
  • Tie 
  • Ritardondo 
  • Staccato 
  • Sharp 
  • Flat 
  • Post-Test 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Clovis, CA
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  • April 29, 2012 The Best Piano Theory Primer

    I've played piano for 38 years, and this is the piano theory book that my teacher had me start with. I'm now a piano teacher, and after considering several piano theory primers, I decided that this one is still the best. It's well organized, easy to understand...

    , and covers all the basics that a beginning piano student need to learn. I highly recommend this book.

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  • 5

    Roscoe, IL
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  • June 13, 2007 Great theory book

    I have been playing piano for 25 years but am newer at teaching. I've tried a few theory books and have found this to be the best beginner theory book. It is very simple yet covers everything, in detail, that a beginning student needs to master before moving on...


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  • 5

    Houston, Texas
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  • April 15, 2007 Glover Theory Primer

    I have been teaching piano for many years and I find this book to be one of the best for young new beginners.

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