Solo piano - SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary)
Edited by Lisa Bastien and Lori Bastien. Method. Bastien Piano. Instructional and Method. Collection. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Neil A. Kjos Music Company #KP1B. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.KP1B).
ISBN 9780849773020. UPC: 9780849773024. 9x12 inches.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 1-2.
About Bastien Piano For Adults
Everything the adult beginner needs in one book!
To teach piano basics, the Bastiens have created a new, rich course designed specifically for adult beginners, Bastien Piano for Adults is a welcome addition to the best-selling collection of Bastien methods and supplementary materials. Lessons, theory, technic, and sight reading are combined in one easy-to-use book. The series is gradually paced to ensure student confidence and success. The variety of music, custom selected for adults, includes famous classic themes, folk songs, spirituals, ragtime, blues, boogie, jazz, and Bastien originals that teach the basics in a straightforward, yet innovative manner.
Accompaniment audio for Bastien Piano for Adults , Books 1 & 2 were created to musically enhance student practice, thus making piano study more enjoyable. In addition to adding excitement, variety, and motivation for the student, the audio help improve understanding of phrasing, balance, rhythm, and pulse. Even beginning students can play along with a jazz band, a symphony, or rock group. The audio add a whole new, joyous dimension to learning piano and making music.
About SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary)
5-finger patterns still used but position changes are more frequent including one octave scale passages. Some 3 note chords.