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American Popular Piano Repertoire 2

By Scott McBride Smith

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By Scott McBride Smith. By Christopher Norton. American Popular Piano. Book with CD. 40 pages. Novus Via Music Group #SCHNVM3. Published by Novus Via Music Group (BT.SCHNVM3).

Item Number: BT.SCHNVM3

ISBN 9781897379028.

This is one of four level-two books in the American Popular Piano series - the educational piano course by Christopher Norton and Scott McBride Smith.The series has 11 difficulty Levels, and each Level contains: Repertoire album with CD; Etudes album (including Improvisation); Skills book; Technic (technique) book.Level TwoFor students in their early years of study- Full triads and pedal- Whole note, half note, quarter note, dotted half note- Whole rest, half rest, quarter rest, dotted-half rest- pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo and diminuendo- Slur, legato, staccato, accent, tenuto, grace notes- 3/4, 4/4, and 5/4 time signatures- Key signatures up to two sharps and one flat-Repeat, 8va, 8vb, tie, fermata, ritardando, a tempo- Fine, DC al Fine, Coda, DS al CodaRepertoire Albums: a wide selection of pieces in three distinct categories: * Lyrical: develops beautiful tone; reinforces careful listening; nurtures musical expression; improves finger control;* Rhythmic: instills a steady beat; improves counting; refines articulation; ensures secure syncopations; internalizes the pulse;* Ensemble: hones listening skills; encourages regular ensemble playing; offers rich musical textures even in early studies; reinforces musical continuity.The CD, which comes only with the Repertoire Album, contains accompanying instrumental backings both for the Repertoire Album's ensemble pieces, and the Etudes Album's Improvisation modules: * provides convenient practice and performance tempos for realistic support of the learning process; * stimulates daily ensemble playing; * creates a full band improvisation experience; * makes reaching a polished performance just plain fun!About the American Popular Piano series:"Why can't I play more music like this?" asked a fourteen-year-old piano student. "My friends like to hear me play cool music." Why not, indeed. J.S. Bach taught his sons using the music of his time - popular dances, preludes and exercises by.

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