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Pointers for the Pedal

By Deborah Yardley Beers

Music Sales America. Educational. Softcover. 16 pages. Music Sales #BMC14236. Published by Music Sales (HL.14025796).

Item Number: HL.14025796

9x12 inches.

The eight pieces in this collection are short études in a variety of different styles that are designed to introduce upper elementary students to the listening and coordination skills involved in artistic pedaling. Each étude in the collection is preceded by a paragraph called a “Pointer” that explains pedal use in that piece.

“...appealing pieces, ...imaginative use of several contemporary-sounding compositional devices.” – The American Music Teacher

“A nice addition to the private lesson.” – The Piano Guild Notes.

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  • October 27, 2018 Too advanced for what I expected

    I was looking for an introduction to pedalling for a beginning/early intermediate piano student. I can see possibly making use of the first piece of a collection of 8 pieces. I wish there were more of that type of pedalling before going into the more exotic use of the...

    pedal. However, I can see an intermediate/advanced student might enjoy delving into all the different pedalling techniques. I had previously run across a pedalling exercise book, "Pedal Studies" by John N. Schaum that I found very useful and it came in several different levels.

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