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The Basic Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & Cadences

Includes all the Major, Minor & Chromatic Scales

By Willard A. Palmer

Includes all the Major, Minor & Chromatic Scales. Piano Technique; Technique Musicianship. Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Scales, Chords and Arpeggios. Piano reference book. With standard notation, fingerings, chord names and introductory text. 65 pages. Alfred Music #00-5754. Published by Alfred Music (AP.5754).

Item Number: AP.5754

ISBN 9780882848594. 9x12 inches. English.

An invaluable collection of scale, chord, arpeggio and cadence studies in all major and minor keys. Each key is presented in a unique two page format: the left hand page presents the scale in parallel motion, contrary motion, and parallel motion in thirds and sixths. The right hand page contains triads, cadences and arpeggios in root position, 1st inversion and 2nd inversion.

About Alfred's Basic Piano Library

Alfred's Basic Piano Library offers enjoyable piano instruction for students of all ages in an easy, step-by-step manner. These piano courses emphasize correct habits, a solid foundation in theory, and note reading through interval recognition. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary materials are carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction.

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  • May 24, 2011 Must have!

    As an NGPT adjudicator I am continually shocked to find how many piano teachers do not teach these basics to their students! Would you have your child's teachers deprive the children of the alphabet and basic math? This is one of the best books for teaching all the basics...

    of music, so run, don't walk, to get it for your students. And don't assume they won't learn them - make up contests with rewards!

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    Miami, FL
  • September 16, 2003 the piano player's helper

    My piano teacher told me about this book. She found it helpful to her as a reference book or a refresher book. I found this book to be a great help to me in praticing the scales and learning the chords. Everything is laid out easily - every scale in the...

    major and minor keys along with the 3 scales for each minor key. It's good for the beginner, intermediate, and for the advanced player.

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