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The complete idiot's guide to piano exercises

Author: Karen Berger
Publisher: New York : Alpha, ©2011.
Series: Complete idiot's guide to--
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Having good dexterity, building independent finger strength, and learning proper technique are essential to mastering the piano. This guide teaches you pedaling, hand crossovers, virtuoso arpeggios and ornaments, scales, chords, rhythms, and so much more.
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Genre/Form: Studies (Music)
Programmed instructional materials
Methods (Music)
Methods
Matériel d'enseignement programmé
Études (Musique)
Methods Self-instruction
Méthodes d'auto-enseignement
Study and teaching
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Berger
ISBN: 9781615640492 1615640495
OCLC Number: 617565199
Notes: Compact disc.
"Learn the scales that give you the skills, perfect your playing with 84 sample tracks and follow-along exercises."--Cover.
Description: xiii, 253 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: The basics. Posture and position ; Basic fingering ; Starting to move --
Moving along. Major pentascales and chords ; Minor pentascales and chords ; Finger gymnastics ; More about chords --
Scaling the heights. Minor scales ; Major scales ; Music à la mode ; Singing the blues ; Good grief, more scales --
Practice skills. I've got rhythm ; Expressive exercises ; One brain, two hands ; Advanced fingering ; Variations on a theme by Hanon --
Advanced skills. Teaching your fingers to fly ; Full arpeggios ; Scale Olympics: swifter, higher, stronger ; Advanced rhythms ; Ornamentation.
Series Title: Complete idiot's guide to--
Other Titles: Idiot's guide to piano exercises
Piano exercises
Responsibility: by Karen Berger.
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Having good dexterity, building independent finger strength, and learning proper technique are essential to mastering the piano. This guide teaches you pedaling, hand crossovers, virtuoso arpeggios and ornaments, scales, chords, rhythms, and so much more.

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