This Series will help students: Develop traditional pianistic and musical skills through music in contemporary popular styles; be motivated to practice by working on music that is familiar, fun and they can t wait to play; nurture creativity and spontaneity through a user friendly modular approach to improvisation; enjoy regular ensemble playing ;find pleasure in a lifelong relationship with music. Each Etude Album compliments the corresponding Repertoire Album with traditional etudes in both classical and popular styles and through a revolutionary, module based approach to improvisation. Technical Etudes: builds solid fundamentals by focusing on specific technical and musical elements; offers an enjoyable approach to improving facility Improvisation Etudes: delivers a practical framework for learning improvisation; integrates effortlessly into traditional piano lessons; module structure provides intuitive, progressive development from the very first level; encourages creativity and spontaneity; trains critical active listening skills. The instrumental backing CD's that come with the Repertoire books are compatible with the improvisation modules in the Etude books. The CD's provide convenient practice & performance tempos for realistic support of the learning process. The CD also helps stimulate daily ensemble playing and creates a full band improvisation experience that makes reaching a polished performance just plain fun! Level five is for late intermediate students. - Difficulty and musicianship issues similar to classical sonatinas - Whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth note, dotted-half, dotted-quarter and dotted-sixteenth note, triplet eighth, triplet sixteenth - Whole rest, half rest, quarter rest, dotted-half rest, eighth rest - pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo and diminuendo - Slur, legato, staccato, accent, tenuto, grace notes - 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, and 6/8 time signatures - Key signatures up to two sharps and two flats - Repeat, 8va, 8vb, tie, fermata, rit
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(NOVUS VIA MUSIC GROUP). This course of study for piano, published by Novus Via Music Group, is now distributed by Hal Leonard. It features eleven progressive levels, with four different books at each level: repertoire, etudes, skills, and technic. It starts with a preparatory level for first year students, and then includes levels 1-10 for ten years of study. These books provide comprehensive curriculum in diverse musical styles, with instrumental backing tracks on CD with the repertoire books. Students who use the books in this series will learn how to: develop traditional pianistic and musical skills through music in contemporary, popular styles; be motivated to practice by working on music that is familiar, fun and that they can't wait to play; nurture their creativity and spontaneity through a user-friendly modular approach to improvisation; and enjoy regular ensemble playing, finding pleasure in a lifelong relationship with music.
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