Pianoworks Book 2 + CD
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Pianoworks Book 2 + CD : A tutor for the older beginner

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Description

Pianoworks Book 2 is the second tutor book in the successful Pianoworks series, written especially for the older beginner. Like its predecessor, the book focuses on the traditional concept of learning to play from music but also includes hints on improvisation and playing by ear. New techniques are introduced at a steady pace, and there are useful examples and exercises at every stage. You'll find attractive and accessible pieces in a huge range of styles, including well-known Classical works, traditional melodies, carols, jazz, and new pieces by the authors, and there are tips on performance and interpretation along the way. The CD includes performances of all the pieces, accompaniments to play along with, demonstrations, and additional aural and improvisation exercises.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 72 pages
  • 230 x 310 x 6mm | 292g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193360071
  • 9780193360075
  • 549,637

Table of contents

The piano and its music ; Semiquavers ; Scales and arpeggios, hands together ; Minor keys ; New time signatures ; Dotted quavers ; Triplets ; Two voices in one hand ; Syncopation and swing ; Alberti bass ; Time signature changes ; Chromatic notes ; Harmonic building blocks ; Demisemiquavers ; Double dots ; Grace notes and ornaments ; Modesshow more

About Janet Bullard

Janet Bullard has a busy and thriving piano teaching practice and more than 25 years' experience of teaching adults and children. Alan Bullard is a pianist and composer, whose choral and educational compositions are performed widely. He has contributed many pieces to Piano Time and works as an ABRSM examiner.show more