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Piano Adventures - Primer Level Sightreading Book 2011-03-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). This inventive sightreading course uses sets of exercises based on melodic and rhythmic patterns from the 2nd Edition Primer Lesson Book. Students play one exercise a day, completing one set per week. Entertaining musical art helps guide the sightreading process and each page presents a new learning vignette in a spirit of fun.
My First Piano Adventure: Lesson Book A with CD 2007-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Written for ages 5 and 6, My First Piano Adventure captures the child's playful spirit. Fun-filled songs, rhythm games and technique activities develop beginning keyboard skills. Three distinguishing features of the Lesson Book A make it unique and effective for the young 5-6 year old beginner. 1. A strong focus on technique embedded in the book through playful technique games, chants, and carefully-composed pieces that gently lead the child into pianistic motions. 2. An outstanding CD for the young student to listen, sing, tap, and play along with at the piano. The orchestrated songs on the CD feature children singing the lyrics, which has great appeal to the 5-6 year old beginner. The CD becomes a ready-made practice partner that guides the student and parent for all the pieces and activities in the books. 3. The fanciful art features five multi-cultural children who are also learning to play. These friends at the piano introduce basic rhythms, white key names, and a variety of white and black-key songs that span classical, folk, and blues. Young students will listen, sing, create, and play more musically with Nancy and Randall Faber s My First Piano Adventure, Lesson Book A. The Lesson Book introduces directional pre-reading, elementary music theory and technique with engaging songs, games, and creative discovery at the keyboard. Young students will enjoy the multi-cultural "friends at the piano" who introduce white-key names, basic rhythms, and a variety of songs which span classical, folk, and blues. Ear-training and eye-training are also part of the curriculum. The Fabers' instructional theory "ACE" - Analysis, Creativity, and Expression, guides the pedagogy of My First Piano Adventure. Analysis leads to understanding, creativity leads to self-discovery, and expression develops personal artistry. The CD for this book offers a unique listening experience with outstanding orchestrations and vocals. The recordings demonstrate a key principle of the course: when children listen, sing, tap, and move to their piano music, they play more musically. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here
Accelerated Piano Adventures Sightreading Nancy Faber 2014-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Good sightreading ability is a necessary skill for the developing musician. The Accelerated Sightreading Book 2 builds confident readers as students play musical variations based on their Lesson Book pieces. Theory activities help students focus on key concepts: eighth note and dotted quarter note rhythms, major and minor five-finger scales, intervals through the 6th, plus one-octave scales and primary chords in the keys of C, G, and F major.
Pretime Piano; Popular, Primer Level, Beginning Reading Nancy Faber 2002 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Arrangements of popular songs that beginning players will love to learn, including: The Candy Man * I Just Can't Wait to Be King * If I Only Had a Brain * Scooby Doo Main Title * and more. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here
Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 - Timeless Hits and Popular Favorites Nancy Faber 2017-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). The appeal of popular music spans generations and genres. In this collection of 27 hits, enjoy folk tunes like "Ashokan Farewell" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," movie themes from James Bond and Batman , Broadway numbers from Evita and A Little Night Music , and chart-toppers performed by Michael Jackson, Adele, Billy Joel, and more. Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 provides this variety, yet with accessible arrangements for the progressing pianist. Students may advance through the book alongside method studies, or jump to all their favorites. Optional chord symbols above the staff guide understanding and personal expression.
PlayTime Piano: Popular Level 1: 5-Finger Melodies Nancy Faber 2002-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Here is an exciting collection of popular hits at precisely the appropriate grade level. The selections provide reinforcement of basic rhythm and note reading. This volume includes: ABC * Do-Re-Mi * (Meet) The Flintstones * Music Box Dancer * Puff the Magic Dragon * Rocky Top * Star Wars * Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious * Take Me Out to the Ballgame * This Land Is Your Land.
Level 2B - Sightreading Book Nancy Faber 2013-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Good sightreading skill is a powerful asset for the developing musician. Carefully composed variations of the Level 2B Lesson Book pieces help the student see the "new" against the backdrop of the "familiar." Fun, lively characters instruct students and motivate sightreading with a spirit of adventure and fun.
BigTime Piano Classics - Level 4 Nancy Faber 1991-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). This book is a treasury of the most popular and most requested masterworks of Western music. The selections are taken from original non-keyboard sources and arranged to create a "big" sound while remaining within the intermediate level. Contents include: Arioso (from Cantata No. 156) by J.S. Bach * Canon in D by Pachelbel * Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens * The Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition ) by Mussorgsky * Habanera (from the opera Carmen ) by Bizet * Hornpipe (from Water Music ) by Handel * Hungarian Dance No. 5 by Brahms * Liebesfreud by Kreisler * Rondeau (from Suite de Symphonies No. 1 ) by Mouret * Russian Sailor's Dance (from the opera Sadko ) by Rimsky-Korsakov * Spring Song by Mendelssohn * Tales from the Vienna Woods (Opus 325) by J. Strauss, Jr. * Theme from Symphony No. 40 by Mozart.
Hanon-Faber: The New Virtuoso Pianist Randall Faber 2017-02-01 (Piano Adventures Supplementary). While nearly every pianist's training includes the renowned exercises of Charles-Louis Hanon, the power and weight of the modern grand requires an updated approach. This unique edition introduces vital pianistic warm-ups and routines that ensure correct gesture and relaxation. The pedagogical sequence omits inefficient and potentially damaging exercises and presents a long-needed pathway for dexterity and gesture that newly advances the virtuoso pianist. * Includes selected exercises from Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist, Parts 1 and 2 * New transformative warm-ups develop gesture, dexterity, and virtuosity * For students in Levels 3A, 3B, and above
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Book 2 2006-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Accelerated Popular Repertoire, Book 2 is skillfully arranged and correlated with the concepts in Accelerated Lesson Book 2. Contents include: Hero Theme from Spiderman * A New Day Has Come * The Game of Love * I Will Remember You * The James Bond Theme * Bring on the Rain * Because You Loved Me * and more.
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Nancy Faber 1998-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Major and minor pentascales; intervals through the 6th; C. G, and F major scales. Contents include: Almost Like a Dream * America * American Fiddle Tune * Beach Party * Beethoven's Fifth Symphony Theme * Blues Train * The Boogie Machine * Brahms' Lullaby * Can-Can * Cathedral Chimes * Chord Jumps * Classical Dance * Cross-Hand Arpeggios * El Matado.
Piano Adventures Scale and Chord Book 1 Nancy Faber 2014-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Playing 5-finger scales has significant value for early-level pianists. This innovative book helps students chart progress through all major and minor 5-finger scales, cross-hand arpeggios, and primary chords. Engaging teacher duets for each key are used for scale exercises. Students also enjoy improvisation activities for each key with creative prompts to inspire imagery, character, and tempo.
Adult Piano Adventures Classics Book 2 - Symphony Themes, Opera Gems and Classical Favorites Nancy Faber 2017-05-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). In this inspiring collection, late-elementary to early-intermediate pianists will find appealing arrangements that advance skills while exploring masterworks of Western music. The famous orchestral, keyboard, and operatic repertoire here spans four periods of music history. In the Baroque & Classical section, discover the elegance of Bach, the beauty of Mozart and the passion of Beethoven. Through the pages of the Romantic & Impressionistic section, sample the lyricism of Chopin, the drama of Grieg, and the atmosphere of Debussy. May the melodies of these and many other composers open an enduring world of expression and sound.
Preparatory Piano Literature: Developing Artist Original Keyboard Classics Randall Faber 1998-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Includes a CD of Accompaniments. Contents include: Allegretto (Kohler) * Ancient Dance (Praetorious) * Circle Dance (Beyer) * Country Ride (Kohler) * Echoes (Kohler) * Five-Note Sonatina (Bolck) * The Hero's March (Vogel) * In an Old Castle (Beyer) * Little March (Turk) * Melody (Beyer) * Ponies (Low) * Sonatina (Wilton).
Piano Adventures - Primer Level Nancy Faber 1996-01-01 Piano Adventures Theory Book, Primer Level is divided into 10 units, correlating with the 10 units of the Lesson Book. Each unit reinforces basic theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities - all within a youthful context.
Adult Piano Adventures - Classics, Book 1 Nancy Faber 2016-03-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures Classics Book 1 celebrates great masterworks of Western music, including symphony themes, opera gems, and classical favorites. The melodies of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and other master composers are arranged at just the right level for adult beginners and for those who are returning to the keyboard. Section 1 features piano arrangements with minimal hand position changes, and many selections include an optional duet part. Section 2 introduces the I, IV, and V7 chords in the key of C major, harmonizing themes such as Sibelius's Finlandia, Schubert's The Trout, and Mendelssohn's Spring Song. Section 3 presents the primary chords in the key of G major, with arrangements of Vivaldi's Autumn (from The Four Seasons), Mozart's theme from The Magic Flute, Lizst's Liebestraum, and more.
Christmas Nancy Faber 1991 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Angels We Have Heard On High * Coventry Carol * Ding, Dong Merrily on High * Frosty the Snowman * God Bless All * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear * The Little Drummer Boy * Little Elf's Christmas * Must Be Santa * Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town * Silent Night * Up On the Housetop * We Three Kings of Orient Are. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Sightreading Nancy Faber 2014-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). This highly effective sightreading course is developed specifically for the needs of the older beginner. There are five variations of each piece from the Accelerated Lesson Book 1, one for each day between lessons. Learning activities scattered throughout the book build pattern recognition skills. Concepts include: fundamental rhythms (including eighth notes), all the notes of the grand staff, intervals, and five-finger scale melodies in C and G.
Accelerated Piano Adventures : Sightreading Book 1 Nancy Faber 2014-02-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). This highly effective sightreading course is developed specifically for the needs of the older beginner. There are five variations of each piece from the Accelerated Lesson Book 1, one for each day between lessons. Learning activities scattered throughout the book build pattern recognition skills. Concepts include: fundamental rhythms (including eighth notes), all the notes of the grand staff, intervals, and five-finger scale melodies in C and G.
Piano Adventures - Primer Level Gold Star Performance 2006-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). An exciting collection for the elementary pianist that offers performance pieces "with a challenge." As the title "Gold Star" suggests, these pieces are especially appropriate for recitals and other musical events. The long awaited addition to the Piano Adventures series contains songs and pieces like: Pterodactyls, Really Neat * Cartoon Stories * Squinchy-Pinchy Shoes * Roller Skate Ride * and more. Includes online access to Gold Star Performance audio for both listening and play-along.
Piano Adventures Christmas Nancy Faber 1996-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Christmas favorites arranged to correspond with the Level 4 Lesson Book. Contents include: Ave Maria * Housetop Boogie * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear * Silent Night * Waltz of the Flowers * We Wish You a Merry Christmas * Fum, Fum, Fum.
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Nancy Faber 2000-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). A collection of effective pieces in a variety of styles. Contents include: Allegro * Alouette * Backpacking * Boogie in 3rds * Carousel Melody * Clock Tower Bells * For He's a Jolly Good Fellow * Greensleeves * The Handbell Choir * Horse and Sleigh * La Cinquantaine * March of the English Guard * A Merry March * more.
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner - Lesson Nancy Faber 2006-01-01 Piano/Keyboard Methods/Series
Piano Adventures Nancy Faber 2012-02 Combines two elements of pianism: technical skill and artistic performance. This integrated approach builds basic elements of piano technique, always directed toward an artistic goal.
Piano Adventures Nancy Faber 1997-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). The revised 2B Performance Book fosters a love of the piano while stretching students' technique and musical expression. Eight additional pages feature three new pieces, including a lively four-hand duet. Students will enjoy the challenge of the three-movement Classic Sonatina, included at the end of the book as a special graduation piece.
Adult Piano Adventures Christmas - Book 2 Nancy Faber 2004-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures Christmas Book 2 offers sophisticated-sounding holiday music, pianistically arranged for the early intermediate player and organized into three sections: Traditional Christmas Carols, Popular Christmas Songs, and Seasonal Favorites. Contents include: Angels We Have Heard on High * Away in a Manger * Silent Night * The First Noel * What Child Is This * Pat-a-Pan * O Little Town of Bethlehem * O Come, All Ye Faithful * God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen * Joy to the World * Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * Winter Wonderland * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * Sleigh Ride * and more. Online access to audio recordngs of the piano selections is included, as well as orchestrated accompaniments for play-along fun.
Piano Sonatinas Book 1 Nancy Faber 1995-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). An ideal introduction to the easiest keyboard sonatinas. Contents include: Sonatina in C 1st mvt (Gurlitt) * Sonatina in C (Duncombe) * Sonatina Op. 57 No. 1 (Biehl) * Sonatina in D (Saliutrinskaya) * Sonatina in C (Biehl) * Sonatina Op. 792, No. 8 (Czerny) * Sonatina in G (Attwood).
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Nancy Faber 2006-01-01 Correlated with the 12 units of the Lesson Book, this International edition provides valuable reinforcement of theory, concepts through writing, sightreding, and ear training activities.
My First Piano Adventure Nancy Faber 2007-01-01 Piano/Keyboard Methods/Series
Sightreading Book, Level 3a Nancy Faber 2015-03-01 Piano/Keyboard Methods/Series
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Nancy Faber 2009-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Technique & Artistry Book 2 combines "Technique Secrets" from levels 2A and 2B with new exercises and "Artistry Magic" pieces that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book 2. These elegantly simple "technique secrets" build a solid technical foundation for the older beginner and are used as daily warm-ups throughout the book. Students are guided to produce a variety of pianistic motions always with the purpose of creating artistic sounds.
Adult Piano Adventures Christmas - Book One Nancy Faber 2004-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Through sacred carols, humorous Santa songs, and winter favorites, adult beginners and those reacquainting with the keyboard can celebrate with the best songs of the season. Adult Piano Adventures Christmas Book 1 features three sections: Beginning Christmas Songs, Christmas Songs in the Key of C major, and Christmas Songs in the key of G major. Contents include: We Wish You a Merry Christmas * Angels We Have Heard on High * Away in a Manger * Jingle Bells * We Three Kings of Orient Are * (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear * O Little Town of Bethlehem * Frosty the Snowman * Jingle-Bell Rock * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Little Drummer Boy * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * and more. Online access to audio recordings of the piano selections is included, as well as orchestrated accompaniments for play-along fun.
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner 2005-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Outstanding popular repertoire skillfully arranged and correlated with the concepts in Accelerated Lesson Book 1. Contents include: In Dreams * Video * Star Wars * Hedwig's Theme * Fiddler on the Roof * What a Wonderful World * Soak up the Sun * Over the Rainbow * The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
Adult Piano Adventures Nancy Faber 2001-06 Adult Piano Adventures is a comprehensive course in reading, playing, and listening to music. With its logical and effective approach to note-reading, Book One gives you the basic skills to play hundreds of melodies by the completion of the book. The enjoyment of familiar songs is a hallmark of Piano Adventures. You will find world-famous classic and popular melodies, as well as folk songs from around the world, jazz and blues favorites, and beloved spirituals. You will learn to play chords and gain an understanding of basic harmony while developing reading skills. - Publisher.
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Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner: Performance 2000-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). A collection of effective pieces in a variety of styles. Contents include: Allegro * Alouette * Backpacking * Boogie in 3rds * Carousel Melody * Clock Tower Bells * For He's a Jolly Good Fellow * Greensleeves * The Handbell Choir * Horse and Sleigh * La Cinquantaine * March of the English Guard * A Merry March * more.
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner: Theory 2006-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Accelerated Theory Book 2 is divided into fifteen units, correlating with the fifteen units of Lesson Book 2. Each unit provides valuable reinforcement of basic theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities.
Piano Adventures Scale and Chord Book 2 Nancy Faber 2016-03-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Intermediate students are ready to explore the challenges of one-octave scales and arpeggios. More than a simple reference to scale fingerings and key signatures, this book presents valuable patterns that engage the ear and give musical meaning to scale degrees. By transposing these patterns and common chord progressions, students gain deep understanding in all keys. With additional strategies for fluency and gesture, students are well-prepared for technical mastery.
Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book 2 Nancy Faber 2004-06-30
Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner: Technique & Artistry, Book 1 2004-01-01 (Faber Piano Adventures ). Designed for the teenager or transfer student, this technique course combines "Technique Secrets" from both the Primer and Level 1 with new exercises that correlate with Accelerated Piano Adventures Lesson Book One. The integration of technique and artistry gives students the tools for expressive performance. "Technique Secrets" develops a technical foundation, while the "Artistry Magic" page at the end of each unit explores expressive playing.