Adult Piano Adventures®: All-In-One Lesson Book 1

Adult Piano Adventures®: All-In-One Lesson Book 1

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Our Price: £13.95    Change Currency
Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano Solo (PF)
Skill Level: Beginner - Explain this
Catalogue #: FJHFF1302
ISBN: 674398208876


Adult Piano Adventures® is a comprehensive course in reading, playing and listening to music, by Nancy and Randall Faber. It is a logical and effective approach to note-reading and the pace is refreshing and smooth, with the language and presentation more suited to adults and late beginners. Book one gives you the basic skills required to play hundreds of melodies by the completion of this book and Book Two continues with a broader repertoire and special instruction in harmony and chord accompaniments.

All-In-One Lesson Book 1 presents the fundamentals of music notation, chord playing and musical form all through engaging music chosen specifically for adults. Included are musical gems such as Over The Rainbow, Fiddler on The Roof, Amazing Grace, Don’t Cry For Me Argentina and Lean On Me and you will find world-famous classic and popular melodies, as well as folk songs from around the world, jazz and blues favourites and beloved spirituals.

This book includes lessons, technique and theory all in one complete volume for ease of use. Learn to play chords and gain an understanding of basic harmony while developing reading skills and learning terrific melodies which inspire practice.

Click on a song below to find all titles, including compilations, that contain it.
Alexander March [Beethoven, Ludwig Van]
Amazing Grace
American Fiddle Tune (Turkey In The Straw)
Aria (The Marriage Of Figaro) [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]
Bells on a G Scale
Camptown Races [Foster, Stephen]
Can-can [Offenbach, Jacques]
Catch A Falling Star [Vance, Paul] [Pockriss, Lee]
Chant of the Monk
Chant of the Monks
Chinese Kites
Chord Etude
Clock Tower Bells
Danny Boy
Don't Cry For Me Argentina [Lloyd Webber, Andrew]
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]
English Folk Song
For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
French Dance
French Minuet [Rameau, Jean-Philippe]
Gavotte [Handel, George Frideric]
Half-Time Band
Happy Birthday to You! [Hill, Patty Smith] [Hill, Mildred J.]
Home On The Range
Hungarian Dance [Brahms, Johannes]
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing [Cook, Roger] [Greenaway, Richard] [Backer, Billy] [Davis, Billy]
Jingle Bells [Pierpont, James Lord]
Jingle Bells [Pierpont, James]
Lean On Me [Withers, Bill]
Matchmaker [Bock, Jerry]
May Dance
Merrily We Roll Along
Minuet In G (Notebook For Anna Magdalena Bach) [Pezold, Christian]
Moon on the Water
Morning (Peer Gynt Suite Op.46 No.1) [Grieg, Edvard]
Music Box Etude
New Age Sounds
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Ode To Joy (Symphony No.9 'Choral') [Beethoven, Ludwig Van]
Over The Rainbow (The Wizard Of Oz) [Arlen, Harold]
Polovtsian Dance [Borodin, Alexander]
Promenade (Pictures At An Exhibition) [Mussorgsky, Modest]
Rise And Shine
Roman Trumpets
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Russian Sailor Dance
Scale Waltz
Shining Stars
Simple Gifts
Sleeping Beauty Waltz [Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich]
Sonatina In C
Star Wars (Main Theme) [Williams, John]
Summer Mountain Rain
The Entertainer [Joplin, Scott]
The Lion Sleeps Tonight [Peretti, Hugo] [Creatore, Luigi] [Weiss, George David]
The River [Shaw, Victoria] [Brooks, Garth]
The Rose [Mcbroom, Amanda]
Theme (New World Symphony) [Dvorak, Antonin]
Theme (Sonata In A K.331) [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]
Theme (Surprise Symphony) [Haydn, Franz Joseph]
Tiger Rag [Original Dixieland Jazz Band]
Trumpet Voluntary [Clarke, Jeremiah]
When The Saints Go Marching In
Yankee Doodle

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Leeds GB
Proper recognisable music with enjoyable duets
Terminology is American. Sometimes the music is scored for crotchets when it would have been better in quavers!
Confirmed purchase: 15 January 2014
Published on: 22 June 2014

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Customer Rating Was not impressed with this book. Covered the basic mechanics of playing piano OK but I found its approach to teaching the following things rather odd:

* Sight reading: introduced an odd staveless way to being with.
* Structure: Looked like they did not bother with formatting, separating sections to make it more understandable, very sharp but not in a good way.

* Music theory: Odd way of taking simple songs making "pentascales" then making the C major scale from it, was just weird, also approached chords in an odd way for me. Delved straight into terms like "dominant" without really explaining them.

Given its sharpness this book may be useful when used with a someone who knows there stuff but for a self teaching book I would not recommend it.

Customer Rating Excellent pacing for adults
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Customer Rating Best Adult Tutor series I have tried.
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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: Not specified
Format: Instrumental Tutor
Length: 176 pages
Language: English
Publisher: FJH Music Company
Author: Nancy Faber; Randall Faber

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