Emonts: Europäische Klavierschule (The European Piano Method) Vol.3

Books | Piano

Publisher: Schott Music
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

Following the very successful piano method published in two volumes between 1958 and 1962, the three-volume European Piano Method represents a new textbook which takes into account the development of modern piano pedagogy.7 Winning Features of the Emonts Method:1 Songs from many European countries2 Pupils begin to play without music notation3 Improvisation and playing on the black keys4 Development of listening skills and aural awareness5 Simple and logical learning structure6 Lots of duets7 Attractive full-colour illustrationsVolume 3The third volume of The European Piano Method is not strictly speaking a piano method, but rather a collection of meterial and suggestions for the advanced tution of now slightly older players.The author has therefore concentrated on selecting pieces from the vast wealth of the piano repertoire and grouping them according to specific structural criteria. With this approach, technical aspects (playing chord, thirds, sixths and other intervals) go hand in hand with musical themes (expressive touch, extending rhythmic awareness, cantabile playing with pedal). These developmental processes should suffuse each other: in the technical procedures, on the one hand, control over quality of tone, clarity and articulation should not falter; the pieces from the piano repertoire, on the other hand, should gain creative power through everincreasing technical skills.The appendix of Volume 3 contains further 'yellow pages' with ideas for improvisation. the subjects are: Ostinato Bass Patterns, Song Accompaniement, Completing Melodies, Improvising over Chord Progressions, Seventh Chords, Introduction to Jazz Harmony.

ISBN: 9783795750046
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 07 October 1997
Language: English, French, German
Catalogue No: ED7933
 

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