The motivational music in this book shows students how to practice and how to listen. Styles include blues, folk, patriotic tunes, classical themes, and terrific original solos. New concepts are: waltz bass; broken chord bass; ear training on intervals M2-M6; dotted quarter note; one octave scales and I-V7-I in F and D; reading ledger lines above, below and in-between the staffs; legato pedaling; the IV chord; and eighth rest. At the end of the book parallel motion and contrary motion scales on the white keys are shown with I-IV-I-V7-I cadences and one-hand arpeggios. Music dictionary included.
Composer: Helen Marlais
Series: The All-In-One Approach to Succeeding at the Piano
Subject: Method Books