Progressive COMPLETE LEARN TO PLAY PIANO Manual is the ultimate Piano manual. It assumes you have no prior knowledge of music or playing the Piano and will take you from beginner to professional level. In the course of the book you will learn all the essential techniques of piano playing, as well as how to read music and understand music theory up to an advanced level. You will also learn many well known pieces and songs and get a great introduction to many styles of music, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Gospel, Folk and Classical.
The book is divided into sections, the first covering the basics of music reading and technique, concentrating on note memory and melody and accompaniment playing. The second section involves learning to move around on the keyboard and introduces a variety of new styles and techniques styles aimed at preparing you for group playing. The later sections deal with playing in all keys, transposing, chord substitution and Jazz playing.
Author: Peter Gelling