(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
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.
Piano Adventures: Lesson And Theory Book - Level 1 is an exciting, comprehensive piano method that teaches children analysis, creativity and musical expression. Piano Adventures: Lesson And Theory Book - Level 1 provides an integrated, step-by-step approach to music reading, a wide range of musical styles from jazz to classical, pianistic fingerings to build technique and movement across the keyboard. Piano Adventures: Lesson And Theory Book - Level 1 has expressive, appealing pieces with teacher duets, discovery questions, creative activities, and theory pages to reinforce concepts. The Technique & Performance book is an essential component of the curriculum. Discover the power of technique secrets for artistic performance.
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.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Correlated to go along with the 12 units of the Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner Lesson Book, this book provides valuable reinforcement of theory, concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear training activities.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. This comprehensive "All-In-One" book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Book 1 presents the fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form. The redesigned layout improves information hierarchy, putting focus on key concepts and step-by-step learning. Online support is now included, with over two hours of instructional videos and audio accompaniment tracks that inspire rhythmic vitality and artistic expression. Songs include: Amazing Grace * The Can-Can * Catch a Falling Star * Danny Boy * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * The Entertainer * Greensleeves * The Lion Sleeps Tonight * and more!