Norton, Christopher - American Popular Piano: Technic, Preparatory Level - Piano Method Series*

Norton, Christopher - American Popular Piano: Technic, Preparatory Level - Piano Method Series*

Novus Via Music Group

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American Popular Piano – Technic
Preparatory Level – Technic
Publisher: Novus Via Music Group
Authors: Christopher Norton, Scott McBride Smith

This is one of four Preparatory-level books in the American Popular Piano series - the educational piano course by Christopher Norton and Scott McBride Smith.

The series has 11 difficulty Levels, and each Level contains: Repertoire album with CD; Etudes album (including Improvisation); Skills book; Technic (technique) book.

Preparatory Level:
For students in their first year of study
- Middle C position, treble and bass clef, grand staff
- Whole note, half note, quarter note, dotted half note
- pp, p, mp, mf, f
- 3/4 and 4/4 time signatures
- Key signatures up to one sharp
- Repeat, 8ve, tie, fermata, ritardando, accent

This course of study for piano, published by Novus Via Music Group, is now distributed by Hal Leonard. It features eleven progressive levels, with four different books at each level: repertoire, etudes, skills, and technic. It starts with a preparatory level for first year students, and then includes levels 1-10 for ten years of study. These books provide comprehensive curriculum in diverse musical styles, with instrumental backing tracks on CD with the repertoire books.

Students who use the books in this series will learn how to: develop traditional pianistic and musical skills through music in contemporary, popular styles; be motivated to practice by working on music that is familiar, fun and that they can't wait to play; nurture their creativity and spontaneity through a user-friendly modular approach to improvisation; and enjoy regular ensemble playing, finding pleasure in a lifelong relationship with music.

Order No.: NVM 34
Inventory # HL00399033
ISBN: 9781897379332 (
UPC: 884088267780
Publisher Code: APPT-00
Width: 9.0"
Length: 12.0"
28 pages

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