Etudes with Technique, Book 1 - Helen Marlais with Suzanne Torkelson - Piano Book

FJH Music Company

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Etudes with Technique, Book 1 composed by Helen Marlais with Suzanne Torkelson. For piano. Instruction. Succeeding with the Masters! / Festival Collection. Elementary to Mid-Elementary. Book. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FJH2025).

ISBN 1569397597.

This series is designed to develop healthy, natural, and effective technique. Each book is divided into units, and each unit focuses on one technical concept utilizing imagery to help students understand the gesture needed to produce the correct technique. Students get the opportunity to play the technique using two short technical exercises followed by several etudes to reinforce each concept. This approach allows students to concentrate on one technique at a time, promoting mastery of specific techniques and helping students make these technical skills a habit in their playing. Contains information about each etude and the composers.

About Succeeding with the Masters
Succeeding with the Masters is a series dedicated to the authentic keyboard works of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth-Century masters.
This series provides a complete and easily accessible method for learning and performing the works of the masters. Each book presents the works in historical perspective for the student, and provides the means and the motivation to play these pieces in the correct stylistic, musical, and technical manner. The easily understandable format of practice strategies and musical concepts make this series enjoyable for both students and teachers.

Succeeding with the Masters begins with late-elementary repertoire, continues through intermediate-level works and also includes a few early-advanced works. Upon completion of the series, students will be well prepared for the major keyboard works by the master composers of each era.

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