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Piano for Dummies (Paperback) (Adam Perlmutter)

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Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set!

Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories like a pro! This book contains all the information you need to start playing today, including clear instruction and supplementary materials. Learn different musical styles, like classical, rock, blues, and country, and how to find the perfect teacher should you decide to expand your instruction.

With the widest tonal range of any instrument, the piano is versatile enough to produce melody and accompaniment at the same time. This standout feature is also what makes mastering the piano such a complex affair. Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition breaks it down into simple, easy-to-follow instruction, written in the characteristically accessible Dummies style. For the beginner, the book serves as a complete introductory course. For the more advanced player, it becomes a handy reference to keep around for periodic refreshers. Topics include:

  • Finding the perfect keyboard, and caring for your piano
  • The intricacies of reading music, including notes, rhythm, and change-ups
  • Melody, harmony, and the building blocks of sound
  • The role of individual technique, and finding your own groove

The book also includes advice on practicing efficiently and improving your performance, as well as tips on how to pursue more advanced experiences. A great piano player is always the life of the party, and in high demand. If you're looking to become one with the "88,"Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the resource you want!

Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set!

Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories like a pro! This book contains all the information you need to start playing today, including clear instruction and supplementary materials. Learn different musical styles, like classical, rock, blues, and country, and how to find the perfect teacher should you decide to expand your instruction.

With the widest tonal range of any instrument, the piano is versatile enough to produce melody and accompaniment at the same time. This standout feature is also what makes mastering the piano such a complex affair. Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition breaks it down into simple, easy-to-follow instruction, written in the characteristically accessible Dummies style. For the beginner, the book serves as a complete introductory course. For the more advanced player, it becomes a handy reference to keep around for periodic refreshers. Topics include:

  • Finding the perfect keyboard, and caring for your piano
  • The intricacies of reading music, including notes, rhythm, and change-ups
  • Melody, harmony, and the building blocks of sound
  • The role of individual technique, and finding your own groove

The book also includes advice on practicing efficiently and improving your performance, as well as tips on how to pursue more advanced experiences. A great piano player is always the life of the party, and in high demand. If you're looking to become one with the "88," Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the resource you want!

Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Musical Instruments / Piano + Keyboard
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Adam Perlmutter
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2014
TCIN: 16112592
UPC: 9781118900055
Item Number (DPCI): 247-21-6324
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Good tutorial

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Limburg 3 months ago
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Easy to read, easy to follow. Good for starters or people who used to play piano and want to pick it up again.
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