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Catalogue No: 9780193360075
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ISBN: 9780193360075
Pianoworks Book 2 + CD

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Subtitle: A tutor for the older beginner

Department: Piano, Keyboard & Organ - Piano Solo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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- Second book in the Pianoworks series
- Perfect for adult or order beginners
- New techniques introduced in a logical progression
- Attractive and accessible pieces in a range of styles
- Clear and practical layout
- CD with performances, backings, and exercises

Pianoworks Book 2 is the second tutor book in the successful Pianoworks series, written especially for the older beginner. Like its predecessor, the book focuses on the traditional concept of learning to play from music but also includes hints on improvisation and playing by ear. New techniques are introduced at a steady pace, and there are useful examples and exercises at every stage. You'll find attractive and accessible pieces in a huge range of styles, including well-known Classical works, traditional melodies, carols, jazz, and new pieces by the authors, and there are tips on performance and interpretation along the way. The CD includes performances of all the pieces, accompaniments to play along with, demonstrations, and additional aural and improvisation exercises.

Contents and Reviews


The piano and its music Semiquavers Scales and arpeggios, hands together Minor keys New time signatures Dotted quavers Triplets Two voices in one hand Syncopation and swing Alberti bass Time signature changes Chromatic notes Harmonic building blocks Demisemiquavers Double dots Grace notes and ornaments Modes