Includes Primer Level Piano, Theory, Technic, and Performance Books
Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-color illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvelous world of music! Piano Level 4 (W04) presents the overlapping pedal, 1st and 2nd inversion triads, sixteenth notes, dotted eigth notes, altered intervals, augmented and diminished triads, syncopation, parallel major and minor scales, grace notes, and the keys of G-flat, B-flat, and B. The Theory book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Theory Level 4 (W09) presents theory material correlated with Piano. Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection.