By Blake Neely
The long-awaited replace to the bestselling Piano For Dummies-featuring a brand new audio CDHave you usually desired to play piano? This revised variation of the preferred Piano for Dummies makes it more straightforward and extra enjoyable than ever. for those who have no idea find out how to learn tune, this ebook explains in pleasant, simple language all of the fundamentals of track conception and applies it to taking part in the piano. And if you have been taking part in piano for your time – or took piano classes in the event you have been a toddler yet have not performed when you consider that – you could decide up a few useful how you can increase your enjoying or use the booklet as a refresher course.This re-creation good points clean and up to date perform classes, instructing strategies, and musical examples, in addition to a brand new audio CD with examples for all items awarded within the publication. You get professional info on left- and right-hand piano thoughts; enjoying scales, melodies, harmonies, and chords; and practising to enhance your technique.Everything you must begin enjoying piano todayPlenty of renowned musical items and songs, with significant other audio CD to play alongside withInstruction in enjoying a number of musical types, from classical and rock to blues and countryBlake Neely is an Emmy-nominated composer and finished pianist who has composed a variety of television and film scoresIf you could have continually desired to tickle the ivories like a professional, Piano For Dummies, 2d variation is your perfect resource!Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics aren't integrated as a part of e-book dossier.
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It’s a complete solo instrument. You can play a complete song or other musical work without requiring additional accompaniment or other help from your musical friends. That makes the piano satisfying and self-sufficient. ✓ It’s the perfect accompaniment. You can accompany a singer, a choir, a dance class, a silent movie, your own opera, or your own soap opera, not to mention any other instrument. ✓ You can play almost anything on the piano. The piano has an unmatched repertoire of music. You name it, there’s piano music for it.
This is why you must, must, must go to the store and put your hands and ears on every piano you consider. Play every darn key, and play at all volumes. You think I’m exaggerating? I’ve played many pianos that sounded beautiful except for one key. If you only ever play “Camptown Races” in the key of G, you may never notice that silent low D-flat key. But it’s more likely that you’ll notice the bad key a few days after you get the piano home. Play and listen to those keys again and again. Trust your instincts.
Also, a stage piano doesn’t have as many functions as an arranger. Stage 41 42 Part I: Warming Up to the Keyboard pianos come with a music rack and sustain pedal, but you need to purchase a keyboard stand and other accessories separately. Workstations Essentially a computer built into a keyboard, a workstation has everything: top-of-the-line sound samples, sequencing, recording and editing, and computer integration. Workstations come in 61-, 73-, and 88-key models. These babies can be quite expensive, but if you’ve got big musical dreams, you may want to try one out.
Piano For Dummies, 2nd Edtion by Blake Neely