Piano Book for Adult Beginners : Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Songs, Read Music, Theory & Technique (Book & Streaming Video Lessons)

Piano Book for Adult Beginners : Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Songs, Read Music, Theory & Technique (Book & Streaming Video Lessons)
Author: Damon Ferrante
Rating: 4.02
Bestsellers Rate: 10248
Publisher: Steeplechase Arts
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 122
Hours of reading: 2.0 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 18,47 €

About the book

This book and streaming video course is all that you will ever need for getting started playing the most famous and cherished piano classics! Piano Professor, Damon Ferrante guides you through how to play the piano with step-by-step lessons for beginners and 20 streaming video lessons. This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of piano students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. No music reading is required! Learn great piano songs! The lessons will greatly expand your repertoire of beloved piano songs and improve your piano technique, creativity, and understanding of music. Whether you are teaching yourself piano or learning with a music instructor, this book and streaming video course will take your piano playing to a whole new level! Ask yourself this: 1. Have you always wanted to learn how to play famous piano pieces, but did not know where to start? 2. Did you start piano lessons once and give up because the lessons were too difficult? 3. Are you struggling to follow online piano lessons that seem to jump all over the place without any sense of direction or consistency? 4. Would you like to expand your musical understanding and learn how to play the piano through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course? If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this beginner piano book and video course is definitely for you! The following great music is covered in this book and streaming video course: * Für Elise by Beethoven * The Entertainer by Scott Joplin * Amazing Grace * Pachelbel's Canon * House of the Rising Sun * Scarborough Fair * Turkish Rondo by Mozart * Shenandoah * Happy Birthday * Danny Boy * Kum-Bah-Yah * Jingle Bells * J.S. Bach's Prelude in C Major * Home on the Range * This Little Light of Mine * Hall of the Mountain King by Grieg * Take Me Out to the Ballgame * Red River Valley * Silent Night * New World Symphony Theme * When the Saints Go Marching In * Greensleeves * Aura Lee * Brahms' Famous Lullaby * Simple Gifts * And Many More Great Songs and Pieces!

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Damon Ferrante Biography

Damon Ferrante is an American composer whose works have been performed in concert halls and performance venues throughout North America, most notably, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Guild Hall, and Theatre Project. His opera, Jefferson & Poe, (with librettist Daniel Mark Epstein), received its premiere in 2005 at Symphony Space in Manhattan. His song cycle, The Mountain & Tidewater Songs (also on texts by Epstein), has been performed throughout the United States (including Carnegie Hall) since 2006.

Critical Reaction

Tim Smith of The Baltimore Sun calls Ferrante's music "focused and colorful...with an unexpected, decidedly poetic touch". Geoffrey Himes of Baltimore City Paper states, "If the tune has the elegance of traditional opera, the harmonization is very modern as the vocal lines climb and descend the melodic staircases that Ferrante has constructed for them". Anne Midgette, writing in The New York Times on Friday, December 2, 2005, cited Ferrante's opera Jefferson and Poe as one of the three operas to see in New York in early December; the two other operas listed were productions of La bohème and Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera.

Selected works

Jefferson & Poe: A Lyric Opera in Two Acts Super Double Lite: An Opera in Two Acts Toward Home: An Evening Length Work for Modern Dance The Mountain and Tidewater Songs: A Song Cycle for Baritone and Piano Trio Snow Moon: A Piano Sonata Dreaming Cities: A Piano Trio Guitar Concerto The Footbridge: A Guitar Duo From Out of Air: Songs for Soprano and Piano

References

D'Haene, Elise; "Exploring Opera's New Golden Age". The East Hampton Star 2 August 2007 Himes, Geoffrey; "From Stage to Sing: Composer Damon Ferrante Coaxes Baltimore Writer Daniel Mark Epstein To Transform His Play Into An Opera". Baltimore City Paper 16 November 2005. Keiger, Dale; "Changing Their Tune". Johns Hopkins Magazine February 2005 ... Read full biography

Authors: Damon Ferrante
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Publisher: Steeplechase Arts
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Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9780692926437
ISBN10: 0692926437
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Illustrations: Illustrations, black and white
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Book Format: Paperback
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Pages: 122
Book Weight: 299
Book Dimensions: 216x279x7
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Publication date: July 23, 2017
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