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How to Play Piano: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Piano (How to Play)

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Publisher Comments:

Roger Evans' How to Play series has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument. These comprehensive, easy-to-understand guides are designed for everyone — even those who have never read music or picked up an instrument.

Covers all the basics, including:
-- Buying and maintaining your instrument
-- Reading sheet music
-- Proper technique and finger positioning
-- Playing by ear
-- Chords, and much more.

Easy-to-follow diagrams, drawings, and photographs reinforce lessons throughout. By using popular tunes as practice pieces rather than repetitive drills and boring exercises, How to Play Guitar, How to Play Piano, and How to Play Keyboards make learning simple, fast, and enjoyable. A must-have for the first-timer or player looking to improve his or her skills, the books in the How to Play series provide all the help of a private tutor.

Synopsis:

Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice—even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like:
  • Choosing the right piano
  • Reading music
  • Positioning fingers properly
  • Playing chords and runs of notes
  • Developing effective practice techniques and much more

Practice pieces range from "Ode to Joy" and "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Yankee Doodle," making learning simple, fast and enjoyable.

Synopsis:

Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice—even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like:

· Choosing the right piano

· Reading music

· Positioning fingers properly

· Playing chords and runs of notes

· Developing effective practice techniques and much more

Practice pieces range from "Ode to Joy" and "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Yankee Doodle," making learning simple, fast and enjoyable.

About the Author

Roger Evans has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument on their own. His other books include How to Play Guitar and How to Play Keyboards.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312287085
Author:
Evans, Roger
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Instruction and study
Subject:
Instruction & Study
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Piano
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Keyboard
Subject:
Piano
Subject:
Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard
Subject:
Instruction & Study - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Techniques
Subject:
Piano -- Instruction and study.
Subject:
Keyboard
Subject:
MUSIC / Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
How to Play
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes illustrations and music through
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.29 x 0.335 in

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"Synopsis" by , Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice—even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like:
  • Choosing the right piano
  • Reading music
  • Positioning fingers properly
  • Playing chords and runs of notes
  • Developing effective practice techniques and much more

Practice pieces range from "Ode to Joy" and "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Yankee Doodle," making learning simple, fast and enjoyable.

"Synopsis" by ,
Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice—even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like:

· Choosing the right piano

· Reading music

· Positioning fingers properly

· Playing chords and runs of notes

· Developing effective practice techniques and much more

Practice pieces range from "Ode to Joy" and "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Yankee Doodle," making learning simple, fast and enjoyable.

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