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How To Play Keyboards

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How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enable you to start playing popular tunes on your keyboard within minutes-even if you've never played a musical instrument before. You'll learn keyboard basics like:

--fingering

--chords

--special effects

--playing by ear

--how to read sheet music

--playing with drum backing

and much more.

Filled with a wealth of instruction and inspiration, How to Play Keyboards is like having your own personal tutor.

How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enables students to start playing within minutes--even if one has never played a musical instrument before. Among the keyboard basics covered are:

- Fingering

- Chords

- Special effects

- Playing by ear

- How to read sheet music

- Playing with drum backing

How to Play Keyboards Includes more than 30 popular tunes to play ranging from Amazing Grace and Jingle Bells to The Entertainer, along with accompanying diagrams and photos for easy learning.

Synopsis:

How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enable you to start playing popular tunes on your keyboard within minutes-even if you've never played a musical instrument before. You'll learn keyboard basics like:

--fingering

--chords

--special effects

--playing by ear

--how to read sheet music

--playing with drum backing

and much more.

Filled with a wealth of instruction and inspiration, How to Play Keyboards is like having your own personal tutor.

Synopsis:

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.

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 Piano.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312287078
Author:
Evans, Roger
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Instruction and study
Subject:
Instruction & Study
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Keyboard
Subject:
Electronic keyboard (Synthesizer)
Subject:
Keyboard
Subject:
Electronic keyboard
Subject:
Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard
Subject:
Instruction & Study - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Techniques
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Piano
Subject:
Music-Folk Instruments
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
How to Play
Series Volume:
1912
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes illustrations, photos, and musi
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
9.22 x 7.22 x 0.36 in

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Product details 104 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9780312287078 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enable you to start playing popular tunes on your keyboard within minutes-even if you've never played a musical instrument before. You'll learn keyboard basics like:

--fingering

--chords

--special effects

--playing by ear

--how to read sheet music

--playing with drum backing

and much more.

Filled with a wealth of instruction and inspiration, How to Play Keyboards is like having your own personal tutor.

"Synopsis" by , 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.

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