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Piano essentials : scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences for the contemporary pianist / Ross Ramsay ; edited by Susan Gedutis Lindsay.

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  • ISBN: 0876390491 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 100p. ; 31 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Berklee Press, c2006.

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General Note: CD included.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I : Scale studies in major keys. Theory review ; Diatonic triads ; Chord progressions: two-octave major scales and arpeggios ; Rhythm: working with a metronome ; Seventh chords -- Part II : Rhythm and expression. Control of dynamics, phrasing and articulation ; More metronome tips and exploring multiple rhythms -- Part III : Scale studies in minor keys. Minor scales ; Additional cadences for minor keys -- Part IV : More key-area studies. More scales exercises: contrary motion, thirds and sixths, double thirds.
Subject: Piano > Methods.

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