An Innovative Approach for Adults Returning to the Piano
Author: Carol Matz
Pubpsher: Alfred Music
Adults returning to the piano after a break will enjoy playing well-arranged pop hits from recordings, Broadway and television. Titles: Heaven Is a Place on Earth * Open Arms * I'll Be There for You * Take My Breath Away * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Arabian Nights * That's What Friends Are For * Fame * The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme) * Beauty and the Beast * The Wind Beneath My Wings.
Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the context of group-piano instruction. This book encourages teachers to transfer learning and group dynamics theory into classroom practice. As a piano pedagogy textbook, supplement for pedagogy classes, or resource for graduate teaching assistants and professional piano teachers, the book examines learning theory, student needs, assessment, and specific issues for the group-piano instructor.
Works by 36 composers are included in this 248-page comprehensive survey of piano music written between 1820 and 1910. The pieces in this collection range in difficulty from intermediate through early-advanced levels and cover the widest range of styles and idioms of the Romantic period. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. Historical and biographical background and performance notes are provided by Dr. Hinson.
Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.