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Author Cappelli, Frank, author

Title The piano : an illustrated step-by-step instructional guide / Frank Cappelli
Published Pittsburgh : Eldorado Ink, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (113 pages)
Series Cappelli, Frank. Learn to play.
Contents Introduction -- Getting started: Choosing a piano -- Staff and the notes -- Reading treble clef -- Reading bass clef -- Time signature -- Sharp and flat symbols -- Finding the notes on the keyboard -- Right hand -- Left hand -- Right and left hand together -- Playing chords: The C chord -- C chord, treble clef -- Using both hands -- F chord -- F chord, treble clef -- G chord -- G chord, treble clef -- C scale -- Scales and other exercises -- More chording options -- Major chords in C: The I, IV, and V chords -- Basic piano care -- Tips for practice -- Appendix: Finding the notes -- Piano timeline -- Internet resources -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author
Summary Illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout, this guide teaches the fundamentals of piano--from buying a piano and understanding its mechanisms to reading music and playing chords
Subject Music theory.
Piano -- Methods.
Piano -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Programmed instructional materials.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781932904543 :
Other Titles Learn to play. The piano