Elements of Piano Technique and Applied Theory Comprehensive Edition Book 2 - Preparatory Exercises and Theoretical Explanations Levels 3 & 4 Early Advanced-Advanced
Elements of Piano Technique and Applied Theory is a 12-book comprehensive series (Volumes: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c) that covers 44 different elements and spans Late Elementary to Advanced levels. The Comprehensive Edition is geared toward teachers who may already have a familiar text or collection of scales, arpeggios, chords, etc. which they like using, but are looking for a supplement that provides the background theory and practice suggestions or strategies. Therefore, the Comprehensive Edition Book 2 (212 pages)contains only the Preparatory Exercises and Theoretical Explanations and from all 3 volumes of levels 3 and 4. This allows the teacher to use their regular collection and augment their teaching and students’ practice.
Technical elements covered include: Scales and Arpeggios in One Through Four Octaves, The Grand Scale and Inverted Grand Scale Pattern, Four-Octave Chromatic Scales (in Unison, 3rds, 6ths, and 10ths), Major and Minor Scales in 3rds, 6ths, and 10ths, Repeated Notes, Tremolo, Dominant 7th and Diminished 7th Chords/Arpeggios, Major/Minor Diatonic Triads in 1st and 2nd Inversion, Four-Note Chords, Short Arpeggios and Broken Chords Major and Minor Scales in Chromatic Cycle, Russian-Style Arpeggio Chain, Broken 3rds, 5ths, 6ths, and Octaves, Non-Legato Double Note Scales, Four-Note Diatonic Triads, Five-Note Seventh Chords, Double-Note Trills and Turns, Diatonic Scales in Legato 3rds, Chromatic Scales in Major and Minor Legato 3rds, Arpeggios and Broken Chords in Octaves, and Diatonic/Chromatic Scales in Legato Sixths. There are also checklists included at the end of the book so students can track progress and set tempo related goals.
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