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Books from that SCF library
A History of Keyboard Literature by
Publication Date: 1996-03-06
A History of Keyboard Literature: Music for the Piano and Its Forerunners presents a comprehensive and easily accessible history of literature for all stringed keyboard instruments.
Playing Bach on the Keyboard by
Publication Date: 2003-10-01
In this concise and accessible volume, a noted keyboard artist and Bach specialist takes a fresh look at the performance of J. S. Bach's keyboard music.
Picture Chord Encyclopedia for Keyboard by
Call Number: MT248 .P53 2002
Publication Date: 2002-12-01
(Keyboard Instruction). Weighing in with nearly 400 pages, the Picture Chord Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive keyboard resource ever! It includes easy-to-see photos, easy-to-read chord diagrams and treble and bass clef notation for over 1,600 keyboard chords, plus basic chord theory, a chord symbol chart, and more! Also available in a 6 x 9 Edition (00310978).
Amazing Phrasing - Keyboard by
Call Number: MT225 .D46 2002
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
(Keyboard Instruction). Amazing Phrasing is for any keyboard player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. This method is divided into three parts: Melody From scales to arpeggios, from using licks, riffs and runs to playing "outside," this section focuses on melodic strategies for improvisation; Harmony Whether comping or soloing, harmony is essential to improvisation, and this section covers it in detail; Rhythm & Style Swing, laying back, shaping your phrases with accents ... this last section puts the finishing touches on your improvisational technique. You'll learn approaches to working with and around other musicians, and you'll practice comping and soloing over progressions in various styles from rock to bossa nova to swing to bebop. The companion audio contains 44 full-band demos for listening, as well as many play-along examples so you can practice improvising over various musical styles and progressions. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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