Piano Discoveries Level 3 (Books and Disc)

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Piano Course with acc. CD tracks (For Player Piano CD Systems)

WebOnlyPianois proud to have teamed up with Heritage Music Press in order to offerthis celebrated course. Each learning level includes a lessonbook, theorybook, and an ultra-highquality play-along accompaniment disc(included in the back of the lesson book).

 

Foreach lesson that has a play along track, there is a small disc symbolat the bottom of the page.

Thecourse is available in virtually all play-along formats: Theversatile GeneralMidi Floppy Disc or GeneralMidi Compact Disc format features onetrack each lesson—the tempo (and the key for that matter) maybe adjusted by the student to fit practice or performancerequirements. The student may also mute either theright hand or the left hand piano part individually for practice, orboth piano parts for full performance. It is also availablein all popular player pianoformats and features two tracks for each lesson—one trackat performancetempo and one track at practice tempo.One of the most exciting features of the WebOnlyPiano Discoveriesedition for PianoDisc systems is that the keysactually move to show the student where to put their fingers!Then, after practice, that feature may be turned off and the studentmay play normally with the accompaniment track. It is alsoavailable as a standardaudio compact discwith the piano part on the left, and the accompaniments on the right,thereby allowing the student to listen to the whole performance, orplay along with just the accompaniment tracks.

PianoDiscoveriesis an 8-level, 16 book series. Each level "set" fromWebOnlyPianocontains a Lesson Book, a Theory Workbook, and a play-alongaccompaniment disc. The first two levels are usuallyconsideredan "either-or" proposition.

Level3 bringsthe student into the world of solid 2nd-stage beginner piano music, andis appropriate for both children and adults. The music is alldouble-stave "Grand Staff" piano music in treble and bass clef, andfocuses more on easy classical pieces that may be recognized by thelistener, along with a few originals as well. Theaccompanimenttracks are even more exciting than prior books, particularly due to themore interesting musical choices. Level 3introduces more timesignatures, performance techniques, scales, sixteen notes and rests andarpeggios, which not only help prepare the student for themore challenging Level 4, but also forother general piano literature.

Theother sets in the series include the On or Off-StaffStarter which may be used for beginning students with orwithout basic reading capabilities, and then packages Level1A, Level 1B, Level 2A, Level 2B and Level4.

Themusic andaccompaniment tracks in these lesson books are all graduated indifficulty . . . by Level 3 and Level 4 the student willexperience some reasonably challenging piano musicalong withsophisticated accompaniment tracks. Even if you're an amid-levelor experienced beginner, try Level 3 and Level4 to sharpen up your playing, and have more fun doing itwith exciting accompaniment tracks!

Adultshave foundthe WebOnlyPiano Discoveries course extremely enjoyable as well . . .they don't mind the cute animal characters that coach the student oneach page. They find it a good way to "de-stress" as theylearnto play the piano!

Level 3 Sample Content pdf(click image to view samplecontent pdf.)

Title: (click titleto hear 5-minute montage) WebOnlyPianoDiscoveries Level 3
Artist: Janet Vogt, Leon Bates and YOU!
Style: Interactive - Educational
Instrumentation: Assorted Band and Orchestra

 

Track List: (click song title to hear audioclip)
1. Sonatina
2. MinuetIn G
3. ADaring Adventure
4. WaltzOf The Matador
5. Greensleeves
6. TroubleIn The Kingdom
7. Waltz(Op. 39, No. 13) - Kabalevsky
8. WadeIn The Water
9. HummingSong
10. Musette(BWV 126) - Bach
11. Arabesque(Op. 100, No. 2) - Burgmuller
12. AllegroIn Bb Major (K.7) - Mozart
13. RoundaboutRag
14. RussianRhapsody