Download E-books Piano and Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies PDF

The go-to reference for aspiring pianists and keyboard players

Piano & Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies makes it more uncomplicated and extra enjoyable than ever to make track! if you happen to do not know easy methods to learn track, this publication explains in pleasant, simple language all of the fundamentals of tune idea, and applies it to enjoying the piano and keyboard. And if you have been taking part in for awhile—or took classes for those who have been a toddler yet have not performed since—you can decide up a few precious the best way to enhance your taking part in, or use the ebook as a refresher course.

This indispensible source combines the simplest of For Dummies books, together with Piano For Dummies, Keyboard For Dummies, track idea For Dummies, and Piano workouts For Dummies to get you up and working very quickly. The convenient reference allows you to grasp the normal black-and-white keys and offers you an realizing of the chances that spread while these black-and-whites are hooked up to state of the art track technology.

  • Discover the secrets and techniques for turning into a grasp at the piano and keyboard
  • Improve your talents with a wealth of easy-to-apply piano exercises
  • Tap into your creativity and get the lowdown on composing an unique song
  • Find out the right way to use keyboards anyplace utilizing exterior audio system, amps, domestic stereos, desktops, and tablets

Dive correct in! This entire ebook deals the main entire studying event for aspiring pianists, keyboard fanatics, and scholars of music.

Show description

Read Online or Download Piano and Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies PDF

Best Music books

French Cultural Politics and Music: From the Dreyfus Affair to the First World War

This booklet attracts upon either musicology and cultural background to argue that French musical meanings and values from 1898 to 1914 are top defined no longer by way of modern inventive activities yet of the political tradition. in the course of those years, France used to be present process many refined but profound political adjustments.

King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Whilst it used to be first released in 1994, King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and his period was once generally heralded not just because the so much thorough research of Scott Joplin's existence and tune, but additionally as a gripping learn, virtually a detective tale. This new and elevated edition-more than a 3rd better than the first-goes a ways past the unique booklet in uncovering new info of the composer's existence and insights into his tune.

Duke Ellington's America

Few American artists in any medium have loved the foreign and lasting cultural effect of Duke Ellington. From jazz criteria equivalent to “Mood Indigo” and “Don’t Get round a lot Anymore,” to his longer, extra orchestral suites, to his management of the stellar colossal band he toured and played with for many years after such a lot tremendous bands folded, Ellington represented a unique, pathbreaking strength in tune over the process a half-century.

Loudspeakers: For music recording and reproduction

Want recommendation on which kind of speaker to exploit and the place? quite often the alternative and positioning of loudspeakers is right down to instinct, rumour and probability. This sensible advisor explores the hyperlink among adventure and the know-how, supplying you with a greater knowing of the instruments you're utilizing and why, resulting in enormously more advantageous effects.

Additional resources for Piano and Keyboard All-in-One For Dummies

Show sample text content

One hundred twenty five assembly the Staff, Clefs, and Notes................................................................................ one hundred twenty five settling on part Steps, complete Steps, and Accidentals on the Staff.......................... a hundred thirty Musical Punctuation: Bar Lines...................................................................................... 136 bankruptcy five: various Beats and Rhythms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Getting a bounce on the commence: Pickup Beats and Measures........................................ 137 including Time to Your Notes with Ties and Dots............................................................ 138 enjoying Offbeat Rhythms.................................................................................................. 142 taking part in Songs with Challenging Rhythms..................................................................... 146 Chapter 1 taking a look at Notes and Beats during this bankruptcy ▶ Understanding rhythm, beat, and pace ▶ Reviewing notes and word values ▶ Counting (and clapping) out diversified notes and notice values J ust approximately every person has taken a few kind of tune classes, both formal paid classes from an area piano instructor or no less than the s­ tate-mandated rudimentary tune periods provided in public tuition. both approach, you’ve been requested at some point soon to knock out a beat, if simply via clapping your hands. possibly the song lesson appeared lovely unnecessary on the time or served in basic terms as a very good excuse to dance your grade-school neighbor at the head. in spite of the fact that, counting out a beat is strictly the place you'll want to commence with track. with no discernible beat, you don't have anything to bop or nod your head to. even supposing all of the different elements of track (pitch, melody, concord, etc) are beautiful darned vital, with no beat, you don’t fairly have a track. every thing round you has a rhythm to it, together with you. In tune, the rhythm is the trend of normal or abnormal pulses. the main simple factor you’re striving to discover in songs is the rhythm. fortunately, written track makes it effortless to interpret different composers’ works and convey the type of rhythm that they had in brain for his or her songs. the 1st half this bankruptcy offers you a great creation to the fundamentals of counting notes and studying a song’s rhythm, beat, and pace. notice: the typical U. S. identify is sector notice, yet within the U. okay. they name it a crotchet. The U. ok. names also are utilized in medieval tune and in a few ­classical circles. This ebook makes use of the U. S. universal names for the notes, that are extra universally general. a hundred e-book II: knowing thought and the Language of tune the second one 1/2 this bankruptcy exhibits you simply how very important the timing of your notes is while enjoying the piano. As they are saying, timing is every thing, and each be aware in tune has a kick off point and an finishing element. So notes have to have diverse values that may be counted. You’ll additionally see how time in track will be measured in alternative ways: via measuring the speed of the beat to figure out the pace of a track, and by utilizing a time signature to figure out the beat trend of a track.

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 9 votes