How to Play Popular Piano in 10 Easy Lessons (Paperback) - Monath, Norman

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"Anyone who can dial a telephone can learn to play popular piano quickly and easily."

So says Norman Monath, author of "How to Play Popular Piano in 10 Easy Lessons." His no-frills, no-drills method will have you playing simple tunes within 30 minutes -- even if you don''t know one note from another.

The secret? Learning the basic chords and how to adapt them. With lots of clearly illustrated chord examples, keyboard diagrams and practice pieces ranging from "Silent Night" to "Raindrops Keep Fallin'' on My Head," Monath teaches you:

* the basic structure of music

* how to alter the basic chords for creative accompaniment

* how to read tunes from sheet music

* how to improvise

* how to play by ear

* how to create your own playing style -- whether you lean toward pop, blues, jazz or rock

For everyone from rank beginner to experienced virtuoso, this step-by-step, uncomplicated guidebook makes learning to play popular piano the easy and enjoyable experience it should be.

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9780671530679
SKU 30108592
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0671530674
Release Date 11/1/1984
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Dimensions (in Inches) 11H x 8.5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Explains how to learn to play the piano by mastering chords, and covers scales, tonality, triads, and improvisation.
Editors Note 1 This no-frills, no-drills method will have you playing simple tunes within 30 minutes - even if you don't know one note from another. The secret? Learning the basic chords and how to adapt them. With lots of clearly illustrated chord examples, keyboard diagrams and practice pieces ranging from "Silent Night" to "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," Monath teaches you: the basic structure of music, how to alter the basic chords for creative accompaniment, how to read tunes from sheet music, how to improvise, how to play by ear, and how to create your own playing style - whether you lean toward pop, blues, jazz or rock. For everyone from rank beginner to experienced virtuoso, this step-by-step, uncomplicated guidebook makes learning to play popular piano the easy and enjoyable experience it should be. Norman Monath has taught and played piano professionally for more than 25 years. As a songwriter, he's collaborated with Hal David and Sammy Cahn. 8-1/4 inch. x 10-3/4 inch.

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