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Piano For Dummies

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  • Introduction
    • About This Book
    • Foolish Assumptions
    • Icons Used in This Book
    • Beyond the Book
    • Where to Go from Here
  • Part I: Getting Started with Piano
    • Chapter 1: Preparing to Play a Piano
      • Knowing Why the Piano Is So Special
        • Advantages to playing the piano
        • Advantages to studying music at the piano
        • A skill and an art
      • Understanding Why People Take Piano Lessons (And Why They Often Quit)
      • Getting to Know Your Instrument
      • Comprehending the Language of Music
        • Developing an ear for horizontal and vertical music
        • Getting to know musical forms and styles
      • Starting to Play the Best Way
      • Being Aware of What You Already Know about Playing the Piano
    • Chapter 2: Meeting the Keyboard Family
      • Looking at the Acoustic Ones
        • Pianos
        • Harpsichords
        • Pipe organs
      • Identifying the Electric Ones
        • The nuts and bolts of electronic sound
        • Synthesizers
        • Digital keyboards
    • Chapter 3: Finding the Perfect Keyboard
      • To Hum or Not to Hum: Electric or Acoustic (Or Both)?
        • Buying an acoustic
        • Buying a digital
        • Buying a hybrid
      • Picking the Perfect Acoustic Piano
        • Taking location into account
        • Getting all the pedals you deserve
        • Finding good buys (and avoiding scams)
        • If you’ve heard one, you haven’t heard them all
        • Looking at some specific piano brands
      • Selecting a Digital Keyboard That Lasts
        • Digital pianos and organs
        • Arrangers
        • Stage pianos
        • Workstations
        • Synthesizers
        • Avoiding obsolescence
        • Knowing the digital features you want
        • Browsing some specific keyboard brands
        • Other electric keyboards
      • Before You Drive It Off the Lot: Sealing the Deal at the Store
        • Taking it for a spin
        • Loving and leaving it
        • Refusing to pay the sticker price
        • Shopping online
      • The MIDI Places You Can Go
        • A MIDI primer
        • Keyboard to computer
        • Keyboard to keyboard
        • MIDI and music notation
    • Chapter 4: Taking Good Care of Your Keyboard
      • Providing a Good Place to Live
      • Making It Shine: Cleaning Your Keyboard
      • Calling In a Pro for General Checkups and Serious Repairs
        • Tuning acoustic keyboards
        • Keeping digital keyboards happy
        • Dealing with serious keyboard problems
      • Taking the Worry Out of Moving Your Acoustic Piano
    • Chapter 5: Eighty-Eight Keys, Three Pedals, Ten Fingers, and Two Feet
      • Finding the Keys, Easy Peasy
        • The white keys
        • The black keys
      • Discovering What Your Parents Never Told You about Posture
        • To sit or not to sit: That’s the real question
        • Sitting down: Chairs versus benches
        • Using stands and racks
      • Paying Attention to Hand Positioning
        • Arch those hands and fingers
        • Fingering
        • Giving your hands and fingers a rest
      • Pedal Power: Getting Your Feet in on the Action
        • Piano pedals
        • Digital keyboard pedals
  • Part II: Deciphering Squiggles on Paper to Create Sound
    • Chapter 6: Reading Lines and Spaces
      • Your Guide to a Piano Score
        • Employing a staff of five lines
        • Hanging from a clef
      • Double Your Staff, Double Your Fun
        • Grand staff and ledger lines
        • Climbing up the staff and beyond
        • An octave above, an octave below
      • Punctuating Music: Bar Lines
      • Continuing to Read: Don’t Stop
    • Chapter 7: Joining the Rhythm Nation
      • Eyeing Tempo: The Beat Goes On
        • Measuring the beat using tempo
        • Grouping beats in measures
      • Serving Some Musical Pie: Basic Note Values
        • Quarter notes: One piece at a time
        • Half notes: Half the pie
        • Whole notes: The whole pie
        • Counting all the pieces
      • Faster Rhythms, Same Tempo
        • Eighth notes
        • Sixteenth notes and more
      • Listening for the Sound of Silence: Rests
        • Whole and half rests
        • Quarter rests and more
      • Counting Out Common Time Signatures
        • Common time: 4/4 meter
        • Waltz time: 3/4 meter
        • March time: 2/4 meter
        • 6/8 time
      • Playing Songs in Familiar Time Signatures
    • Chapter 8: Changing the Beaten Path
      • Getting a Jump on the Start: Pickup Beats and Measures
      • Adding Time to Your Notes with Ties and Dots
        • Linking notes using ties
        • Extending notes using dots
      • Playing Offbeat Rhythms
        • Triplets love chocolate
        • Swing and shuffle time
        • Syncopation
      • Playing Songs with Challenging Rhythms
  • Part III: One Hand at a Time
    • Chapter 9: Playing a Melody
      • Let Your Fingers Do the Walking
      • Getting into the Right Position
        • C position
        • G position
        • Shifting your hand position as you play
      • Crossing Your Fingers and Hoping It Works
        • Crossing over your thumb
        • Passing your thumb under
      • Playing Melodies in the Right Hand
    • Chapter 10: Scaling to New Heights
      • Building a Scale, Step by Step
      • Stepping Up to the Majors
        • Understanding major scales
        • Trying a major scale exercise
      • Exploring Minor Variations
        • Natural minor scales
        • Harmonic minor scales
        • Melodic minor scales
        • Trying minor scale exercises
      • Showing Your Rebellious Side with Blues Scales
      • Playing Songs Made of Scales
    • Chapter 11: Hey, Don’t Forget Lefty!
      • Exploring the Keyboard’s West Side
        • Moving into position
        • Getting used to the new neighborhood
      • Tackling Some Left-Hand Melodies
      • Practicing Some South-Paw Scales
        • C, G, and F major
        • A, E, and D natural minor
        • A harmonic and melodic minor
      • Trying Accompaniment Patterns
        • Three-note patterns
        • Four-note patterns
      • Adding the Left Hand to the Right Hand
        • Sharing the melody in both hands
        • Melody plus one note
        • Melody plus three-note accompaniment pattern
        • Melody in unison octaves
      • Playing Songs with Both Hands
  • Part IV: Living in Perfect Harmony
    • Chapter 12: The Building Blocks of Harmony
      • Measuring Melodic Intervals
        • Interval shorthand
        • Seconds
        • Thirds
        • Fourths and fifths
        • Sixths and sevenths
        • Octaves
      • Combining Notes for Harmonic Intervals
        • Playing two notes together
        • Adding intervals to the melody
        • Harmonizing with the left hand
      • Playing Songs with More Harmony
    • Chapter 13: Understanding Keys
      • Homing In on Home Key
        • A whole ring of keys
        • Using keys to play music
        • Reading key signatures
        • Leaving and returning to the “home” key
      • Playing Songs with Key Signatures
    • Chapter 14: Filling Out Your Sound with Chords
      • Tapping into the Power of Chords
      • Dissecting the Anatomy of a Triad
      • Starting Out with Major Chords
      • Branching Out with Minor Chords
      • Exploring Other Types of Chords
        • Tweaking the fifth: Augmented and diminished chords
        • Waiting for resolution: Suspended chords
      • Adding the Seventh
      • Reading Chord Symbols
      • Playing with Chord Inversions
        • Putting inversions to work
        • Flipping the notes fantastic
      • Playing Songs with Chords
  • Part V: Technique Counts for Everything
    • Chapter 15: Dressing Up Your Music
      • Playing Dynamically
        • Starting with basic volume changes
        • Widening the range
        • Making gradual shifts in volume
      • Articulating the Positive
        • Interpreting articulation symbols
        • The power of articulation
      • Controlling the Tempo
      • Putting the Pedal to the Metal
        • Using the damper pedal
        • Getting the hard facts on soft-pedaling
        • Eyeing the middle pedal
      • Touching on Grace Notes
      • Tackling Trilling
      • Dazzling Your Audience: Gliss
      • Trembling Tremolos
      • Dressing Up Your Songs
    • Chapter 16: Great Grooves
      • Great Left-Hand Accompaniment Patterns
        • Fixed and broken chords
        • Chord picking
        • Octave hammering
        • Bouncy rock patterns
        • Melodic bass lines
      • Applying Great Intros and Finales
        • The big entrance
        • Exit, stage left
      • Playing Songs with Left-Hand Grooves
    • Chapter 17: Perusing the Aisle of Style
      • Taking Aim at Classical Music
      • Playing the Blues
        • Clues for the blues
        • 12-bar ditties
        • Changing it up
      • Rockin’ around the Keys
        • Rocking ingredients
        • Slamming and jamming
      • You’re a Little Bit Country
        • Country-style cooking
        • Finger-pickin’ good
      • Pop! Goes the Piano
        • Popular picks
        • Topping the charts
      • Soul Searching
        • Saving your soul
        • Motown sounds
        • Funky sounds goin’ round
      • All That Jazz
        • Jazzing it up
        • It’s up to you
        • Substituting chords
      • Playing Songs in Favorite Styles
  • Part VI: The Part of Tens
    • Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Improve Your Practice and Performance
      • Be Comfortable at All Times
      • Shut Off the Distractions
      • Make a Schedule and a List
      • Get into Deconstruction
      • Use a Metronome
      • Rehearse Your Dress Rehearsals
      • Know Your Performance Piano
      • If You Memorize …
      • Preempt Post-Performance Syndrome
      • Smile and Take a Bow
    • Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Supplement This Book
      • Working through Method Books
      • Using Reference Books
      • Buying Music to Play
        • Types of printed music
        • Arrangements and transcriptions
        • Fake books
        • Where to buy printed music
      • Gigging with Others
        • Piano duets
        • Chamber groups
        • Bands
      • Checking Out the Masters
        • Johann Sebastian Bach
        • Ludwig van Beethoven
        • Johannes Brahms
        • Frederic Chopin
        • Franz Liszt
        • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
        • Sergei Rachmaninoff
      • Attending Live Concerts
      • Listening to Recordings
        • Perusing record stores
        • Shopping online
        • Visiting the library
        • Exchanging music with friends
      • Exploring Piano Sites on the Web
      • Enjoying Pianos on the Big Screen
      • Realizing You’re Not Alone
    • Chapter 20: Ten Questions to Ask Prospective Teachers
      • Whom Else Have You Taught?
      • How Long Have You Been Teaching and Playing?
      • How Much Do You Expect Me to Practice?
      • Would You Mind Playing Something for Me?
      • What Repertoire Do You Teach?
      • How Do You Feel about Wrong Notes, Mistakes, and Slow Learners?
      • What Methods Do You Use to Teach Piano?
      • Where Will the Lessons Take Place?
      • How Much Do You Charge?
      • Do You Have Student Recitals?
  • Appendix: About the Website: Audio Tracks and Video Clips
    • What You’ll Find on the Accompanying Audio Tracks
    • Viewing Videos on the Website
  • About the Reviser
  • Cheat Sheet

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