Piano Adventures Level 3A


Piano Adventures Lesson Book, Level 3A

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Lesson

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Level 3A introduces 3/8 and 6/8 time signatures and the triplet. Students learn the chromatic scale, the 7th, one-octave arpeggios, and explore the key of D major. Contents include: Amazing Grace * Campbells are Coming * Cool Walkin' Bass * Cossak Ride * Echoes of the Harp * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * Ice Dancing * Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho * Land of the Silver Birch * Looking-Glass River * Lunar Eclipse * March Slav * and more.



Piano Adventures Technique and Artistry Book, Level 3A

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Technique

(Faber Piano Adventures ). The Technique & Artistry books combine two essential elements of pianistic technical skill and artistic performance. This smooth, integrated approach builds basic elements of piano technique, always directed toward an artistic goal. This book features "Technique Secrets," "Artistry Magic," and a Level 3A appendix of scales, arpeggios, and chords.


Piano Adventures Theory Book, Level 3A

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Theory 

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Designed to be used in conjunction with the other books in 3A, this book reinforces theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities.


Piano Adventures Performance Book, Level 3A

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Performance 

(Faber Piano Adventures ). This book provides a collection of exciting pieces which effectively reinforce the concepts introduced in this level. Charming lyrics and teacher duets enrich the learning experience. Contents include: Persian Market * Carnival of Venice * Allegretto * Vivace * Morning Has Broken * Hot Summer Blues * Funiculi, Funicula * Malaguena * America, the Beautiful * The Erie Canal * The Great Wall of China * The Fly's Adventure * Song of Kilimanjaro * and more.


Piano Adventures - Level 3A: Popular Repertoire Book (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Popular Repertoire

The Popular Repertoire book provides popular hits paired with imaginative activity pages that explore rhythm, note reading, and theory basics. Contents: Animaniacs (Main Title Theme) * From a Distance * I Swear * I Will Always Love You * The Pink Panther * Puff the Magic Dragon * Superman (Theme) * That's the Way It Is * Tiny Toon Adventures (Theme Song).


FunTime Piano - Level 3A-3B: Classics (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures Level 3A

Classics

Drawing primarily from symphonic and operatic literature, this level exposes the piano student to the wealth of color and imagination of the classical literature. Contents include: Blue Danube Waltz by J. Strauss, Jr. * Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from the ballet The Nutcracker) by Tchaikovsky * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart * In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt Suite) by Grieg * Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe * Musetta's Song (from the opera La Boheme) * Theme from Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev * Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar * Theme from Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov * Theme from The "Unfinished" Symphony by Schubert * Toreador's Song (from the opera Carmen) by Bizet * Waltz by Brahms.



Nancy and Randall Faber have combined their backgrounds as composer and performer to become leading supporters of piano teachers and students. The husband and wife team has authored over 200 publications, including the bestselling Piano Adventures® method and the PreTime® to BigTime® Piano Supplementary Library. 

Nancy Faber was named “Distinguished Composer of the Year” by the Music Teachers National Association for her award-winning composition Tennessee Suite for Piano and String Quartet. Her flute quartet Voices from Between Worlds was the winning composition for the National Flute Association’s Professional Chamber Music Competition. Her most recent commission was Curiouser and Curiouser for Clarinet, Saxophone, and Piano, commissioned by MTNA for the 2011 National Convention in celebration of its Year of Collaborative Music. Nancy’s music has been heard on network television and public radio. Teachers of composition include Joan Tower, William Albright, and British composer Nicholas Maw; piano studies were at the Eastman School and Michigan State University. 

Randall Faber performs extensively as a classical pianist and lectures on musical artistry and talent development around the world. His performances have aired on television and public radio. He was a master teacher for the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, the Music Teachers National Association Conference, and the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and has presented as guest artist at universities throughout North America and Asia. Randall holds three degrees from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in education and human development from Vanderbilt University. 

The Fabers advocate piano study not only for personal expression and performance success, but also as a vehicle for the student's creative and cognitive development. Their philosophy is reflected in their writing, their public appearances, and in their own teaching.



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