Piano Adventures Level 3B


Piano Adventures Lesson Book, Level 3B

Piano Adventures Level 3B

Lesson

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Level 3B continues to build musicianship with challenging and motivating pieces. Concepts include the octave, A minor and D minor scales (natural and harmonic minor), motive and sequence, all 12 major and minor triads, triad inversions, syncopation, and introduction to sixteenth notes. Contents include: Andante * Drummer at the Keyboard * Fiesta Espana * Gavotte * Highland Jig * House of the Rising Sun * Humoresque * Snowfall * Minuet in F * Pachelbel Canon * Phantom of the Keys * Rage Over a Lost Penny * Sea Chantey * Swing Low, Sweet Chariot * and more.


Piano Adventures Technique and Artistry Book, Level 3B

Piano Adventures Level 3B

Technique

(Faber Piano Adventures ). The integration of technique and artistry in this course gives students the tools of expressive performance. Students will build a technical foundation with the purpose of artistic playing through the use of "Technique Secrets," "Artistry Magic" pages, and an appendix of scales and triads.


Piano Adventures Theory Book, Level 3B

Piano Adventures Level 3B

Theory

Writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities.


Piano Adventures Performance Book, Level 3B

Piano Adventures Level 3B

Performance

(Faber Piano Adventures ). The collection of pieces in this book reinforce the concepts and skills introduced in Level 3B and offer appealing repertoire for a smooth transition to the intermediate level. Contents include: Glad Cat Rag * Fascination * Minuet in G * The Tempest * Hava Nagila * Legend of Madrid * Funeral March of a Marionette * All Through the Night * The Piano Playin' Chocolate Eater's Blues * The Return * Piano Concerto No. 1 (Theme from) * and more.


Piano Adventures Popular Repertoire, Level 3B (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures Level 3B

Popular Repertoire

Contents include: Angel Eyes; Honky Cat; I Believe I Can Fly; I Got Rhythm; I'll Be There For You; Inspector Gadget (Main Theme); Jeopardy Theme; The Rose; Sunrise, Sunset; and a music dictionary.



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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