Piano Adventures Level 5


Piano Adventures Lesson Book, Level 5 (The Basic Piano Method)

Piano Adventures Level 5

Lesson: The Basic Piano Method

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Level 5 continues to build musicianship with the circle of 5ths, cadences, flat key signatures, and the three forms of the minor scale. The use of octaves, arpeggios, and dynamic playing across the range of the keyboard develops pianistic skills. Contents include: Autumn Ballad * Ballade (Burgmuller) * Blue Etude * Carillon Fantasia * The Chase (Burgmuller) * Coral Reef Etude * Fanfare on America * Hot Pursuit * Jazz Reflection * Pomp and Circumstance * Rhythm Flight * Risoluto * Rolling River Etude * and more.


Piano Adventures Theory Book, Level 5 (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures Level 5

Theory

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Designed to be used in conjunction with the other books in Level 5, this book reinforces theory concepts through writing, sightreading, and ear-training activities.


Piano Adventures Performance Book, Level 5 (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures Level 5

Performance

(Faber Piano Adventures ). This book provides a collection of effective pieces to be used in conjunction with the Lesson Book. However, teachers will find that the creative, appealing pieces in this book make an ideal supplement with many other piano methods as well. Contents include: Allegro in A major * Appalachian Trail * Bearcat Boogie * Come Back to Sorrento * The Danube Waves * Gypsy Prayer * Mazurka in G Minor * Poetic Theme and Variations * Simple Gifts * St. Anthony's Chorale * The Swan * and more.


Piano Adventures - Level 5: Popular Repertoire Book

Piano Adventures Level 5

Popular Repertoire

The Popular Repertoire Book combines popular hits with imaginative "Activity Pages" that explore rhythm, note reading, and theory fundamentals. Level 5 includes: Butterfly Kisses * Candle in the Wind * Hedwig's Theme, from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone * Over the Rainbow * Summertime * Take Five * Tears in Heaven * There You'll Be, from Pearl Harbor * Viewer Mail Theme, from The Late Show with David Letterman * Wind Beneath My Wings.


AdvanceTime Piano - Level 5: Christmas (Faber Piano Adventures)

Piano Adventures 5

Christmas Book

A collection of Christmas and winter holiday favorites arranged to provide work on arpeggios, scales, 2-hand gestures, balance between hands, balance within the hand, chord voicing, and octave playing - all within a delightful musical context. Includes: Skaters' Waltz * Jingle Bells * Auld Lang Syne * A Celebration of Carols (A Christmas Medley) * Silent Night * We Wish You a Merry Christmas.





Faber Bio

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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