Piano Adventures - Level 2A
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The 2nd Edition Level 2A Lesson Book follows Piano Adventures Level 1. The book opens with a Note Reading Guide and an introduction to eighth note rhythm patterns. Students work with 5-finger transposition, functional harmony, and musical phrases. Exploration of C, G, D and A major and minor 5-finger positions builds on intervallic reading skills that were introduced in the earlier level. Appealing repertoire reinforces key concepts and encourages students to explore musical expression through varied dynamics and tempos. Selections include well-known classics from the great composers and original compositions.
Level 2A Theory
The 2nd Edition Level 2A Theory Book has thematic tie-in with the Level 2A Lesson Book, inviting students into the pages for deeper understanding. A wide variety of theory activities engage students with eighth notes, phrases, transposition, and 5-finger scales. Composer biographies provide valuable context for Lesson Book pieces while helping students review key concepts.
Level 2A Performance
The 2nd Edition Level 2A Performance Book offers an array of colorful elementary pieces that reinforce the concepts presented in the Lesson Book. The selections range from arrangements of classical compositions to American folk songs and imaginative originals. Students and teachers will enjoy the wide variety of sounds and musical textures in this collection.
Level 2A Technique
The 2nd Edition Level 2A Technique & Artistry Book features effective “Technique Secret” exercises which train students in firm fingertips, light thumb, fast fingers, hands together coordination, and wrist float-off. An “Artistry Magic” piece at the end of each unit explores expressive playing. A useful reference section presents all twelve major 5-finger scales plus the seven white key minor 5-finger scales, grouped in easy to memorize patterns.
Level 2A Popular Repertoire
Contents include: If I Were a Rich Man, from Fiddler on the Roof • (Meet) The Flintstones • Merrily We Roll Along, from Looney Tunes • The Merry Old Land of Oz, from The Wizard of Oz • Splish, Splash • Tiger Rag • Tomorrow, from Annie • Will You Be There (Theme from Free Willie).