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Piano for dummies - Neely B.

Neely B. Piano for dummies - IDG Books , 1991. - 353 p.
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• 8 •
baby grand pianos, 9 Bach, Johann Sebastian brief biography, 269-270 Minuet (CD Track 29), 90, 129 Toccata and Fugue in D minor (CD Track 3), 16 Well-Tempered Clavier (CD Track 2), 14 bagatelles, 15
Baldwin Piano & Organ Co., 247
318 Piano For Dummies
ballads
Aura Lee (CD Track 44), 137 Bum-Ba-Di-Da (CD Track 72), 200 Danny Boy (CD Track 31), 97 Go Tell Aunt Rhody You Love Her (CD Track 93), 228 House of the Rising Sun (CD Track 33), 99, 100 “I Loved You, You Left Me” outro (CD Track 79), 206 “Killing Time” intro (CD Track 77), 204-205
“Love Me Like You Used To” riff (CD Track 84), 208-209 My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean, 129-130 “Sweet Ballad” intro (CD Track 76), 204 To a Wild Rose (CD Track 54), 156-157 bands, 292-293 Barenboim, Daniel, 273 barlines, 50-51 bars (measures), 50-51 bass notes, 41 beams, 56
beats. See also meter; rests adding more time to, 71-75 dots, 72, 74 eighth notes, 56 eighth-note triplets, 58 half notes, 53
importance to rhythm, 49, 52, 64
measuring, 49-50
meter as time signature, 58-64
notation with vertical lines, 50-51 playing off from, 76-78 quarter notes, 52-53 sixteenth notes, 56-57 swing, shuffle, and syncopation, 76-78 ties, 71 triplets, 58 whole notes, 54 beats, music that focuses on Congrats! You have triplets (CD Track 8), 58 “Faster, faster alley cat”
(CD Track 7), 55 I’ve Been Working on the Railroad (CD Track 19), 72, 74 Kitchen Sync (CD Track 22), 77-78 Mixing notes (CD Track 6), 54-55 Scheherazade (CD Track 5), 72, 73 Swanee River (CD Track 20), 74-75 Swinging a straight beat (CD Track 21), 76 Tying up the notes (CD Track 17), 71 Beautiful Blue Danube (CD Track 10), 60-61 Beethoven, Ludwig van brief biography, 270 Fifth Symphony, 127 Ode to Joy (CD Track 24), 84 bellows on pipe organs, 15 benches versus chairs, 20-22 Berkshire Record Outlet, Inc., 295 Bernstein, Leonard, 273 “Bernstein Would’ve Been Proud” riff (CD Track 83), 208
Index 319
Berry-Style Blues (CD Track 71), 199 Billy Taylor Jazz Lectures Web site, 296 Bingo (CD Track 58), 165 black keys, 31-32 blues
Berry-Style Blues (CD Track 71), 199 Dr. John (Malcolm Rebennack), 283 “Last Call” outro (CD Track 81), 206-207 as music style, 219-213 Winston, George, 284 Worried Man Blues, 144, 145, 146 blues scale, 104-105 boogie-woogie
Boogie-Woogie Bass Line (CD Track 73), 200-201 “Classic Boogie” riff (CD Track 85), 209-210 books
fake books, 117, 290 method books, 287-288 reference books, 288-289 “bop” jazz, 277
Borodin, Alexander, Polovtsian Dance (CD Track 64), 186-187 Bosendorfer Klavier, 247 Brahms, Johannes, Lullaby (CD Track 57), 162-163 Brubeck, Dave, 275, 276 Bum-Ba-Di-Da (CD Track 72), 200 buying an instrument. See selecting keyboard instruments buying music recordings, 293-294 sheet music, 289-291
• C •
C chords, 154, 156, 158 C major arpeggios, 115-116 C minor arpeggios, 115-116 C position (first position) for left hand, 108 for right hand, 83-87 Camptown Races (CD Track 59), 174-175 care and cleaning of keyboard instruments, 260-261 careers in music gigging with others, 291-293 habits for success, 279 Carl Fischer, Inc., 291 carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), 26 Casio Incorporated, 251 CD accompanying this book description of contents, 3, 4 list of contents, 305-308 CD Universe Web site, 294 CDNOW Web site, 294 CDs
collecting, 294-295 as sources of instruction and motivation, 293-295 chairs versus benches, 20-22 Changing It Up (CD Track 12), 63 Charles, Ray, 282 Cherry Lane Music Co., 291 Chiapanecas (CD Track 27), 87 child prodigies, 274-275
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children’s songs
Farmer in the Dell (CD Track 34), 101 London Bridge, 126 Pop! Goes the Weasel (CD Track 60), 176-177 Row, Row, Row Your Boat (CD Track 30), 91 This Old Man (CD Track 28), 88, 128 Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, 129 choosing an instrument. See
selecting keyboard instruments “Chopsticks” as memory aid for finding C, 30-31 riff (CD Track 87), 211-212 chords. See also harmony augmented, 158 augmented fifths, 158 described, 153-154 diminished, 158 diminished fifths, 158 fingering for, 154, 156, 158, 160,
162,168 importance to harmony, 151 inversions, 168-170 for left hand accompaniment (CD Track 65), 192 major, 154-155 minor, 156-157 “picking” with left hand, 194 recipes for, 167-168 resolution, 161 root notes, 153 root position, 169 sevenths, 161-162 substitutions in jazz, 236-237 suspended, 160
symbols and notations for, 164-166
as triads, 153 types, 153, 164, 166, 167 chords, music that focuses on Bingo (CD Track 58), 165 Down by the Station (CD Track 53), 155 Lullaby (CD Track 57), 162-163 Rags and Riches (CD Track 55), 159 Red River Valley (CD Track 52), 151 suspension chords (CD Track 56), 161 To a Wild Rose (CD Track 54), 156-157 church organs, 8
“Classic Boogie” riff (CD Track 85), 209-210 classical music child prodigies, 274 Old Masters composers, 269-271 as “style” of music, 213-216 types of, 15
virtuoso performers, 272-274, 278-279 in waltz time (3/4 meter), 60 classical music examples Also Sprach Zarathustra (CD Track 63), 183-184 Beautiful Blue Danube (CD Track 10), 60-61 “Bernstein Would’ve Been Proud” riff (CD Track 83), 208 Dixie a la Grieg (CD Track 89), 215-216 for harpsichord, 14, 271, 274 Humoresque, 38 Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (CD Track 32), 98
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