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Piano for dummies - Neely B.

Neely B. Piano for dummies - IDG Books , 1991. - 353 p.
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Lullaby (CD Track 57), 162-163 Minuet (CD Track 29), 90, 129 Ode to Joy (CD Track 24), 84 for piano, 10, 271, 273-274 for pipe organ, 16, 271 Polovtsian Dance (CD Track 64), 186-187 for synthesizer, 17 This Old Man Wore a Wig (CD Track 88), 215
Three Gymnop?dies (CD Track 1), 9 Trumpet Voluntary (CD Track 61), 179 Classical Music For Dummies (IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.), 15 clavichords, 8
cleaning and care of keyboard instruments, 260-261 clefs
bass, 41-42 described, 39-40 treble, 40-41 Cliburn, Van, 278 climate control, 259 common time (4/4 meter), 59 computer disks, for recording from electrical instruments, 257 concertos, 15 concerts, live, 296 Congrats! You have triplets (CD Track 8), 58 controller, 255 cost considerations acoustic versus electric instruments, 243 price dealing on instrument purchase, 254-255 of sheet music versus folios, 289
country music Cramer, Floyd, 282 described, 224-226 Michael, Ride Your Horse Ashore (CD Track 92), 225-226 On Top of Old Smoky (CD Track 39), 119
Picking and Grinning (CD Track 67),
194,195 She’ll Be Coming ’Round the Mountain, 69 Shenandoah (Piano)
(CD Track 41), 133 Cowell, Henry, 185 Cramer, Floyd, 282 cramping, avoiding, 23, 24, 25-27 crescendos, 189 Cristofori, Bartolommeo, 12 crotchets (quarter notes), 56 CTS (carpal tunnel syndrome), 26
• 0 •
dampers and damper pedal, 8, 33 dance music My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean, 129-130
Swanee River (CD Track 20), 74-75 On Top of Old Smoky (CD Track 39), 119 Danny Boy (CD Track 31), 97 demo models, 246 descending and ascending intervals, 125 Destination unknown (CD Track 48), 142
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digital recording on electrical instruments, 256 diminished chords, 158 diminuendos, 189 Dixie a la Grieg (CD Track 89), 215-216
dots (adding to length of time notes are held), 72, 74 dotted half notes, 72 dotted quarter notes, 72 double barlines, 51 Down by the Station (CD Track 53), 155 downbeats, 77
Dr. John (Malcolm Rebennack), 283 duets
advantages, 292 and benches for two players, 21 dusting of keyboard instruments, 261 dynamics, 186-189
•E •
“8va” and “8vb” notations, 47 eighth rests, 67 eighth-note triplets, 58 electric keyboard instruments care and cleaning, 260-261 choosing, 248-252 climate control, 259 dealing on price, 254-255 described, 16-17 electric pianos and organs, 18 importance of power surge protection, 257 lighting, 260 maintaining, 263 manufacturers and distributors, 251-252
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), 255-256 moving, 265
neighbors and volume control, 186-189, 244, 260 placement, 259 pros and cons, 243-244 samples, 258
sequencing and recording, 256-257 synthesizers, 17 technical support, 263-264 troubleshooting and repairs, 264 trying before buying, 252-254 ventilation, 260 workstations, 258 Ellington, “Duke” Edward Kennedy, 285 E-Mu Systems Incorporated, 251 end, indicated by barline, 51 ensembles, 292 Ensoniq Corp., 251 Eschenbach, Christoph, 273 Evans, Bill, 276 Every CD Web site, 294
• F •
F clef, 41
fake books, 117, 290 Farmer in the Dell (CD Track 34), 101 Faster, faster alley cat (CD Track 7), 55 “15ma” and “15mb” notations, 47 fifth intervals (5ths), 129 films featuring pianists, 297-298 finger numbering described, 25, 81 on printed music, as “fingerings,” 84
Index 323
fingering. See also left hand C position (first position), 83-87 caution on overextending, 91 for chords, 154, 156, 158, 160,
162,168 described, 25 finger crossing, 89-91 and finger positions, 23-25, 82 G position, 88 for glissandos, 180-183 little finger extending, 86 shifting in mid-song, 89 thumb extending, 85 fingering, music that focuses on Chiapanecas (CD Track 27), 87 Frere Jacques (CD Track 23), 83 Kum-bah-yah (CD Track 26), 86 Minuet (CD Track 29), 90 Ode to Joy (CD Track 24), 84 Row, Row, Row Your Boat (CD Track 30), 91 Skip to My Lou (CD Track 25), 85 This Old Man (CD Track 28), 88 fingernail length, 24 first position (C position), 83-87 flags, 56 flats
described, 32, 95 symbols for, 41 flatted seventh chords, 200 folios, 289 folk songs
Auld Lang Syne (CD Track 45), 138 Camptown Races (CD Track 59), 174-175 Down by the Station (CD Track 53), 155
Frere Jacques (CD Track 23), 83 Good Night Ladies, 140, 141 Fve Been Working on the Railroad (CD Track 19), 72, 74, 128 Kum-bah-yah (CD Track 26), 86, 127 Little Brown Jug (CD Track 37),
111,112
Oh, Susannah (CD Track 16), 69-70 “Shave and a Haircut” outro (CD Track 82), 207 She’ll Be Coming ’Round the Mountain, 69 Skip to My Lou (CD Track 25), 85 For He’s a Funky Good Fellow (CD Track 95), 232-233 forte (loud), 186 fortissimo (very loud), 187 fourth intervals (4ths), 128 Frere Jacques (CD Track 23), 83 fugues, 15 funky music described, 230, 232 For He’s a Funky Good Fellow (CD Track 95), 232-233
• G •
G clef, 40 G position for left hand, 108 for right hand, 88 GeneralMusic Corp., 251 Gershwin, George, 285 “Get Ready, Here We Go” intro (CD Track 74), 203 gigging with others, 291-293
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glissandos, 180-183 Go Tell Aunt Rhody You Love Her (CD Track 93), 228 Good Night Ladies in key of C (CD Track 46), 140 in key of F (CD Track 47), 141 gospel music Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (CD Track 36), 111, 112, 127 When the Saints Go Marching In (CD Track 15), 69-70 Gould, Glenn, 278 grace notes, 175-177 example, 176-177 grand pianos, 9 grand staff, 44-45
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