Hammond, Heather , Marshall, Karen : The Intermediate Pianist Book 1


***Winner of Best Print Resource 2018 at the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence***

The Intermediate Pianist books by Heather Hammond and Karen Marshall have been specifically written to help students progress through the tricky intermediate stages of learning the piano. Through carefully chosen repertoire, quick studies, key technical information and musicianship activities, students will develop the skills that they require. Note-reading will be improved, technique developed and a greater understanding of style and music theory will be gained.

The Intermediate Pianist Book 1 is suitable for Grade 3 level pianists and forms part of the Piano Trainer series.

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Getting started: Ode to Styles (Beethoven); 1 Learning to swing; Quick learn: Black Cat Swing; Know your major scales and bass-clef note revision; Recital piece: The Bear (Rebikov); 2 Using the pedal; Technique: Kleine Studie (Schumann); Repertoire: Für Elise (Beethoven); 3 Let’s tango; Quick learn: Tango Time; Recital piece: Por una Cabeza (Gardel); Key signatures and minor scales; Recital piece: Sorrow (Bartók); 4 Exploring march style; Quick learn: March of the Marionettes; Repertoire: Soldiers’ March (Schumann); The circle of fifths and treble-clef sight-reading; 5 All about minuet; Repertoire: Minuet in G (attrib. Petzold); 6 Learning about lullabies; Quick learn: Lullaby; Repertoire: Hine e Hine (Trad. Maori); How to give words a rhythm; 7 Playing jigs; Repertoire: Gigue à l’Angloise (Telemann); Finger warm-ups; Recital piece: Wow!; 8 Let’s boogie; Quick learn: Eager Beaver Boogie; Repertoire: Bubblegum Boogie; Recital piece: Arabesque (Burgmüller); 9 Getting to know the blues; Repertoire: Flying Scotsman Blues; 10 Concert pieces; Quick learn: Menuetto (Hässler); Recital piece: The Toy (Anon.); Recital piece: Menuetto (Scarlatti); Quick learn: Song without Words (Spindler); Recital piece: Rainbow Reflections; Recital piece: Sam’s Jam

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Faber Music



Primary composer/editor/arranger

Hammond, Heather, Karen, Marshall

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PianoTrainer Series