Educational

$7.00

This Primer series for young beginners (ages-5-6) begins with pre-staff notation, and proceeds to reading on the grand staff. The combination of original, folk, and seasonal songs, and full-colour artwork makes learning a treat. Students who complete both Primers A & B are ready for study in Level 1 of Bastien Piano Basics.

The Primer B Level is a continuation of the method for students who have completed Primer A.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP231
Format:Book
$8.90

Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-colour illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvellous world of music!

The Primer Level is for average age beginners (7-11). It uses pre-staff notation before introducing the grand staff. Reading is presented with steps, skips, and repeated notes. Music includes a variety of original works, folk songs, and pop styles, many with duet accompaniments.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP200
Format:Book
$8.90

Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-colour illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvellous world of music!

Level 1 may be used with students who have completed any Primer Level. It begins with easy pieces in the C position and presents C, F, and G 5-finger positions.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP201
Format:Book
$8.90

Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-colour illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvellous world of music!

Level 2 presents binary and ternary form, one-octave scales with tetrachords identified, intervals of 6th and 7th, primary chords, triads and inversions, 6/8 time, and the keys of D, A, and E.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP202
Format:Book
$8.90

Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-colour illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvellous world of music!

Level 3 presents relative minor scales (a and d), octaves, minor key signatures, major-minor triads, primary chords in minor, various bass styles, triplets, the chromatic scale, and the keys of D-flat, A-flat, and E-flat.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP203
Format:Book
$8.90

Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-colour illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys -- 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by-page with Theory, Performance, and Technic. All in all, a dynamic way to introduce students to the marvellous world of music!

Level 4 presents the overlapping pedal, 1st and 2nd inversion triads, sixteenth notes, dotted eighth notes, altered intervals, augmented and diminished triads, syncopation, parallel major and minor scales, grace notes, and the keys of G-flat, B-flat, and B.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP204
Format:Book
$7.00

Theory is the theory workbook portion of the Bastien Piano Basics course. Each book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Your students will gain a better understanding of the music they are playing, and they will learn more easily when theory instruction is a regular part of their piano studies. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance, and Technic.

The Primer Level includes drills, games, and short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. It features easily-understood directions and large staff size for written work.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP205
Format:Book
$7.00

Theory is the theory workbook portion of the Bastien Piano Basics course. Each book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Your students will gain a better understanding of the music they are playing, and they will learn more easily when theory instruction is a regular part of their piano studies. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance, and Technic.

Level 1 presents theory materials correlated with Piano.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP206
Format:Book
$7.00

Theory is the theory workbook portion of the Bastien Piano Basics course. Each book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Your students will gain a better understanding of the music they are playing, and they will learn more easily when theory instruction is a regular part of their piano studies. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance, and Technic.

Level 2 provides theory materials correlated with Piano.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP207
Format:Book
$7.00

Theory is the theory workbook portion of the Bastien Piano Basics course. Each book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Your students will gain a better understanding of the music they are playing, and they will learn more easily when theory instruction is a regular part of their piano studies. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance, and Technic.

Level 3 further discusses the concepts presented in Piano.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP208
Format:Book
$7.00

Theory is the theory workbook portion of the Bastien Piano Basics course. Each book contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce the concepts presented in Piano. Games, puzzles, and colorful illustrations make learning fun! Your students will gain a better understanding of the music they are playing, and they will learn more easily when theory instruction is a regular part of their piano studies. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance, and Technic.

Level 4 presents theory material correlated with Piano.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP209
Format:Book
$7.00

This series is designed to be used in conjunction with Piano for the Young Beginner, Primers A and B. Short pieces, written exercises, and technic studies are used to emphasize and reinforce concepts.

The Primer A Level is a collection of short pieces, written exercises, and technical studies emphasizing the ideas presented in Piano.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP232
Format:Book