Piano & Keyboard

$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

Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection series. The enjoyable variety of original tunes, folk songs, and pop styles will spice up piano study, and the delightfully colourful artwork will give students a lift! Each of these solos is designed for study as well as performance for family, friends, or recital audiences. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Theory, and Technic. Extremely appealing to today's students, and convenient for busy teachers!

The Primer Level contains 25 solos that use concepts presented in Piano. Ideal for study of first recital; several include duet accompaniments.

Author:Jane Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP210
Format:Book
$7.00

Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection series. The enjoyable variety of original tunes, folk songs, and pop styles will spice up piano study, and the delightfully colourful artwork will give students a lift! Each of these solos is designed for study as well as performance for family, friends, or recital audiences. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Theory, and Technic. Extremely appealing to today's students, and convenient for busy teachers!

Level 1 contains 20 supplementary pieces to reinforce and provide more enjoyment of fundamentals learned.

Author:Jane Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP211
Format:Book
$7.00

Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection series. The enjoyable variety of original tunes, folk songs, and pop styles will spice up piano study, and the delightfully colourful artwork will give students a lift! Each of these solos is designed for study as well as performance for family, friends, or recital audiences. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Theory, and Technic. Extremely appealing to today's students, and convenient for busy teachers!

Level 2 contains 19 imaginative supplementary pieces to augment learning.

Author:Jane Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP212
Format:Book
$7.00

Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection series. The enjoyable variety of original tunes, folk songs, and pop styles will spice up piano study, and the delightfully colourful artwork will give students a lift! Each of these solos is designed for study as well as performance for family, friends, or recital audiences. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Theory, and Technic. Extremely appealing to today's students, and convenient for busy teachers!

Level 3 includes 18 attractive supplementary pieces correlated with Piano.

Author:Jane Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP213
Format:Book
$7.00

Performance is the Bastien Piano Basics solo collection series. The enjoyable variety of original tunes, folk songs, and pop styles will spice up piano study, and the delightfully colourful artwork will give students a lift! Each of these solos is designed for study as well as performance for family, friends, or recital audiences. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Theory, and Technic. Extremely appealing to today's students, and convenient for busy teachers!

Level 4 contains 18 supplementary pieces correlated with Piano.

Author:Jane Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP214
Format:Book
$7.00

Technic is the Bastien Piano Basics technic development series. Use the practical warm-up exercises to start lessons and practice sessions. Original works by James Bastien, and graded etudes by masters such as Schmitt, Czerny, Hanon, and Lemoine reinforce technic. Each page is carefully correlated with Piano, Performance,and Theory. Your students will develop dependable technic from the very beginning.

The Primer Level provides an excellent selection of technical drills and exercises to develop hand and finger coordination.

Author:James Bastien
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:WP215
Format:Book