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John Thompson's Modern Course Book 1

by Thompson, John

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Foreword
1. Hand Position (C Major) - The Phrase "Music Land"
2. Musical Form - "Patterns"
3. Rhythm and Accents - "Runaway River"
4. Tonal Shading - "Swans on the Lake"
Half Steps - Sharps, Flats and Natural
Whole Steps - Writing Lesson
6. Accidentals - "The Scissors Grinder"
7. New "Hand Position" (G Major) - "A Sng of Penny Candy"
8. Two Melody Patterns - The Man in the Moon"
9. Folk-tunes - "The Party"
Phrasing Attack - Right Hand and Left Hand
10. Combing Hand Position - "The Robin"
11. Finger and Harmony Patterns - "The Merry Clown"
12. Harmony Patterns (Left Hand) - "The Cuckoo"
Examination No. 1
Scales - Ways and Means
Building the C Major and G Major Scales
13. Ascending Scale in C Major - "Scaling the Wall"
14. Descending Scale in C Major - "The Chimes"
15. New "Hand Position" for Left hand - "Stepping Stones"
16. Broken Chord as a Melody - "Mountain Climbing"
17. New "Hand Position" (F Major) - "A Chord Frolic"
18. A First Recital Piece - "The Fairies Harp"
19. First Introduction to Eight Notes - "The Wishing Star"
20. New "Hand Position" - (D Major) - "Lightly Row"
21. New "Hand Position" - (A Major) - "Little Spring Song"
22. Staccato and Legato Groups - "Falling Leaves"
23. Dance Forms - "Dutch Dance"
24. A Descriptive Recitl Piece - "The Fairy Court"
Examination No. 2
25. Example in Staccato - "The Tiresome Woodpecker"
26. Extended "Hand Position" (A Major) - "The Knight and the Lady"
27. Dotted Quarter Notes - "Air from Mozart"
28. Rhythmical Pattern used by Brahms - "A Little Waltz"
29. New "Hand Position" (Bb Major) - "The Owl's Question"
30. Six-Eight Time - "Cheer for the Blue"
31. Two-Note Phraases in 6/8 Time - "The Owl's Question"
32. Six-Eight Time (G Major) - "The Singing Mouse"
33. Hand Position Extended in Left Hand (F Major) - "The Birthday Cake"
34. Playing in Two "Hand Positions" - The Popcorn Man
35. Two "Hand Positions" (6/8 Time) - "The Merry-Go-Round
36. Syncopation - "A Spanish Fiesta"
37. A Hunting Song - "The Fox hunt"
38. Two "Hand Positions" - "To Celia"
Examination No. 3
39. Cross-Hand Postion - "The Frog Chorus"
40. Wrist Staccato - "The Sleigh"
41. New "Hand Position" (Eb Major) - "Little Bo-Peep"
42. Forearm Attack
43. New "Hand Position" (E Major) - "Peasant Dance"
44. Broken Chord Accompaniment - "Long, Long Ago"
45. Three "Hand Positions" - "Silent Night"
46. Scale Patterns and Chords - "A Keyboard Recreation"
47. Interpreting Characteristic Music - "The Streamliner"
48. New "Hand Position" (Ab Major) - "To a Skyscraper
49. Two "Hand Positions" (Both Hands) - "Dublin Town"
50. Sixteenth Notes
Examination No. 4
Technical Drills
Four Certificates of Merit
Product Details
  • Publisher:

    Willis Music Company

  • Publisher Item #:

    00412081

  • Prima Music Item #:

    WI14211001

  • Prior Publisher Item #:

    5640

  • Series:

    John Thompson's Modern Course

  • Composed by:

    Thompson, John

  • Instrument:

    Piano

  • Ensemble:

    Piano Solo

  • Level:

    Elementary

  • Format:

    Sheet Music

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Description
The Modern Course series provides a clear and complete foundation in the study of the piano that enables the student to think and feel musically. It may be preceded by the Teaching Little Fingers to Play series.

John Thompson was famous for his sincere efforts to interest young pupils in pianism. All of his books teach, in the simplest language possible, interpretation and expression. One ideal is "to use in miniature the same attacks as those used by the concert artist.".

Publisher: Willis Music Company, Series: John Thompson's Modern Course

Publisher Number: 00412081, Prior Publisher Number: 5640

Composer: Thompson, John

Instrument: Piano, Level: Elementary, Format: Sheet Music

Ensemble: Piano Solo

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