Product Description by our Music Experts
The Complete Keyboard Player Book 1 (with CD) teaches you everything from how to use different features of your electric keyboard to reading music and basic music theory, and gets you playing simple songs in no time!
Complete keyboard lessons
18 lessons and 15 hit songs give you a fast track to learning to play the keyboard. The Complete Keyboard Player Book 1 starts by explaining the different basic settings found on most keyboards - including single finger-chords, fingered chords, splitting the keyboard, synchro-start, rhythm accompaniments, different voices, etc. The lessons also teach you crucial musical basics: rhythms, notes, articulations, scales, chords, different hand positions, and some musical notation and key terms. Between different lessons there are great pop songs from artists and bands like Coldplay, John Lennon, Westlife, Bob Dylan, as well as songs from films, shows and traditional origins, complete with backing CD and lyrics to sing along to.
Useful tips and stickers
There are loads of tips about technique and theory, and clear chord fingering diagrams for each piece. The Complete Keyboard Player Book 1 even comes with a sheet of transparent stickers with note letter names to stick on your piano to remind you where to find the notes - enough for 6 octaves!
- Any Dream Will Do (Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat)
- Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
- Blowin’ in the Wind (Bob Dylan)
- Bye Bye Love (The Everly Brothers)
- Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Elton John)
- Do Wah Diddy Diddy (Manfred Mann)
- Imagine (John Lennon)
- Let It Be (The Beatles)
- Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan)
- One More Night (Phil Collins)
- Rio Grande - Traditional
- Seasons in the Sun (Westlife)
- Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Pete Seeger)
- White Rose of Athens (Nana Mouskouri)
- Yellow (Coldplay)