Class Piano Resource Materials

These Class Piano Resource Materials are a series of five progressively graded books which contain all the materials necessary for the comprehensive study of piano through the intermediate level. Designed specifically for the study of secondary piano at the college level, these Class Piano Resource Materials cover a broad range of musical styles and skills, including:

Repertory
Scales
Arpeggios
Block-chord cadences
Harmonizing melodies
Accompaniment patterns
Improvisation lessons
Transposition
Sight Reading
Chord Study
Open Score Reading
Chorales & Hymns
Basic keyboard technique

The Class Piano Resource Materials are in five books:

Preparatory Level
Level I
Level II
Level III
Level IV

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Nashville, TN 37214


Class Piano Resource Materials - Preparatory Level

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Goals for Class Piano Preparatory Level
Keyboard & Hand Orientation Chart
Fundamentals of Music Materials

REPERTORY:

Getting Started (Landes)
Square One (Landes)
Etudette No. 1: G Major (Landes)
Etudette No. 2: F Major (Landes)
Etudette No. 3: Staccato (Landes)
Etudette No. 4: Contrary Motion (Landes)
Etudette No. 5: Drop/Lift (Landes)
Lightly Row (arr. Landes)
Little Dance (Bartók)
Ode to Joy (arr. Landes)
St. Flavian (arr. Landes)
My Lord, What a Morning (Spiritual, arr. Landes)
Imitation (Bartók)
Fughetta (anon., arr. Landes)
Little Étude (Bartók)
Round Dance (Landes)
Romance (Secondo) (Diabelli)
Romance (Primo) (Diabelli)
Triads and Syncopations. (Landes)
Uncle Willie Gets Eccentric (Landes)
Tex (Landes)
Debbie’s First Date Ends in Disaster (Landes)

Scales
Keyboard Scale Charts
Scales (in notation)
Scale Practice Log
Primary Triads
Block-Chord Cadences (Primary chords)
Procedures for Harmonizing Melodies
Melodies for Harmonization
Improvisation
Transposition
Exercises
APPENDIX 1: Triads in a scale
APPENDIX 2: Melodic Phrases
APPENDIX 3: Melodic Cadences
APPENDIX 4: Non-Chord Tones
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT CHART

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Class Piano Resource Materials - Level I

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Goals for Class Piano Level One

REPERTORY
:

Little Dance Dance (Bartók)
Invention (anon, arr. Landes)
Romance (Secondo) (Diabelli)
Romance (Primo) (Diabelli)
My Lord, What a Morning (Spiritual)
Little Étude (Bartok)
Round Dance (Landes)
Triads, Etc. (Landes)
Bagpipes (Landes)
Folk Song (Bartók)
Tallis’ Canon (arr. Landes)
Minuet in F (Mozart)
Minuet in C (Tishner)
Reflection (Bartók)
Ninety-Fifth (Wyeth’s Repository, arr. Landes)
Peasant Song (Bartok)
Uncle Willie Is Up to His Old Tricks Again (Landes)
Folk Song (Bartók)
What Wondrous Love is This (arr. Landes)
German Dance (Beethoven)
The Revenge of Debbie (Landes)
The Entertainer (arr. Landes)
Cappriccio (Persichetti)

Block-Chord Cadences (Primary chords)
Procedures for Harmonizing Melodies
Melodies for Harmonization
Improvisation
Transposition and Sight Reading
Open Score Reading
Scales
Arpeggios
Scale and Arpeggio Practice Log
Exercises
Appendix 1: Triads in a Scale
Appendix 2: Melodic Phrases
Appendix 3: Melodic Cadences
APPENDIX 4: Non-Chord Tones
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT CHART

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Class Piano Resource Materials - Level II

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Goals for Class Piano Level Two

REPERTORY

German Dance (Beethoven)
What Wondrous Love Is This (arr. Landes)
Playing Soldiers (Rebikov)
Soldier's March (Schumann)
Burleske (Mozart)
Sunrise (Bartók)
Duo (Santamaria)
Prologue (Persichetti)
Exhortation (Wyeth's Repository, arr. Landes)
Minuet in G (Bach)
Minuet in G Minor (Bach)
Sonatina (Attison)
Une Petit Chanson (Rhene-Baton)
Little Piano Piece, No. 2 (Schoenberg)
Simple Gifts (arr. Landes)
Two Etudes, No. 1 (Gurlitt)
Two Etudes, No. 2 (Gurlitt)
Debbie Visits a Disco (Landes)
Country Dance (Bartók)
Exotic Flowers (Bartók)
Gymnopedie I (Secondo) (Satie)
Gymnopedie I (Primo) (Satie)
Allegro non troppo (Gurlitt)

Spanish Dance (Oesten)

FOUR-PART CHORALES, HYMNS AND PATRIOTIC SONGS

AMERICA (My Country, ’Tis of Thee)
Hymn to Joy (Beethoven/Hodges)

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

Block-Chord Cadences (Primary chords; V7/V)
Procedures for Harmonizing Melodies
Melodies for Harmonization
Improvisation
Transposition and Sight Reading
Open Score Reading
Scales
Arpeggios
Scale and Arpeggio Practice Log
Exercises
Appendix 1: Triads in a Scale
Appendix 2: Melodic Phrases
Appendix 3: Melodic Cadences
APPENDIX 4: Non-Chord Tones
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT CHART

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Class Piano Resource Materials - Level III

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Goals for Class Piano Level Three

REPERTORY

Allegro (Haydn)
Musette (Bach)
Little Prelude in C (Bach)
The Wild Horseman (Schumann)
Sonatina in G (Beethoven)
Waltz in B Minor (Schubert)
Arabesque (Burgmuller)
Prelude from Suite VIII (Purcell)
The Sad Doll (Tchaikovsky)
Class Piano Blues (Landes)
Une Petit Chanson (Rhene-Baton)
Two Dances, No. 1 (Kuhlau)
Two Dances, No. 2 (Kuhlau)
Musette (L. Mozxart)
Tableaux No. 1: Pleading (Rebikov)

PATRIOTIC SONGS/HYMNS/CHORALES

AMERICA (My Country, ’Tis of Thee)
MATERNA (America, the Beautiful)
NATIONAL ANTHEM (Star-Spangled Banner)
NICAEA (Dykes)
PASSION CHORALE (Bach)
ST. THEODULPH (Teschner/Mendelssohn)
AZMON (Mason)
CANNONBURY (Schumann)
CRUSADER'S HYMN (anon)
ST. ANNE (Croft/Mendelssohn)
HYMN TO JOY (Beethoven/Hodges)
NUN DANKET (Crüger/Bach)

OTHER MATERIALS

Block-Chord Cadences (Primary chords; Secondary Dominants)
Procedures for Harmonizing Melodies
Melodies for Harmonization
Improvisation
Transposition and Sight Reading
Open Score Reading
Scales
Arpeggios
Scale and Arpeggio Practice Log
Exercises
APPENDIX 1: Triads in a scale
APPENDIX 2: Melodic Phrases
APPENDIX 3: Melodic Cadences
APPENDIX 4: Non-Chord Tones
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT CHART

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Class Piano Resource Materials - Level IV

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Goals for Class Piano Level Four

REPERTORY

The Primrose (Peerson)
Minuet in F (Mozart)
Scotch Dance (Beethoven)
Solfeggietto (CPE Bach)
Bagatelle (Beethoven)
Minuet in G (Bach)
Sonatina in G (Clementi)
Tableaux No. 1 (Rebikov)
Prelude in C Minor (Chopin)
Peacherine Rage (Joplin)
A Valse for Vivian (Baker & Hanson/Landes)
Belmont Boogie (Landes)
Sarabande (Handel)
To a Wild Rose (MacDowell)
Uncle Willie Rides Off into the Sunset (Landes)
Debbie Reflects on the Indiscretions of Her Youth (Landes)

PATRIOTIC SONGS/HYMNS/CHORALES

AMERICA (My Country, ’Tis of Thee)
MATERNA (America, the Beautiful)
NATIONAL ANTHEM (Star-Spangled Banner)
NICAEA (Dykes)
PASSION CHORALE (Bach)
ST. THEODULPH (Teschner/Mendelssohn)
AZMON (Mason)
CANNONBURY (Schumann)
CRUSADER'S HYMN (anon)
ST. ANNE (Croft/Mendelssohn)
HYMN TO JOY (Beethoven/Hodges)
NUN DANKET (Crüger/Bach)

OTHER MATERIALS

Block-Chord Cadences (Primary chords; Secondary Dominants)
Procedures for Harmonizing Melodies
Melodies for Harmonization
Improvisation
Transposition and Sight Reading
Open Score Reading
Scales
Arpeggios
Scale and Arpeggio Practice Log
Exercises
APPENDIX 1: Triads in a scale
APPENDIX 2: Melodic Phrases
APPENDIX 3: Melodic Cadences
APPENDIX 4: Non-Chord Tones
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT CHART

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