by Daniel McFarlane
Series: Supersonics Piano Method
Level: click here to view the flowchart
Book information: Spiral bound; 76 pages
This book has been updated. You can order the new edition here.
The Supersonics Piano Method Quick Start series is designed to give older beginners a "quick start" to the piano. There is no padding in this book, just a streamlined contemporary progression. This book is suitable for all ages. This book should be considered interchangeable with the Supersonics Piano Method Level Three book. The two books share the share content but Quick Start Level B is an accelerated progression and the content is arranged differently. There are three ways to effectively use this method:
TAKE A LOOK INSIDE
The book is divided into five sections:
This is the recommended minimum amount of work that you should cover in this book:
This gives you a total of thirty pieces and will give you a well-rounded appreciation of the musical content appropriate for this level. Obviously the more pieces you learn the better so feel free to work your way from cover to cover in this book!
Supersonics Plus is the online system that works in conjunction with this book in order to give you the "complete" method experience. Supersonics Plus features:
Backing tracks: Every original piece has a backing track. Practicing with backing tracks is a great way to develop a strong sense of beat.
Supplementary repertoire: Supersonics Plus features a huge library of supplementary pieces.
Rhythm Builders: Every piece has a Rhythm Builder worksheet associated with it.
|KEY EXPLORATIONS||HISTORICAL SOUNDS|
|Elevate: Four (C major)||Study in C (Czerny)|
|Melancholia: One (A minor)
||Study in A Minor (Gurlitt)|
|Elevate: Five (F major)
||Study in F (Gurlitt)|
|Terry Tortellini (D minor)||The Flowers Sing of Love (Bartok)|
|Elevate: Six (G major)||Arabesque (Burgmuller)|
|Melting Snow (E minor)||Harp Prelude (Fischer)|
|Sunrise (D major)|
|Chromatico (chromatic scale)||CHORDS|
|The Ghost of Tom (Traditional)||Dreaming|
|William Tell Overture (Rossini)||March Macabre|
|Scarborough Fair (Traditional)||Afterglow|
|Amazing Grace (Traditional)||Electrix|
|The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Dukas)||Inspire|
|Russian Dance (Tchaikovsky)||Sunday Afternoon|
|Mixed Messages (Dorian)|
|The Triffid (Lydian)|
|The Village Fair (Mixolydian)|
|Aeolian Air (Aeolian)|
|Stranger Horizons (Locrian)
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