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Keys for the Kingdom, A Progressive Piano Method for the Christian Student, Theory and Technique Level C
Keys for the Kingdom A Progressive Piano Method for the Christian Student Theory and Technique Level C Author:Joseph Martin, David Angerman, Mark Hayes KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM is a fully graded piano series designed especially for the Christian student. Through a stylistically diverse set of musical experiences, students will learn the foundations of good musicianship. Each lesson is carefully written to provide gradual progress. The graphic illustrations are designed to be fun and inspiring, as w... more »ell as to reinforce the lesson. While learning the basic concepts of piano playing, the student is introduced to many styles of sacred music: the wealth of great hymnody, songs, and psalms of the church; as well as the great classics in piano literature that every student needs to excel in musical study. Also included in the series are Bible verses affirming spiritual values intended to motivate the student toward excellence at the keyboard.
This multi-key, stylistically diverse series of books introduces basic concepts of rhythm, intervals, scales, chords, music theory, artistry, and improvisation. Companion products include hymnbooks, contemporary Christian songbooks, theory/technique/improvisation books, performance books, seasonal books and duet books. These, along with planned future companion materials, will help support the student's learning quest.
The Theory & Technique books provide students with workbooks to reinforce the theoretical concepts they are learning in the method books. Alongside these examples are exercises that help develop piano techinique. KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM brings theory alive for students. More than just memorizing terms and running scales, this approach helps students understand how music works. It establishes foundations that help them create their own music or interpret the music of others with more feeling and understanding. One unique feature of KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM is the inclusion of improvisation as an integral part of the student's lesson. Many musical styles are covered including gospel and contemporary idioms. All companion books are closely coordinated with the lesson models in the method book.« less