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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Accordion, Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now! (Book, DVD & Online Video/Audio/Software) (Accordion), #YL00-44736 By Miriam Davidson
Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Accordion


 
Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Accordion, Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now! (Book, DVD & Online Video/Audio/Software) (Accordion), #YL00-44736 By Miriam Davidson

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Accordion, Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now! (Book, DVD & Online Video/Audio/Software) (Accordion), #YL00-44736 : By Miriam Davidson : Accordion : Book, DVD & Online Video/Audio/Software : Teach Yourself Series : Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!
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Learn to play the accordion and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred Music. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the parts of the accordion, buying an accordion, preparing the instrument for use, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then learn to use your left and right hands in the proper ways, playing different notes, chords, and songs, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including folk songs, Waltzes, Bluegrass, Polka, and more. You will also learn how to play with a group of other musicians. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play the accordion in a variety of musical styles, read and understand music, improvise, and be ready to play in a band. Included is a DVD that contains video lessons, MP3s, and TNT 2 software for the most effective practice, plus codes to access all of the corresponding media online for streaming or downloading. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Complete button reference chart * Informative section on MIDI accordions * Practice tips * An explanation on basic maintenance and repair The accompanying video provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice. The included TNT 2 software allows you to isolate the audio tracks, transpose, loop, and slow down or speed up the audio for the most effective practice. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred Music be your resource every step of the way.

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PublisherAlfred Publishing
Format Book, DVD & Online Video/Audio/Software
Instrument Accordion
Category Accordion
Pages96
Shipping Weight0.80   lbs
Alfred Publishing Item 00-44736
Product Code YL00-44736
UPC Code38081508504
ISBN 10 1470627639
EAN 9781470627638

Miriam Davidson : Author


SONG LIST
Title:         7th Chords

Title:         A Cry in Your Beer Country Tune

Title:         A Look Inside

Title:         A Note From the Author

Title:         About the Author

Title:         Adjusting the Straps

Title:         Air

Title:         Air Alone

Title:         Air Alone

Title:         Alternating Bass

Title:         Amplifying Your Instrument

Title:         Angeline the Baker

Title:         Bar Lines and Measures

Title:         Bass and Chord Button Chart

Title:         Bass Note C

Title:         Beats; Note and Rest Values

Title:         Before You Play

Title:         Bluegrass or Old-Time

Title:         Button Chart; Note and Row Identification

Title:         Buying an Accordion

Title:         C Major Chord Button

Title:         Cajun 2-Step

Title:         Children's Folk Song

Title:         Chords

Title:         Combining Bass and Chord Buttons

Title:         Combining Left and Right Hands

Title:         Conjunto

Title:         Country and Western

Title:         D Position
Title: Da Blues
Title: Dennis Murphy's Polka
Title: Diatonic Harmony
Title: Digital Accordions
Title: Do It Yourself Repair
Title: E Position
Title: Embellishments
Title: F Position
Title: From Ode to Joy
Title: Great Musicians; Bands and Recordings
Title: Guide Button C
Title: Hornpipe
Title: Improvising
Title: Introduction
Title: Jazz
Title: Keys and Key Signatures
Title: Latin American
Title: Ledger Lines
Title: Left-Hand Position
Title: Lines and Spaces
Title: Maggie's Hornpipe
Title: Maggie's Hornpipe
Title: MIDI Accordions
Title: Minuet in G
Title: Movable Hand Positions
Title: Musette
Title: Musical Alphabet; Clef and Staff
Title: Notes
Title: Notes in C Position
Title: Ode to Joy
Title: Ode to Joy
Title: PART 1---GETTING STARTED
Title: PART 2---PLAYING THE ACCORDION
Title: PART 3---STYLES FROM HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD
Title: PART 4---THE WELL-ROUNDED SIDE PERSON: PLAYING WITH A GROUP
Title: PART 5---APPENDIX
Title: Parts of the Accordion
Title: Playing Minor Chords
Title: Playing with the Band
Title: Practicing Tips
Title: Putting It All Together
Title: Reed Settings---Accordion Voices and Registers
Title: Reel
Title: Resources
Title: Rhythms and Counting
Title: Right-Hand Warm-Ups
Title: Rock 'n' Roll
Title: Sad Cafe---1st Accordion
Title: Sad Cafe---2nd Accordion
Title: Self-Maintenance
Title: Shifting the Right Hand
Title: Sizing an Accordion
Title: Some Basic Music Theory
Title: Sophia's Secret Tango
Title: Squeezebox Rox
Title: Standard Music Notation
Title: Stretching
Title: Swing
Title: Swing Eighths
Title: Tejas
Title: The 12-Bar Blues Progression
Title: The Bellows
Title: The Blues
Title: The Care and Feeding of Your Free-Reed Machine
Title: The Circle of 5ths
Title: The Clave Rhythm
Title: The Counter Bass
Title: The Irish Tradition
Title: The Left Hand
Title: The Major Scale
Title: The Montuno
Title: The Polka
Title: The Right Hand
Title: The 'Squeezebox': A Brief History
Title: The Swingbox Comps
Title: The Tango
Title: The Waltz
Title: Time Signatures
Title: Tin Pan Squeezebox
Title: Tunings
Title: Twinkle; Twinkle; Little Star
Title: Types of Accordions
Title: Types of Chords
Title: Zydeco and Cajun
Title: Zydeco Romp

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