Professional Piano Teaching, Volume 2: A Comprehensive Piano Pedagogy Textbook

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Alfred Music, Jan 22, 2015 - Music - 452 pages
This second volume of Professional Piano Teaching is designed to serve as a basic text for a second-semester or upper-division piano pedagogy course. It provides an overview of learning principles and a thorough approach to essential aspects of teaching intermediate to advanced students. Special features include discussions on how to teach, not just what to teach; numerous musical examples; chapter summaries; and suggested projects for new and experienced teachers.

Topics:
* teaching students beyond the elementary levels
* an overview of learning processes and learning theories
* teaching transfer students
* preparing students for college piano major auditions
* teaching rhythm, reading, technique, and musicality
* researching, evaluating, selecting, and presenting intermediate and advanced repertoire
* developing stylistic interpretation of repertoire from each musical period
* developing expressive and artistic interpretation and performance
* motivating students and providing instruction in effective practice
* teaching memorization and performance skills
 

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Contents

Teaching Students Beyond the Elementary Levels
1
How Students Learn?
24
Teaching Transfer Students
46
Teaching Rhythm and Reading
69
Teaching Technique
99
Intermediate and Early Advanced Performance and Study Repertoire
164
Stylistic Interpretation
219
Expressive and Artistic Interpretation and Performance
287
Motivation and Practice
353
Memory and Performance
397
Index
431
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