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Exploring Latin Piano

Exploring Latin Piano

South-American, Cuban and Spanish rhythms for the intermediate pianist


  • Instrumentation: piano
  • Edition: Sheet music with Online material
  • Language: English
€45.00  *
Incl. VAT and excl. shipping Weight: 1.19 kg

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Description

The latest publication in this award-winning series. This unique collaboration between two of the UK's top pianist/educators offers intermediate pianists a detailed introduction to the highly rhythmic music of Latin America and Spain, featuring a wide range of styles from many countries, including:

• Cuba – son, montuno, mambo, cha-cha-chá, bolero, danzón
• Brazil – bossa nova, samba, baion, afoxé, frevo, chorinho
• Argentina and Uruguay – tango, milonga, zamba, chacarera, candombe
• Venezuela – joropo, vals
• Colombia – cumbia
• Dominica – merengue
• Spain – flamenco, rumba, buleria

Over 50 pieces to play, including Oye Cómo Va, Bésame Mucho, Sò Danço Samba, El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor), Mambo No 5, Mambo Influenciado, Mas Que Nada, Berimbau, The Girl from Ipanema, Manhã de Carnaval, Upa Neguinho, A Media Luz, Vals Venezolano #2 and Alfonsina y El Mar.

Original compositions by the authors feature copious assignments to help with syncopation and coordination, and key rhythms such as clave, montuno and partido alto are given in-depth treatment.

 

EXPLORING LATIN PIANO - Press Reviews

“An invaluable asset for intermediate pianists... If you have as much fun playing through this book as I did, you’ll be glad you got involved.”– Brian Priestly, Jazzwise

"An impressive round-up of those tricky Latin rhythms, gathered from Cuba, Spain, Brazil and elsewhere.” - Jazz UK

“Tips on improvising, lists of suggested listening, and photographs all contribute to create a most impressive and attractive compendium of this genre.” – Musician magazine

“An excellent resource, meticulously researched and attractively presented.” – The Times Educational Supplement

Details
Binding: Paperback/Softcover
Content text: Introduction
Harmony
How to Use the CDs
Bar Numbering
Introduction to Latin Styles
Cuban Styles
Brazilian Styles
Other Latin Styles
Appendices: Chord Symbols
Classical Piano Pieces with a "Latin" influence
Latin Jazz
Index
Photo Index
CDs Track Listing
Difficulty: intermediate
ISBN: 978-1-84761-135-2
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3111-0
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Series: Schott Pop-Styles
UPC: 841886012530
page number: 272
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Exploring Latin Piano

The latest publication in this award-winning series. This unique collaboration between two of the UK's top pianist/educators offers intermediate pianists a detailed introduction to the highly rhythmic music of Latin America and Spain, featuring a wide range of styles from many countries, including:

• Cuba – son, montuno, mambo, cha-cha-chá, bolero, danzón
• Brazil – bossa nova, samba, baion, afoxé, frevo, chorinho
• Argentina and Uruguay – tango, milonga, zamba, chacarera, candombe
• Venezuela – joropo, vals
• Colombia – cumbia
• Dominica – merengue
• Spain – flamenco, rumba, buleria

Over 50 pieces to play, including Oye Cómo Va, Bésame Mucho, Sò Danço Samba, El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor), Mambo No 5, Mambo Influenciado, Mas Que Nada, Berimbau, The Girl from Ipanema, Manhã de Carnaval, Upa Neguinho, A Media Luz, Vals Venezolano #2 and Alfonsina y El Mar.

Original compositions by the authors feature copious assignments to help with syncopation and coordination, and key rhythms such as clave, montuno and partido alto are given in-depth treatment.

 

EXPLORING LATIN PIANO - Press Reviews

“An invaluable asset for intermediate pianists... If you have as much fun playing through this book as I did, you’ll be glad you got involved.”– Brian Priestly, Jazzwise

"An impressive round-up of those tricky Latin rhythms, gathered from Cuba, Spain, Brazil and elsewhere.” - Jazz UK

“Tips on improvising, lists of suggested listening, and photographs all contribute to create a most impressive and attractive compendium of this genre.” – Musician magazine

“An excellent resource, meticulously researched and attractively presented.” – The Times Educational Supplement

Binding: Paperback/Softcover
Content text: Introduction
Harmony
How to Use the CDs
Bar Numbering
Introduction to Latin Styles
Cuban Styles
Brazilian Styles
Other Latin Styles
Appendices: Chord Symbols
Classical Piano Pieces with a "Latin" influence
Latin Jazz
Index
Photo Index
CDs Track Listing
Difficulty: intermediate
ISBN: 978-1-84761-135-2
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3111-0
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Series: Schott Pop-Styles
UPC: 841886012530
page number: 272
Exploring Latin Piano