Piano & Keyboard

General musical information relating to the theoretical and practical understanding for the advancement of the keyboard student. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

Practical Scales & Arpeggios contains all the scale patterns as well as contrary motions, arpeggios and every conceivable technical work pattern under the sun.

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

Earliest Beginner is a series of three tutors designed to help the piano/keyboard novice in understanding the basic requirements of note reading and playing. Written and arranged by Vincent Difesa, this series of piano/keboard tutors displays several diagrams in vibrant colour which illustrate all new hand positions as well as new sharps & flats, general knowledge and much more.

All books come with an accompanying CD which includes the performance track as well as the back up (accompaniment) on seperate tracks in order to allow the student to perform with a virtual band or ensemble. 

Step 1/2/3

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A selection of traditional popular Christmas Carols and some original ones written, arranged & compiled by Vincent Difesa. Presented in an attractively bound book and in vibrant colour, these compositions are combined to serve as a supplement to the previously completed Earliest Beginner books. A series of books, rich in holy scenes bring the season of Christmas to life. All books come with a pre-recorded CD where both the melodic track and the accompaniment track are recorded to provide the ultimate performance pleasure where the student gets to perform with a virtual ten piece band.

Steps 1/2/3

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As the title infers, Clever Fingers is a practical book of technical finger patterns. This book teaches the beginner piano/keyboard student the art of basic finger dexterity through simple patterns and basic hand positions. Written by vincent Difesa.

Steps 1/2/3

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Essential Exercises is a series of books which teaches the music student more important technical finger patterns. This series of books teaches the beginner piano/keyboard student the art of basic finger dexterity through simple patterns and basic hand positions. This book is absolutely essential in training good finger strength and coordination which will ensure the student develops the ease and precision when playing simple to moderately complex musical pieces. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Levels 1/2/3

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This compilation of musical piano pieces comprises of some popular as well as some original tunes composed by Vincent Difesa. These books come in a three part series and are designed to teach the piano student to play two hands together where the right hand is encouraged to 'sing out' whilst the left hand accompanies in alberti bass or arpegiated style at slightly lesser volume than the right. This album of tunes features many different styles of music including traditional styles as well as pop, waltz, rhumba, cha cha, tango, rock, 12 bar blues, classical and many many more. Ideal for the intermediate student. ALl books come with an accompanying CD with pre recorded performance and back up tracks.

Levels 1/2/3

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These tutors all contain original music which serve as an extension or supplement to the previously learned repertoire. All books come with an accompanying CD which features all the performance tracks. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Levels 1/2/3

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10 Original Pieces is a series of books which are used as a supplement for the secondary student. This series of books contains more original pieces for the piano which are demonstrated with the accompanying CD. These pieces are written in character style and feature tunes from various nationality backgrounds, all of western, middle eastern and eastern origin. All written and composed by Vincent Difesa.

Levels 1/2/3

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Jazz for the Contemporary Pianist - Beginner is a series of Jazz books written for the novice pianist. This series of books features many different styles of Jazz including the Tango, Cha cha, March, Claypso, Boogie and Blues. Arranged and compiled by Vincent Difesa.

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Jazz for the Contemporary Pianist - Advanced, is a series of Jazz books written for the advanced pianist. This series of books features more challenging styles of Jazz for the advancing pianist. Arranged and compiled by Vincent Difesa.

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.