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Standard Of Excellence Book 1, Piano/Guitar Accompaniment Book
Sheet Music Book
By Bruce Pearson

Band piano/guitar - beginner
Composed by Bruce Pearson. Concert Band Method. Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method. Method Book. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #W21PG. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.W21PG).

Item Number: KJ.W21PG

ISBN 9780849759475.

The Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combine a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. The result is the most complete band method available anywhere. Features include Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform. Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation. FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument. Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics. A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting. Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments. A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement. Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study. Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments. A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth. Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills. 600-plus page full Conductor Scores contain Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence.*The same Piano/Guitar Accompaniment book (W21PG) and Conductor Score (W21F) work for both the original Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method and the new Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method.

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  • 5

    Milford, Qld, Aust
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  • December 01, 2012 Not as expected

    Bought the book so my wife can learn the same music as we play our instruments, but that is not so, wasted $20... the book is for experienced musicians.. not for a beginner..

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  • 3

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  • April 07, 2009 GOOD

    It is an easy way to learn the instrument but i would hire a teacher instead

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  • November 12, 2008 NOT AT ALL WHAT I THOUGHT

    I have used the standard of excellence books to learn several instruments. While I highly recommend the series...THIS BOOK IS AN ACCOMPANIMENT BOOK! The product details need to be changed, it is not a learning tool. Since I don't play piano, the accompaniment book is useless to me...

    until I get a book I can learn from! (Editor's Note: The data for item has been updated to reflect the information in this review)

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