A great reference book for pianists of all levels from beginner to advanced. Contains a listing of more than 1000 chords arranged chromatically with all inversions, within 36 different chord families. Also contains an extensive body of music theory, ranging from how to read a piano keyboard, to a complete listing of all the major and natural minor scales.
Knowing how to read music is a valuable skill for anyone involved in music composition, songwriting, performance, teaching, recording and production. Many instrumentalists are adept at sight-reading, which is the ability to play directly from a written score. However, a basic-to-intermediate-level reading ability will still help you to grasp the overall structure of a piece, what the key is, its level of complexity, tempo and timing, dynamics and many other musical details. This will allow y ...