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The Bastien Piano Basics CDs - Primer Level
contains 2 accompaniment CDs that are correlated with the following Bastien
Piano Basics books
- Primer Level - Piano
- Primer Level - Performance
- Primer Level - Technic
Disc One includes orchestrations for Piano and
Performance; Disc Two includes orchestrations for Technic.
The student piano parts are heard on the right
channel of the orchestrations. Background accompaniment instruments are
heard on the left channel. On many sound systems, balance between the
right and left channels may be changed, allowing isolation of either the student
part or accompaniment instruments, or modification of the blend between the two.
Each piece starts with a two-measure
introduction, after which the student part begins. the student part is
usually played by one or more instruments with sounds other than those of a
piano. In this way, when playing along with the orchestrations, the
students hears the demonstration of his or her part more clearly and has a more
interesting musical experience.
For students using a tunable electronic keyboard,
a tuning note (A above Middle C) is found on track 1 of Disc One and Disc Two.
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