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Tim Richards, John Crawford

Exploring Latin Piano

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

Instrument line-up: Piano
Edition: Sheet Music and CD
Composer: Tim Richards, John Crawford
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Publisher: Schott Musik
Order no.: ED13216
ISMN: 9790220131110
ISBN: 9781847611352
Language: english
Release: 19.10.2010
Weight: 1186 g
Dimensions: 230x305 mm
Pages: 272


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, buleriaOver 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. All pieces are included on the two accompanying CDs, which contain authentic rhythm section tracks and invaluable play-along opportunities.

Table of contents:

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
Photo Index
CDs Track Listing

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