The Musicarta Easy Piano Style

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This is the fifth and final Musicarta Easy Piano Style (MEPS) 'sample content web page. If by chance you've 'just landed', rather back-track and start on the series home page.

The Musicarta Easy Piano Style (MEPS) digital home study download is now available. Browse these extended table-of-contents pages to get an idea of what the Musicarta Easy Piano Style can do for you!

MUSICARTA EASY
PIANO STYLE

The Musicarta Easy Piano Style shows you how to get your hands on the keys and start making music right away! With lots of graphics, full audio and MIDI support and all the solos on Mister Musicarta YouTube MEPS playlist, you’re sure to get some beautiful pieces into your repertoire quickly – and learn how to find the music in the keyboard for yourself.

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Musicarta's Easy Piano Style will have you 'making music in minutes!'

The showcase solos

You now have all the resources and skills you need to tackle the MEPS showcase solos. Here they are, with some of the workbook notes that help you over the final hurdles.

  Tanza

Tanza is first up, the first piece in the book 'revisited' with an added with-sixths section to build a substantial solo performance.

As always, you have the Musicarta pre-performance 'skeleton music' resource (here, shown for only the new added-sixths material), and a couple of the kinds of exercises you would by now be making up yourself to tighten up timing and fingering.

(These practice samples are recorded straight from the MIDI, with no expression at all. Practicing is practicing - but there's no reason for YOU not to make it sound as beautiful as you like!)

  Naomi - Fantasie

Naomi - Fantasie is really the centerpiece of the MEPS workbook. It's in A-B-A form, and the A section is the 'One Fourth in Sixths' module study. The Mister Musicarta YouTube (MMYT) video shows the 'skeleton music' - the music minus keyboard texture and syncopation - scrolling above the MidiPiano performance.

Naomi is presented as a stand-alone module, so the build-up is 'from scratch' - a useful revision exercise to consolidate your achievements.

  The Ladder

'Ladder' is a Musicarta-only term for the rising and falling musical figures using only the root and fifth of a chord which you'll find used often as endings and between-versions fillers in the MEPS pieces and studes. They're a good recipe for 'just sitting down and playing' and seeing what turns up!

In Musicarta's case, it was The Ladder piano solo, which uses another improviser's trick known as 'change one note (and see what happens)' - in this case a piece with E minor ladders over root E, then D, then C sharp, then C. This is a popular minor-key construction.

out The contrasting middle section is quite challenging. As always, you are encouraged to put together a performance of the parts you can play, rather than not play at all because there's a part you can't play!


Postscript

The Musicarta Easy Piano Style (MEPS) is a way of making music at the keyboard ‘from scratch’ – of finding notes which you can be sure will sound good together and having a modern, syncopated way of playing them, right ‘off the shelf’.

The MEPS workbook modules show how the module studies and pieces were composed using the MEPS music-creating process, along with developments and variations on the formula.

So, not only will the MEPS study material get a slew of pieces into your repertoire quickly, you will also be much closer to ‘composing at the keyboard’ yourself.

Along the way, you’ll be exposed to literally hundreds of opportunities to progress in rhythmic keyboard texture, whether you end up playing the studies and pieces regularly or not. You will also learn plenty of practically applicable music theory and good practicing techniques.

Modern-styles keyboard players need to work as hard as classical musicians to advance. The Musicarta Easy Piano Style is a tried-and-tested method of focussing your efforts and maximizing your benefits. Jump on board and get with the programme now!

MUSICARTA EASY
PIANO STYLE

The Musicarta Easy Piano Style shows you how to get your hands on the keys and start making music right away! With lots of graphics, full audio and MIDI support and all the solos on Mister Musicarta YouTube MEPS playlist, you’re sure to get some beautiful pieces into your repertoire quickly – and learn how to find the music in the keyboard for yourself.

Key Chords Vol.1
Get the download
for only $14.95
Buy Now

LEARN MORE!
Click through to the MEPS YouTube playlist here

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Other Musicarta digital home study downloads

If the Musicarta Easy Piano Style material isn't for you, there are three other Musicarta digital home study downloads to choose from.

KEY CHORDS Vol. 1

Musicarta Key Chords builds your chord vocabulary by introducing the chords you are most likely to come across in any song. You practice the chord changes in contemporary riffs (drum backing tracks are included), with easy step-by-step rhythmic build-up of impressive keyboard syncopation.

Key Chords Vol.1
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Now available from Amazon Books
Click through to the Key Chords Vol.1 YouTube playlist here

The PYRAMIDS VARIATIONS

The Musicarta Pyramids Variations aims to exceed expectations by coaching beginners and re-starters to an impressive ‘Concert Performance’ in just eight lessons. After that, you learn a set of variations which model all the contemporary keyboard player’s knowledge and skills.

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The CANON PROJECT

Pachelbel’s Canon in D is perhaps the most famous chord sequence of all time, and the basis of dozens of popular hits. If you can play and understand the Canon chord sequence, there isn’t much in popular music harmony you won’t be able to figure out! Its regular structure also makes it a great springboard for improvising and composition.

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Click through to the various download home pages using the ‘LEARN MORE’ links. There are sample content pages to help you decide which home study pack would suit you best. All three home study downloads are designed to help you enjoy becoming a creative modern keyboard player!

If you've cracked MEPS and are now looking for more repertoire, look into the first Musicarta Piano Solos album - most of the pieces are more-or-less in the MEPS style!

PIANO SOLOS
Volume 1

Piano Solos Volume 1 is a collection of eleven solos from across the Musicarta spectrum. Each solo has a couple of pages of notes explaining how the music is put together and offering useful practicing advice. Easy-inter to inter-advanced. Comes with audio and MIDI files and player. 50pp (25 pp MS) A4 – will print to US Letter also.

Piano Solos Vol. 1
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Watch the solos on the MMYT Solos playlist.

Listen to the Mister Musicarta YouTube Solos playlist, and click through to the Solos page to check out the contents in detail.



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