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Bastien New Traditions

Modern. Comprehensive. Integrated.

Bastien New Traditions - Primer to Level 4

Bastien Flow Chart

1

Comprehensive & Integrated

Method for beginning piano study that is easy to use and paced just right for today’s busy students.

2

Concepts

Lesson, theory, and technic pages mixed with attractive performance pieces all in the same volume. A gradual multi-key approach is used allowing students to experience complete keyboard knowledge.

3

Step-by-Step

The learning sequence is carefully graded to ensure steady progress, and students will love the selection of music as well as the beautiful illustrations.

"I encourage you to try this new method (Bastien New Traditions) and see if you and your students like it as much as I do!”

– American Music Teacher Magazine (MTNA) April 2017

PrimerAB

WP450 - Introductionto the Entire Piano Keyboard
• A working knowledge of keyboard topography
• A strong understanding of rhythm and basic note values
• The playing of simple single-line black and white key pieces
• A fine hand position and beginning technique 

WP451 - Introduction to Note Reading on the Staff
• Note reading beginning with Middle C, then introducing more motes, one note at a time
• Multiple hand placements including Middle-C and C 5-finger positions
• Intervallic reading starting with 2nds and 3rds 

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WP450 Table of Content
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WP451 Table of Content
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Level 1

WP452 - EXPANDED NOTE READING
• Multiple 5-finger patterns 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths
• Slurs, ties, legato, staccato
• Accidentals (#’s and b ‘s)
• Hands together
• 2-note harmonies
• Note against note

WP453 - FULL STAFF NOTE READING
• Multiple 5-finger patterns 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths
• Slurs, ties, legato, staccato
• Accidentals (K’s and H ‘s)
• Hands together
• 2-note harmonies
• Note against note 

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WP452 Table of Content
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WP453 Table of Content
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Level 2

WP454 - MAJOR SCALES AND CHORD PROGRESSIONS
• C, G and F scales
• Key signatures : C , G , F
• Primary chords in root positions
• Cadences I-IV-I-V7-I
• 6ths and 7ths
• Harmonized melodies 

WP455 - MAJOR SCALES AND CHORD PROGRESSIONS
• D, A and E scales and cadences
• Key signatures: D , A , E
• Major and minor triads
• Overlapping pedal
• Harmonizing melodies with I , IV and V7 chords .

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WP454 Table of Content
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WP455 Table of Content
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Level 3

WP456 - MINOR SCALES & TRIADS / INVERSIONS
• A, E & D minor scales and cadences
• Minor key signatures: A, E, D
• 3/8 and 6/8 time signatures and triplets 
• Bass styles: boogie, broken chords, and waltz
• Binary and ternary forms 

WP457 - MORE MAJOR SCALES AND CHORD PROGRESSIONS
• Db, Ab, Eb scales, cadences & key signatures
• Sixteenth note rhythms
• Lead sheets introduction
• Chromatic scale
• Alberti bass
• Intro to interval qualities

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WP456 Table of Content
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WP457 Table of Content
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Level 4

WP4568 -MORE MAJOR AND MINOR SCALES AND CHORD PROGRESSIONS
• Bb, B, Gb Major & C and G minor scales, cadences & key signatures
• Cut time
• Motif / Sequence(s)
• Minor, augmented and diminished intervals
• Dotted 16th note rhythm 

WP459 - REMAINING MAJOR KEYS/ CHORDS & MULTI- KEY READING FOCUS
• Scales and chords of B and Gb Major
• Augmented and diminished chords
• Dominant and dominant 7th chords
• Sonatina form
• Double notes 

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WP458 Table of Content
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WP459 Table of Content
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" The authors do an excellent job of expanding students' harmonic vocabulary in levels 2B-3B. Folk songs from China, Japan, England, and Germany are included, and pieces incorporate the whole tone and chromatic scales, as well as various types of seventh chords. "
The Piano Magazine: Clavier Companion

AMEB is very proud to announce the product of our first collaboration with an international music publisher: an Australian edition of the innovative Bastien New Traditions All In One piano course. We have worked very closely with Kjos Music Company, the publishers of Bastien New Traditions, to produce an edition tailored to the needs of Australian users and fully integrated with AMEB’s P Plate Piano series. We think that the outcome will prove an indispensable resource for teachers, students and parents around the country.

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