THE MIGHTY ACCORDION

The Complete Guide to Mastering Left Hand Bass/Chord Patterns

 

by David DiGiuseppe


The Mighty Accordion

The Mighty Accordion is a truly unique and much-needed guide to playing the bass side of the accordion. A comprehensive collection of progressive exercises guide the student in learning and mastering bass/chord patterns.

For the beginner, the first few chapters assume little or no knowledge of the instrument and teach how to play simple accompaniment patterns.
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For the intermediate player, numerous exercises using the major, minor, seventh and diminshed chords are included to develop skill in executing various bass/chord accompaniment patterns.
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For the advanced player, latter chapters present exercises on chord combinations needed to play sixth, minor seventh, major seventh, ninth and other advanced chords.
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Throughout the book, explanations are offered on the workings of the instrument and relevant music theory. Play along with a 2-CD companion set featuring many of the book's exercises played at both a slow and moderate tempo.

* A much-needed and complete guide to playing the bass side of the accordion
* A comprehensive collection of progressive exercises for learning bass/chord patterns on the accordion
* Beginner students learn simple accompaniment patterns and use of the major, minor and seventh chords
* Advanced students learn how to play sixth, minor and major sevenths and ninth chords, and other advance techniques
* Companion CDs feature many of the book's exercises

Mel Bay Publications
Book & 2CDs (20740BCD)
$29.99
112 pages

 

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