WorldCat Identities

Thompson, John 1889-1963

Overview
Works: 394 works in 797 publications in 3 languages and 3,710 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Methods (Music)‡vJuvenile works  Methods (Music)  Scores  Teaching pieces (Music)  Arrangements (Music)  Studies (Music)  Methods (Music)‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, ed, Illustrator
Classifications: MT746, 786.2
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Most widely held works about John Thompson
 
Most widely held works by John Thompson
John Thompson's modern course for the piano : the third grade book. something new every lesson by John Thompson( )

58 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a piano course and repertory book designed for young learners
John Thompson's easiest piano course by John Thompson( )

31 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes teaching pieces, exercises and instructional commentary for children
Teaching little fingers to play by John Thompson( )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to strengthen the skills learned in the first book. Both hands stay in the five-finger positions, but new juxtapositions are added
Modern course for the piano : something new every lesson by John Thompson( )

in No Linguistic content and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's easiest piano course by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adult preparatory piano book by John Thompson( )

15 editions published between 1943 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's easiest piano course by John Thompson( )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews knowledge gained in earlier books. Also includes several new keys: E major, B major, A flat major, D flat major and G flat major; reading leger lines between the staves; the dotted quarter note, with examples in 3/4 and 4/4 time; playing repeated notes with change of fingers; and elementary use of the pedal
Popular piano solos : pop hits, Broadway, movies and more!( )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First grade etudes : twenty-four studies for the development of fingers, wrists, and forearm : employing five-finger groups, broken chords and examples in phrasing by John Thompson( )

4 editions published in 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's easiest piano course by John Thompson( )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part six introduces alla breve, the triplet, dotted eighth notes, melody lying in the inner voices, the trill, syncopation and several pianistic figures which should be learned as a standard part of every player's technic because of their frequent recurrence in piano music. ... Pieces calling for the use of finger legato, wrist staccato, phrasing, forearm attack in chord playing, scale figures, pedal, etc., will be found in logical order"--Page [3]
Keyboard attacks; twenty-four examples from the masters to develop interpretation and expression by John Thompson( )

4 editions published between 1931 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adult preparatory piano book by John Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching little fingers to play ensemble by John Thompson( )

5 editions published in 1937 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easiest piano course, part one by John Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adult preparatory piano book by John Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's modern course for the piano : something new every lesson by John Thompson( )

6 editions published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's easiest piano course( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-part inventions for pianoforte by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

2 editions published in 1927 and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's adult piano course by John Thompson( )

7 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thompson's meest eenvoudige pianoleergang by John Thompson( )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in Undetermined and Dutch and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Easiest piano course, part one
Alternative Names
John Sylvanus Thompson Amerikaans componist (1889-1963)

Thompson, John 1889-1963 musicien

Thompson, John, musicien, 1889-1963

Thompson, John Sylvanus.

Thompson, John Sylvanus 1889-1963

ジョン・S・トンプソン

约翰·西尔韦纳斯·汤普森

Languages
English (136)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

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John Thompson's easiest piano courseThe adult preparatory piano bookJohn Thompson's easiest piano coursePopular piano solos : pop hits, Broadway, movies and more!John Thompson's easiest piano courseEasiest piano course, part oneJohn Thompson's modern course for the piano : something new every lesson