INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


PIANO STUDY BOOKS USED IN ADULT MUSIC EDUCATION

The aim of this study is to examine piano workbooks written by native writers for adults in vocational music education institutions. The research was designed in accordance with the descriptive scanning model. The sample of the study consists of five piano study books selected from local piano study books. In the data collection process, criterion sampling method was used as purposeful sampling. It was benefited from expert opinons to determine the piano books. The tables used in the study were inspired by Lu's (2012) study. According to the results of the study, Selmin Tufan - Enver Tufan's (2014a) “Piano Method 1” is a method book which can be used in adult piano education. Furthermore, it is seen that Selmin Tufan - Enver Tufan’s (2014b) “Piano Method 2” is a compilation and can be used in adult piano education. Yavuz Durak's (2014) “Repertory for Piano”, Erdal Tuğcular's (2017) “Piano Album Anatolian Melodies”, Gül Çimen - Nevhiz Ercan's “Piano Album” are thought to be repertoire workbooks that can be used in adult piano education.



Keywords
Adult Music Education, Adult Piano Education, Piano Workbooks, Local Piano Books



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