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Educational Material


Bill Irwin's MAGIC STUDY SERIES for the Popular Organist.

In his books and lectures, Bill Irwin uses a practical approach to teach modern keyboard harmony. He writes,"The knowledge of a subject is only as valuable as the ability of the individual to put it to use."



KEYBOARD HARMONY MAGIC...Master Text and Study Guide for the entire Magic Study Series For Organ. A valuable aid to the study and use of the Series.


CHORD CONSTRUCTION MAGIC...includes Tones, Scales, Major, Minor, Augmented, Seventh and Diminished Seventh Chords, Inversions, Major/Minor 6th, Ninth, Major Seventh, Variations of the Common Seventh and Ninth chords, Practice in Progression, Magic Chord Chart, Circle of Keys/Chords, more.


RHYTHM ACCOMPANIMENT MAGIC, Book 1...Bass Clef Study/Music Theory Review, Rhythm Pedaling, Accompaniments in 4/4, 3/4, 6/8, Rhythm Endings, Sustained Counter Melody, Independence Exercise, Waltz Variations, Latin Rhythms (Beguine, Tango, Cha Cha), Stop Rhythms, The Blues, more.


MODERN MELODY MAGIC...Single Note, Two, Three and Four Part Harmony, Glissandos, Chord Variations, Pyramid Chords, Melody In Arpeggios, Fills (Rhythmic, Melodic and Harmonic), more.


BASS PEDAL MAGIC...Walking Pedals, Shuffle Rhythm, Double Time Acc., Pedal Pushbeats, Accents, Embellishment and Glissando, more.


MODERN FILL MAGIC...The Correct Fill, Fill Variations, Transposing Fills, Harmonic, Melodic (for both R.H. & L.H.) and Rhythmic Fills, more.


CHORD SUBSTITUTION MAGIC...Substitutions for Five Basic Chords, Recognizing Substitution "Situations", Half Tone Movement, Eleventh and Thirteenth Chords, Chord Progression Notation and Substitution/ Ending Substitutions, Theme Illustrating Substitutions, more.


RHTYHM ACCOMPANIMENT MAGIC, Book 2...Advanced Variations on "Oom-pah", Society, Shuffle, March, Double Time, Waltz, Hawaiian, Moving Counter Melody Accompaniments, Advanced Latin Rhythms (Beguine, Samba, Bolero, Guarache, Rhumba, Tango) more.


DIMINISHED CHORD MAGIC...Diminished Chord Progressions, Introductions, Modulation, Fills, Interludes, Repeat of Theme & Chorus, more.

TENTH PROGRESSION MAGIC...Tenth Progressions for Major, Seventh and Ninth Chords, One, Two and Four Measure Patterns for Various Time Signatures, Playing Melody In Chords, Fills, Introductions/Endings, 100 Songs (Titles) Using Tenth Progressions, more.

THE IMPORTANT FIRST FIVE LESSONS For The Chord System Organist...An Accelerated Five Part Course Of Instruction For The Absolute Beginner. A Practical Introduction To Organ Playing With A Song To Play With Your Very First Lesson!

KEYBOARD TRICKS OF THE TRADE (Contributor) 1000 KEYBOARD IDEAS (Contributor)


VIDEO WORKSHOPS

These video study sessions have won acclaim from amateurs throughout the USA, Canada and Overseas. You WILL learn!


VIDEO WORKSHOP, Session 1...Technique Secrets (Isokinetic Exercise), Glissandos, Position At The Console (Avoid Aches and Pains), Block Chords and more. Bill Irwin performs "Finger Flip" and "In A Hurry" at the organ.
VIDEO WORKSHOP, Session 2...Independence Exercise, Rhythm Accompaniment Exercise, How To embellish A Single Note Melody, Sound Like A Big Theatre Organ and more. Bill Irwin performs "In A Mode Mood" and "The Video Rag" at the organ.

VIDEO WORKSHOP Session 3...Wrist and Finger Exercises, Sustain (Its Use and abuse), Blues Improvisation and more. Bill Irwin performs "The Forum March" and Tip Toe Through The Triplets" at the organ.

(Note: All three sessions retail for $29.95 each, plus shipping. Discounts available with multiple purchases.)


VIDEO CONCERT...BILL IRWIN PLAYS Technics GA3 & Wersi Piano for York Electronic Organ Society (York, England) Price: $19.95 incl. shipping.

RECORDED ORGAN MUSIC FOR LISTENING AND VIEWING.
(Audio Cassettes)

BILL IRWIN "HOOKED ON RAGTIME"...(Audio Cassette).. 23 light, bouncy, well-known ragtime tunes, played on a variety of pianos with rhythm and background accompaniment. (Recorded on a Technics Model GA3 spinet organ.) Includes: Elite Syncopations / Peacherine Rag/Spaghetti Rag/Temptation Rag/The Chrysanthemum/Wild Cherries Rag/ Chili-Sauce, others. (Played "note for note" from the music book "Hooked On Ragtime". See Piano Book Collection) Price: $11.95 incl. shipping.)


THE MINI-MAGIC SOUNDS OF BILL IRWIN, Volumes 1 & 2...(Easier To Play Series)..(Audio Cassette)...Includes: (Side 1) Autumn In New York, Birth Of The Blues, Dancing In The Dark, Days Of Wine And Roses, Embraceable You, Jealousy, Liza, Night And Day, Sweet Georgia Brown, What Is This Thing Called Love? (Side 2) April In Paris, Body And Soul, Fascinating Rhythm, Get Happy, I Got Rhythm, I Know That You Know, It Had To Be You, Man I Love, What Now My Love, When Your Lover Has Gone. (Played "note for note" on a Hammond Model 2000 spinet organ.)...Price: $11.95 incl. shipping.

RECORDED ORGAN MUSIC FOR LISTENING AND VIEWING.
(CD)

THE MINI-MAGIC SOUNDS OF BILL IRWIN, Volumes 3 & 4..(Easier To Play Series) (CD) Includes: The Hawaiian Wedding Song, I Wish You Love, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Strangers In The Night, So Nice, Comme Ci Comme Ca, Call Me, Bluesette, I'll Remember April, C'est Ci Bon, Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars, Under Paris Skies, One Of Those Songs, Little Boat, How Insensitive, A Man Without Love. (Played "note for note" on a Hammond Model 2000 spinet organ.) Price: $16.95 incl. shipping.)


Bill Irwin's MAGIC STUDY SERIES for the Popular PIANIST.


CHORD CONSTRUCTION MAGIC...Includes: Tones, Scales, Major, Minor, Augmented, Seventh and Diminished Seventh Chords, Inversions, Major/Minor 6th, Ninth, Major Seventh, Seventh Chord Variations/Extensions/Alterations, Practice Chords In Progression, Magic Chord Chart, Scale Practice, Circle Of Keys/Signatures, more.


RHYTHM ACCOMPANIMENT MAGIC...Includes: Bass Clef/Theory Review, Choosing Bass Notes, Simple Rhythms (4/4,3/4,6/8), Rhythm Endings, Counter Melody Acc., Waltz Variations, Latin Rhythms (Basic and Advanced), Stop Rhythms, Blues, Tenth Progressions, Barrelhouse, Walking Bass, many more.

MODERN MELODY MAGIC...Includes: Single Note Melody, Melody in Octaves, Two Part/Three Part/ Four Part Harmony, Filled In Octaves, Glissandos, Chord Variations, Pyramid Chords, Melody In Arpeggios, Solo "Fascination" an arrangement demonstrating the various melody styles, more.

MODERN FILL MAGIC...Includes: Runs, Choose Correct Fill, Fill Variations, Transposing, Harmonic,/ Melodic/ Rhythmic Fills, more.


DIMINISHED CHORD MAGIC...Includes: Chord Progression Notation, Diminished Chord Progressions, Introductions, Modulations, Fills, Repeat Of Themes, Interludes, Repeat A Chorus, more.

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