$59.95
Alfred's Group Piano for Adults: Student Book 1 (2nd Edition)
An Innovative Method Enhanced with Audio and MIDI Files for Practice and Performance
By E. L. Lancaster and Kenon D. Renfrow
Item: 00-30368
UPC: 038081330006
ISBN 10: 0739053019
ISBN 13: 9780739053010
PRICE: $59.95
Series: Alfred's Group Piano for Adults
Category: Piano - Alfred's Group Piano for Adults
Format: Comb Bound Book & CD-ROM
Instrument: Piano
The Second Edition of Alfred's Group Piano for Adults, Book 1, includes updates inspired by numerous recommendations from group piano teachers and students. This book includes a CD-ROM containing both Audio and General MIDI Files of the 500+ accompaniments included in the text, each with an interesting and engaging arrangement coupled with the piano part. Designed for collegiate non-keyboard music majors with little or no keyboard experience, the easy-to-use text contains 26 units, each intended to be covered in one week, thus fulfilling two semesters or three quarters of study. Theory, technique, sight-reading, repertoire, harmonization, improvisation and ensemble activities are taught thoroughly and consistently throughout the text. Book 1 is 360 pages.
TITLE COMPOSER
Major Triads (Chords)
DANCE
BRIGHT LIGHTS BOOGIE
New Time Signature
Playing Harmonic Minor Scales and Arpeggios
THE CUCKOO
UNIT 18 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 3) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY
Playing Triads of the Key
PRELUDE (THE CHILDREN'S MUSICAL FRIEND)
Review Worksheet
UNIT 7 CHORD QUALITIES
Augmented Chords
Seventh Chords
Inversions of Seventh Chords
FULL MOON RISING
PRELUDE IN SEVENTHS
Diminished Chords
UNIT 24 OTHER SCALE STRUCTURES
WALTZ (THE CHILDREN'S MUSICAL FRIEND)
Playing Major Scales and Arpeggios
The Damper Pedal
DREAM ECHOES
UNIT 9 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 1) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY
Playing Triads of the Key
The Dotted Eighth Note
TOPSY-TURVY
UNIT 8 MAJOR SCALES IN TETRACHORD POSITION
Tetrachords and the Major Scale
The Chromatic Scale
CHROMATIC RAG
The Whole-Tone Scale
THE BEAR
Intervals of 6ths, 7ths and 8ths (octaves)
The Blues Scale
Minor Five-Finger Patterns
Major and Minor Five-Finger Patterns
Minor Chords
Relative Minor Keys
The iii Chord
ETUDE IN C MAJOR
DANCE
ETUDE
UNIT 22 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 3) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY
New Time Signature
New Dynamic Signs
Key Signatures
WAYFARING STRANGER
UNIT 15 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 1) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY
Playing Triads of the Key in Harmonic Minor
Playing Harmonic Minor Scales and Arpeggios
APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY
APPENDIX C: LIST OF COMPOSITIONS (BY COMPOSER)
APPENDIX D: LIST OF COMPOSITIONS (BY TITLE)
Index
MINIATURE WALTZ
ALLEGRETTO
Major Five-Finger Patterns
Playing Triads of the Key in Harmonic Minor
The Treble Clef Sign
Tonic and Subdominant
GERMAN DANCE
Half Steps
Whole Steps
The Chromatic Scale
The Staff
The V7 Chord
MARCH
Block Chords and Broken Chords
UNIT 12 THE SUBDOMINANT CHORD
THE CHASE
GERMAN DANCE
ETUDE
RONDINO
The Bass Clef Sign
The Grand Staff
Time Signatures
MENUET IN D MINOR
BURLESKE
IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING (PEER GYNT SUITE)
MINUET IN F MAJOR
Alberti Bass and Waltz Bass Accompaniment
ODE TO JOY (SYMPHONY NO. 9)
Tempo Marks
UNIT 13 PRIMARY CHORDS IN MAJOR KEYS
THE ENTERTAINER
BARCAROLLE
UNIT 4 MAJOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERN REVIEW
Major Five-Finger Pattern Groups
DANCE
Review Worksheet
UNIT 19 THE II CHORD
Sixteenth Notes
The ii Chord
LITTLE SCHERZO
FORTY-FINGER ENSEMBLE
Review Worksheet
WALTZ
UNIT 20 THE VI CHORD
The vi Chord
ECOSSAISE
Naming White Keys
Triads: in All Positions
SUPPLEMENTARY SOLO REPERTOIRE
SONG (THE FIRST TERM AT THE PIANO)
THE SHEPHERD PIPES
CANON
SONATINA IN C MAJOR
Octave
Finding White Keys
Dynamic Signs
SUMMER NIGHT
Playing Major Scales and Arpeggios
ETUDE
UNIT 11 THE DOMINANT AND DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORDS
Sharp, Flat and Natural Signs
Tonic and Dominant
BAGATELLE
UNIT 26 REVIEW
ECOSSAISE
Review Worksheet
Playing Triads of the Key
Triads: First Inversion
Triads: Second Inversion
How to Sit at the Keyboard
Basic Note and Rest Values
The Keyboard
Playing Major Scales and Arpeggios
Mixolydian Mode
UNIT 25 MODES
Ionian Mode
YANKEE DOODLE
Lydian Mode
MORNING SALUTE
GERMAN DANCE
Review Worksheet
Aeolian Mode
Dorian Mode
JOHNNY HAS GONE FOR A SOLDIER
Eighth Notes, Eighth Rests, and Dotted Quarter Notes
LITTLE FANTASY STUDY
APPENDIX A: SCALE AND ARPEGGIO FINGERING CHARTS
Articulation
Review Worksheet
UNIT 2 INTERVALS AND OTHER KEYBOARD BASICS
Intervals
MOONLIT SHORES
Review Worksheet
UNIT 14 MINOR SCALES IN TETRACHORD POSITION
Minor Scales
ALLEGRETTO
ETUDE IN G MAJOR
JUST STRUTTIN' ALONG
PRELUDE NO. 1
UNIT 1 KEYBOARD BASICS
UNIT 10 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 2) & TRIADS AND INVERSIONS
Phrygian Mode
MINUET
Review Worksheet
UNIT 3 MAJOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERNS
Review Worksheet
UNIT 16 PRIMARY CHORDS IN MINOR KEYS
ETUDE
UNIT 17 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 2) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY
UNIT 5 MINOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERNS
UNIT 21 THE III CHORD
TOCCATINA
UNIT 23 SEVENTH CHORDS
ERIE CANAL
UNIT 6 MINOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERN REVIEW
Eighth-Note Triplets
Playing Triads of the Key in Harmonic Minor
Playing Harmonic Minor Scales and Arpeggios
MOONLIGHT SONATA
Review Worksheet