$19.95
Alfred's Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course
The new, easy and fun way to teach yourself to play
By Willard A. Palmer and Morton Manus
Item: 00-30115
UPC: 038081326504
ISBN 10: 0739052055
ISBN 13: 9780739052051
PRICE: $19.95
Category: Piano - Alfred's Adult Method
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Piano
Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the study guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, it’s almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. There are also five bonus pieces: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Included is a CD containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 65 musical examples. 192 pages.
TITLE COMPOSER
Time Signature, 3/4. The Dotted Half Note.
Rockets.
Slurs & Legato Playing.
The Primary Chords in A Minor
Go Down, Moses.
THE KEY OF D MINOR
Mary Ann.
More about Triads.
What Can I Share?
The Key of D Minor
Introducing A for RH.
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.
The D Harmonic Minor Scale
pp. Scarborough Fair.
The Primary Chords in D Minor
Raisins and Almonds.
Introducing A for LH.
F Major Chord for LH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for LH.
When the Saints Go Marching In.
1st & 2nd Endings. Why Am I Blue?
Melodic 4ths, 5ths.
The Can-Can.
The Primary Chords in G Major.
The Marines' Hymn.
Syncopated Notes. Natural Sign.
Au Claire de la Lune.
Tisket, a Tasket.
Harmonic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
Quarter Rest. f. Rockin' Intervals.
INTRODUCTION TO PLAYING
How to Sit at the Piano.
Finger Numbers. Piano Tones.
Lone Star Waltz. Staccato.
London Bridge.
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore.
Blow the Man Down!
Moving Up and Down the Keyboard in 6ths.
Largo (from The New World).
Introducing B for RH.
C Major, G7 Chords for RH.
More Syncopated Notes. Jericho.
Introducing Overlapping Pedal
mp. Greensleeves.
G POSITION
At Last
C & F Chords for RH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for RH.
When the Saints Go Marching In.
The Entertainer.
Eighth Note Triplets. Amazing Grace.
Over the Rainbow.
On Top of Old Smoky.
THE KEY OF G MAJOR
The G Major Scale. The Key of G Major.
PLAYING C--G ON THE GRAND STAFF
Rock-Along. Mexican Hat Dance.
Melodic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
Dynamic Signs, p, mf.
Changing Fingers on the Same Note.
Singin' in the Rain
Laura
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Epilogue.
G Position. Intervals in G Position.
Love Somebody! A Friend Like You.
The Donkey.
The Sharp Sign.
Money Can't Buy Ev'rything!
Introducing E for RH.
Introducing E for LH.
A New Position of the C Major Chord.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Beautiful Brown Eyes.
Whole Rest. Repeat Sign.
RH Extended Position.
The Primary Chords in C Major.
Chord Progressions.
About the Blues. Got Those Blues!
The Whole Note. Aura Lee.
THE GRAND STAFF
The Grand Staff. Time Signature, 4/4.
The G Major & D7 Chords for LH.
The Cuckoo.
The G Major & D7 Chords for RH.
Block Chords & Broken Chords.
The Damper Pedal. Harp Song.
Quarter Notes & Half Notes.
Measure, Bar Line, Double Bar.
Ode to Joy.
Left Hand C Position. Bass Clef Sign.
SCALES & CHORDS---THE KEY OF C MAJOR
The Major Scale. The C Major Scale.
ff. Joy to the World!
More about Chords.
RIGHT HAND WARM-UP.
Tetrachords.
The Keyboard.
Name That Key!
C POSITION
Right Hand C Position. Treble Clef Sign.
Measuring 7ths & Octaves.
Café Vienna.
The Flat Sign. Rock It Away!
Measuring Half Steps & Whole Steps.
Middle C Position. Thumbs on C!
New C Major Chord Position for RH.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Alpine Melody.
MIDDLE C POSITION
Alouette.
EXPANDING THE 5 FINGER POSITION
Measuring 6ths.
Lavendar's Blue
The C Major Chord.
The Primary Chords in F Major.
Good King Wenceslas. My Fifth.
Harmonic 4ths, 5ths.
Jingle Bells.
INTRODUCTION TO CHORDS
THE KEY OF F MAJOR
The F Major Scale.
Eighth Rest. Accent Sign.
Little Brown Jug.
Half Rest. Brother John.
Here's a Happy Song!
Introducing B for LH.
Two Important Chords for LH---C Major, G7.
Chiapanecas.
O Sole Mio. Arpeggiated Chords.
THE KEY OF A MINOR
The Key of A Minor
Standing in the Need of Prayer.
Crescendo, Diminuendo. Waltz Time.
Fermata. Good Morning to You!
Eighth Notes. Happy Birthday to You!
D.C. al Fine.
Combining Middle C and C Position.
The Gift to be Simple.
Dotted Quarter Notes.
Measures from Familiar Songs Using Dotted Quarter Notes.
Tied Notes. Merrily We Roll Along.
The A Harmonic Minor Scale
Kum-Ba-Yah!
LEFT HAND WARM-UP.
Cockles and Mussels.