$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
G POSITION
Laura
Eighth Note Triplets. Amazing Grace.
Over the Rainbow.
At Last
Singin' in the Rain
Introducing A for RH.
C & F Chords for RH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for RH.
When the Saints Go Marching In.
G Position. Intervals in G Position.
Love Somebody! A Friend Like You.
The Donkey.
The Sharp Sign.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Epilogue.
The Damper Pedal. Harp Song.
The G Major & D7 Chords for LH.
The Cuckoo.
The G Major & D7 Chords for RH.
Block Chords & Broken Chords.
Introducing E for LH.
A New Position of the C Major Chord.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Beautiful Brown Eyes.
What Can I Share?
The D Harmonic Minor Scale
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
The Key of D Minor
When the Saints Go Marching In.
The Entertainer.
Rock-Along. Mexican Hat Dance.
Melodic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
Dynamic Signs, p, mf.
Au Claire de la Lune.
On Top of Old Smoky.
THE KEY OF G MAJOR
The G Major Scale. The Key of G Major.
Changing Fingers on the Same Note.
Tisket, a Tasket.
The Can-Can.
Harmonic 4ths, 5ths.
THE KEY OF F MAJOR
Harmonic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
Quarter Rest. f. Rockin' Intervals.
Melodic 4ths, 5ths.
Good King Wenceslas. My Fifth.
The Primary Chords in G Major.
The Marines' Hymn.
Syncopated Notes. Natural Sign.
1st & 2nd Endings. Why Am I Blue?
Money Can't Buy Ev'rything!
Introducing E for RH.
Half Rest. Brother John.
The Primary Chords in F Major.
The Whole Note. Aura Lee.
THE GRAND STAFF
The Grand Staff. Time Signature, 4/4.
Whole Rest. Repeat Sign.
PLAYING C--G ON THE GRAND STAFF
RH Extended Position.
Cockles and Mussels.
The Primary Chords in C Major.
Chord Progressions.
About the Blues. Got Those Blues!
Finger Numbers. Piano Tones.
Moving Up and Down the Keyboard in 6ths.
INTRODUCTION TO PLAYING
How to Sit at the Piano.
Kum-Ba-Yah!
London Bridge.
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore.
Blow the Man Down!
pp. Scarborough Fair.
The Primary Chords in D Minor
Raisins and Almonds.
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.
Introducing A for LH.
F Major Chord for LH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for LH.
New C Major Chord Position for RH.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Alpine Melody.
MIDDLE C POSITION
RIGHT HAND WARM-UP.
Measuring Half Steps & Whole Steps.
Lone Star Waltz. Staccato.
Measuring 7ths & Octaves.
Café Vienna.
The Flat Sign. Rock It Away!
The Keyboard.
Name That Key!
C POSITION
Right Hand C Position. Treble Clef Sign.
Quarter Notes & Half Notes.
Measure, Bar Line, Double Bar.
Ode to Joy.
Left Hand C Position. Bass Clef Sign.
Tetrachords.
SCALES & CHORDS---THE KEY OF C MAJOR
The Major Scale. The C Major Scale.
ff. Joy to the World!
LEFT HAND WARM-UP.
More about Chords.
Jingle Bells.
INTRODUCTION TO CHORDS
The C Major Chord.
The F Major Scale.
Eighth Rest. Accent Sign.
Little Brown Jug.
Middle C Position. Thumbs on C!
Crescendo, Diminuendo. Waltz Time.
Fermata. Good Morning to You!
Eighth Notes. Happy Birthday to You!
D.C. al Fine.
Standing in the Need of Prayer.
Combining Middle C and C Position.
The Gift to be Simple.
Dotted Quarter Notes.
Measures from Familiar Songs Using Dotted Quarter Notes.
Alouette.
EXPANDING THE 5 FINGER POSITION
Measuring 6ths.
Lavendar's Blue
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
More about Triads.
Mary Ann.
Largo (from The New World).
Introducing B for RH.
C Major, G7 Chords for RH.
More Syncopated Notes. Jericho.
Introducing Overlapping Pedal
mp. Greensleeves.
Tied Notes. Merrily We Roll Along.
The A Harmonic Minor Scale