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