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