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