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