$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
New C Major Chord Position for RH.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Beautiful Brown Eyes.
Introducing E for RH.
Crescendo, Diminuendo. Waltz Time.
Warm-Up using G, D7 & C Chords.
Alpine Melody.
MIDDLE C POSITION
Middle C Position. Thumbs on C!
The Whole Note. Aura Lee.
Measuring Half Steps & Whole Steps.
Ode to Joy.
Left Hand C Position. Bass Clef Sign.
LEFT HAND WARM-UP.
Measuring 7ths & Octaves.
Café Vienna.
The Flat Sign. Rock It Away!
Measure, Bar Line, Double Bar.
Lone Star Waltz. Staccato.
Right Hand C Position. Treble Clef Sign.
RIGHT HAND WARM-UP.
Quarter Notes & Half Notes.
London Bridge.
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore.
Blow the Man Down!
Moving Up and Down the Keyboard in 6ths.
Harmonic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
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
The G Major Scale. The Key of G Major.
A New Position of the C Major Chord.
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.
How to Sit at the Piano.
Alouette.
INTRODUCTION TO PLAYING
The Gift to be Simple.
Dotted Quarter Notes.
Measures from Familiar Songs Using Dotted Quarter Notes.
Jingle Bells.
INTRODUCTION TO CHORDS
The C Major Chord.
Half Rest. Brother John.
The Can-Can.
The Primary Chords in G Major.
The Marines' Hymn.
Syncopated Notes. Natural Sign.
1st & 2nd Endings. Why Am I Blue?
Here's a Happy Song!
pp. Scarborough Fair.
The Primary Chords in D Minor
Raisins and Almonds.
G POSITION
G Position. Intervals in G Position.
Love Somebody! A Friend Like You.
The Donkey.
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.
The Entertainer.
Eighth Note Triplets. Amazing Grace.
Over the Rainbow.
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.
Introducing E for LH.
Singin' in the Rain
Laura
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Epilogue.
PLAYING C--G ON THE GRAND STAFF
More about Chords.
THE GRAND STAFF
The Grand Staff. Time Signature, 4/4.
Whole Rest. Repeat Sign.
Tetrachords.
SCALES & CHORDS---THE KEY OF C MAJOR
The Major Scale. The C Major Scale.
ff. Joy to the World!
When the Saints Go Marching In.
The D Harmonic Minor Scale
Introducing A for RH.
C & F Chords for RH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for RH.
Go Down, Moses.
THE KEY OF D MINOR
The Key of D Minor
Tisket, a Tasket.
Rock-Along. Mexican Hat Dance.
Melodic Intervals, 2nds, 3rds.
Dynamic Signs, p, mf.
Au Claire de la Lune.
Cockles and Mussels.
The Primary Chords in C Major.
Chord Progressions.
About the Blues. Got Those Blues!
The Cuckoo.
At Last
Introducing B for RH.
The Primary Chords in F Major.
THE KEY OF F MAJOR
The F Major Scale.
Eighth Rest. Accent Sign.
Little Brown Jug.
Introducing B for LH.
Two Important Chords for LH---C Major, G7.
Tied Notes. Merrily We Roll Along.
Largo (from The New World).
Chiapanecas.
O Sole Mio. Arpeggiated Chords.
THE KEY OF A MINOR
The Key of A Minor
C Major, G7 Chords for RH.
Mary Ann.
Time Signature, 3/4. The Dotted Half Note.
Rockets.
The A Harmonic Minor Scale
Slurs & Legato Playing.
What Can I Share?
Introducing A for LH.
F Major Chord for LH.
Warm-Up using C, G7 & F Chords for LH.
More Syncopated Notes. Jericho.
Introducing Overlapping Pedal
mp. Greensleeves.
More about Triads.
When the Saints Go Marching In.
The Primary Chords in A Minor
C POSITION
Kum-Ba-Yah!
EXPANDING THE 5 FINGER POSITION
Measuring 6ths.
Lavendar's Blue
Finger Numbers. Piano Tones.
The Keyboard.
Name That Key!
Harmonic 4ths, 5ths.
Changing Fingers on the Same Note.