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