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