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