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