Alfred Music Announces Perfect 4th Quarter Add-On Sale with Release of Beginner Kits for Piano

Alfred Music Announces Perfect 4th Quarter Add-On Sale with Release of Beginner Kits for Piano

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, November 01, 2013
The leader in educational music products announces the release of Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano: Beginner’s Kit and Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano: Beginner’s Kit . Both kits include everything a player needs to begin playing the piano following the purchase of a piano or keyboard. These kits adapt the same friendly and informative teaching style that can be found in the popular Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano Course and Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course respectively. For additional convenience, the kits and everything included fit into a standard piano bench.

Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano: Beginner’s Kit is designed for parents as well as for families who are a part of the home education movement and wish to include piano in the curriculum. Preceding each student page of Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano Course is an instructional guide for the parent. Each lesson is explained in plain language that is easy to understand and is complemented with an accompanying CD that demonstrates how the music sounds. The Music Manuscript Book contains 64 blank, 12-stave manuscript sheets. Pages are 9”x12” and printed on 100% recycled paper. The Famous & Fun Deluxe Collections contain well-loved selections drawn from Famous & Fun: Pop, Classics, Favorites, Rock, Duets, and Pop Duets. These teacher-tested arrangements are student favorites and can be used as a supplement to the instructional book. Complete Color-Coded Flash Cards includes all notes, symbols, and terms needed for the first two years of study on any musical instrument. The Music Games CD-ROM is the perfect way for aspiring musicians ages 7 & up to learn music theory. Note names, rhythms, intervals, music terms, and more are covered in an interactive software environment. The two-sided fold-out keyboard chart represents the entire keyboard of the piano with each piano key name and its corresponding note on the grand staff for five octaves.

Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano: Beginner’s Kit is the answer for adults who wish to teach themselves. Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course includes a CD with all 65 musical examples, as well as a DVD with an introduction to all of the pages in the book and performances of the pieces by well-known teacher, Gayle Kowalchyk. Alfred’s Mini Music Guide: Piano Chord Dictionary provides essential information in a convenient size, with 600 unique chords and voicings for all 12 keys, clear diagrams, fingers, note names, and a music theory review on chord construction, inversions, and advanced voicings. The pocket-sized Essential Music Dictionary reference book covers every major aspect of music, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. Also included is the Music Manuscript Book and two-sided fold-out keyboard chart also found in the Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano: Beginner’s Kit.

Alfred’s Teach Your Child to Play Piano: Beginner’s Kit and Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano: Beginner’s Kit are available for $39.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.