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