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