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