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