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