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