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