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