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