Premier Piano Course, Universal Edition Lesson 1A
By Dennis Alexander, Gayle Kowalchyk, E. L. Lancaster, Victoria McArthur, and Martha Mier
Item: 00-23860
UPC: 038081259949
ISBN 10: 0739037560
ISBN 13: 9780739037560
PRICE: $8.99
Series: Premier Piano Course
Category: Piano - Alfred's Premier Piano Course
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Piano
Level: Level 1A
Beautifully presented and intelligently paced, the Lesson Book combines unusually attractive music and lyrics. The book features note reading, rhythm reading, sight-reading and technical workouts. Each piece on the CD was recorded at a performance tempo and a slower practice tempo. The Universal Edition is designed for all English-speaking countries outside of the United States, including Canada, the U. K., and Australia. This edition uses the British system of terminology for rhythmic values such as "crotchet" for quarter note. This book is supported by a Theory Book 1A (Universal Edition) Alfred Item #23869.
A Note to Teachers
A Note to Students (and Parents)
How to Sit at the Piano
The Secret to a Good Hand Position
The Keyboard: Two Black Keys
Crotchet Rest
The Keyboard: Three Black Keys
Bar Lines and Bars
Dynamic Signs (f and p)
Time Signature (4/4)
Sustain Pedal
The Music Alphabet
Keyboard Anchor: D
Dynamic Sign (mf)
Keyboard Anchors: G and A
Semibreve Rest
New Time Signature (3/4)
Dotted Minim
The Stave
Bass Clef Treble Clef
Reading Middle C
The Grand Staff
Minim Rest
Bass F
Semibreve Rest in 3/4
Treble G
Landmark Notes
New Note G (Bass)
New Note E (Bass)
New Landmark Note: Bass C
New Note D (Bass)
Stepping Up from Bass C
New Notes D and E (Treble)
New Note F (Treble)
Stepping Up from Middle C
New Notes B and A (Bass)
Stepping Down from Middle C
Skip Up from Middle C
Skip Up from D (Treble)
Skip Down from B (Bass)