This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 2 continues where Level 1B finishes. This book introduces dotted half notes and dotted quarter notes, plus intervals of 6ths, 7ths and octaves. Teaches greater movement of the hands, including crossing two over one and scalework. Students will also learn more about triads, primary chords, and blocked and broken chords. Songs Include: 18th Century Dance * Alouette * Blue Scales * Calypso Carnival * The Can-Can * Cockles and Mussels * The Galway Piper * Get Away! * Got Lotsa Rhythm * Kum-ba-yah! * Lavender's Blue * London Bridge * Lone Star Waltz * Malaguena * Nick Nack Paddy Wack * Ode to Joy * Oh! Susanna! * On the Bridge at Avignon * Our Special Waltz * Prelude * Red River Valley * Sarasponda * Square Dance * When You Grow Up * Why Am I Blue?
Every concept and principal introduced in the Lesson Books of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course is reinforced in each of the correlated Theory Books. Important tips are included that make learning chord progressions even easier!
Alfred's Basic Piano Library---Popular Hits answers the often expressed need for popular music to be used as supplementary music for students. Soon after beginning piano study, students can play attractive versions of the best-known melodies of today. This book is a compilation of Level 2 and Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Popular Hits books, and correlates page-by-page with Lesson Book, Complete Levels 2 & 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Titles: All Night (Icona Pop) * Best Day of My Life (American Authors) * The Big Bang Theory (Main Title) * Colour My World (Chicago) * Don't Stop Believin' (Journey) * Flicker (Kanye West Rework) * Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) * James Bond Theme * Maybe (from Annie) * Over the Rainbow (As sung by Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole) * Raiders March (from Raiders of the Lost Ark) * Run with the Herd (from Walt Disney Pictures' The Good Dinosaur---A Pixar Film) * See You Again (from Furious 7) * Some Nights (fun.) * Star Wars(R) (Main Theme) * Take On the World (Theme from Girl Meets World) * What Do You Mean? (Justin Bieber) * When She Loved Me (from Walt Disney's Toy Story 2) * You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban) * You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile (from Annie---2014 Film Version) * You've Got a Friend in Me (from Toy Story).
Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Complete Levels 2 & 3 Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.
This series introduces chords more quickly than in the regular Alfred's Basic Piano Library. It is perfect for students age 10 and up whose hands are strong enough to play 3-note chords. By combining intervallic reading with chord playing, students are able to enjoy playing fuller and more interesting songs and melodies.
Alfred's Basic Piano Course: Praise Hits fills the need for contemporary Christian music to be used as supplementary pieces for students. Soon after beginning piano study, students can play attractive versions of the best-known worship music of today. This book is a compilation of Level 2 and Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Praise Hits books, and correlates page-by-page with Level 2 and Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson books. Titles: *Forever *Lord, I Lift Your Name on High *The Wonderful Cross *Blessed Be Your Name *Forever Reign *Holy Is the Lord *Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) *Revelation Song *Our God *Here I Am to Worship (Light of the World) *Your Grace Is Enough *In Christ Alone (My Hope Is Found) *One Thing Remains (Your Love Never Fails) *10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) *Everlasting God *Jesus Messiah *Hosanna *Mighty to Save *From the Inside Out *Indescribable
The Recital Books congratulate students for a job well done by providing correlated repertoire to their Lesson Books that are based on concepts they've already learned. As a result, the pieces are quickly mastered. Included in Recital 1B are the folk tunes "Camptown Races" and "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow," and imaginative originals like "The Elephant and the Flea" and "March of the Extra-Terrestrials."
Alfred's Basic Piano Course: Praise Hits fills the need for contemporary Christian music to be used as supplementary pieces for students. Soon after beginning piano study, students can play attractive versions of the best-known worship music of today. This book is a compilation of Level 2 and Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Praise Hits books, and correlates page-by-page with Level 2 and Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson books. Titles: Forever * Lord, I Lift Your Name on High * The Wonderful Cross * Blessed Be Your Name * Forever Reign * Holy Is the Lord * Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) * Revelation Song * Our God * Here I Am to Worship (Light of the World) * Your Grace Is Enough * In Christ Alone (My Hope Is Found) * One Thing Remains (Your Love Never Fails) * 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) * Everlasting God * Jesus Messiah * Hosanna * Mighty to Save * From the Inside Out * Indescribable.
The Hymn Books contain the world's most famous hymns and are perfect for the student who enjoys playing sacred music. Duet parts are included in the first three levels.
The Hymn Books contain the world's most famous hymns and are perfect for the student who enjoys playing sacred music. Duet parts are included in the first three levels.
Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Popular Hits, Level 5 offers Broadway, pop, and movie music arrangements to be used as supplementary pieces for students. Soon after beginning piano study, students can play attractive versions of favorite classics, as well as the best-known popular music of today. This book is correlated page by page with Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Lesson Book 5. When pieces from the Popular Hits book are assigned in conjunction with the material in the Lesson Book, new concepts are reinforced in a fun and motivating way, increasing the student's interest in piano study. Titles: Batman Returns (from Batman Returns) * City of Stars (from La La Land) * Dear Theodosia (from the Broadway musical Hamilton) * Don't Stop Believin' (Journey) * Evermore (from Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast) * Everywhere You Look (Theme from Full House) * The Jetsons (Main Theme) * One Call Away (Charlie Puth) * Shut Up and Dance (Walk the Moon) * Wonder Woman's Wrath (from Wonder Woman).
A level one introduction to the study of piano playing for adults. An explanation of terminology, advice on technique plus sheet music for some beginning performances.
More than 3-million adult students have learned to play the piano using this well-sequenced course. Perfect for beginners who prefer a chord approach, students learn how to play chords in either hand in order to move beyond simply playing single note melodies. The course contains outstanding songs such as "The Entertainer," "Scarborough Fair," "Greensleeves" and "Amazing Grace."
The "All-in-One Course for Children" takes all of the pages from "Alfred's Basic Piano Library," Lesson Books 1A, 1B, and 2, plus selected pages from Theory, Recital and Fun Solo Books and combines them into part of a sequential five-book series. At the completion of Book 5, the student will be ready to continue into Level 3 of "Alfred's Basic Piano Library" or "Alfred's Premier Piano Course."
The Repertoire Books contain attractive compositions from the 17th century to the present. The pieces have been organized in progressive order and meet the requirements of many piano festivals, auditions and competitions. The books may also be used as sight reading material or a supplement to other method books. Titles: * Air in D Major (Handel) * Alberti Etude (Duvernoy) * Allemande (Haydn) * Among the Leaves so Green-O (English Air) * The Beautiful Jasmine (Chinese Melody) * Blues Adagio (Amanda Vick Lethco) * Capriccio Allegro (Gossec) * The Cello (Spindler) * Distant Bells (Streabbog) * Dreams (Spindler) * Etude in A Minor (Kohler) * Etude in C (Czerny) * Etude in D Minor (Gurlitt) * Etude in Sixths (Czerny) * Folk Song (Bartok) * Follow the Leader (Gurlitt) * Friendly Conversation (Beyer) * Humming Song (Kabalevsky) * Hungarian Folk Dance (Bartok) * In Hot Pursuit (Palmer/Lethco) * Interlude (Bischoff) * March in C (Kohler) * Mechanical Toy (Godicke) * Miniature Suite No. 1 (Turk) * Miniature Suite No. 2 (Turk) * Minuet in D Major (Mozart) * Minuet in F Major (Mozart) * A Momentous Occasion (Palmer/Lethco) * Music Box (Gurlitt) * A New Irish Tune (Purcell) * Novelette (Hardy) * Prelude in G Major (Bach) * Quiet Falling Snow (Palmer/Lethco) * Russian Song (Anonymous) * A 16th Century March (Anonymous) * Song Without Words (Kohler) * Two Songs (Kabalevsky) * Variation on a Theme by Mozart (Mozart) * Waltz in A Minor (Dubois) * The Wild Rider (Schumann)
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 3 introduces "overlapping pedal"; new time signatures 3/8 and 6/8; and the primary triads in Major and Minor keys. Concepts include: passing one under two and one under three; playing major scales in contrary motion; the chromatic scale; the minor scale. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Coordinating supplemental books for Level 3 include: Classic Themes * Composition * Duet * Ear Training * Ensemble * Fun * Hymn * Merry Christmas * Merry Christmas Ensemble * Musical Concepts * Notespeller * Patriotic Solo * Recital * Repertoire * Sight Reading * Technic * Theory and Top Hits! Solo, Christmas and Duet Book. Songs Include: Alpine Melody * Casey Jones * A Day in Vienna * Enchanted City * Fandango * Festive March * Go Down, Moses * Goodbye, Old Paint * Greensleeves * Hunting Song * Intermezzo * Light and Blue * The Major and the Minor * Make Up Your Mind! * On Top of Old Smoky * Prelude in 18th Century Style * Raisins and Almonds * La Raspa * Roman Holiday * Scarborough Fair * Scherzo * Village Dance * Waltz Pantomime
Alfred's Greatest Hits series has overwhelmingly been accepted by students and teachers. This series combines just the right combination of hits from Broadway, Hollywood, television and recordings! As you might expect from Alfred, this series offers a rare combination of great music arranged with care and creativity. Your adult students can savor the excitement of playing pop music and reap the benefits from making practicing more fun and rewarding.
The Adult All-In-One Course combines all of the pages from the Lesson Books and selected pages from Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Theory, Solo and Technic Books (Finger Aerobics) into each of these concise volumes.
Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Level 6 concepts include: a review of major and minor triads; diminished and augmented triads; the diminished seventh chord; a special style of pedaling; the key of F sharp Minor; the E Major scale; the key of C sharp minor; the A flat Major scale; thirty-second notes; and dotted sixteenth notes. This book also contains an important daily scale routine and a dictionary of musical terms. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Correlated supplemental books for Level 6 include: Ear Training * Recital * Theory and Top Hits! Solo. Songs include: Ay-Ay-Ay * Shenandoah * Barcarolle (Morovsky) * Blue Rondo * A Classy Rag * Deep River * Dry Bones * Fascination (Marchetti) * Festive Dance * Fur Elise (Beethoven) * Hungarian Dance * Jazz Ostinato in C-Sharp Minor * La Folia (Theme and Variations) * Menuet, French Suite No. 6 (Bach) * Music Machine (Palmer) * Prelude in D Minor (Clementi) * Scherzo (Kabalevsky) * Solfeggio (C. P. E. Bach) * Theme from Symphony No. 6 (Tchaikovsky) * Toccata (Palmer) * Variations on "Canon in D" (Pachelbel) * Waltz Impromptu (Kullak)

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