Alfred s Basic Piano Library

Author: Willard Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882847899
Release Date: 1981-01-31
Genre: Music

This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 1B begins by reviewing the concepts taught in Lesson Book 1A, then introduces new concepts such as incomplete measures, tempo markings, eighth notes and rests, using the damper pedal, half steps and whole steps. It also introduces the major scale through the concept of tetrachords. Songs Include: Brother John * Carol in G Major * The Carousel * The Clown * Concert Time * A Cowboy's Song * The Cuckoo * French Lullaby * Good King Wenceslas * Good Morning to You! * Good Sounds * Grandpa's Clock * The Greatest Show on Earth! * G's in the "BAG" * Hail to Thee, America! * Harp Song * Happy Birthday to You! * Indians * Join the Fun * The Magic Man * Money Can't Buy Everything * Music Box Rock * Oom-Pa-Pa! * Ping Pong * The Planets * The Rainbow * Sonatina * Step Right Up! * Waltz Time * When Our Band Goes Marching By! * When the Saints Go Marching In * The Whirlwind * The Windmill * Yankee Doodle

Piano Technic Book

Author: Willard Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739009397
Release Date: 1984-01-31
Genre: Music

The Technic Books provide reading and rhythm drills and exercises perfectly paced with each Lesson Book in Alfred's Basic Piano Library to improve musicianship and develop coordination of the hands.

Alfred s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882848127
Release Date: 1981-12-01
Genre: Music

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?

Piano Lesson Book

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882848151
Release Date: 1982-03-01
Genre: Music

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

Piano Lesson Book

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739018604
Release Date: 1984-11-01
Genre: Music

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)

Alfred s Basic Piano Library Flash Cards Levels 1A and 1B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781470632588
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

These musical flash cards are an indispensable tool for drills in note and key recognition, immediate identification of musical signs and symbols, familiarity of musical terms, etc. Like all supplementary aids in Alfred's Basic Piano Library, these drills are correlated with the Lesson Books but can be used with any music method. Drills 1-68 These drills correlate with Lesson Book 1A and the review section of Lesson Book 1B. Drills 69-102 These drills correlate with Lesson Book 1B. These drills are great for teaching students musical concepts and essential for developing great musical skills.

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Solo Book E

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457443260
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

Each piece in the Solo Books coordinates page-by-page with the Lesson Books, reinforcing newly learned concepts presented at the lesson. Includes adorable illustrations that enhance each piece.

Alfred s Basic Adult Piano Course

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739010034
Release Date: 1997-12-01
Genre: Music

This book begins with an extensive review of the chords and keys previously studied, using fresh and interesting material that will provide enjoyment as well as reinforcement. Particularly noteworthy is the systematic presentation of chords in all positions in both hands. Titles: America the Beautiful * Arkansas Traveler * The Battle Hymn of the Republic * Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair * Brahms Lullaby * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Deep River * Down in the Valley * Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) * Fascination * A Festive Rondeau * Frankie and Johnnie * The Hokey-Pokey * The House of the Rising Sun * Introduction and Dance * La Cucaracha * La Donna E Mobile * La Raspa * Light and Blue * Loch Lomond * Lonesome Road * The Marriage of Figaro * Morning Has Broken * Musetta's Waltz * Musette * Night Song * Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen * Polyvetsian Dances * Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 * The Riddle * Rock-a My Soul * Roman Holiday * Sakura * Scherzo * Space Shuttle Blues * Swingin' Sevenths * Theme from Symphony No. 6 (Tchaikovsky) * Tumbalalaika * Village Dance * Waves of the Danube * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * You're in My Heart

Alfred s Basic Piano Library Theory Book 1B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457418576
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Alfred's Basic Piano Library Theory Books contain 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. The Theory Books are designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books.

Alfred s Basic Piano Chord Approach Lesson Book 2

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457425351
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

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 Library Composition Book 1B

Author: Valerie Cisler
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457408899
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Alfred's Basic Piano Library Composition Books encourage the development of creativity and compositional skills, while reinforcing important musical concepts including music reading and notation. Although these books are correlated page-by-page with the Lesson Books, they can be used with any piano method.

Alfred s Basic All in One Course Book 1

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457442027
Release Date:
Genre: Music

The "All-in-One Course for Children" takes all of the pages from "Alfred's Basic Piano Library," Lesson Books 1A and 1B, 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." This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.

Alfred s Basic Piano Course Merry Christmas Bk 1b

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739014781
Release Date: 1982-06-01
Genre: Music

Carefully graded carols are placed in order of difficulty within each book. Every carol has a duet part for the teacher or parent. May be used with any method.

Alfred s Basic Piano Library

Author: Gayle Kowalchyk
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739016008
Release Date: 1991-07-01
Genre: Music

Students needing to review and improve their note-naming and interval-naming skills will benefit greatly from these well-prepared Notespeller Books. Each book provides a variety of written activities that reinforce note reading concepts presented in the Lesson Books. Correlates page-by-page with the Lesson Books, but may also serve as an effective supplement to other piano methods.