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.

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

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: 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 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 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 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 Piano Course Recital Book

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739008560
Release Date: 1982-06-01
Genre: Music

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 are traditional favorites such as "The Marines' Hymn" and "Down in the Valley," and orignals "A Country Song" and "The Gypsy Baron."

Alfred s Basic Adult Piano Course

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882848321
Release Date: 1995-02-01
Genre: Music

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."

Alfred s Basic Piano Course Lesson Book

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 0882848178
Release Date: 1983-08-01
Genre: Music

Complete Level 1 is a faster-paced version of Levels 1A and 1B that gets to staff reading more quickly. Perfect for a student who is 8 or older, or for a younger beginner with great musical aptitude. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.

Alfred s Basic Piano Course Fun Book Bk 1b

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739014110
Release Date: 1986-08-01
Genre: Music

The Fun Books provide additional recital pieces designed for students who require more solo material and are especially useful when two students are from the same family (Recital Book for one, Fun Book for the other).

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Technic

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739013211
Release Date: 1993-01-31
Genre: Music

Technical exercises and warm-ups carefully prepared to fit precisely with materials presented in the Lesson Books. Each exercise is coordinated page-by-page with the Prep Course Lesson Books.

Alfred s Basic Piano Library Piano Lesson Book Level 1B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739027441
Release Date: 2002-09-01
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