Alfred s Basic Piano Course Technic Bk 1a

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739009699
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 Prep Course Solo Book

Author: Willard Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739009702
Release Date: 1989-01-31
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 full-color illustrations that enhance each piece.

Alfred s Basic Piano Course Lesson Book Bk 1a

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882847880
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 Level 1A begins by teaching basic keyboard topography and fluent recognition of white key names in relation to black keys. It focuses on simple rhythms and prepares students for intervallic reading with entertaining songs that focus on "same," "stepping up" and "stepping down." It then introduces lines and space notes in treble and bass clefs, melodic and harmonic intervals of 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths, and graduates to reading on the grand staff. It also introduces the flat and sharp signs. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Songs Include: Balloons * Batter Up! * The Donkey * A Friend Like You * Hand-Bells * A Happy Song * Horse Sense * Totem Pole Song * It's Halloween! * Jingle Bells! * Jolly Old Saint Nicholas * July the Fourth! * Just a Second! * Love Somebody * Merrily We Roll Along O'er the Deep Blue Sea * Mexican Hat Dance * My Clever Pup * My Fifth * My Robot * Old MacDonald * Old Uncle Bill * Play a Fourth * Raindrops * Rain, Rain! * Rockets * Rockin' Tune * Rock Song * Sailing * Sea Divers * See-Saws * Skating * Who's on Third? * Willie and Tillie * Wishing Well * The Zoo

Prep Course

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 073903216X
Release Date: 2004-05-01
Genre: Music

Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Lesson Book A is specifically designed for beginners who are five years old and up. Through the use of appealing music and attractive illustrations, it is no wonder that Lesson Book A is the most widely used young beginner's piano book now available. This course takes into consideration the normal attention span, as well as the small-sized hands of the young beginner. Shortly after beginning, the young student will be able to play "Merrily We Roll Along." A companion CD is included. The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F). This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.

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)

Adult all in one course

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882849948
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Music

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.

Alfred s Basic Piano Course Theory

Author: Willard Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 0882848194
Release Date: 1982-04-01
Genre: Music

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.

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Sacred Solo Book B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457443023
Release Date:
Genre: Music

The Sacred Solo Books are correlated page-by-page with the Lesson Books, reinforcing each new concept presented at the lesson. Includes glorious illustrations that support the religious themes of the music. Optional teacher/parent duet parts are included.

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Lesson B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457431211
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Levels A through F, was written to answer a demand for a course of piano study designed specifically for students who are five years old and up. This course offers a careful introduction of fundamentals, music that fits comfortably under the young student's normal hand span, plus constant reinforcement--all leading to results beyond those generated by other piano methods. After Lesson Book B, the student may progress to Prep Course, Lesson Book C or choose to go directly into the faster paced Level 1B of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F).

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Sacred Solo Book D

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457443058
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

The Sacred Solo Books are correlated page-by-page with the Lesson Books, reinforcing each new concept presented at the lesson. Includes glorious illustrations that support the religious themes of the music. Optional teacher/parent duet parts are included.

Alfred s Basic Piano Prep Course Universal Edition Lesson Book B

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457443740
Release Date:
Genre: Music

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.

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.

Frontier Frolic

Author: Martha Mier
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457415975
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

Expertly arranged piano solo for any early intermediate piano student.

March of the Great Pumpkins

Author: Dennis Alexander
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781470638368
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

This stately march with a Halloween theme for the early intermediate student begins with both hands in the bass clef. The piece is in D minor and covers a wide range of the keyboard, with several crossed hand passages, as well as varied dynamics. It ends with a crescendo passage of fifths moving up the keyboard in both hands to an accented D minor triad.

The Fountain

Author: Lynn Freeman Olson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457425042
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

Here is a beautiful, contemporary, Debussy-esque tone painting with great opportunities for creative expression from the artist, played "Con moto e poco rubato", with shifting meters, whole-tone sequences, broken 7th chords, and many refreshing compositional surprises. The Fountain also features a "cantabile" section of beautiful melodies which offset the descriptive running and chordal sequences.