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ALFRED'S BASIC PIANO COURSE BOOKS
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Prep Course - Lesson Book Level A

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."
  

Prep Course - Lesson Book Level B

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.
  

Basic Piano Course - Lesson Book Level 1A
 

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.

  

Basic Piano Course - Lesson Book Level 1B

Alfred's Basic Piano Library, 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.
 

Basic Piano Course - Lesson Book Level 2

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?
  

Basic Piano Course - Lesson Book Level 3

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.
 

Basic Piano Course - Recital Book Level 1A

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 1A are familiar favorites such as "Lost My Partner" and "Tumbalalaika," and fun originals like "Charlie the Chimp!" and "My Secret Place".
  

Basic Piano Course - Recital Book Level 1B

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".
 

Basic Piano Course - Recital Book Level 2

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 such familiar favorites as "Clementine" and "Arkansas Traveler," and originals with a classical feel like "Divertimento in D" and "Rondo.".
 

Basic Piano Course - Recital Book Level 3

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 originals "A Country Song" and "The Gypsy Baron."
 

 

Basic Piano Course - Theory Book Level 1A

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.
 

Basic Piano Course - Theory Book Level 1B

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.
 

A Dozen A Day - Preparatory Book

Technique instructional book. Includes sixty exercises for the early-elementary pianist.
 

A Dozen A Day - Book One

Technical Exercises for the Piano to be done each day before practicing. Includes sixty exercises for the mid-elementary pianist.
 

A Dozen A Day - Book Two

Technique instructional book. Includes sixty exercises for the mid -to late- elementary pianist.
 

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Adult All-in-One Course - Level 1 Book

Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for the beginner looking for a truly complete piano course that includes lesson, theory, technic and popular repertoire in one convenient, all-in-one book. This course has a number of features that make it particularly successful in achieving this goal, among them are smooth progression between concepts, the thorough explanation of chords and outstanding song material. At the completion of this course, the student will have learned to play some of the most popular music ever written and will have gained a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of music.
  

Basic Adult Piano Course - Pop Song Book Level 1

Well-known popular songs arranged in precise order to provide technical advancement and a sense of accomplishment while reinforcing the principles introduced in the Lesson Books. Included are such standard favorites as "For Once in My Life," "Over the Rainbow," "You Light Up My Life" and many others.
 

Basic Adult Piano Course - Lesson Book Level 1

A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. It contains outstanding songs such as "The Entertainer," "Scarborough Fair," "Greensleeves" and "Amazing Grace".
  

Basic Adult Piano Course - Theory Book Level 1

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!
  

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