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Alfred's Self-teaching Adult Piano Course

The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play
Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739052051
Category: Music
Page: 192
View: 9497
Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfreds Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the Study-Guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, its almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. Five bonus pieces have been added: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Also included is a CD containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 60 musical examples. 192 pages.

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Alfred's Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course

The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play, Book, CD and DVD
Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780739078457
Category: Music
Page: 192
View: 689
Title on DVD surface: Adult piano course.

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Alfred's Self-Teaching Basic Guitar Course

The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play, Book, CD and DVD
Author: Morty Manus,Ron Manus
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780739081020
Category: Music
Page: 128
View: 7400
Over the past 45 years, more guitar teachers have used Alfred's Basic Guitar Course than any other course---over three million copies sold, in fact. Now, for the first time, this best-selling course has been adapted for young adults who want to teach themselves. Using the same music and fundamentals included in the latest edition of Alfred's Basic Guitar Course, easy and user-friendly Study Guide pages have been added to introduce the music in this new edition. The Study Guide pages are almost like having a guitar teacher sitting beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. A CD is also included so you can hear how the music sounds. The DVD gives you the added advantage of video demonstrations of every lesson. These three features assure that you will soon be playing the guitar like you have always wanted. The special pleasures only music can bring will be yours to enjoy for a lifetime.

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Teach Yourself to Play Piano


Author: Mike Sheppard,James Sleigh
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634069799
Category: Music
Page: 48
View: 7768
Teaches how to play the piano through lessons that range from hand positioning and reading different types of notes to playing basic chords and melodies with one hand.

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Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level One: Lesson Book


Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus,Amanda Vick Lethco
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780882846163
Category: Music
Page: 95
View: 5122
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.

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Learn to Play Piano in Six Weeks Or Less


Author: Dan Delaney,Bill Chotkowski
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402731563
Category: Music
Page: 110
View: 3961
Many people wish they could sit down at the piano and simply play, their hands flying over the keys as melodies pour out. With this simple, achievable program that’s possible...in just six weeks. Using Dan Delaney’s innovative chord playing techniques, as opposed to more classical methods, musical newcomers and lapsed musicians can quickly and easily gain skills. Each of the six weeks’ worth of lessons contains several exercises. The classes build on each other, becoming progressively more difficult as the player’s ability improves, and every lesson includes sheet music, practice advice, and an evaluation at the end. Plus, MP3 audios of the lessons will be available for free on Delaney’s website.

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Teach Yourself to Play Piano


Author: Willard A. Palmer,Thomas Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780882846743
Category: Music
Page: 96
View: 7494
You can now teach yourself to play the piano, even though you have never taken a lesson. Teach yourself to play the piano and progress at your own pace! Covers the basic fundamentals of piano playing in a concise and logical fashion. Its appealing music will encourage you to play every day. Features: Rhythms made simple; How to form the most important chords; Finger aerobics help to make playing easier; Techniques of playing with feeling and expression; Step-by-step approach to learning the entire keyboard; Letter-notes provide and easy introduction to reading music. The Enhanced CD for this book contains great audio accompaniments you can play on your stereo and doubles as an interactive and fun multimedia learning tool that works on any Windows-compatible PC. The song player shows you exactly how each song should be played, lets you customize the audio levels, adjust playback tempo, and even record your own performance! CD-ROM is for Windows & Macintosh.

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Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course

Lesson book
Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus,Amanda Vick Lethco
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780882848327
Category: Music
Page: 112
View: 7749
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."

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Piano

Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!, Includes Downloadable Audio
Author: Morton Manus,Willard A. Palmer,Thomas Palmer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781470632113
Category: Music
Page: 96
View: 2338
Learn to play the piano and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about how to sit at the piano, fingerings, the keyboard's layout, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, scales, chords and songs, lesson by lesson, key by key, all while continuing to increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Pop, Blues, Classical, Folk, Hymns, Spirituals, and Ragtime. The online audio provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice that can be used anywhere you have a computer or mobile device. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred Music be your resource every step of the way.

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Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Greatest Hits, Bk 1

Book and CD
Author: Morton Manus,E. Lancaster
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780739021194
Category: Music
Page: 48
View: 9459
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.

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Alfred's Self-Teaching Adult Piano Beginner's Kit

For Adults of All Ages
Author: Alfred Publishing,Lindsey C. Harnsberger,Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781470610296
Category: Music
Page: N.A
View: 9163
Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course, the new Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. Included is a CD containing all 65 musical examples. The accompanying DVD includes an introduction to all the pages in the book and performances of the pieces by well-known teacher, Gayle Kowalchyk. The Music Manuscript Book contains 64 blank, 12-stave manuscript sheets. Pages are 9" x 12" and printed on 100% recycled paper. Alfred's Mini Music Guide: Piano Chord Dictionary provides essential information in a convenient size. With 600 unique chords and voicings for all 12 keys, clear diagrams, fingerings, note names, and a music theory review on chord construction, inversions, and advanced voicings, this is the most useful compact piano chord dictionary available. The pocket-sized Essential Music Dictionary reference book covers every major aspect of music, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. The two-sided fold-out keyboard chart shows the entire keyboard of the piano with each piano key named and its corresponding note on the grand staff for five octaves. Side One may be placed on the piano above the keys and Side Two may be used away from the piano for additional review.

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Piano Book for Adult Beginners

Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Songs, Read Music, Theory and Technique (Book and Streaming Video Lessons)
Author: Damon Ferrante
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692926437
Category: Piano
Page: 122
View: 9925
Learn how to read music, play with both hands at the same time, play chords and scales, as well as many more exciting piano techniques!.

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Accordion


Author: Miriam Davidson
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739038345
Category: Music
Page: 96
View: 6731
Filled with fun musical examples in a variety of styles, this book is perfect for absolute beginners and for experienced players who need a review! Teaches technique for both right and left hand, and features clear, easy-to-understand lessons and music theory in standard notation. Complete button chart included.

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Teach Yourself to Play Jazz at the Keyboard

Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Jazz Now!
Author: Bert Konowitz
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739000199
Category: Music
Page: 80
View: 6710
Teach Yourself to Play Jazz at the Keyboard will have you playing the authentic sounds of jazz right from the beginning. By following the step-by-step set of instructions, you will learn all about jazz and blues scales. As you progress, you will be performing proper jazz accents and riffs with the right hand, and jazz chords and progressions, walking bass, boogie and Latin-inspired patterns with the left.

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The Piano Handbook


Author: Carl Humphries,Robin Meloy Goldsby
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879307271
Category: Music
Page: 278
View: 4778
Enhanced by an audio CD of selected examples and pieces, a course in playing all major styles of piano covers a history of the instrument and offers progressive instruction in all areas of technique, including posture, fingering, pedalling, scales, and exercises.

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Electronic Keyboard


Author: Thomas Palmer,Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780882846804
Category: Music
Page: 80
View: 4031
Everything you need to know to get started playing electronic keyboard now! Melody, harmony and rhythm are explained in an easy-to-understand, step-by-step system. Explains how to use chord symbols to play from pop sheet music, fake books and lead sheets. You'll learn about the "Circle of 5ths" and improvising techniques.

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Recorder

Learn How to Play Recorder with this Complete Course!
Author: Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457439919
Category: Music
Page: 64
View: 1901
Learn to play the recorder and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about choosing a recorder, how to care for your very own, how to hold it, producing a tone, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will be exposed to many periods of music history, from the 16th-century beauty of Greensleeves to When the Saints Go Marching In, Amazing Grace, La Bamba, This Land Is Your Land and dozens of others. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Complete note and fingering chart * Duets that can be played with others Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.

Beginner Piano Elements for Adults

: Teach Yourself to Play Piano, Step-By-Step Guide to Get You Started, Level 2 (Book & Videos)
Author: Damon Ferrante
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780615959702
Category:
Page: 52
View: 4355
In this book and video course, piano professor, Damon Ferrante will lead you from a beginner level to make you play better than ever! His step-by-step method on how to play the piano has been proven to be easy to follow and to reduce the effort, time, and expense of piano learning. Learn piano by playing songs! Thousands of pianists of all ages appreciate the fact that Ferrante's methods enhance creativity and make piano playing fun! No music reading is required! This book is Level 2 of the series. Ask yourself this: 1. Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, but did not know where to start? 2. Did you begin piano lessons once and give up because the lessons were too difficult? 3. Are you struggling to follow online piano lessons that seem to jump all over the place without any sense of direction or consistency? 4. Would you like to expand your musical understanding and learn how to play the piano through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course? If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this book and video course is definitely for you! "Beginner Piano Elements for Adults, Level 2" is a book and video course that follows a step-by-step lesson format for learning how to play the piano. It is designed for beginners and no music experience is necessary to use the book. Each lesson builds on the previous one in a fun, clear, and easy-to-understand manner--giving you confidence and a new ability with the piano. This book and video course will enliven your creativity and strengthen your understanding of music, taking things to the next level! This is the second volume in a multi-level piano book and video series.

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How to Play Keyboard

A Complete Guide for Absolute Beginners
Author: Ben Parker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781908707147
Category: Music
Page: 50
View: 2303
The perfect introduction to the electronic keyboard, and ideal for the absolute beginner getting started with their first instrument. With absolutely no musical knowledge required, this simple yet comprehensive guide is perfect for adults and children alike.

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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele, C-Tuning Edition

Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!
Author: Morton Manus,Ron Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457435063
Category: Music
Page: 64
View: 6682
Learn to play the ukulele and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the history of the ukulele, its components, how to hold and tune it, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and playing a variety of well-known songs. You will learn different strumming techniques to help you play in a variety of musical styles. The book also contains a section teaching you how to play by ear. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the ukulele in any key and know how to read music. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Transposition chart * Dictionary of tablature techniques * Ukulele fingerboard chart * Complete ukulele chord dictionary This book teaches entirely in C tuning. The D tuning edition of Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele (item 14135) is available from your favorite music retailer and at Alfred.com. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.