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Alfred's Basic Adult Play Piano Now!, Book 1

By E. L. Lancaster

Piano - Beginner
Composed by E. L. Lancaster, Morton Manus, and Willard A. Palmer. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Basic Adult Play Piano Now. Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course. Book & CD. 152 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.19655).

Item Number: AP.19655

ISBN 0739014544.

Play Piano Now! is for busy adults whose practice time is limited, and for adults without previous musical training. It is a slower-paced method that uses the same conceptual core of our original Adult Piano Course, but with several very important added features: more gradual introduction of music fundamentals, more pages of reinforcement and a greater emphasis on sight-reading exercises, one of the most important skills needed to ensure long-term enjoyment of the piano. Includes specially marked written exercises that can be completed away from the keyboard. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

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  • 5

    Charlene Bloch
    Branford, CT
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  • 2002-07-12 00:00:00.0 I tried a bunch-this was the best!

    I spent alot of money on different methods, but when I got this one I knew it was perfect for me. It doesn't jump around like others and seems to move at a nice pace. I started out teaching myself with this book and then found a teacher who...

    is continuing to teach me from this book. It is what it promises-it truly is for people who don't have a lot of time to practice! For those who get bored quickly-this book keeps your interest and challenges you appropriately. I'd highly recommend this book over Bastien, and the others!

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