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Alfred's Group Piano for Adults Student Book, Book 1

An Innovative Method Enhanced with Audio and MIDI Files for Practice and Performance

By E. L. Lancaster

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Piano - Beginner
An Innovative Method Enhanced with Audio and MIDI Files for Practice and Performance. Composed by E. L. Lancaster and Kenon D. Renfrow. This edition: 2nd. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Group Piano for Adults. Alfred's Group Piano for Adults. Book & CD-ROM. 360 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.30368).

Item Number: AP.30368
ISBN 0739053019.

The Second Edition of Alfred's Group Piano for Adults, Book 1, includes updates inspired by numerous recommendations from group piano teachers and students. This book includes a CD-ROM containing both Audio and General MIDI Files of the 500+ accompaniments included in the text, each with an interesting and engaging arrangement coupled with the piano part. Designed for collegiate non-keyboard music majors with little or no keyboard experience, the easy-to-use text contains 26 units, each intended to be covered in one week, thus fulfilling two semesters or three quarters of study. Theory, technique, sight-reading, repertoire, harmonization, improvisation and ensemble activities are taught thoroughly and consistently throughout the text. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. Book 1 is 360 pages.

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About Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course

Designed for use with an instructor, the Adult All-in-One Course is for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that includes lessons, theory, technique, and additional repertoire in a convenient all-in-one format. This comprehensive course features written assignments that reinforce each lesson's concepts, a smooth, logical progression between each lesson, a thorough explanation of chord theory and playing styles, and outstanding extra songs, including folk, classical, and contemporary selections. 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 good understanding of basic musical concepts and styles.

  • The vi Chord 
  • Ecossaise 
  • UNIT 21 THE III CHORD 
  • The iii Chord 
  • Etude in C Major 
  • Dance 
  • UNIT 22 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 3) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY 
  • Playing Triads of the Key in Harmonic Minor 
  • Playing Harmonic Minor Scales and Arpeggios 
  • Moonlight Sonata 
  • Review Worksheet 
  • UNIT 23 SEVENTH CHORDS 
  • Seventh Chords 
  • Inversions of Seventh Chords 
  • Full Moon Rising 
  • Prelude in Sevenths 
  • UNIT 24 OTHER SCALE STRUCTURES 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • Chromatic Rag 
  • The Whole-Tone Scale 
  • The Bear 
  • The Blues Scale 
  • UNIT 25 MODES 
  • Ionian Mode 
  • Yankee Doodle 
  • Lydian Mode 
  • Mixolydian Mode 
  • Aeolian Mode 
  • Dorian Mode 
  • Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier 
  • Phrygian Mode 
  • UNIT 26 REVIEW 
  • SUPPLEMENTARY SOLO REPERTOIRE 
  • SONG (THE FIRST TERM AT THE PIANO) 
  • The Shepherd Pipes 
  • Canon 
  • Sonatina in C Major 
  • Bagatelle 
  • The Chase 
  • German Dance 
  • Etude 
  • Rondino 
  • Menuet in D Minor 
  • Burleske 
  • IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING (PEER GYNT SUITE) 
  • The Entertainer 
  • Allegretto 
  • Etude in G Major 
  • Just Struttin' Along 
  • Prelude No. 1 
  • APPENDIX A: SCALE AND ARPEGGIO FINGERING CHARTS 
  • APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY 
  • APPENDIX C: LIST OF COMPOSITIONS (BY COMPOSER) 
  • APPENDIX D: LIST OF COMPOSITIONS (BY TITLE) 
  • Index 
  • UNIT 1 KEYBOARD BASICS 
  • How To Sit At The Keyboard 
  • Basic Note and Rest Values 
  • The Keyboard 
  • Naming White Keys 
  • Octave 
  • Finding White Keys 
  • Dynamic Signs 
  • Summer Night 
  • Sharp, Flat and Natural Signs 
  • Half Steps 
  • Whole Steps 
  • The Staff 
  • The Treble Clef Sign 
  • The Bass Clef Sign 
  • The Grand Staff 
  • Time Signatures 
  • Tempo Marks 
  • Articulation 
  • UNIT 2 INTERVALS AND OTHER KEYBOARD BASICS 
  • Intervals 
  • Eighth Notes, Eighth Rests, and Dotted Quarter Notes 
  • New Time Signature 
  • New Dynamic Signs 
  • Key Signatures 
  • Miniature Waltz 
  • Minuet 
  • UNIT 3 MAJOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERNS 
  • Major Five-Finger Patterns 
  • Major Triads (Chords) 
  • Bright Lights Boogie 
  • WALTZ (THE CHILDREN'S MUSICAL FRIEND) 
  • Barcarolle 
  • UNIT 4 MAJOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERN REVIEW 
  • Major Five-Finger Pattern Groups 
  • Sixteenth Notes 
  • Little Scherzo 
  • FORTY-FINGER ENSEMBLE 
  • UNIT 5 MINOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERNS 
  • Minor Five-Finger Patterns 
  • Major and Minor Five-Finger Patterns 
  • Minor Chords 
  • Relative Minor Keys 
  • Erie Canal 
  • UNIT 6 MINOR FIVE-FINGER PATTERN REVIEW 
  • Eighth-Note Triplets 
  • Toccatina 
  • PRELUDE (THE CHILDREN'S MUSICAL FRIEND) 
  • UNIT 7 CHORD QUALITIES 
  • Augmented Chords 
  • Diminished Chords 
  • The Dotted Eighth Note 
  • Topsy-Turvy 
  • UNIT 8 MAJOR SCALES IN TETRACHORD POSITION 
  • Tetrachords and the Major Scale 
  • Intervals of 6ths, 7ths and 8ths (octaves) 
  • The Damper Pedal 
  • Dream Echoes 
  • UNIT 9 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 1) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY 
  • Playing Triads of the Key 
  • Playing Major Scales and Arpeggios 
  • MORNING SALUTE 
  • UNIT 10 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 2) & TRIADS AND INVERSIONS 
  • Triads: First Inversion 
  • Triads: Second Inversion 
  • Triads: in All Positions 
  • UNIT 11 THE DOMINANT AND DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORDS 
  • Tonic and Dominant 
  • The V7 Chord 
  • March 
  • Block Chords and Broken Chords 
  • UNIT 12 THE SUBDOMINANT CHORD 
  • Tonic and Subdominant 
  • Minuet in F Major 
  • Alberti Bass and Waltz Bass Accompaniment 
  • Ode to joy (Symphony No. 9) 
  • UNIT 13 PRIMARY CHORDS IN MAJOR KEYS 
  • Moonlit Shores 
  • UNIT 14 MINOR SCALES IN TETRACHORD POSITION 
  • Minor Scales 
  • LITTLE FANTASY STUDY 
  • Wayfaring Stranger 
  • UNIT 15 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 1) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY 
  • UNIT 16 PRIMARY CHORDS IN MINOR KEYS 
  • UNIT 17 MINOR SCALES (GROUP 2) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY 
  • The Cuckoo 
  • UNIT 18 MAJOR SCALES (GROUP 3) AND TRIADS OF THE KEY 
  • UNIT 19 THE II CHORD 
  • The ii Chord 
  • Waltz 
  • UNIT 20 THE VI CHORD