Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Piano
Keyboard; Piano - Beginner
Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!. Composed by Morton Manus, Willard A. Palmer, and Thomas Palmer. Keyboard/Piano; Method/Instruction. Teach Yourself Series. Book & DVD. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22623).
Item Number: AP.22623
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 accompanying DVD provides on-screen scrolling music, MP3 play-along tracks for every example, and iPod*-compatible video files. This helpful feature will assist in understanding the concepts with more ease and efficiency.
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
Recorded Acc. Available.
About Teach Yourself Series
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred's Teach Yourself series guide you every step of the way. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Each method begins with basic fundamentals, such as hand position, holding the instrument, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. Then move along to playing well-known songs -- all as you continue to increase your ever-growing ability to read music and understand your instrument. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including pop, blues, folk, and more. Alfred's Teach Yourself series opens up a brand-new world of musical knowledge and gives you everything you need to know to start playing now!