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Premier Piano Course Lesson Book, Book 3

By Dennis Alexander

Composed by Dennis Alexander, Gayle Kowalchyk, E. L. Lancaster, Victoria Mcarthur, and Martha Mier. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Premier Piano Course. Premier Piano Course. Children. Book. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-27779. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27779).

Item Number: AP.27779

ISBN 073904639X. English.

Premier Piano Course Level 3 students will be playing syncopated, dotted and swing rhythms with ease. Up-tempo, original pieces with clever twists smoothly incorporate new concepts including: pass-under and cross-over scale fingerings; the chromatic scale; IV chords in C, G, F, D; 1st and 2nd endings; and ledger lines above and below the staff.

About Alfred's Premier Piano Course

Premier Piano Course offers today's students a fully integrated and comprehensive approach to piano instruction, featuring a perfect blend of music, lyrics, pedagogy, art, and fun! Notation and keyboard skills are taught early on, with special emphasis on rhythm reading, technical development, creative thinking, and musicality. The many varied moods and styles of Premier's songs provide fresh, enjoyable learning and performing experiences for students.

  • Premier Music Review 
  • The IV Chord in C 
  • The Primary Chords in C 
  • The IV Chord in G 
  • The Primary Chords in G 
  • 1st And 2nd Endings 
  • Syncopation 
  • New Time Signature C 
  • Swing Style 
  • F Major Scale 
  • Key Signature of F Major 
  • The Primary Chords in F 
  • Waltz-Bass Accompaniment 
  • New Italian Term---poco 
  • Ledger Lines Below the Bass Staff 
  • Ledger Lines Above the Treble Staff 
  • New Italian Term---molto 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • New Tempo Marking---adagio 
  • New Time Signature---3/8 
  • New Time Signature---6/8 
  • D major scale 
  • Key Signature of D Major 
  • The Primary Chords in D 
  • D.C. al Coda 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 3

    Varese, Italy
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2009-03-14 00:00:00.0 good teaching material

    It's good teaching material, presented in an attractive way.

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  • 5

    Tamara Slobodkin
    Setauket, NY.
    Difficulty Level:
  • 2007-08-21 00:00:00.0 Excellant continuation - Level 3

    Some of Alfred's best writers have combined to give us this fresh series with attractive, appealing teaching pieces around a cohesive, well organized and presented program. I liked the fact that when presenting a new rhythmic or note pattern it is then incorporated into several different styles of pieces...

    . In general the music is geared to appeal to students more familiar with popular than classical music yet it is engageing, pedagogically comprehensive and coherent and will provide the necessary requisites for introducing supplimental classically oriented repertoire if desired.

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