Adult all-in-one course

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Alfred Music Publishing, 1996 - Music - 144 pages
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Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with an instructor 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 will include lesson, theory, technic, 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 CD has accompaniments to support the student's playing of the exercises and songs found in the Level 2 book. Titles: Alexander's Ragtime Band * Arkansas Traveler * Ballin' the Jack * The Battle Hymn of the Republic * Black Forest Polka * Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair * Bourlesq * Brahms Lullaby * Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin" * Calypso Carnival * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Chorale * Circus March * Danny Boy * Dark Eyes * Deep River * Divertimento in D * Down in the Valley * Etude (Chopin) * Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) * Fascination * Festive Dance * For He's a Jolly Good Fellow * Frankie and Johnnie * Guantanamera * Hava Nagila * He's Got the Whole World in His Hands * The Hokey-Pokey * The House of the Rising Sun * Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 * Introduction and Dance * La Bamba * La Donna E Mobile * La Raspa * Light and Blue * Loch Lomond * Lonesome Road * Love's Greeting * The Magic Piper * The Marriage of Figaro * Mexican Hat Dance * Morning Has Broken * Musetta's Waltz * Night Song * Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen * Olympic Procession * Overture from "Raymond" * Plaisir D'Amour * Polyvetsian Dances * Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 * The Riddle * Rock-a My
  

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Review: Adult All-In-One Course: Lesson-Theory-Technic : Level 1 (Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course)

User Review  - Jared - Goodreads

I was given this as a gift and found it a good introduction to piano. I am now considerably better than when I started, but still not great... perhaps I need Alfreds Piano Level 2! It is light though ... Read full review

Review: Adult All-In-One Course: Lesson-Theory-Technic : Level 1 (Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course)

User Review  - Ang - Goodreads

Teaching myself piano. This is a great series. I have learned a lot and my skill has improved. I really like that the lessons, theory, and technical aspects of playing are all combined. Read full review

Contents

REVIEW SECTION 4 ReviewThe Key of С Major DOWN IN THE VALLEY
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ReviewChords in the Key of С Major 7 BRIDAL CHORUS from Lohengrin
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LH Extended Positions Note Reading Review
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RH Extended Positions Note Reading Review
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GUANTANAMERA
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ReviewChords in the Key of A Minor
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Theme from the OVERTURE from the opera Raymond
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Crossing 1 Under 2
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WAVES OF THE DANUBE
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THE KEY OF D MAJOR 50 The D Major Scale ROCKA MY SOUL 52 The Key of D Major
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CALYPSO CARNIVAL
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Primary Chords in D Major YOURE IN MY HEART
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Writing the Primary Chords in D Major
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DIVERTIMENTO IN D
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BRAHMSS LULLABY
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LONESOME ROAD
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ALEXANDERS RAGTIME BAND 24 Theme from SOLACE A Mexican Serenade
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LA BAMBA
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A New Time Signature LA RASPA
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g Time Signature FOR HES A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW
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ReviewTime Signatures
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MEXICAN HAT DANCE
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ReviewThe Key of D Minor TARANTELLA
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FESTIVE DANCE
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SCHERZO
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INTRODUCTION AND DANCE
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ReviewThe Key of G Major More About Extended Positions
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THE STREETS OF LAREDO
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PLAISIR DAMOUR
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THE KEY OF E MINOR 44 The Key of E Minor Relative of G Major The E Harmonic Minor Scale
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THE HOUSE OF THE RISING
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The Primary Chords in E Minor
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SAKURA
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THE CHROMATIC SCALE 60 The Chromatic Scale Chromatic Warmups
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VILLAGE DANCE
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Writing the Chromatic Scale
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CIRCUS MARCH
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INVERSIONS OF TRIADS 64 The 1st Inversion THE HOKEYPOKEY
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Writing 1st Inversion Triads CHORALE
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Invert the Triads
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NIGHT SONG
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HAVANAGILA
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The 2nd Inversion
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SPACE SHUTTLE BLUES
75
OLYMPIC PROCESSION
76
Writing 2nd Inversion Triads CHORALE
78
Invert the Inversions
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Triads in All Positions
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