Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book, Bk 1A: Book & CD

Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson Book, Bk 1A: Book & CD Author Willard A. Palmer
ISBN-10 0739024833
ISBN-13 9780739024836
Year 2002-03-01
Pages 64
Language English
Publisher Alfred Music
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This easy step by step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition Lesson Book Level 1A begins by teaching basic keyboard topography and fluent recognition of white key names in relation to black keys It focuses on simple rhythms and prepares students for intervallic reading with entertaining songs that focus on same stepping up and stepping down It then introduces lines and space notes in treble and bass clefs melodic and harmonic intervals of 2nds 3rds 4ths and 5ths and graduates to reading on the grand staff It also introduces the flat and sharp signs This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician Songs Include Balloons Batter Up The Donkey A Friend Like You Hand Bells A Happy Song Horse Sense Totem Pole Song It s Halloween Jingle Bells Jolly Old Saint Nicholas July the Fourth Just a Second Love Somebody Merrily We Roll Along O er the Deep Blue Sea Mexican Hat Dance My Clever Pup My Fifth My Robot Old MacDonald Old Uncle Bill Play a Fourth Raindrops Rain Rain Rockets Rockin Tune Rock Song Sailing Sea Divers See Saws Skating Who s on Third Willie and Tillie Wishing Well The Zoo