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Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level One: Lesson Book

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A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Titles: Alouette * Alpine Melody * Amazing Grace * At Last * Au Claire de la Lune * Aura Lee * The Ballad of Gilligan' ...more
Paperback, 95 pages
Published September 1st 1983 by Alfred Publishing Company (first published August 1st 1983)
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Karen
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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This is by far the greatest adult piano-teaching method I have ever come across. It doesn't go very in-depth, and as a result you can only play a limited range of music. But it kept me happy and motivated enough, so I am so glad to have found this book.
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Apr 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
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I started piano with this textbook. Overall, it's a clear, well-organized, instructive textbook for beginners like me. The course starts with playing with 5 music notes on each stationary hand, then gradually introduces new notes. Music theory is briefly introduced when needed, so you won't be overloaded with tons of paper work exercises. Two hands will gradually become independently controlled. In most cases, the left hand plays chords while the right one melodies.

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Emma Bain
Dec 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I took a few months piano lessons before i had to give it up because of money issues and this book is what my teacher told me to buy, it's honestly a fantastic book to learn from, simple and to the point, no long explanations into music theory or the notes, you just learn the notes as you learn to play, it goes straight into the excersises with no fuss while other books go into long winded explanations about every little thing, which is just totally confusing, even Music Theory For Dummies, very ...more
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Jul 28, 2009 rated it really liked it
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Does a nice job introducing new concepts slowly, good uber-beginner book.
Misti
Apr 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Easy instructional book. Good for newbies.
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