Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One by Willard A. Palmer

By Willard A. Palmer

Even if this sequence of books will not exchange a skilled instructor, in case you have a hankering to eventually be capable of play that piano (or keyboard) that is been placing round your place perpetually, this sequence will do the trick. you will not finish up enjoying anything that threatens the location of the nice piano maestros of our day, yet you can still choose up chords and a melody and make a track sound such as you want it to.

This sequence depends upon child steps to educate you a key, or a strategy, or a collection of chords. You play a few easy routines, then a track or that emphasizes what you've got simply discovered within the routines. now and then you succeed in a degree the place you are prepared to tackle a small music booklet. i like to recommend that you just get the tune books too and play through them at any time when you succeed in a kind of degrees.

If you actually need to benefit to play the piano, ensure you can allot at the least a part hour an afternoon to perform, and an hour is healthier. At that expense in a really few weeks time you could provoke friends and family, and perhaps play the song for making a song carols at a Christmas social gathering. :-) remark | Permalink

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1 2. HARMONIC 2 3 4 5 INTERVALS Say the name of each interval as you play. 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 . 4th h 2nd 3rd 4th 5th . 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 LOVE SOMEBODY! 14)))) Before playing hands together, play LH alone, naming each harmonic interval! ", 1 3 1 4 1 4 1 2 . . A FRIEND Before playing L lKE hands together, Moderately 1. A 2. Where Y 0U 14)))) play LH alone, naming each harmonic interval! slow friend could like I you find is a hard friend to like find. you? 1 1 5 You're A al - ways friend so 1 4 true, kind.

Half Steps A HALF STEP is the distance from any key to the very next key above or below (black or white). C D E F WHOLE STEPS. WHOLE STEP , ,' '. , WHOLE STEP ,' '. , ONE KEY BETWEEN WHOLE WHOLE WHOLE STEP STEP STEP ,' '. , ,' , ,v, A WHOLE STEP is equal to 2 half steps. Skip one key (black or white). C D E Tetrachords A TETRACHORD is a series of FOUR NOTES having a pattern of WHOLE WHOLEHALF ,, "~:_~~. ~~:-. ", , WHOLE STEP, WHOLE STEP, HALF STEP. The notes of a tetrachord must be in alphabetical order ..

Only 1 moves out ot G POSITION (up to E) tor the C chord. ~ . G CG. l~~~~=::::=:: ~! ~~~~~ ~ ! 5 5 5 ~ :8: - l~~~~ .. ~~- --c_-' 39 Warm, Up using G, D7 & C Chords This warm-up intraduces a new way af playing BROKEN CHOROS. : I 07 ~ ~t Braken ~ ~ I~F;. I'~ I G Braken E ~ ~ I [~.. .. 1 3 5 5 1 3 1 2 5 5 1 2 1 2 5 5 1 2 5 1 3 5 BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES ~)))) Moderately G 3 tast C 1 5 3 5 1 I 2 5 I I 1 2 I '. C I I . 5 I 1 3 I ... 40 (~) {or Right Hand lntroducing TO FIND E: Place the RH in G POSITION.

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