Piano - Beginner
Book 1B. Composed by Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus, and Amanda Vick Lethco. Method/Instruction; Piano - Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Children. Book and CD. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-20659. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20659).
Item Number: AP.20659
ISBN 9780739027448. English.
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 1B begins by reviewing the concepts taught in Lesson Book 1A, then introduces new concepts such as incomplete measures; tempo markings; eighth notes and rests; using the damper pedal; half steps and whole steps. It also introduces the major scale through the concept of tetrachords. Songs Include: Brother John * Carol in G Major * The Carousel * The Clown * Concert Time * A Cowboy's Song * The Cuckoo * French Lullaby * Good King Wenceslas * Good Morning to You! * Good Sounds * Grandpa's Clock * The Greatest Show on Earth! * G's in the BAG * Hail to Thee, America! * Harp Song * Happy Birthday to You! * Indians * Join the Fun * The Magic Man * Money Can't Buy Everything * Music Box Rock * Oom-Pa-Pa! * Ping Pong * The Planets * The Rainbow * Sonatina * Step Right Up! * Waltz Time * When Our Band Goes Marching By! * When the Saints Go Marching In * The Whirlwind * The Windmill * Yankee Doodle.