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 substitute a skilled instructor, when you've got a hankering to ultimately be capable of play that piano (or keyboard) that is been placing round your place endlessly, this sequence will do the trick. you will not finally end up enjoying whatever that threatens the location of the good piano maestros of our day, yet one can decide up chords and a melody and make a music sound such as you want it to.

This sequence will depend on child steps to educate you a key, or a method, or a suite of chords. You play a few easy routines, then a music or that emphasizes what you might have simply discovered within the routines. every now and then you succeed in a degree the place you're ready to tackle a small tune publication. i like to recommend that you just get the track books too and play through them every time you achieve a kind of degrees.

If you really need to benefit to play the piano, ensure you can allot no less than a part hour an afternoon to perform, and an hour is best. At that cost in a truly few weeks time you will provoke friends and family, and perhaps play the tune for making a song carols at a Christmas occasion. :-) remark | Permalink

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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 .. C D E F ~ t. 1.. ~ and must siso have th is P attern' . ~"~---' WHOLE STEP ~. , 62 The Major Scale The MAJOR SCALE is made of TWO TETRACHORDS joined by a WHOLE STEP. ~ NOTE There is na # ar I ~ in the C MAJOR SCALE. ""---"'" WHOLE WHOLE HALF WHOLE WHOLE L-1 st TETRACHORD ~ L-2nd HALF TETRACHORD ~ Each scale begins and ends on a note of the same name as the scale, cal led the KEY NOTE.

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