Alfred Basic Piano Library Lesson 1A – book with CD. This easy step-by-step
method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval
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
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.
Includes the Following Selections:
A FRIEND LIKE YOU
A HAPPY SONG
A HAPPY SONG (FOR BOTH HANDS)
JOLLY OLD SAINT NICHOLAS
JULY TH FOURTH!
JUST A SECOND!
LEFT & RIGHT
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
MEXICAN HAT DANCE
MY CLEVER PUP
O’ER THE DEEP BLUE SEA
OLD MAC DONALD
OLD UNCLE BILL
PLAY A FOURTH
PLAYING IN A NEW POSITION
RIGHT & LEFT
WHO’S ON THIRD?
WILLIE & TILLIE