Alfred's Basic Piano Library - Lesson 4 - Willard A. Palmer

Alfred's Basic Piano Library - Lesson 4

By Willard A. Palmer

  • Release Date: 1982-11-12
  • Genre: Music


This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 4 concepts include: tarantellas; eighth note triplets; arpeggiated chords; first and second inversion triads in C; triads in all positions; major scales in parallel motion; two-part writing; seventh chords and inversions of seventh chords; E harmonic minor scale in contrary motion; primary chords in E minor; sixteenth notes; dotted eighth notes; primary chords in B-flat Major and G Minor; repeated-note warm-ups; and harmonic minor scales in parallel motion. 

For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. 

* America the Beautiful (Ward) 
* The Battle Hymn of the Republic (Steffe-Howe) 
* Black Forest Polka 
* Blow, Winds, Blow! 
* Calypso Holiday! 
* Comedians' Dance (Kabelevsky) 
* Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) 
* Gypsy Dance 
* Haunted House 
* He's Got the Whole World in His Hands 
* The Hokey-Pokey 
* The House of the Rising Sun 
* The Magic Piper 
* Musette (Bach) 
* Olympic Procession 
* Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 (Elgar)
* Prelude in A Minor 
* Space Shuttle Blues 
* Spinning Wheel 
* Swingin' Sevenths 
* Tarentella 
* Waltz in G Minor 
* Waves of the Danube (Ivanovici) 

Coordinating supplemental books for Level 4 include: 
* Classic Themes 
* Duet 
* Ear Training 
* Merry Christmas 
* Musical Concepts 
* Recital 
* Repertoire 
* Sight Reading 
* Technic 
* Theory and Top Hits! Solo, Christmas and Duet books


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