Piano Course for adults

Book 1. Method/Instruction; Piano – Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. Piano – Beginner


Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book, Book 1

Piano – Beginner
Book 1. Method/Instruction; Piano – Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. Learn To Play. Instructional book. With introductory text, instructional text, illustrations, easy piano notation and fingerings. 96 pages. Alfred Music #00-2236.

Published by Alfred Music


A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. It contains outstanding songs such as “The Entertainer,” “Scarborough Fair,” “Greensleeves” and “Amazing Grace.”.

About Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course

Designed for use with an instructor, the Adult All-in-One Course is for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course that includes lessons, theory, technique, and additional repertoire in a convenient all-in-one format. This comprehensive course features written assignments that reinforce each lesson’s concepts, a smooth, logical progression between each lesson, a thorough explanation of chord theory and playing styles, and outstanding extra songs, including folk, classical, and contemporary selections. At the completion of this course, the student will have learned to play some of the most popular music ever written and will have gained a good understanding of basic musical concepts and styles.


Song list:

  • Ode to Joy 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Mexican Hat Dance 
  • Au Claire De La Lune 
  • Tisket, A Tasket 
  • Good King Wenceslas 
  • Jingle Bells  
  • Brother John 
  • Merrily We Roll Along 
  • Largo from The New World 
  • Mary Ann 
  • When The Saints Go Marching In 
  • Love Somebody 
  • A Friend Like You 
  • Money Can’t Buy Ev’rything 
  • The Cuckoo 
  • Beautiful Brown Eyes 
  • Alpine Melody 
  • Happy Birthday To You 
  • The Gift to Be Simple 
  • Standing in the Need of Prayer 
  • Alouette 
  • Lavender’s Blue 
  • Kum-Ba-Yah 
  • London Bridge 
  • Michael, Row the Boat Shore 
  • Blow the Man Down 
  • Lone Start Waltz 
  • Cafe Vienna 
  • Joy To The World 
  • Cockles And Mussels 
  • On Top of Old Smoky 
  • The Can-Can 
  • The Marines’ Hymn 
  • Why Am I Blue? 
  • Little Brown Jug 
  • Chiapanecas 
  • O Sole Mio 
  • Jericho 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Go Down Moses 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Raisins and Almonds 
  • He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands 
  • The Entertainer 
  • Amazing Grace 

Additional information


Piano method, Piano course



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Piano Course for adults