Lesson Book 1B 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
Theory Book 1B Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.
Recital Book 1B The Recital Books congratulate students for a job well done by providing correlated repertoire to their Lesson Books that are based on concepts they've already learned. As a result, the pieces are quickly mastered. Included in Recital 1B are the folk tunes "Camptown Races" and "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow," and imaginative originals like "The Elephant and the Flea" and "March of the Extra-Terrestrials."
Technic Book 1B The Technic Books provide reading and rhythm drills and exercises perfectly paced with each Lesson Book in Alfred's Basic Piano Library to improve musicianship and develop coordination of the hands.
Ear Training 1B The Ear Training Books reinforce each concept presented in the Lesson Books and specifically focus on the training and development of the ear. Rhythmic, melodic and intervallic concepts are drilled throughout each book and each page is designed to be completed using approximately five minutes of the lesson time.
Hymn Book 1B The Hymn Books contain the world's most famous hymns and are perfect for the student who enjoys playing sacred music. Duet parts are included in the first three levels. Titles: Abide with Me * Amazing Grace * Crown Him with Many Crowns * Faith of Our Fathers * Father, in Thy Mysterious Presence * For the Beauty of the Earth * Holy Bible, Book Divine * I Surrender All * Jesus, Lover of My Soul * Jesus Loves Me! * Oh, How I Love Jesus * Oh Worship the King * O Sotre Gud (Melody of "How Great Thou Art") * Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow * Sun of My Soul * That Will Be Glory!
Top Hits! Christmas 1B These arrangements may be used by students in Level 1B or Complete Level 1 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library or in the first or second book of any method. Titles: The Christmas Song * A Holly Jolly Christmas * Do You Hear What I Hear * Frosty the Snow Man * I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Jingle Bell Rock * Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer * Shake Me I Rattle * Silver Bells * Suzy Snowflake.
Merry Christmas! 1B Carefully graded carols are placed in order of difficulty within each book. Every carol has a duet part for the teacher or parent. May be used with any method. Titles: Angels We Have Heard on High * Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Jingle Bells * Jolly Old Saint Nicholas * Silent Night * The Twelve Days of Christmas * We Wish You a Merry Christmas.