Lesson Book Level 3This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 3 introduces "overlapping pedal"; new time signatures 3/8 and 6/8; and the primary triads in Major and Minor keys. Concepts include: passing one under two and one under three; playing major scales in contrary motion; the chromatic scale; the minor scale.For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Coordinating supplemental books for Level 3 include: Classic Themes * Composition * Duet * Ear Training * Ensemble * Fun * Hymn * Merry Christmas * Merry Christmas Ensemble * Musical Concepts * Notespeller * Patriotic Solo * Recital * Repertoire * Sight Reading * Technic * Theory and Top Hits! Solo, Christmas and Duet Book. Songs Include: Alpine Melody * Casey Jones * A Day in Vienna * Enchanted City * Fandango * Festive March * Go Down, Moses * Goodbye, Old Paint * Greensleeves * Hunting Song * Intermezzo * Light and Blue * The Major and the Minor * Make Up Your Mind! * On Top of Old Smoky * Prelude in 18th Century Style * Raisins and Almonds * La Raspa * Roman Holiday * Scarborough Fair * Scherzo * Village Dance * Waltz PantomimeEar Training Level 3
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.
Technic Level 3
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.
Theory Book Level 3
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 Level 3
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 are traditional favorites such as "The Marines' Hymn" and "Down in the Valley," and originals "A Country Song" and "The Gypsy Baron."
Classic Themes Level 3
These volumes contain easy-to-play arrangements of great classical melodies. The arrangements allow the music to be introduced to younger students. While designed to correlate with Alfred's Basic Piano Library, Classic Themes may be used with any piano method or instruction course. Titles: All Through the Night * Auld Lang Syne * Berceuse (From "Jocelyn") * Blue Danube Waltz * Chorale * Ciribiribin * Dolores * Finlandia * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Funeral March of a Marionette * Themes from Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (Liszt) * Israeli Dance * Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring * The Merry Wives of Windsor * Pizzicati (From "Sylvia") * Russian Waltz * Spanish Dance (Pas d'Espagne) * Valse Lente (From "Coppelia") * Wooden Shoe Dance (From "Hansel and Gretel").
Duet Book Level 3
Each duet is arranged for student-teacher (parent or older student) performance. These charming Duet Books increase motivation and add fun to practice time and lessons.
Merry Christmas! Level 3
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: Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Jingle Bells * O Come, Little Children * O Little Town of Bethlehem * Over the River and Through the Woods * Silent Night * Ukrainian Bell Carol * We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
Top Hits! Christmas Book Level 3
These piano arrangements may be used by students in Level 3 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library or in the early intermediate level of any method. Titles: Caroling, Caroling * Do You Hear What I Hear * Frosty the Snow Man * A Holly Jolly Christmas * I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Jingle Bell Rock * Parade of the Wooden Soldiers * Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer * Shake Me I Rattle * Silver Bells.