Amanda Vick Lethco (19212000), Morton Manus (19262016), Willard Palmer (19171996)

Alfred's Basic Piano Library – Lesson Book 1A

Universal Edition

for: Piano

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.330062
Author/ComposerAmanda Vick Lethco, Morton Manus, Willard Palmer
Levelvery easy
Scope64 pages; 30 × 23 cm
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF 6489
12.95 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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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 down." 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.


  • A Friend Like You
  • A Happy Song
  • Balloons
  • Batter Up!
  • Hand-Bells
  • Horse Sense
  • It's Halloween!
  • Jingle Bells!
  • Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
  • July the Fourth!
  • Just a Second!
  • Love Somebody
  • Merrily We Roll Along O'er the Deep Blue Sea
  • Mexican Hat Dance
  • My Clever Pup
  • My Fifth
  • My Robot
  • Old MacDonald
  • Old Uncle Bill
  • Play a Fourth
  • Rain, Rain!
  • Raindrops
  • Rock Song
  • Rockets
  • Rockin' Tune
  • Sailing
  • Sea Divers
  • See-Saws
  • Skating
  • The Donkey
  • The Zoo
  • Totem Pole Song
  • Who's on Third?
  • Willie and Tillie
  • Wishing Well