Acknowledged author E. L. Lancaster wrote Alfred's Group Piano for Adults Student Book 1 (Second Edition): An Innovative Method Enhanced With Audio and Midi Files for Practice and Performance (Alfred's Group Piano for Adults) comprising 360 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0739053019 and 9780739053010. Since then Alfred's Group Piano for Adults Student Book 1 (Second Edition): An Innovative Method Enhanced With Audio and Midi Files for Practice and Performance (Alfred's Group Piano for Adults) textbook received total rating of 4.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $18.22 or rent at the marketplace.
The Second Edition of Alfred's Group Piano for Adults Book 1, includes updates inspired by numerous recommendations from group piano teachers and students. This book includes a CD-ROM containing both Audio and General MIDI Files of the 500+ accompaniments included in the text, each with an interesting and engaging arrangement coupled with the piano part. Designed for collegiate non-keyboard music majors with little or no keyboard experience, the easy-to-use text contains 26 units, each intended to be covered in one week, thus fulfilling two semesters or three quarters of study. Theory, technique, sight-reading, repertoire, harmonization, improvisation, and ensemble activities are taught thoroughly and consistently throughout the text. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. Book 1 is 360 pages.
Selected sight-reading examples from this book are available in the Piano Maestro app that's downloadable at Piano Maestro. Learn more about JoyTunes, the maker of Piano Maestro at JoyTunes.