Compositions
Correlating with Alfred's Basic Piano Library
Duet Book 1B
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. "This book is fantastic! The pieces offer variety, and interesting duet parts. It runs true-to-skill. I would highly recommend this for students anywhere in lesson book level 1B, or level 2, ages 8 and up. " -- Stephanie Davidson from St. Helens, OR, August 12, 2004 Titles: Ballad; Big Chief Strong Fingers; Fancy Pants; Feelin' Spiffy; Graceful Waltz; Hiccup Waltz; Jazz Waltz; Jumpin' Tetrachords!; Menuet in G; Oh! Susanna; The Rainbow; Rings of Saturn; Rockin' Roberta; Sonatina for Two; Traffic Jam.

MP3 Selections: A. Ballad; B. Rockin' Roberta; C. Fancy Pants

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Duet Book 2
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. Titles: Bourree; Gypsy Fiddler; Just Plain Fun! Marching Triads; Mountain Song; Some Day; Sonatina; Steady Eddy; Sweet Dreams; Teasing Mr. Hanon; Uptown Waltz; Very Merry Waltz; When the Saints Go Rockin' In!

MP3 Selections: A. Steady Eddy; B. Mountain Song; C. When the Saints Go Rockin' In!

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Duet Book 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.

MP3 Selections: A. Spanish Intermezzo; B. Bubblegum Rag; C. Sonatina in F

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Duet Book 4
In this level, both parts are equally balanced, so students at the same level could easily perform each duet. . These charming Duet Books increase motivation and add fun to practice time and lessons.

MP3 Selections: A. Nocturne; B. Razzmatazz; C. Sonatina Spiritoso

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Alfred's Basic Adult Course-Duet Book 1
As with all Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course materials, the Duet Books correlate exactly with Lesson Books 1 and 2. The duet parts are delightful accompaniments which serve to enhance the student's part. Adults will find the pieces fun to play, musically rewarding and very motivational.

MP3 Selections: A. Mountain Melody; B. Toe-Tapping Rag; C. Hang Gliders>

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Alfred's Basic Adult Course-Duet Book 2
As with all Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course materials, the Duet Books correlate exactly with Lesson Books 1 and 2. The duet parts are delightful accompaniments which serve to enhance the student's part. Adults will find the pieces fun to play, musically rewarding and very motivational. Titles include: • ALLA TARANTELLA • AUTUMN SERENADE • EASY DOES IT! • IMAGINE THIS • MAYBE, BABY! • NOCTURNE • REVERIE • TIME AND SPACE • WALTZ IN D MINOR

MP3 Selections: A. Imagine This; B.Waltz in d mino; C. Nocturne

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Alfred's Basic Chord Approach- Duet Bk. 1
The Duet Books, written by Dennis Alexander, are coordinated with the Lesson Books. Each primo part stands alone as a solo, and the secondo part is slightly harder and can be played by the teacher, parent or a second student.
 
 
Alfred's Basic Chord Approach- Duet Bk. 2
The Duet Books, written by Dennis Alexander, are coordinated with the Lesson Books. Each primo part stands alone as a solo, and the secondo part is slightly harder and can be played by the teacher, parent or a second student.
 
 
All-Time Favorites, Bk. 1 (Alexander, Manus, Palmer)
Designed to supplement Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course, but may also be used to supplement any piano course. Rich collections of popular folk and country songs, sing-along favorites, holiday songs and arrangements of well-known classics.
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Patriotic Solo Book 1B (Alexander, Gerou)
Playing patriotic music is enjoyable for young performers, too, either during practice or when performing for family and friends. These Patriotic Books are correlated with Lesson Books of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Easy-to-master arrangements of popular and classic patriotic melodies are featured in each volume. Words are also included.
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Patriotic Solo Book 2 (Alexander/Gerou)
Playing patriotic music is enjoyable for young performers, too, either during practice or when performing for family and friends. These Patriotic Books are correlated with Lesson Books of Alfred's Basic Piano Library. Easy-to-master arrangements of popular and classic patriotic melodies are featured in each volume. Words are also included.
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Graduation Book 1A (Alexander/Mier)
The completion of a Lesson Book and graduating to the next level is a very important step in the growth of a piano student. At times, it is beneficial to take a short break to play some new pieces that use the skills recently perfected. The Graduation Books contain captivating solos that students can perform without having to learn something new. Because the students will know everything needed to play any piece in their level, they may play them in any order they wish.
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Graduation Book 1B (Alexander/Mier)
The completion of a Lesson Book and graduating to the next level is a very important step in the growth of a piano student. At times, it is beneficial to take a short break to play some new pieces that use the skills recently perfected. The Graduation Books contain captivating solos that students can perform without having to learn something new. Because the students will know everything needed to play any piece in their level, they may play them in any order they wish.
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Graduation Book 2 (Alexander/Mier)
The completion of a Lesson Book and graduating to the next level is a very important step in the growth of a piano student. At times, it is beneficial to take a short break to play some new pieces that use the skills recently perfected. The Graduation Books contain captivating solos that students can perform without having to learn something new. Because the students will know everything needed to play any piece in their level, they may play them in any order they wish.
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Always You - Level 3 (Early Intermediate)
Tender and romantic, this is the perfect piece for a student who enjoys lyrical sounds and nice harmonies! Hear Dennis Alexander perform this solo. Click on arrow.
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Bridge Over Nishigawa - Level 3 (Early Intermediate)
Students will be intrigued by this Oriental sounding solo at the intermediate level. Parallel 4ths and 5ths give added color to this charming work and the RH will have lots of opportunities to pass the 2nd and 3rd fingers over the thumb which will be very useful in developing flexibility and control of scale passage work. This would also be a perfect piece for teaching students the importance of blocking out broken chord patterns. Hear Dennis Alexander perform this solo. Click on arrow.
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Bourrée in D Minor - Level 3 (Early Intermediate)
An excellent teaching piece in the Baroque style with lots of articulation between the hands and terraced dynamics. Students will benefit from doing pieces like this before they try any of the inventions. Hear Dennis Alexander perform this solo. Click on arrow.
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Mazurka in E Minor - Level 4 (Intermediate)
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Tender Moments - Level 4 (Intermediate)
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Topsy Turvy Rag - Level 4 (Intermediate)
Boys will especially love this catchy solo, with it's use of triads and inversions, syncopated melodies, and happy go lucky character! Hear Dennis Alexander perform this solo. Click on arrow.
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