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#560555 - 01/09/02 03:53 PM Alfred Adult books
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Registered: 12/26/01
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Hi All,

It appears that alot of people suggest the "Alfred Adult Piano Course" I, II, III.
It looks like a good idea for me to start these before I get my piano (I'm still banging on my elec. keyboard, but only for about 1 1/2 hours night), then I'll start lessons. I've already located a couple different teachers I'm interested in. I think they both use Alfred on adults anyway. What does everyone here think? the regular books or the "All in one"?


I don't know what I would do with out "Piano World" forums,


Thanks,


Freddie


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#560556 - 01/09/02 07:08 PM Re: Alfred Adult books
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okay "All in one" is the spiral version (I thought that version might come with a cd). I checked some of the pages out on Amazon. It has tests in it, I like that. "The Entertainer" at the end cool!!!


Freddie

[ January 09, 2002: Message edited by: freddie ]
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#560557 - 01/09/02 08:04 PM Re: Alfred Adult books
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The 'All in One' books are the individual books combined. I have all sets and they match pretty much 1 for 1 with
individual levels 1,2 ==> All in One I
individual levels 3,4 ==> All in One II
individual levels 5,6 ==> All in One III
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#560558 - 01/09/02 10:52 PM Re: Alfred Adult books
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I love the Alfred Adult books. I've been using them for years, and they suit most beginning students very well. I'm right now trying to get the secondary piano class I teach changed from the Bastien books to the Alfred books. The students there prefer the Alfred pretty much unanimously.

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#560559 - 01/13/02 05:33 PM Re: Alfred Adult books
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Hi Joe and all,

Thanks for taking the time to answer. I'm ordering the "all in one" book level 1 tonight. I located two possible teachers and a piano tech in my area this weekend. I was lucky to do this because I live in a rural area. If teachers are using Alfred that makes me feel better about the method.


Freddie
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#560560 - 01/13/02 05:35 PM Re: Alfred Adult books
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Oh, I meant to add that in next couple of towns over there is an offical "Alfred Adult piano" course taught at a music place. I'm checking into that too.

Freddie
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