Hymns Made Easy for Piano Book 1 (eBook)
These twenty hymns for the beginning piano student are arranged in the easiest position, with both thumbs on middle C. There are some simple harmony and contrary motion, and the smallest rhythmic unit is an eighth note. As students progress through the book, the pieces start to use accidentals, which are written in as needed rather than in a key signature. Gradually, they are introduced to stretches and crossovers, key signatures up to three flats, and time signatures other than 4/4. Lyrics are included. Re ...more
Product Number:
20266EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
24
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
160974490X
ISBN13:
978-16097-4490-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
These twenty hymns for the beginning piano student are arranged in the easiest position, with both thumbs on middle C. There are some simple harmony and contrary motion, and the smallest rhythmic unit is an eighth note. As students progress through the book, the pieces start to use accidentals, which are written in as needed rather than in a key signature. Gradually, they are introduced to stretches and crossovers, key signatures up to three flats, and time signatures other than 4/4. Lyrics are included. Recommended for hymn playing by the Federation of Music Clubs.
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God       Martin Luther, arr. Gail Smith
Alleluia       traditional, arr. Gail Smith
Amazing Grace       traditional American melody, arr. Gail Smith
America the Beautiful       Samuel A. Ward, arr. Gail Smith
Blest Be the Tie That Binds       Lowell Mason, arr. Gail Smith
Come, Thou Almighty King       Felice de Giardini, arr. Gail Smith
Crown Him with Many Crowns       George J. Elvey, arr. Gail Smith
Doxology       Louis Bourgeios, arr. Gail Smith
Fairest Lord Jesus       Crusader's hymn, arr. Gail Smith
For the Beauty of the Earth       William H. Monk, arr. Gail Smith
Holy, Holy, Holy       John B. Dykes, arr. Gail Smith
Jesus Loves Me       William Bradbury, arr. Gail Smith
Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross       William H. Doane, arr. Gail Smith
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee       Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. Gail Smith
My Faith Looks Up to Thee       Lowell Mason, arr. Gail Smith
My Jesus, I Love Thee       A. J. Gordon, arr. Gail Smith
O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing       Lowell Mason, arr. Gail Smith
O God, Our Help in Ages Past       William Croft, arr. Gail Smith
Prayer for Protection       Gail Smith
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross       Lowell Mason, arr. Gail Smith
 
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