Celebrate the Piano Book 1 (Book)

This piano method for beginners by experienced author and teacher Gail Smith makes music interesting and fun while covering the important skills needed to become a great pianist. Appropriate for beginners ages 8 and up, it is inclusive, integrating theory, scales, and exercises step by step with a variety of musical styles. It is practical and educationally sound. Each book develops the gifts and creativity of all students using improvisation techniques, folk songs, original songs, a duet, hymns and muc ...more

Product Number:
98457
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
80
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-5347-7
UPC:
796279067799
ISBN13:
978-07866-5347-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/5/2000

This piano method for beginners by experienced author and teacher Gail Smith makes music interesting and fun while covering the important skills needed to become a great pianist. Appropriate for beginners ages 8 and up, it is inclusive, integrating theory, scales, and exercises step by step with a variety of musical styles. It is practical and educationally sound. Each book develops the gifts and creativity of all students using improvisation techniques, folk songs, original songs, a duet, hymns and much more in one book per level. Gail Smith's signature palindrome exercises build sight-reading skill.

-Using this method book makes teaching easier than ever.

-There are a variety of songs for the student to play as they progress along.

-Scales, chords, and exercises are included throughout each book.

-Theory lessons and musical terms are interspersed with lesson material.

-Students will enjoy the selections that are designed to maximize their ability.

-Each book ends with a final quiz and a certificate of completion.

 Bingo        
 Canon In F     
 Day And Night        
 Do Geese See God?        
 Finger Exercises        
 Footsteps        
 Handy        
 Happy Or Sad Song        
 Hot Cross Buns        
 In The Beginning        
 Jingle Bells     
 Little Minuet        
 Look For Cabbage        
 Lullaby Of The Birds        
 Make Believe It's Beethoven      
 Marching        
 Mary Had A Little Lamb        
 My Country 'Tis Of Thee        
 My Favorite Duet        
 Nikkanochee Osceola        
 Ode To Joy      
 Old Macdonald        
 Pop! Goes The Weasel        
 Rain, Rain!        
 Resting By The Lake        
 Running On A & E        
 Snapping        
 Song Of The Sea        
 Stop, Look And Listen        
 Ten Little Indians        
 The Face In Space        
 The Field Trip        
 The Interval Of A Fifth        
 The Metronome        
 The Pledge To The American Flag        
 The Quacking Ducks        
 The Stars        
 The Talking Parakeet        
 The Wind Blows        
 Three Palindromes        
 Underwater Sounds        
 Walking Down The Street        
 When I Survey The Wondrous Cross       
 
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