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Sight-Reading Books

Accelerated Piano Adventures Sightreading Book 1

(Faber Piano Adventures ). This highly effective sightreading course is developed specifically for the needs of the older beginner. There are five variations of each piece from the Accelerated Lesson Book 1, one for each day between lessons. Learning activities scattered throughout the book build pattern recognition skills. Concepts include: fundamental rhythms (including eighth notes), all the notes of the grand staff, intervals, and five-finger scale melodies in C and G.

Two at the Piano: 50 Duets for Young Pianists (1 Piano, 4 Hands) (Faber Edition: The Waterman / Harewood Piano Series)

 Edited by Fanny Waterman and Marion Harewood. Fifty graded duets for the young pianist with a more advanced player. Valuable for sight-reading, fun to perform.

Faber: PreTime Piano

PreTime Piano Hymns: Primer Level

(Faber Piano Adventures ). This collection of favorite hymns and songs of faith provides the earliest level of reading for the beginning pianist. No eighth notes are used and the hands remain in middle C position throughout the book. Special care has been taken in selecting joyful songs that are easily accessible at the primer level. Includes: God Is So Good * The B.I.B.L.E * Whisper a Prayer * I've Got the Joy, Joy, Joy * O, How I Love Jesus * Deep and Wide * Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam * Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow.

PreTime Piano Christmas: Primer Level

This book features favorite Christmas carols arranged for the young beginner. The hands remain in C position for all of the songs. There are optional duet parts included for all of the songs as well as a music dictionary at the back of the book. Titles: 1. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas 2. Jingle Bells 3. Good King Wenceslas 4. Away in a Manger 5. We Three Kings of Orient Are 6. Up On the Housetop 7. Over the River and Through the Woods 8. Silent Night 9. I Saw Three Ships

PreTime Piano Jazz & Blues: Primer Level

 (Faber Piano Adventures ). This set of entertaining pieces in a jazz/blues style was written especially for children. Imaginative lyrics convey the blues spirit of life's ups and downs to the early grade student. Pieces remain in middle C position with an occasional sharp or flat. No eighth notes or dotted rhythms are used. Includes: Penguin Blues * Jazz Walk * Hound Dog Blues * Jazz Man * So Many Toys (So Little Time to Play) * A Fishy Story * Dinosaur Stomp * Cool Breeze Waltz * Ice Cream Blues * The King of Hearts.

Faber: PlayTime Piano

PlayTime Piano Disney: Level 1

(Faber Piano Adventures ). PlayTime Piano Disney brings together contemporary and classic Disney hits arranged for the Level 1 pianist. Students build confidence reading notes, intervals, and basic rhythms, all while playing inspiring songs from blockbusters including Coco, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid , and more. Songs include: Beauty and the Beast * Gaston ( Beauty and the Beast ) * Gummi Bears Theme ( Adventures of the Gummi Bears ) * I Just Can't Wait to Be King ( The Lion King ) * Let It Go ( Frozen ) * Let's Go Fly a Kite ( Mary Poppins ) * Part of Your World ( The Little Mermaid ) * Remember Me (Ernesto de la Cruz) ( Coco ) * A Spoonful of Sugar ( Mary Poppins ).

PlayTime Piano Rock 'n' Roll: Level 1

(Faber Piano Adventures ). A collection of rock and roll classics from the '50s and '60s. The selections offer fun and excitement at the lessons, while still providing practice in the basics. Includes: Rock Around the Clock * Surfer Girl * Rockin' Robin * The Green Mosquito * Cool Strut * Come Go With Me * The Purple People Eater * Walk Right In * Peanut Butter * Blue Suede Shoes.

Improvisation Books

Sight-Reading Books