Synopses & Reviews
The third volume in this series for pianists ages 4 to 9, this book contains more songs in the already familiar key of G. New topics include the key of F and extended hand positions with six-note melodies, plus the IV chord in all keys, dotted rhythms, dynamics, staccato and legato touches, and two-note and longer phrases. Heartwarming Family Circus
cartoons appear throughout the book.
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The third volume in this series contains more advanced songs in the key of G and introduces the key of F, extended hand positions, the IV chord, dotted rhythms, dynamics, and more.
The third volume in this children's series contains more advanced songs in the key of G, introduces the key of F, and begins extended hand positions with six-note melodies. Other topics include the IV chord in all keys, dotted rhythms, dynamics, staccato and legato touches, and two-note and longer phrases. Includes Family Circus cartoons.
About the Author
Ann Patrick Green has taught at the Eastman School of Music as well as the University of Colorado, Fullerton College, and Cal State, Fullerton. She is Principal and Chairperson of the teaching faculty at Patrick's Music School in Fullerton, and she often performs as a concert pianist and with a chamber music ensemble.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Teacher Music Facts and Note Reading Eency Weency Spider So (G) Position Do (C) Chord Three So (G) Position Chords Lavenders Blue About Our Dog and Me Come Out and Play The Fly and the Bumblebee Transposition Practice Fa (F) Position Exercise Two Note Fa (F) Position Chords Go Tell Aunt Rhodie Jeffys Lullaby La (A) Do (C), Tib (Bb) Do (C) and Tib (Bb) Re (D) Chords Green Gravel Three Note Fa (F) Position Chords Music Symbol/Question Match The Bear Went Over the Mountain Drawing Notes in Both Clefs Billy and the Piano London Bridge Note Identification Thanksgiving Day Dreydl Jingle Bells Dictionary of Music Certificate of Accomplishment