Latin American Songs for the Piano (For Children and Adult Beginners). Composed by Juanita Martin Newland-Ulloa. For Keyboard (Piano). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Latin American. Beginning-Intermediate. Book. Text language: English, Spanish. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20634).
ISBN 9780786673988. With Text language: English, Spanish. Latin American. 8.5 x 11 inches.
This introductory piano method is a long overdue musical text for those interested in encouraging bilingualism in children and adults. Many of the selected tunes are gems that most Latin American children grow up hearing as part of their idiomatic folklore. Also presented are some award winning originals by the author herself. Songs include Senora Santana, Ojos Azules, Mama yo quiero, Mi gallo and many others. Songs are chosen from many hispanic countries and they can be played as piano solos as well as played and sung simultaneously. Includes guitar/piano for those wishing to add in harmony when they are ready. English and Spanish.