Piano Town, Lessons - Primer by Keith Snell and Diane Hidy. For piano. Snell piano method. Piano Town Series. SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary). Music book. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.MP100).
Piano Town. The controlled, steady pacing of the curriculum introduces one element at a time. Each concept is presented in a consistent, reliable format. This clear presentation helps students focus on new skills and information. Lessons Primer Level is written for beginners age 6 to 10. In this 64 page book, students will experience pre-staff reading in middle C and C 5-finger positions, then learn to read on the staff in the middle C, C, and G 5-finger positions. Note values of quarter, half, dotted half and whole note are used in time signatures 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4. Eighth notes are introduced at page 38. Students will learn rest signs, sharp and flat, slur and tie, f and p, staccato and legato, repeat sign, intervals to the 5th, and C and G chords. Verb rich lyrics and detailed artwork engage imagination and promote enthusiasm. Each piece has questions for students to answer to aid in successful learning and comprehension. Most piano students will complete this book in approximately one school year.
About Piano Town
The perfect place to learn to play the piano!
Piano Town is the perfect place to learn to play the piano! A Multi-Key method with an intervallic concentration and a Middle C start, Piano Town combines the best of pedagogy to date with innovative new ideas. Students will love the contemporary feel as they discover the musical wonders of Piano Town. Teachers will love the success of its interactive discovery learning approach!
About SMP Primer Level (Early Elementary)
Very beginning music. Five-finger positions with no chords and almost no hand position movement.