Making Music Method (Primer). Composed by John W. Schaum. Arranged by Wesley Schaum. For Piano. Method/Instruction; Piano - Schaum Method. Schaum Publications Making Music Method. Early Elementary. Book. 48 pages. Published by Schaum Publications, Inc. (AP.44-0131).
Middle-C approach for the child beginner. Extensive changes in presentation sequence and format. New explanations and directions are easier to teach and make more efficient use of lesson time. Note reading proficiency is promoted by an emphasis on training the eyes to recognize various melodic intervals, up and down. Rudimentary form and analysis is introduced by identifying various melodic and rhythmic patterns.