Christmas Piano Solos - Level 2 (Hal Leonard Student Piano Library). Arranged by Fred Kern, Mona Rejino, and Phillip Keveren. For Piano/Keyboard. Educational Piano Library. SMP Level 1 (Elementary). Softcover. 24 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.296050).
ISBN 0793585783. 9x12 inches.
This great collection of favorite Christmas songs correlates with Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Piano Lessons Book 2, and is a perfect supplementary book for all methods. Large–staff notation is easy to read. Each student solo also has a teacher accompaniment. Fully orchestrated CD and GM accompaniment disks are available separately. The CD has both a practice and a performance track for each song.
11 songs: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen • I Saw Three Ships • It Came upon the Midnight Clear • Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine • O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) • O Come, Little Children • O Little Town of Bethlehem • Silent Night • Sing We Now of Christmas • Up on the Housetop • What Child Is This?
Level: Elementary. Basic note values and rests, including beamed eighths; 3/4, 4/4 meter; intervals through a 5th; limited use of hands–together passages. Reading range: Bass Clef E below Middle C – Treble Clef D one octave above Middle C.
About SMP Level 1 (Elementary)
Very little hand movement and the introduction of 3 note chords.