Folk Songs for Easy Piano arranged by Robert D. Vandall. For Piano. Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Late Elementary. Book. 20 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.88329).
Perfect for the late elementary to early intermediate pianist, these short songs are creatively arranged to give a fresh feel to well-known folk melodies. There are variations in touch, dynamics, and phrasing, and some of the more complex songs utilize higher and lower notes on the keyboard to add interest and variety. Lyrics are included separately at the back of the book. Titles: Are You Sleeping? * Billy Boy * Canoe Song * Down in the Valley * Go In and Out the Window * Goodbye, Old Paint * Hickory Dickory Dock * The Humming Bird * Old Texas * On Top of Old Smoky * Paper of Pins * Pawpaw Patch * Pony Song * Short'nin' Bread * The Sleeping Princess * Zum Gali Gali.
List/syllabus: Federation Festivals 2011-2013.