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Celebrate the Piano Book 1

Celebrate the Piano Book 1 composed by Gail Smith. For Piano. Saddle-stitched, Methods. All Styles. Beginning. Book. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.98457).

ISBN 9780786653478. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This piano method for beginners by experienced author and teacher Gail Smith makes music interesting and fun while covering the important skills needed to become a great pianist. Appropriate for beginners ages 8 and up, it is inclusive, integrating theory, scales, and exercises step by step with a variety of musical styles. It is practical and educationally sound. Each book develops the gifts and creativity of all students using improvisation techniques, folk songs, original songs, a duet, hymns and much more in one book per level. Gail Smith's signature palindrome exercises build sight-reading skill. --Using this method book makes teaching easier than ever. --There are a variety of songs for the student to play as they progress along. --Scales, chords, and exercises are included throughout each book. --Theory lessons and musical terms are interspersed with lesson material. --Students will enjoy the selections that are designed to maximize their ability. --Each book ends with a final quiz and a certificate of completion.

  • Happy Or Sad Song  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Face In Space  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Talking Parakeet  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Bingo  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Canon In F  Performed by K.M. Kunz
  • Marching  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Pop! Goes the Weasel  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Stop, Look And Listen  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Interval Of A Fifth  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Finger Exercises  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Jingle Bells   Performed by James Pierpont
  • Old MacDonald  Performed by Gail Smith
  • My Country 'Tis of Thee  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Field Trip  Performed by Gail Smith
  • My Favorite Duet  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Ode to Joy  Performed by Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • The Wind Blows  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Walking Down The Street  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Mary Had A Little Lamb  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Song Of The Sea  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Pledge To The American Flag  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Stars  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Hot Cross Buns  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Rain, Rain!  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Day And Night  Performed by Gail Smith
  • In The Beginning  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Lullaby Of The Birds  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Three Palindromes  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Nikkanochee Osceola  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Quacking Ducks  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Look For Cabbage  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Make Believe It's Beethoven  Performed by Arranged By Gail Smith
  • When I Survey the Wondrous Cross  Performed by Lowell Mason
  • Resting By The Lake  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Do Geese See God?  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Handy  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Little Minuet  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Running On A & E  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Snapping  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Ten Little Indians  Performed by Gail Smith
  • The Metronome  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Footsteps  Performed by Gail Smith
  • Underwater Sounds  Performed by Gail Smith

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  • March 04, 2007 too many different concepts too soon

    not recommended for children

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