Alfred's Teach Your Child to Play Piano Book & CD

Alfred's Teach Your Child to Play Piano Book & CD

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ISBN: 9780739094709
Grades: K-3

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This book is designed for parents as well as for families who are a part of the homeschool movement and wish to include piano in the curriculum. The step-by-step method provides materials that allow students to play pieces on the piano immediately. With an accompanying CD that demonstrates how the music sounds, each lesson is explained in plain language that is easy to understand. The enclosed CD contains a recording of every piece in the book. Preceding each student page is an Instructional Guide for the parent. The Instructional Guide suggests steps for introducing the page to the student, follow-up practice suggestions for the student to do without the parent, and suggestions for reviewing the page in subsequent lessons.
Category Description for Alfred's Teach Your Child to Play Piano:

If you have little to no musical experience yourself but you want to teach your child piano, you might want to opt for Teach Your Child to Play Piano, which features the same content as the Kid's Piano Course, but with teaching instructions for the parent on the left-hand pages. This parent guide page is divided into steps for introducing the page, practice suggestions and tasks for review and reinforcement. Both books also include a CD (all songs included) which allows both you and your student to hear the song as well as play along with it to help teach tempo and rhythm. Billed as "The Easiest Piano Method Ever!" this is a great choice if you'd like to start your early elementary child on the piano but aren't sure about signing them up for lessons yet.

To make it even easier for a homeschooling family to get started with their own piano instruction, the Beginner's Kit combines Book 1 & CD with the following items: 

Flashcards - a complete set of 89 music flash cards (4 1/8" x 5 ¼") that are numbered and color-coded. Clefs and notes on the staff (canary); note values, rest values and time signatures (pink); tempo marks and dynamic signs (white); music symbols (green); and melodic/harmonic intervals and key signatures (blue).

Music Games CD - six games for learning and reviewing music theory concepts (note names, intervals, musical terms and rhythms).Note: this is an older program and system requirements are for older computers. Windows - XP/Vista; Macs - 10.1.5 - 10.6.

Basic Keyboard Chart - expandable life size chart (5.5" x 58.5") includes all 88 keys. Each key shows its names (sometimes multiple names with flats and sharps). Also included is the note's position on the bass and treble clef (29 notes from low C below bass clef to high C above treble clef). The cardstock chart has a slick finish. Backside of the chart features a standard piano keyboard (no note names).

Music Manuscript Book - 64 pages each with 12 staves (9" x 12") but otherwise blank.

Famous & Fun Deluxe Collection, Book 1 - 26 beginning pieces collected from pop, classics, favorites and rock, including some duets.

Completion of the material in this kit would mean that Book 2 & CD would be the next step. ~ Janice




Primary Subject
Music
Grade Start
K
Grade End
3
ISBN
9780739094709
Author
Christine H. Barden, Gayle Kow
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Alfred Publishing
Weight
0.8 (lbs.)
Dimensions
12.0" x 9.12" x 0.25"
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To introduce my young children the basics of piano.
Tara M on Feb 23, 2019
To introduce my young children the basics of piano.
Tara M on Feb 23, 2019
Super easy to learn and teach.
Melissa ` on Jan 23, 2019
Super easy to learn and teach.
Melissa ` on Jan 23, 2019
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Step by step instructions make learning to play easy!
November 2, 2021
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