Young piano students will enjoy playing familiar music with this resource. First Book of Christmas Praise was designed for those students who are just beginning to read music notation. Each of the 11 songs includes duet accompaniment to give richer sounds and aid the student in rhythmic security. Melodies for the pieces are divided between the hands, and all positions are shown on the page with the notation. ~Amber
This first book of solos includes favorite praise songs for the Christmas season. Written on the grand staff, melodies for the pieces are divided between the hands. All pieces include an optional duet part for parents or the teacher. If students are unfamiliar with the rhythmic notation, the rhythms can be quickly learned by rote. Students can begin to play Christmas praise favorites after only a few weeks of study. Titles: All Is Well * Bethlehem Morning * Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song) * Emmanuel * Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground) * How Many Kings * Immanuel (From the Squalor of a Borrowed Stable) * Joy Has Dawned * The Little Drummer Boy * Mary, Did You Know? * Ukrainian Bell Carol.