By Bill Boyd, Fred Kern, Mona Rejino, Phillip Keveren.
This collection of favorite children's pops is the perfect book for any beginning piano student. Correlates directly to Piano Lessons Book 1. The horizontal-format book and large-staff notation make the songs easy to read and learn. Each song includes an optional teacher accompaniment. Fully orchestrated CD and GM accompaniment disks are available separately. The CDs have a practice and a performance track for each song. 7 songs with teacher accompaniments: Baby Bumblebee · It's a Small World · Jing le Jangle Jingle (I Got Spurs) · John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt · Let's Go Fly a Kite · The Marvelous Toy · The Siamese Cat Song. Notation includes quarter through whole notes/rests; 3/4, 4/4 meter; basic dynamics from p-f, D.C. al Fine; movements by steps and skips only; single-line melodies. Reading range: from Bass Clef E a 6th below Middle C, to Treble Clef G a 5th above Middle C; keyboard guides show hand placement.