Takes the young pianist step-by-step through the earliest stages of piano technique, first with separate hands, then with a sequence of easy pieces for hands together. This title offers games and puzzles that present theory a fresh lease of life. It includes rhymes and songs that introduce characters such as the Ostrich and Sammy Squirrel.
Me and My Piano Part 1 takes the young pianist step-by-step through the early stages of piano technique, first with separate hands, then with a sequence of very easy pieces for hands together. All pieces use a constant five finger hand position in the key of C major. Games and puzzles give elementary theory a new lease of life, and children will love the rhymes and songs introducing characters such the Ostrich, Sammy Squirrel and the Old Man with the Beard!
Fanny Waterman and Marion Harewood's Me And My Piano Series is probably the UK's most widely-used and biggest selling piano method. It is now published in a new edition including a new larger size, improved layout making it easier to read, a clean new look with new typesetting and music-setting and the instantly recognisable cover designs have been updated for extra vibrancy.
Enchantingly illustrated, in full-colour throughout, this essential and irresistible book will encourage the young pianist to expand his or her learning in the most enjoyable way.
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Me and My Piano Part 1 is attractively laid out, with lovely illustrations, useful fact boxes, occasional theory pages, musical detective questions, and simple duet accompaniments to some of the pieces....Fanny Waterman's success as a teacher stems from her concentration on security of technique combined with the development of imagination and musicianship. These books convey a sense of excitement which will enthral many a young aspiring pianist.
Piano Professional Magazine, Spring 2009
Table of Contents
Yankee Doodle; Sing A Song Of Sixpence; Kangaroo; Crocodile; Bears; Middle D, Middle C; Postman Pete; At The Piano; My Pony; This Is E; Telephone; Sammy Squirrel; The Ostrich; Good Night , Good Morning; Snowflakes; The Railway Train; Escalator; Jelly On A Plate; The Pancake; Mary Had A Little Lamb; Three In A Bar; Humpty Dumpty; Little Bo-Peep; Monkey Puzzles 1; Girls And Boys Come Out To Play; Left Hand Middle C; Monkeys; Watching TV; The Caterpillar; What Is Your Name; Ladybird; Marching; Oh Dear Me!; Who's That Knocking; This is C, This is G; The Squirrel; I Am The Prince; Running Down To F; See-Saw; The Robin; Bugle Call; Two Hands; The Spaceman; Westminster Chimes; Jungle Drums; Rowing; Pussy Cat; Monkey Puzzles 2; Old MacDonald; A Carol For Christmas; The Laughing Clown; My Clock; Down By The Lakeside; Oh When The Saints Go Marching In; The Haunted Castle; There Was An Old Man With A Beard
Me and My Piano Part 1 by Fanny Waterman
Used - Good
Faber Music Ltd
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.