This is the first book from the new educational series, Music Is the Key to Learning. This Piano Solo book comes with an Orchestrated CD by the well known composer and arranger, Larry R. Beebe. This series is produced by America's Family Learning Center and is also made available through Larice Music Enterprises.
There are five well-known children's songs in this volume. They are:
Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam, I Am a Child of God, Popcorn Popping, Tell me the Stories of Jesus, and Give, Said the Little Stream.
There are two levels of arrangements for each selection in the book. Medium and Medium Easy. They are fun for all to play.
Educational aspects include:
- maintaining a steady tempo
- working with dynamics and phrasing
- encouraging smooth fingering
- increasing musicianship
- developing the skill to play changing key signatures within individual pieces
- learning to accompany while experiencing the joy of playing a musical instrument with others