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  • A Ya Zain (Egyptian Folk Song) Quick View
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    • A Ya Zain (Egyptian Folk Song)
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    • This beautiful Egyptian melody is arranged here in Middle C Position for early pianists. It introduces new pianists to the arresting feel of music based on the Phrygian dominant scale, commonly heard in both Arabic and Egyptian music. Accidentals, slurs, lifts, and harmony at the end add musical complexity to this otherwise simple single-note melody arrangement. Listen to Sample
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  • All the Pretty Little Horses Quick View
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    • “Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry...” This beautiful American lullaby softly lulls listeners to a sleep filled with dreams of pretty little horses. This short arrangement performs well for first recitals and is a great way to introduce first-year piano students to melodies in a minor key. Listen to Sample
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    • Alouette
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    • A playful-sounding French Canadian children’s song arranged in swinging sing-song style for beginner piano. The melody in this arrangement occasionally hops back and forth from right hand to left hand, just like the subject of the song (the morning lark). For non-French speakers, the lyrics speak of revenging oneself against the lark, who interrupts sleep and represents gossip, mistrust, and…
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  • Arirang (Korean Folk Song) Quick View
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    • A Korean folk melody based on the pentatonic scale, Arirang is quite beautiful. The melody in this beginner arrangement sails high over a simple repeating LH pattern that is easy to learn. It teaches counting in an unusual time signature and how to lightly extend the RH beyond 5-finger position. Arirang is a great choice for a recital performance piece.…
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    • “Gwine to Run All Night, or De Camptown Races” is a minstrel song by Stephen Foster. This arrangement captures the excitement of old-time horse races and teaches dotted quarter note rhythms, arpeggio fingering (RH), and LH/RH coordination while playing different articulations and rhythms. (Lyrics have been adapted slightly.) Listen to Sample
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    • Greensleeves
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    • While not originally associated with Christmas, “What Child Is This?” and many other holiday carols are set to this English folk melody. The beautiful, lilting tune is arranged here with a simple, single-note bass line accompaniment. Greensleeves lends itself well to teaching a new pianist about dotted quarter note rhythms and minor melodies. Listen to Sample
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  • London Bridge is Falling Down Quick View
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    • London Bridge is Falling Down
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    • This traditional English nursery rhyme dates back at least to the 1600s. Each verse suggests a new way to “fix London Bridge”, although nothing seems to work! This arrangement teaches I/V7 chords and helps beginner students recognize parallel motion versus contrary motion. Listen to Sample
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    • Oh, My Darling Clementine
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    • The catchy melody of this western American folk ballad adds levity to the sad tale of a young Clementine drowning and her lonely miner father joining her. Their story lives on, and poor Clementine is not forgotten! Each verse of this arrangement builds in complexity with added accompaniment and stronger dynamics until the final, softly echoed refrain. Listen to Sample
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  • Oh, Shenandoah Quick View
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    • Oh, Shenandoah
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    • Pianists of any age can fall in love with this beautiful American folk song. This arrangement for beginner piano flows just like the wide Missouri and is written with ties to help beginner pianists identify their mid-beat entrances. Because the right hand melody travels, the left hand accompaniment remains in a familiar 5-finger hand position for stability. Listen to Sample
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  • Ritsch Ratsch Filibom Bom Bom (Swedish Folk Song) Quick View
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    • Ritsch Ratsch Filibom Bom Bom (Swedish Folk Song)
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    • This Swedish folk song is often sung as a game while dancing around a Christmas tree or Maypole. Arranged for late beginner level, the cheerful melody is supported by lyrics that, when translated, paint an image of a bunch of schoolchildren pressuring their teacher for some sodawater punch. This lively, bouncy piece is filled with staccatos and lifts and is…
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  • Silver Moon Boat (Chinese Folk Song) Quick View
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    • Silver Moon Boat (Chinese Folk Song)
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    • This lovely Chinese melody based on the pentatonic scale is arranged here as an easy piano solo for the late beginner/early intermediate pianist. The damper pedal is held throughout so that the tones continue to resonate for a full, ringing sound. The arrangement encourages familiarity with piano geography as the hands travel back and forth. A great choice for a…
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  • Suo Gân (Welsh Lullaby) Quick View
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    • This traditional Welsh lullaby arrangement for late beginner pianists is filled with gently rocking broken chords and a sweetly singing treble melody. The continually moving broken chord patterns of the LH make it easier to line up the rhythm of the RH melody. Step and skip reading with ledger lines, as well as D.S. al Coda, improve reading skills. Legato…
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