As Reviewed By You: Issue 14

Belinda Glass

In issue 14 of The Piano Teacher, Belinda reviewed a great range of new resources for Easy Piano.

Click below to read each review:

The Easy Piano Series: ‘Film’ and ‘Shows’

Aside from the attractive glossy appearance of these books, their real appeal lies in the fact that they include easy piano arrangements of familiar tunes that players of any age can enjoy playing for their family and friends. Unlike the more common Piano, Vocal and Guitar (PVG) compilations often found in stores, the arrangements in these books are … (read more here)

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Game of Thrones for Easy Piano

This book will be a great addition to your studio, in particular to the ‘teen’ repertoire. Even if students haven’t seen the TV show, they will no doubt recognise some of the music, which includes the beginning and end credits from the show, along with … (read more here)

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Simple Christmas Songs – The Easiest Easy Piano Songs

This book would be a great addition to any music library. The arrangements are accessible for beginners with less than a year’s piano playing experience, and would also make great sight-reading practice … (read more here)

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5 Easy Waltzes – Carolyn Miller

s the title suggests, this book contains five original pieces in ¾ time, at varying difficulty levels. The first two pieces are elementary (pre-preliminary) level and include an optional accompaniment that the teacher … (read more here)

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New from the First 50 Series

Three Chord Songs & Four Chord Songs

These two publications will be invaluable additions to any teacher’s library. The arrangements of all the songs are built around only 3 (or 4) chords, in fairly simple keys (up to 2 sharps or flats). The arrangements vary in difficulty … (read more here)

Includes BONUS review:

Pop Songs and Latin Songs

In the same series as the Three Chord and Four Chord songbook collections, these two books will be a great addition to any student’s repertoire … read the BONUS REVIEW here! (Not included in Issue 14)

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Five Finger Piano: Disney Latest Movie Hits & Today’s Hits

If you are looking for something contemporary and appealing for your first year students, these collections of simple arrangements featuring single-note melody lines that stay in one position are a great starting point … (read more here)

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