A brilliant introduction to music for little children. Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keys, making this accessible even to very young children. Tunes include Twinkle Twinkle, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy and more.
Author: Sam Taplin
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keyboard, allowing even very young children to pick out the tunes.
Author: Sam Taplin
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Learn to play simple, well-known Christmas tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keyboard, allowing even very young children to pick out the tunes. Tunes include 'Jingle Bells', 'Silent Night', 'We Three Kings' and 'Deck the Halls'. A brilliant introduction for young children to the keyboard/piano, and a fabulous Christmas gift that all the family will enjoy playing with! Following on from Usborne's 'My First Keyboard Book'. Whilst no knowledge of reading music is required to enjoy this book, the notes are shown in the correct positions on the staves, so children can get an idea of how musical notation works - a valuable skill if they choose to go on to learn an instrument. Features one octave, including sharps and flats - multiple notes can be played together.
Author: Sam Taplin
Release Date: 2016-07-26
Press the pictures of instruments and players to play the sounds and hear how the instruments work individually and together. This is a perfect introduction to world of classical music for young children. Players come together in the final pages to give a rousing finale, bringing the orchestra to life.
This ingenious book allows children to hear over 70 musical instruments from around the world. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 9 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert it into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the instrument sounds. This delightful book is an ideal way to introduce young children to the sound of a wide variety of instruments (both familiar and less so) from home, school, bands and orchestras, as well a selection of instruments from early music history and around the world. A brief description tells you how each group of instruments is sounded, while lively illustrations show what the individual instruments look like and how they are played. Excellent sound quality and charming snippets of music give the listener an instant and memorable encounter with each instrument.
Author: S. A. M. TAPLIN
Release Date: 2018-09-06
Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to this book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keyboard, allowing even very young children to pick out the tunes. Children will learn to play 10 of the best-known tunes in classical music on the big keyboard in this beautifully illustrated book. Including Chopin's 'Raindrops Prelude', Mendelssohn's Wedding March, Tchaikovsky's 'Sleeping Beauty Waltz', Vivaldi's 'Spring', Haydn's 'Emperor's Hymn', Handel's 'Thine be the Glory', Verdi's ' La Donna è Mobile', Jeremiah Clarke's 'The Prince of Denmark's March', Edvard Grieg's 'Hall of Mountain King' and Dvorak's 'New World Symphony'. This is a perfect introduction to the world of classical music and a great way for children to take their first steps in learning the piano; the big, two-octave keyboard allows children to play two notes at once, expanding the range of tunes they can play. A perfect gift for music-loving children.
"Aimed at complete beginners, children can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and pictures to learn their first notes, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first Keyboard! This great beginner's book also provides a fantastic introduction to reading and playing music, includes a fun pull-out Wall Chart to help with practice, and will have kids playing their first tunes in no time! " --P.  of cover.
Author: Ben Parker
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Genre: Piano music
Following on from his best-selling 'How To Play Keyboard' and 'My First Keyboard' books, Ben Parker brings together 30 Fun and Easy Keyboard Tunes that are perfect for new beginners. Ben Parker is an established professional musician, songwriter and producer with over 10 years of musical teaching experience. His best-selling series of music tuition books for adults and children include Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Piano and Keyboard.
Nursery Rhymes with embedded sounds. Rediscover these traditional nursery rhymes with your toddler: Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo-Peep, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Old Mother Hubbard, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, Jack and Jill, Hey, Diddle Diddle.
Author: Anthony Marks
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
Release Date: 1992
A beginner's guide to playing the electronic keyboard, this book also teaches how to read and understand music, discussing such topics as silent beats, legato and staccato, and first and second time bars.