Piano Town, Primer Level: Lessons
Lessons Primer Level is written for beginners age 6 to 10. In this 64 page book, students will experience pre-staff reading in middle C and C 5-finger positions, then learn to read on the staff in the middle C, C, and G 5-finger positions. Note values of quarter, half, dotted half and whole note are used in time signatures 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4. Eighth notes are introduced at page 38. Students will learn rest signs, sharp and flat, slur and tie, f and p, staccato and legato, repeat sign, intervals to the 5th, and C and G chords. Verb rich lyrics and detailed artwork engage imagination and promote enthusiasm. Each piece has questions for students to answer to aid in successful learning and comprehension. Most piano students will complete this book in approximately one school year.