The Piano Student: Top Posts

The Piano Student is a music resource directory for teachers and beginning-intermediate level piano students.  Below are a few of the most popular posts and the most active posts.  I hope you enjoy the resources you find.  If you are having trouble finding a particular resource, please let me know.

Updated on Jan 3, 2018

Top Posts (with all-time views)

Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music/Level 1 460,512
Free Christmas Sheet Music for Children  251,353
Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level 3 239,337
Nursery Rhyme Piano Sheet Music for Children 204,722
Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level 4 201,208
Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music/Level 2 206,401
Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level 5 185,934
Canon in D | Easy Piano Sheet Music 139,619
MMF All-In-One Piano Book for Beginners | Digital Print Piano Lesson Book 95,080
Free Note Name Worksheets | Music Theory for Kids 95,032
 The Entertainer | Piano Sheet Music for Three Levels  83,934
Music Flash Cards | Treble and Bass Clef 84,737
Chopsticks | Beginner and Easy Piano Sheet Music (Three Levels) 58,438
Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride) | Free Easy Piano Sheet Music 64,104
10 Beginner Piano Pieces Kids Love to Play | Free Sheet Music 48,034
More Nursery Rhymes for Piano | Free Beginner Sheet Music 42,911
Danny Boy | Free Easy Piano Sheet Music 29,784
Happy Birthday | Free Beginner and Easy Piano Sheet Music 40,516
Toccata in D Minor (Bach) | Two Free Piano Sheet Music Arrangements 39,216
Moonlight Sonata | Easy Piano Sheet Music 31,062
Danny Boy | Free Easy Piano Sheet Music 29,784
Christian Hymns | Free Easy Piano Sheet Music 29,020
Amazing Grace | Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music 24,597
Carol of the Bells | Easy Piano Sheet Music 22,942

 

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2 Russian Folk Songs (Beethoven) | Easy Piano Sheet Music

Ludwig van Beethoven wrote many pieces that are playable by your piano students, including these two Russian Folk Songs. Both piano solos are short and easy to learn for student with a few years of experience.

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‘Russian Folk Song, Op. 107, No. 7’ for Easy Piano

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‘Russian Folk Song, Op. 107, No. 3’ for Easy Piano

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About Ludwig van Beethoven – Composer of ‘Russian Folk Song’ Series

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, 32 piano sonatas, 16 string quartets, his great Mass the Missa solemnis, and one opera, Fidelio. Read more on Wikipedia

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On Top of Old Smoky – Easy Piano Sheet Music (Kids Song)

‘On Top of Old Smoky’ is a traditional American folk song. When it was recorded by The Weavers in 1951 the song reached the pop music charts.

I’ve linked to a great easy piano arrangement for kids and included lyrics for the original song and the parody, On Top of Spaghetti, below.

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On Top of Old Smoky for Easy Piano

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On Top of Old Smoky Kids Song Lyrics

On top of old Smokey,
All covered with snow,
I lost my true lover,
For courtin’ so slow.

For courting’s a pleasure,
But parting is grief,
And the false hearted lover,
Is worse than a thief.

On Top of Spaghetti Kids Song Lyrics (Parody)

On top of spaghetti all covered with cheese.
I lost my poor meatball when somebody sneezed.
It rolled off the table, it rolled on the floor,
And then my poor meatball rolled out of the door.

It rolled in the garden and under a bush,
And then my poor meatball was nothing but mush.
The mush was as tasty as tasty could be,
And early next summer it grew to a tree.

The tree was all covered with beautiful moss.
It grew great big meatballs and tomato sauce.
So if you eat spaghetti all covered with cheese,
Hold on to your meatball and don’t ever sneeze.

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Humpty Dumpty | Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music (Nursery Rhyme)

Here’s an arrangement of beginner piano sheet music that younger students might enjoy playing. This arrangement of Humpty Dumpty is in 3/4 meter and C Major. It also includes the words if you want to sign along.

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Humpty Dumpty | Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music

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Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme Lyrics

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a big fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

 

About the Classic Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland portrays Humpty Dumpty as an egg who met his end when he fell from a wall. The first Humpty Dumpty, however, was a cannon in use during the English Civil War (1642 – 1649). The nursery rhyme is one of the most popular rhymes in the English language and was first published in 1797.

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Musette in D by Johann Sebastian Bach – Free Easy Piano Sheet Music

During the 65 years that Johann Sebastian Bach lived he wrote 1128 compositions and had  23 more in the works which are now lost or unfinished. Among them Musette in D is one of the very best. It provides piano students with an opportunity to work on music that offers a challenge to both hands, and be rewarded with the chance to enjoy playing a great piece once they have everything worked out.

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Musette in D by Johann Sebastian Bach for Easy Piano

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About Johann Sebastian Bach – Composer of Musette in D

About Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations, and vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach Revival he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

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Bach | Meet the Composer Book – Easy Piano (Digital)
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Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level 3
Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level 4
Free Easy Piano Sheet Music/Level  5

Princess Leia’s Theme (Star Wars) | Digital Easy Piano Sheet Music

Star Wars is an American epic space franchise, centers was created by George Lucas. It depicts the adventures of a collection of characters “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”. Currently Star Wars holds a Guinness World Records title for the most successful movie merchandising franchise of all time, John Williams hold the tile of the best movie film score of all time Wow!

Kids love playing the music of Stars Wars , so what better way to get them motivated to practice than to give them what they want.

This piano sheet music arrangement of Princess Leia’s Theme has it’s challenges with all the chromatic passages, but it’s beautiful and fun to play. It’s a great pick for 3-4 year piano students.

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Princess Leia’s Theme (Star Wars) | Digital Easy Piano Sheet Music

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About the Composer
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. With a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history, including the Star Wars series, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman: The Movie, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, the first two Home Alone films, the first two Jurassic Park films, Schindler’s List, and the first three Harry Potter films. Read More on Wikipedia

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Colonel Bogey March | Easy Piano Sheet Music (Digital)

The Colonel Bogey March was written by Lieutenant F. J. Ricketts (1881-1945) in 1914. Ricketts was a British Army bandmaster who later was appointed the director of music for the Royal Marines. The march was featured in the Malcolm Arnold film Bridge on the River Kwai.

The easy piano arrangement is in the key of D and is two pages in length.

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Colonel Bogey March | Easy Piano Sheet Music (Digital)

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About the Composer
Frederick Joseph Ricketts (21 February 1881 – 15 May 1945) was an English composer of marches for band. Under the pen name Kenneth J. Alford, he composed marches which are considered to be great examples of the art. He was a Bandmaster in the British Army, and Royal Marines Director of Music. Conductor Sir Vivian Dunn called Ricketts “The British March King.”[1] Ricketts’ frequent use of the saxophone contributed to its permanent inclusion in military bands. Read more on Wikipedia.

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Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven – 1st Movement | Easy Piano Sheet Music

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor is perhaps the most recognized, one of the most frequently played symphonies, and most loved symphonies of all time. The work was written between 1804–1808 when Beethoven was completely deaf. It was first performed in Vienna’s Theater an der Wien. The symphony consists of four movements. The first movement, Allegro con brio, is featured here in an easy piano sheet music arrangement.

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Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven – 1st Movement | Easy Piano Sheet Music

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About the Composer
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential composers of all time. Read more in Wikipedia.org

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