Faber and Faber Piano Methods are Fantastic!
May 17, 2008
Faber and Faber Piano Adventures Series has set a high standard for piano methods. The arrangements are generally well written and the music selected for this series right on target, providing kids with resources that give them a desire to practice.
Below are a few examples of that series. Each one is sure to be a hit!
Piano Adventures Popular Repertoire, Level 2B contents include Ashokan Farewell, Ding-Dong!, The Witch Is Dead (from the Wizard of Oz), Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina, I Want to Hold Your Hand, The James Bond Theme, Linus and Lucy, Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz), and The River. The arrangements of the James Bond them and Linus and Lucy are reason enough to get the book. You can purchase this book at SheetMusicPlus.com.
Playtime Piano Popular is a great choice for the Level 2 student. All of the selections include a teacher accompaniment part that make it all the more exciting for the student once they have sufficiently practiced their part. The book includes This Land Is Your Land, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing, Rocky Top, (Meet) The Flintstones, On the Good Ship Lollipop, Toyland, La Bamba, Star Wars (Main Theme), and Music Box Dancer. You can purchase this book at SheetMusicPlus.com.
PlayTime Piano More Popular contents include The Ballad of Gilligan’s Isle, Chim Chim Cher-ee, The Dog Kids Love to Bite, The Green Mosquito, I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head, Scooby Doo Main Title, A Spoonful of Sugar, Telstar, Tip-Toe Thru the Tulips with Me, You Light Up My Life, and You’re a Grand Old Flag. All arrangements are written for the Level 2 piano student, and include teacher accompaniment parts that make it all the more exciting for the student once they have sufficiently practiced their part. . You can purchase this book at SheetMusicPlus.com.
ShowTime Piano Favorites contains a collection of familiar melodies and folksongs. All arrangements are written for the Level 2 piano student. Contents include The Ash Grove, Bill Groggin’s Goat, Boom Boom (Ain’t it Great to be Crazy), The Centipede and the Frog, Five My Regards to Broadway, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, Irish Washerwoman, Lil Liza Jane, Michael Finnegan, Music Alone Shall Live, My Ma Gave Me a Nickel, Off to Bed Now, The Old Gray Mare, Old King Cole, Peter Peter, Shave and a Haircut, The Three Doughs. You can purchase this book at SheetMusicPlus.com.
ChordTime Piano Classics is best suited for the Level 3 student. Contents include arrangements of some of the great symphonic and operatic works. March Militaire, Trumpet Concerto Theme of Haydn, Surprise Symphony Theme, Trekpak from The Nutcracker, Largo from New World Symphony, Pizzicato Polka, Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus, Aria from Bach’s Peasant Cantata, The Little Man in the Woods from Hansel and Gretel, La Donna E Mobile from Rigoletto, Rage over the Lost Penny by Beethoven, Polovetzian Dance by Borodin, William Tell Overture, and Roses from the South. You can purchase this book at SheetMusicPlus.com.
Have Fun Practicing!