Teach Your Child to Play Piano is designed for parents as well as for families who are a part of the home school movement and wish to include piano in the curriculum. Preceding each student page is an instructional guide for the parent. With an accompanying CD that demonstrates how the music sounds, each lesson is explained in plain language that i... Click To Read More About This Product
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Teach Your Child to Play Piano is designed for parents as well as for families who are a part of the home school movement and wish to include piano in the curriculum. Preceding each student page is an instructional guide for the parent. With an accompanying CD that demonstrates how the music sounds, each lesson is explained in plain language that is easy to understand.
The Music Manuscript Book contains 64 blank, 12-stave manuscript sheets. Pages are 9" x 12" and printed on 100% recycled paper.
The Famous & Fun Deluxe Collections contain well-loved selections drawn from Famous & Fun: Pop, Classics, Favorites, Rock, Duets, and Pop Duets. These teacher-tested arrangements are student favorites, and can be used as a supplement to any method.
Complete Color-Coded Flash Cards includes all notes, symbols and terms needed for the first two years of study on any musical instrument. Cards are color-coded by category and are numbered on the back.
The Music Games CD-ROM is the perfect way for aspiring musicians ages 7 & up to learn music theory! Note names, rhythms, intervals, music terms and more are covered in an entertaining, interactive software environment. For Windows and Macintosh.
The two-sided fold-out keyboard chart that represents the entire keyboard of the piano with each piano key named and its corresponding note on the grand staff for five octaves. Side One may be placed on the piano above the keys and Side Two may be used away from the piano for additional review.
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Comments about Alfred's Teach Your Child To Play Piano Beginner's Kit:
This is a great teaching tool for parents with or without a music background. The flashcards are great! They cover details you need to memorize like notes, rests, dynamics, etc. The keyboard chart is two- sided. The Alfred's Basic Practice Keyboard is good for practicing away from the piano-just keys without anything written on it. The other side called Alfred's Basic Keyboard Chart has notes written on it which is great. But to me the notes should be written on chart so black keys are at the top & white keys at the bottom just like a real piano. For some reason they are written upside down in relation to the orientation of a piano?? I guess there is a reason for this but I haven't figured it out yet. The method book is wonderful! It teaches parents ways to introduce the material to your child so you learn the material together by default. The additional song book is nice for extra songs to learn. The music cd follows along with the method book which is great for hearing how the music is supposed to sound. However, the music games CD ROM is okay at best. There are only six games to play and they are all outdated. I had to configure my laptop to Windows 98 compatibility mode to use it and so far my MIDI does not work with it so my child can't play the piano with the games, he can only use the laptop mouse. They should have updated the games by now--it's 2017. However, my son is having fun with two out of six of them but I can see him getting bored pretty quickly. If you have not learned enough material, you cannot play the other games. There should be more games to play for each chapter or group of chapters to continue the fun. We have already learned a lot together with this piano method package. I use it to supplement my adult piano lessons program when I need extra help on new concepts (i.e. flashcards, method book). Overall, the set is good for all intents and purposes but it could definitely use a reboot for the future.
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