The Big Book of Songs

The Big Book of Songs

The Big Book of Songs is the easiest way to get started playing songs with both white and black keys.

Play songs with both hands, using the right hand to play the melody, and the left hand playing chords (chords are groups of three keys played with the left hand.)

No musical training or experience is required.

The Big Book of Songs contains songs which make use of the black and white keys, whereas Piano Is Easy has songs on the white keys only.

This follows accepted piano curriculum where beginning lessons always start with the white keys alone to avoid confusion.

The Big Book contains chord symbols (chords are groups of three keys played with the left hand) so you can play with both hands. You can leave out the chords until you are ready to try them.

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Sample Page from Big Book of Songs

In the above sample page, the letters are the “chords,” the groups of three keys that you play (it’s optional) with your left hand. The numbers are the melody, played with the right hand.

Play With Both Hands

Eventually, you’ll want to play with both hands and find the black keys once you’ve gotten used to songs that use only the white keys.

You’ll learn how to play more complex songs using both the black and white keys of the piano, like The Entertainer, 12th Street Rag, America, Happy Birthday, Pop Goes the Weasel, Abba Dabba Honeymoon, After You’ve Gone, My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean, Star Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle and many more great songs that your child should try at the piano.

It’s a great way for older children and adults to get started at beginner piano, too.

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BIG BOOK OF SONGS BOOK INCLUDES:

THE BIG BOOK OF SONGS BY NUMBER (ISBN # 0-9718936-1-6) Sturdily bound, durable, colorful 150 page pre-printed song book with 134 songs and removable numbered stickers, plus FREE 56 minute DVD from Teach Yourself Piano,  and FREE USA shipping.

The Big Book of Songs

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The BIG BOOK OF SONGS contains the following 134 songs:

Abba Dabba Honeymoon
Alouette
Alphabet Song
Amazing Grace
America
Angels We Have Heard on High
Annabel Lee
Annie Laurie
Anvil Chorus
Auld Lang Syne
Aura Lee
Away in a Manger
Ba Ba Black Sheep
Banks of the Ohio
Barbara Allen
Barcarolle
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Billy Boy
Birthday Song
Blow the Man Down
Blue Bells of Scotland
Bridal Chorus
Bringing in the Sheaves
Buffalo Gals
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
Clementine
Cockles and Mussels
Country Gardens
Deck the Halls
Down by the Riverside
Down in the Valley
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Drunken Sailor
The Entertainer
Fantasie Impromptu
Farmer in the Dell
First Noel
Flow Gently Sweet Afton
For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow
Frere Jacques
Funiculi Funicula
Fur Elise
Go In and Out the Window
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
God Save the Queen
Good King Wenceslas
Grandfather’s Clock
Green Grow the Lilacs
Hail to the Chief
Happy Farmer
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Hatikvah
Hava Nagilah
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
Hearts and Flowers
Home Sweet Home
Home on the Range
Hush Little Baby
I Gave My Love A Cherry
I Love You Truly
In the Gloaming
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
Joy to the World
Kumbayah
La Cucaracha
La Donna E Mobile
La Paloma
Largo by Dvorak
Lavender’s Blue
Listen to the Mocking Bird
Little Buttercup
Lo How A Rose E’er Blooming
Loch Lomond
Lonesome Valley
March Slav
Merry Widow Waltz
Michael Rowed the Boat Ashore
Mulberry Bush
My Bonnie
My Old Kentucky Home
My Wild Irish Rose
Nearer My God to Thee
O Christmas Tree
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Holy Night
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Oh Dear What Can the Matter Be
Oh Susanna
Oh Them Golden Slippers
Old Folks at Home
Old King Cole
Old MacDonald Had A Farm
Onward Christian Soldiers
Over the River and Through the Woods
Polly Wolly Doodle
Polovetzian Dance
Pomp and Circumstance
Pop Goes the Weasel
Red River Valley
Rock of Ages
Rockabye Baby
Row Your Boat
Sailing
Santa Lucia
Scarborough Fair
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain
Shortning BreadSilent Night
Star Spangled Banner
Streets of Laredo
Sweet Betsy from Pike
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Taps
Ten Little Indians
This Old Man
Three Blind Mice
Toora Loora Loora
Tramp Tramp Tramp the Boys Are Marching
Twelfth Street Rag
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Up on the Housetop
Vilia
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
When the Saints Go Marching In
Yankee Doodle
Yellow Rose of Texas

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