TEACHING Piano Adventures®

Table of Contents

Song TitleLesson Book Page
HOW TO USE THIS PRIMER LESSON GUIDE—Visual Overview
PHILOSOPHY—The Piano Adventures® Teacher
PRE-READING—Leading to Reading
Sitting at the Piano3
Rounded Hand Shape4
Finger Numbers4
The Pecking Rooster/Hen5
Two Black Ants6
Two Blackbirds7
Into the Cave8
Three Little Kittens9
RHYTHM—Pulse is What Counts
The Quarter Note10
The Old Clock11
The Walking Song12
Two Questions13
The Half Note14
The I Like Song15
I Hear the Echo16
The Whole Note17
Old MacDonald Had a Song18-19
CREATIVITY—The Teacher Creates/The Student Creates
The Music Alphabet20
Balloons21
Merrily We Roll Along22
The Escalator23
C-D-E-F-G March24
Men From Mars25
Ode to Joy26
Partners at Sea27
Hey! Mr. Half Note Dot!28
Alouette29
TECHNIQUE—Notions About Motions
The Grand Staff30
The Bass Clef and Treble Clef31
Middle C March32
A Ten-Second Song33
Honking Cars34
Best Friends35
Gorilla in the Tree36
My Invention37
STEPS AND SKIPS—Note Names & Interval Contour
March on D-E-F38
Mister Bluebird39
The Dance Band40
Frogs on Logs41
Let's Play Ball42
Petite Minuet43
Rodeo44
Russian Sailor Dance45
Come See the Parade46-47
Hey, Hey, Look at Me!48
Allegro49
Elephant Ride50
Yankee Doodle51
C Song52
C Scale Warm-up53
Copy Cat54
Grandmother55
Lemonade Stand56-57
All My Friends58
Bells of Great Britain59
Our Team60
Once There Was a Princess61
The Bugle Boys62-63
BOOK CORRELATION—Cross-Reference Chart
INDEX OF THEMES—Music for Parties, Recitals and Special Events

Welcome

The enthusiastic response to Video-of-the Week inspired us to combine text and video for this brand new guide to teaching Piano Adventures®, the Primer Level. We hope it will inspire fresh teaching with your own personal, creative style.

Browse, study, enjoy. Then share your thoughts on the Forum in the Piano Club."

—Nancy and Randall Faber
with Marienne Uszler

  1. HOW TO USE THIS PRIMER LESSON GUIDE
    Visual Overview

Articles

  1. PHILOSOPHY
    The Piano Adventures® Teacher
  2. PRE-READING
    Leading to Reading
  3. RHYTHM
    Pulse is What Counts
  4. CREATIVITY
    The Teacher Creates/The Student Creates
  5. TECHNIQUE
    Notions About Motions
  6. STEPS AND SKIPS
    Note Names & Interval Contour

References

  1. BOOK CORRELATION
    Cross-Reference Chart
  2. INDEX OF THEMES
    Music for Parties, Recitals and Special Events