Beginners' Tunes for piano, keyboard or glockenspiel

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Ten tunes for the complete beginner on the piano, keyboard or glockenspiel, arranged in ascending order of difficulty.

All the tunes are in C major (no sharps or flats) and use a progressively increasing range that starts with only three notes and finishes at an octave. The eight notes of the scale are colour-coded in the music in a way that corresponds to a common colour scheme on educational glockenspiels and keyboards. Alternatively, parents/teachers can stick coloured stickers onto piano or keyboard keys.

Chord symbols (C, F and G only) are provided for those learning to form chords with their left hand.

The pages are printed two tunes to a page, so you can either use it in A4 format or cut the pages in half to form 10 A5 landscape sheets (quite a useful format for music stands).

If there is enough demand for these tunes, I shall publish the next 10!

Score ID
Not applicable (e.g. worksheet)
5 minutes

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