Parents and teachers know how trying a child's early piano practice sessions can be. But those first exercises don't have to be tedious and boring. The 21 traditional cowboy songs in this book, perennial favorites with adults, are just as sure to appeal to children. As eager young pianists play them over and over for their catchy melodies, their playing skills will improve effortlessly. They'll practice not because they have to, but because they want to.
Veteran music educator Dolly Moon has selected these 21 lively songs — unavailable together in any other beginner's piano book — and arranged them for easy playing by little hands. They include Goodbye, Ol' Paint; My Home's in Montana; Ev'ry Night When the Sun Goes In; The Lone Prairie; Home on the Range; Shenandoah; Red River Valley; The Rainbow Cradle; My Darling Clementine (four hands); Nebraska Boys; She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain; The Cowboy; Sweet Betsy from Pike; Here, Rattler, Here (four Hands); The Boll Weevil; The Streets of Laredo; On Top of Old Smoky; Down in the Valley; Strawberry Roan; I'm Going to Leave Old Texas; and Nellie Bly (four hands).
This is a volume that children will turn to again and again to entertain their parents and friends.
Table of Contents"Goodbye, Ol' Paint"
Ev'ry Night When the Sun Goes In
I'm Going to Leave Old Texas
Red River Valley
My Darling Clementine (four hands)
Down in the Valley
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
Sweet Betsy From Pike
The Boll Weevil
On Top of Old Smoky
My Home's in Montana
Nelly Bly (four hands)
The Lone Prairie
Home on the Range
"Here, Rattler, Here (four hands)"
The Rainbow Cradle
The Streets of Laredo