This Easy Halloween Piano Music entitled Pumpkins C and G is written for Beginner Elementary Level piano students in their first year of study preferably in school grades 1 or 2. This is the most basic entry level Halloween or Fall Harvest sheet music available on this site.
The student will learn this piece quickly because it stays in the C position for both hands for the entire piece. Please view the C major Hand Position in the graphic below.
The only different note which is added to the C Major Hand Position for the Pumpkins C and G piece is an E flat. Please view the E Flat on the keyboard below. It is the black key located upward and to the left of the white E key. (note: D# and Eb are the same note spelled 2 different ways)
Fall Harvest Easy Piano Music
Click on the blue link in the above paragraph entitle Easy Halloween Piano Music to print out the music for yourself.
Since this sheet music is the original arrangement it is definitely not for beginner piano students. It is an intermediate to advanced level piece for pianists with that level of skill.
The Entertainer Free Piano Music by Scott Joplin
The Entertainer Free Piano Music by Scott Joplin was called a two step because that was a popular dance form around the time of 1911. After it fell out of popularity in the early 20th century it was again revived when it became the theme song to the very popular movie The Sting which starred Robert Redford and Paul Newman. After that The Entertainer even enjoyed a week at the top of the Easy Listening Charts.
The Entertainer Piano Music Analysis
The Entertainer is written in the key of C Major for the most part. However, music analysis of this piece would note be complete without mentioning that there are 4 sections to the piece and the third section, or section C, modulates to the Key of F Major to include B flat. There is a transition in the last part of the third section where the piece returns to the key of C Major and ends in that key throughout the end of the piece.
The overall form of the piece is A B A C D. Having performed this piece many times, it is highly recommended that you learn it one section at a time. Since the A section is repeated this will help you grasp a large part of the composition once you have learned only section A.
Classic Rag Music Elements
What makes a piece of music a rag? In the perfect form the classic rag music elements are:
1. The time signature is set in 2/4 time
2. There is a 4 measure introduction
3. Two themes, each 16 measures in length, make up the bulk of the piece
4. It concludes with another pair of 16 measure themes called the trio. This section modulates to the subdominant key and then returns to the original key before the final measure.
Few rags follow the outline above strictly and there are many variations. Sometimes the introduction is shortened or lengthened and sometimes there are transitional measures between the two themes.
Whatever form the classic American rag takes you can count on high energy and lively audience response. Enjoy!
Old Lang Syne easy piano sheet is an arrangement in the key of F major Therefore, it has only one flat in the key signature which is a B flat. The appropriate piano student level of this piece is a Grade I – II.
Old Lang Syne Easy Piano Music New Years Eve
This piece is really a Grade II level and should be learned by a student with at least one years piano training or experience. The B flat in the right hand melody moves the hand out of its original position several times within the piece.
Piano Practice Tips
The most important of the piano practice tips to know as you begin to learn this piece is that the right hand will be reaching in and out of the f major position throughout the song.
Before you begin place your right hand thumb on middle C and your 2nd or index finger of the same hand on F. Then in measure 3 place the right hand thumb on F, the 2nd finger on A, 4th finger on C and 5th finger on D. By spreading your hand out like this on each of the passages that just like this one you will make it easier to navigate.
Hot Tip for Left Hand! Once you realize that the left hand note in each measure is the same note as the chord symbol directly above the melody line you will breeze through the left hand with no problems
Used to celebrate New Years around the world, this old Scottish drinking song was written by the national poet Robert Burns.
The English translation of the title Auld Lang Syne translates into several different meanings, the most popular being long, long ago; days gone by; old times. Therefore a more loose translation would be for the sake of old times.
One more fact that is probably less known is that this song is played or sung as well at funerals, graduations or at events marking a farewell or ending to something notable.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind ?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and auld lang syne* ?
For auld lang syne, my jo (or my dear),
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
And surely ye’ll be your pint-stop !
surely I’ll be mine !
And we’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
Access Coldplay artists, pictures and videos here. This group originated in London in 1997. The star players are Chris Martin, vocalist and pianist, lead guitarist Jonny Buckland, Will Champion as drummer and Guy Berryman as bassist.
Some of their most popular singles have been Yellow, Clocks and Viva la Vida.
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