Easy piano sheet music Swan Lake, FREE, for little ballerinas, or any child who loves the mysterious sound of the minor scale.
Here is an arrangement of a classical piece from the ballet repertoire of Tchaikovsky, sent to me by Tabitha S. Kierszka. She is a piano teacher, arranger and composer from the Netherlands, where Swan Lake is called "Het Zwanenmeer." This easy arrangement lays nicely in the hands of a beginner. The theme from Swan Lake is featured in the video below:
Download free beginner sheet music Swan Lake
Though this version of the ballet Swan Lake theme is so simple, the mind of a child can supply all the mystery of the orchestral background as their fingers move over the keys -- especially if you introduce them to it.
To turn this piece into a duet, try broken Am chords played quickly from left to right and held, followed by an F broken chord, and ending with a deep Am again. Another beautiful harmonization is the progression Am - Dm - Am - Dm - Am. When your student plays Swan Lake at home, the ear of the imagination will fill in the missing harmony. (At least I think it will -- I could always hear the missing orchestra in my head as a kid! How about you?)
Now here is my own easy piano sheet music for Swan Lake: unlike Tabitha, I didn't add any dynamic markings. But this arrangement differs by using just a touch of harmony:
I hope your students enjoy these two versions of Swan Lake!
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