Free Beginner Piano Sheet Music
Free beginner piano sheet music "Bohemian Lullaby" is a pretty minor piece for students just beyond Primer level.
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Tabitha S. Kierszka in the Netherlands arranged this piece, and has this to say about it:
"This piece is very simple but has scope for musical and expressive playing. The left hand has to move only in the last line."
This song is trickier than its few notes might lead you to suppose.
First, it is all skips. Not just 3rds, but 4ths as well.
Those are going to be harder for your beginners just at first. A well-placed finger number on the "A" will help very much.
One of the things I particularly like about this arrangement is that the hands "take turns" playing until the ends of the last two lines.
Can your students spot the chords hiding in this music?
First, a D minor chord inversion begins the song. Later on, the left hand executes the shape of an F chord (though I would probably call it a "hidden" chord, as D minor is still the effect that the combined RH and LH notes make).
This encourages a student to make great strides the very first lesson spent with it, and then there is really only one challenge remaining -- the LH move and chords to do hands together. (The sharped note in the left hand can seem scary enough all by itself!)
Picking up and moving the left hand, and conquering the last 2 chords in this free kids sheet music are the most difficult challenges beginners face in "Bohemian Lullaby."
When a piece is as short as this, I almost always have students play it twice through (in performances), perhaps taking it an octave higher the second time.
At a recital in particular, it gives the audience a chance to relax into the song. I might also save the left hand chords, with their air of finality, for the last time through.
Thank you, Tabitha, for arranging and making available this piece for beginning piano players!
The link to download the kids' sheet music for piano:
Download free beginner piano sheet music "Bohemian Lullaby"
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A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
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This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
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And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
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for little boys or girls.
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With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
Available at Amazon
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