Valentine's Day Songs
If I Give to You My Heart
Valentine's Day songs for beginner piano students...
Two versions of this free printable song are available to download!
"If I Give to You My Heart" is a gentle, singable little tune.
Here is the song in the key of C with broken chord accompaniment. The left hand has lots of simple chord inversions, good practice for early intermediate pianists. See how many of these chords your student can identify:
Please scroll down the page for the download links.
Here is the VERY simple version for beginners:
If you want to add harmony to turn this into a duet, just use the I, IV, and V chords... in the beginner version, that would be the G, C, and D chords.
For help on how to add chords, go to my page Mary Had a Little Lamb, or Lead Sheets. Both pages discuss adding accompaniment to a melody by understanding what chords to use and how to use them. Have fun!
The links for the piano music:
Download free Valentine song for early intermediate students
Download If I Give to You My Heart for beginners
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is a childhood prayer, now a song to sing and play for your beginners.
Wexford Carol lyrics & sheet music, in time for Christmas! A very elegant arrangement in several keys, plus new easy arrangements for beginners!
Merry Merry Christmas singing round is fast & pretty, and you may have never heard it before! Super simple lyrics. Get the free sheet music here.
Canon sheet music for beginners. Maybe THE EASIEST CANON arrangement in the world, with broken chords! Seven different versions, & a duet arrangement.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas sheet music for early piano. The entire poem by Clement C. Moore is here, with a rhythmic melody that is easy to play & sing!
Songs Old & Songs New
All the first-year material I give my beginner students.
Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!
Queen Esther in the Bible
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
Just the Black Keys
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
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.
The Adventures of Tonsta
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
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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Hi, I'm Dana! (Say that like "Anna".) I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.
Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.
You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.