Valentine's Day Songs
"Chocolate Romance" for Beginner and Elementary Piano Students
Valentine's Day songs are welcome once a year, and kids' Valentine poems are especially fun if they are silly and come with a singable tune.
On this page I've got two versions of a free Valentine song.
This song, Chocolate Romance, has two versions: an elementary version with some harmony, and a Middle C version for beginning pianists.
I have added chord symbols to the Middle C version, in case you want to arrange a duet!
Please scroll down the page for the download links.
The singer is saying,
"Choc'lates are great - see how many I ate! Hmmm... Truffles, he loves me, Orange, he loves me not..."
By the end of the song, multiple chocolates wrappers testify to the disappearance of all the candy... but the appearance of a stomach ache!
Here is the Middle C version for beginners:
Please scroll down the page for the download links.
To make an accompaniment for this song, try broken chords (C-E-G, G-B-D, etc.) or even "Oom-pah-pah" chords, which will match nicely with the three beats per measure.
On my pages Mary Had a Little Lamb and also Free Lead Sheets, I have lots of detailed examples of how to turn piano chord symbols into an accompaniment for a melody.
I show you how to start with a triad or even a 2-note chord shape, and gradually make your left hand fancier and fancier.
No pianist should be without this skill!
Enjoy this easy little song for February 14th, about enduring love... for CHOCOLATE.
The links to the piano music:
Download "Chocolate Romance" for Elementary piano
Download "Chocolate Romance" for beginners in Middle C position
Interested in songs from the Bible for your students or church? Check out my other website, SingTheBibleStory.com!
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God is So Good lyrics and sheet music, now with two new versions. This simple and sweet hymn is perfect for beginning musicians.
The Ants Go Marching lyrics & sheet music for beginning piano. This lead sheet is EASY to read, with a single melody line and chord symbols. Very fun!
Chopsticks music is easy to play by rote - incorrectly! Sharpen up your students' abilities with duet & solo sheets showing chords & accurate melodies.
Storybook Love - Mark Knopfler's "The Princess Bride" movie soundtrack music is one of the prettiest movie themes ever. Now in the key of Am/C as well as Bm/D!
What Do You Do with a GRUMPY (or Drunken) Sailor, now with an EASY lead sheet! Free printable piano music that may be your student's favorite for a long time!
The Raggle-Taggle Gypsies is an exciting song for your singers! Your piano players will like it too. It is an old song, with a catchy melody easy to learn.
Easy piano sheet music FREE, The Snake Charmer, now with an easier-to-read arrangement just for young, socially distant students! Mysterious-sounding & FUN.
A journal of adapting day by day to social distance as a music teacher - how to easily teach piano, voice, guitar by phone or laptop?
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 attempted genocide of the Jews in ancient Persia, and the brave young queen who risked her life to change the king's mind and save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theatre production, or a class of Sunday School 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.