27 Musical Treasures for the Early Intermediate Level
- Recital repertoire
- Playing for friends and family by memory
- Discovering musical expression
- Building confidence
- Training aural skills
- Having fun
How have countless people with no musical training effortlessly learned popular pieces like “Heart and Soul” and “Chopsticks?” Through the “rote-method”~ imitation of sound and motion, one is able to play beautifully captivating “Little Gems” during the first months of piano studies. Learning music is intuitive and natural when we open our ears and replicate what we see and hear. Each rewarding piece in this album can be learned through a teacher’s demonstration, online instructional videos, or traditional note-reading skills.
These unique musical gems gradually cover the range of an octave. They spark wonder and motivate students of all ages. Students love moving freely across the keys, exploring new sounds, playing repeated patterns, using the pedal, and quickly learning impressive music.