(2nd Grade Book)John Thompson - Willis Music Company
This level gives the student experience playing at the intermediate level. Technical challenges such as tucking the thumb under and crossing fingers over is dealt with directly. New concepts such as the chromatic scale, ledger lines, pedalling, major and minor scales, arpeggios, primary chords and dominant sevenths are presented. Composer biographies and commentary on classical music and music history are provided for many pieces, as are preparatory exercises and etudes. Fingerings are provided liberally. A glossary of musical terms is included at the end.
Full Song List
- BECAUSE IT'S CHRISTMAS (FOR ALL THE CHILDREN)
- THE CHIPMUNK SONG
- CHRISTMAS IS
- DANCE OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
- FROSTY THE SNOW MAN
- I HEARD THE BELLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
- I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS
- JINGLE, JINGLE, JINGLE
- LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW!
- MY FAVORITE THINGS