TEMPO TIME HARP ADVENTURES celebrates playful learning for young harp students. The all-in-one workbook carefully covers basic music concepts including rhythm, music alphabet and finger numbers through clever activities, fun pencil work and delightful music. The material is gently paced so students feel confident every step of the way.
The color-coded pre-staff notation helps children connect successfully with the geography of the harp. Learning to play with right and left hand finger 2 provides equal development of large motor coordination.
The book includes 16 songs to play, all with teacher duets. Many of the songs will be familiar, like "Yankee Doodle", "Star Light Star Bright" and "Oh Susanna", while supplementary concept pieces focus on pattern recognition and reading development. The colorful illustrations, fun lyrics and creative elements are sure to capture the imagination your young harp students.
Tempo Time Harp Adventures covers the following basic concepts:
- right hand and left hand
- finger numbers; playing with finger 2
- music alphabet
- harp string names with color-coded Cs and Fs
- quarter note, half note, dotted half note and whole note
- bar line, double bar line and repeat sign
- time signatures (3/4 and 4/4)
- stepping and skipping patterns
Content: 48 pages (landscape format; color)
Instrument: suitable for a 25+ string harp tuned to C Major
Level: Beginner (ages 6-9)