PreTime Piano Music from China is a colorful selection of folk songs and original Chinese works arranged at just the right level for the beginning pianist. Primer students meet LeLe the musical panda who playfully guides them through writing activities and discovery questions. Teacher duets provide support with harmonic richness and steady rhythms. Unique at each level of the series, a picture tour of China offers a visual sampling of history and culture. In addition, a duet improvisation and guided composition exercise draw students creatively into the Chinese sound.
Songs include: The Bride’s Farewell • Come Here Quickly • March Song (Gong Mode) • March Song (Yu Mode) • Ping-Pong Song • Shepherd’s Song • The Young Pioneer Has Departed.