New African Rote and Reading Piece!

Romp and Raid - intense, suspense but easy rote and reading piano recital piece for elementary piano students | #teaching #piano #recital #music #rote #teaching #easy #piece

You’ve been asking for more rote and reading pieces like African Safari and Savannah Stalk, so I’m so excited to tell you that there is now a third “rote and reading piece” available!

Here’s the story…

African hyenas are romping around on the African tundra. They saunter around as if they have no cares in the world.

But wait! Listen! The ears of the hyenas stand tall as they feel the slight vibration in the ground.

And they’re off! The hyenas immediately shift into hunting mode as they move in formation toward their prey. The beat of their paws in rhythm with each other strikes terror into any nearby animals. They surround the area…

Then, what happens?

That’s up to you and your students! What does the music suggest? I’d love to hear how your students think the Romp and Raid story ends!

Romp and Raid – The New Rote and Reading Piece

Romp and Raid is playful but intense sounding! You can easily teach Romp and Raid by rote, by reading, or by a combination of both! Easy patterns up and down the piano give the student a sense of accomplishment and a big sound. When you teach this rote and reading piece, students get the opportunity to experience:

  • Chromaticism (you don’t have to explain it…just let them experience moving from black key to white key)
  • Triple meter
  • Accents and intense sounds
  • Moving up and down the piano

Experiencing music is the foundation to learning to read music. Just as kids learn to speak before they read, kids learn best when being encouraged to play music before they read music! When combined, teaching music by sight and sound is a much more well balanced way for students to experience music.

But even if you don’t like rote teaching, I think your students will love the adventure of the piece even by reading it!

Romp and Raid - Piano Rote and Reading Piece

$9.99  Studio Use License (Reproducible to use with your students)[wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=171]

Bundle the African Adventure and Save!

The African Adventure Rote and Reading seriesGet all three pieces from the African Adventure Reading and Rote series and save money! This bundle includes Romp and Raid, African Safari, and Savanna Stalk! All three covers are included as well as the new African Adventure cover!

$27.97  $24.97 Studio Use License

$29.97 $27.97Add to cart

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Details of Romp and Run

  • Level: Elementary
  • Pages: 5 pages, 3 pages of music, cover included!
  • Style: Playful and intense
  • Series: Rote and Reading
  • Format: PDF instant download

Here are teachers say about this rote and reading piece:

Be the first to review Romp and Raid! Leave a comment in the comment section or leave a link to the video of your student playing it!

What is a studio license of Romp and Raid?

Studio License – When you purchase the digital studio license, you will receive a PDF and are permitted to print the intense Romp and Raid for use with students you directly teach for as long as you are teaching! This cannot be shared with or transferred other teachers, even within the same studio. See terms and conditions for full information.

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By | 2017-02-24T23:55:55+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Good Deals, Music for Teaching, New Music, Piano Teaching, Rote Teaching|4 Comments

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  1. nancy Repass February 21, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    Thank you Wendy for bringing a smile to one of my student’s face that I haven’t seen in awhile He is so excited to play African Safari and Savannah Stalk in our recital – maybe Romp and Run too!! Thank you so much!!!

  2. Wendy Stevens February 21, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    Hi Nancy,

    Thanks so much for commenting! I’m glad you and your student like it. And I’m super glad that it brought a smile to his face and that he’s excited. I love to hear that!

  3. Tatiana Lukyanova September 21, 2017 at 3:14 pm

    Hi Wendy! I would like to purchase a single piece but do not see the way how I could do it! (Seems the link isn’t working or there is some error) Thanks for your help!

  4. Wendy Stevens September 22, 2017 at 6:35 am

    Thank you so much for your interest in the African Safari piece! It looks like you were on an old blog post instead of the product page, so I’m happy to direct you there so you can purchase it. Here you go:

    Thanks again for your interest! Let me know if you have any other questions! I’m happy to help!

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