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We Wish You a Merry Christmas – Cups

2017-11-14T13:39:17-06:00

Here's a fabulously fun piano arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas that includes an easy cup tapping routine for your audience! Perfect as the ending of a holiday or Christmas piano recital.

Rhythm Cup Explorations 2

2017-11-14T13:53:16-06:00

Rhythm Cup Explorations - Book 2 If you thought Rhythm Cup Explorations Book 1 was fun, you are going to love this second cup tapping book. Students are crazy about cup tapping these days and this book will ignite their passion for practicing rhythms! If you don't know why kids are crazy about cup tapping, watch these videos: Anna Kendrick Cup Tapping Song and The Kids in the Gym Gaelic Version. Here are just a few things that will happen in your studio with this book: Your kids are going to go crazy for rhythm practice! Their rhythm skills will improve. New neural pathways for rhythm will form in their brain, helping them in all rhythmic areas They will tell their friends (it's perfect for a "bring a friend" lesson) They will love you and think you are the most amazing, "with-it" teacher ever Details: Level: Elementary - Advanced (there is something for all levels here) Pages: 32 reproducible pages (yes, that's double the first book!) Extras: 5 pages for all 5 levels (there were only 3 pages for 4 levels in book 1), Extra challenge page for dotted quarters Rhythm Concepts Covered: Basic triple time (easy), dotted quarters, compound time (with a touch of hemiola), eighth note syncopation, sixteenth note syncopation Format: PDF instant download - After you click the link, it will go to your downloads folder! Purchase Here: North American Edition (quarter, eighth, sixteenth)  $13.99 and reproducible International Edition (crotchet, quaver, semiquaver)  $13.99  and reproducible North American Edition (quarter, eighth, sixteenth)  $13.99 and reproducible International Edition (crotchet, quaver, semiquaver) $13.99  and reproducible Bundle (Book 1, Book 2, plus Book 1 accompaniment beats) $30.97  $27.97 Bundle [...]

Mob Bop

2017-11-14T13:55:42-06:00

Mob Bop - Get your audience involved! Do you remember how much fun it is to attend a sporting event where the audience suddenly stomps their feet twice and then claps? (Think "We will, we will, rock you!") Well, how about the same kind of excitement at a piano recital? This elementary piece can be performed in any of these outrageously fun ways: As a solo As a solo plus MP3 clapping accompaniment As a solo with some or all of your students tapping and clapping As a solo with the audience tapping and clapping As a monster concert! Details: Level: Elementary Pages: 7 pages, 4 pages of music, 1 page of tips, cover included! Extras: 4 mp3 tracks: 1 performance sample, 3 clapping tracks at 3 different speeds for practice Style: Daring, Exciting Format: PDF instant download plus mp3 tapping/clapping accompaniments! Buying options: Studio use license: $9.99 Use for any number of students under your direct instruction. (Includes music, instructions, cover AND 3 mp3s) Best Value! It's like getting an unlimited supply of your favorite music! You only have to buy it once and you can use it for any student under your direct instruction. Single use license: $4.99 Use for only 1 student. (Includes music, instructions, cover AND 3 mp3s at different tempos) We've made it easier for the teachers shopping on our site by making "studio use" the default. That's fewer clicks for a faster checkout! We hope it's helpful! Click picture to see samples. It's so catchy! I'm going to use it for my hard-to-engage kids! This is brilliant! FUN! Sounds like a great recital finale with several pianos and keyboard going and the audience clapping! This [...]

Holiday Rhythm Cup Explorations

2017-11-14T13:57:04-06:00

Holiday Rhythm Cup Explorations The holiday edition of Rhythm Cup Explorations will be the highlight of this year's group party, partner lessons, or music class! Another supplement to the fun, reproducible rhythm curriculum (Rhythm Menagerie and Rhythm Manipulations, and Rhythm Cup Explorations), Rhythm Cup Exploration Holiday Edition takes advantage of “the cup craze” to re-enforce rhythms you've been teaching all year! And the holiday edition adds new elements like music to play while students tap, reaching and cup tapping each other's cups, tossing cups, and more! But don't take my word for it, look at the faces of the students in this video! Details: 3 levels of rhythms that accompany the songs in a musical way Both secular and sacred selections so you can choose what works best for your studio (2 non-religious and 1 religious) Specifically: Deck the Hall, Joy to the World, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas Tips for making your cup tapping holiday class a smashing success (no pun intended...the kiddos seem to think it's really fun to smash the cups at the end, even though that's not indicated in the music!) Buying options: Reproducible license: $12.99 Use for any number of students under your direct instruction. Best Value! It's like getting an unlimited supply of your favorite book! You only have to buy it once and you can use it for any student under your direct instruction. Click picture to see samples. My students love the cup exercises - even the ones that I thought might not! Most popular products: Most popular music: [...]

Rhythm Menagerie, Manipulations, and Cup Explorations

2017-11-14T14:05:02-06:00

While these items are not music, they will help your students to play ALL music more rhythmically accurate. In addition, these very popular reproducible books are one of the hottest selling items in the ComposeCreate portfolio and will produce long lasting benefits in each of your students. Rhythm Menagerie Rhythm Menagerie is an exciting, reproducible PDF resource that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts. Rhythm Menagerie is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises! Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. This reproducible curriculum is designed to take away distractions like note reading so that students can focus on learning new rhythms. The 92 page PDF resource is designed to be a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any method. Watch this video and visit the Rhythm Menagerie Page to see samples and read more about it. Rhythm Manipulations Rhythm Manipulations is the second book in the Reproducible Rhythm Explorations series and picks up right where Rhythm Menagerie left off. Rhythm Manipulations is designed to appeal to more mature students such as pre-teens and teens as it explores more advanced rhythmic concepts. Each unit showcases original contemporary art which visually represents the rhythmic concept in the unit. The older student will enjoy investigating how the visual and aural rhythms intersect. Most especially, they will enjoy the rhythmic activities that are appropriate to their age and interests. Watch this short video about Rhythm Manipulations and visit the Rhythm Manipulations Page for samples and more information. Rhythm Cup Explorations Rhythm Cup Explorations [...]