John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course: First Pop Hits

Books | Piano

Publisher: Willis Music
Author: John Thompson
Format: Sheet Music | Songbook

First Pop Hits is a collection of popular songs in simplified arrangements designed for Pianists working through parts two to four of the renowned John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course.

This repertoire book has been specially created to be complementary with the original and best selling Easiest Piano Course. The songs are ordered so that they progress in difficulty, so that songs at the beginning, like Fight For This Love and Let It Be, are best suited to beginning Piano players just getting started with the course. As the book progresses, songs like The Sound Of Silence and Let It Go are introduced, reinforcing more advanced musical techniques through well-known songs. To see the full list of songs included in First Pop Hits scroll down.

With 15 contemporary pieces, this songbook is ideal for students who will be able to put what they've learned into practice with songs that are enjoyable, fun and familiar. This will help to develop musicality since the student will know how the song is supposed to be played.

Helpfully, dynamics and phrasing are not included with some of the earlier pieces, since these concepts are not introduced until part three of the course. Outline fingering is included, with the hand assumed to stay in a five-finger position until a new position is indicated. The pieces can also be used as sight-reading practice for more advanced students, making these pieces truly versatile and useful.

Whether you or your student is working through John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course, First Pop Hits is the perfect songbook to transform the newly-learned skills and techniques into the beginnings of a crowd-pleasing repertoire.

ISBN: 9781783056521
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 11 November 2014
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Catalogue No: WMR101486

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        Scores 8.3 out of 10 based on 3 reviews
        7 out of 10


        Dover GB
        Still exploring and experimenting, but good variation of music!
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        Confirmed purchase: 09 December 2015
        Published on: 11 January 2016
        9 out of 10


        A very good clear print selection, which makes the music easier to read, I would recommend all of this series to any age of beginner, especially if they have difficulty reading the standard size music books
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        Confirmed purchase: 02 December 2014
        Published on: 03 February 2015