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Easy Valentine Piano Music

Valentine Music_Revised

This post has links to all of the Valentine music currently on my website.

Remember last year when I posted these links?  Well, as some of you know, I’ve been trying to revise all my pre-reading and primer level music to vertical (portrait) orientation, rather than horizontal (landscape). The reason I put this level in landscape in the first place is that there is more room for big notes. But it is so hard to use in a 3-ring binder! I’m determined to eventually remake all of my landscape scores!

Question of the day: Do you like the borders I draw? Do you think they add something, or do they make it harder to print. I’m just curious what other teachers think.

Valentines Day PR  – pre-reading with finger numbers only, on the black keys.

Roses are Red – pre-reading with finger numbers only, on the black keys.

Chocolate Valentines Pre-reading version is played on the white keys using all the fingers.

Chocolate Valentines On the Staff  came about because one of my students saw the pre-reading version and asked me to make one for her on the staff. We made it longer by playing it several times, each time in a different octave.

Here are the rest of the Valentine’s Day folk songs from my website that that I have arranged in various levels.

Love Somebody, Yes I Do – Late Elementary (with 8th notes)

Love Somebody, Yes I Do – Primer Level (5-finger position on the staff)

Love Somebody, Yes I Do – Pre-reading

There’s a Little Wheel A-Turning in My Heart –  Early Intermediate (lots of hands together and some finger substitutions)

Below is the graphic I made last year. All the music on the left is now in portrait orientation!

8 Valentine Pieces

8 Valentine Pieces

 

 

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Some Easy Valentine Music

Valentine Music

Every year, right before Valentine’s Day, I try to remember to print out some quick sheet music for fun and sight reading. As many of you have told me, I’ve posted so much over the years that sometimes it is hard to find it all. Today’s post has links to most of the sheet music about Valentine’s Day that I’ve posted over the years. Of course I’ve concentrated on the younger students, so none of the sheets are longer than one page. There are two folk songs that are harder, an early level two, and one that is late level two. All of these have been posted before except for a brand new sheet for the first day of lessons, Valentine’s Day.

The first 2 songs are on the black keys and are so easy even preschool children can play them at the first lesson. They love to go home with a holiday song they can play right away.

 

Valentine Music_Revised

Valentines Day PR is the new printable I have never posted. If you are starting a new student, print this and Roses are Red now! They are perfect for the first day of lessons and students go home so excited to be playing a Valentine’s song.

Chocolate Valentines Pre-reading version is for beginners or young children who don’t read on the staff yet. It is played on the white keys.

Chocolate Valentines On the Staff came about because one of my students saw the pre-reading version and begged me to make one for her on the staff.

This next  song set is the traditional Valentine’s folk song, Love Somebody, Yes I do, arranged in 3 levels.

Love Somebody – This version is pre-reading on the white keys.

Love Somebody – Beginners who read notes on the staff can play this one.

Love Somebody – This is a level two version. It has eighth notes and some hands together. It is only one page, so there is time to learn it by Valentine’s. Day.

There’s a Little Wheel A-Turning in My Heart is my favorite Valentine’s folk song. This version is for level 2B. Although it only has one page, it does have a dotted quarter notes and some coordination of the hands.  The left hand starts with eighth notes for the turning wheel sound.

If you have a lot of students and want to save on printing costs, put these sheets in page protectors and loan them to students! After the holiday is over, students give them back to you for future use. Keep them in your binder so you can get to them easily when you want to use holiday music, with dividers for each holiday. You can use worksheets the same way, and students can even use dry eraser markers on the sheet protectors.

In the next week or so I’ll post links to all the Valentine games I’ve posted. In the meantime, if you go over to the right side of my home page and type Valentine’s Day or Valentines in the search engine, all my Valentine posts over the past few years will pop up, including games, worksheets, and music. 

I would like to send a special thank you to those of you who so generously help with the expenses of this site. If it were not for you, this would not be possible!

 

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Chocolate Valentines and other Valentine Piano Music

Chocolate Valentines pre-reading

Here is a little Valentine’s piece for your beginning students who have learned how to use all 5 fingers. It’s very easy because there are no skipping notes. It is good for sight-reading because the second line is a little harder for them.

I have several students who are beginning readers and I wanted to re-use my graphic, so I made an on-the staff version.

 Chocolate Valentines on-the-staff

If you are looking for more Valentine’s Day material, a few years ago I posted several arrangements of folk songs we sang when I taught school, as well as some Valentine themed activities. The links are below:

Love Somebody Pre-reading

Love Somebody Primer (on-the-staff)

Love Somebody Level 2 (8th notes and some hands together)

There’s a Little Wheel a-Turning in my Heart (late elementary)

Write a Valentine’s Song (a composing activity)

Valentine Notes (a worksheet to write notes on a grand staff)

Valentine Note  worksheet  (draw lines to connect notes to the staff)

Rhythm Heart Beats (for dictation)

More Rhythm Heart Beats

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Enjoy!

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