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If you are teaching piano or guitar to children, what 5 songs would you be teaching ?

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I'd like to know at least the first 5 songs that children learn by their 4th grade in elementary school.
Links of the score and video would also be great.
either scores for piano or guitar is fine
 
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教科書メドレー低学年【全13曲15分】
Textbook Medley Lower Grade [13 songs 15 minutes in total]

教科書メドレー高学年【全10曲22分】
Textbook Medley upper grades [10 songs 22 minutes in total]

小学校音楽(Elementary school music) List

小学校音楽 (4年生) LIST
 
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When I teach guitar to English speakers (adults as well as children), the first song I always teach is Clementine because it only has two chords. (Getting them to make the chords changes back and forth in time to the music is always painful until they can finally speed it up.) Check to see if any of Hiroyuki's songs have only two chords. Or you can just teach them Clementine.



By the way, here is a great find. One of the required songs in Japanese schools is Kamehameha, about the former king of Hawaii. What makes this an amazing find is that all Japanese school children know this song, but the song is unknown in Hawaii.

 

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What about the classic, Hot Cross Buns? Or is that only for recorder?
 
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令和2年度版(2020年度版)小学校音楽教科書掲載曲
Reiwa 2nd year edition (2020th edition) Elementary school music textbook songs


The music that a fourth grader learns.
"Sing a rainbow"


"Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah ジッパ・ディー・ドゥー・ダー (Japanese) ‬ ‪Covered by akiurara"

"Minuet" - Classic

"Clarinet Polka" -Poland folk song

"Aura Lea"
 

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Hey guys thanks.
I kind of need the tabs for guitar on these songs. Having difficulty finding it. Can you guys help me out on this. Maybe I need a Japanese site to find them, but my Japanese is not all that good to do a search. Maybe some links would help.
By the way, if I may ask, are your lessons one hour long? And if one is teaching not for your primary income, what would be a reasonable fee and would you also offer an open chat ( google chat, skype ) during the week for the students can call in and ask questions on a follow-up lessons ?
 

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令和2年度版(2020年度版)小学校音楽教科書掲載曲
Reiwa 2nd year edition (2020th edition) Elementary school music textbook songs


The music that a fourth grader learns.
"Sing a rainbow"


"Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah ジッパ・ディー・ドゥー・ダー (Japanese) ‬ ‪Covered by akiurara"

"Minuet" - Classic

"Clarinet Polka" -Poland folk song

"Aura Lea"
Thanks for the link. Does give me a lot to work with now. Hopefully I can find the guitar tabs for them songs.
 

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When I teach guitar to English speakers (adults as well as children), the first song I always teach is Clementine because it only has two chords. (Getting them to make the chords changes back and forth in time to the music is always painful until they can finally speed it up.) Check to see if any of Hiroyuki's songs have only two chords. Or you can just teach them Clementine.



By the way, here is a great find. One of the required songs in Japanese schools is Kamehameha, about the former king of Hawaii. What makes this an amazing find is that all Japanese school children know this song, but the song is unknown in Hawaii.

Thanks Buntaro.
Do you offer open chat to help your students out during the week as a bonus to your program of lessons ?
 
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Hey guys thanks.
I kind of need the tabs for guitar on these songs. Having difficulty finding it. Can you guys help me out on this. Maybe I need a Japanese site to find them, but my Japanese is not all that good to do a search. Maybe some links would help.
By the way, if I may ask, are your lessons one hour long? And if one is teaching not for your primary income, what would be a reasonable fee and would you also offer an open chat ( google chat, skype ) during the week for the students can call in and ask questions on a follow-up lessons ?
Please refer to the prices for online guitar lessons.
Online guitar lessons

List of acoustic guitar classes in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Elementary school student's classical guitar practice record [Takatsuki City Guitar Class]

樋口亜沙子ギター教室 (大阪府高槻市沢良木町 Sawaragi-cho, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka)
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Do you offer open chat to help your students out during the week as a bonus to your program of lessons ?

Most recently I have been teaching at the university level. so doing as you suggest would not work for me.

If you offer open chat to help your students out during the week, that is very えらい (inspiring; commendable) of you. I think it is a great idea.

By the way, I have never taught music to Japanese people, I teach music to Americans (and only teach English to Japanese people).
 

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Please refer to the prices for online guitar lessons.
Online guitar lessons

List of acoustic guitar classes in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Elementary school student's classical guitar practice record [Takatsuki City Guitar Class]

樋口亜沙子ギター教室 (大阪府高槻市沢良木町 Sawaragi-cho, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka)
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Thank you so much. The info was great. I'm a long time customer with the Ube branch and the Yamaguchi store in the walk thru mall .
 

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Most recently I have been teaching at the university level. so doing as you suggest would not work for me.

If you offer open chat to help your students out during the week, that is very えらい (inspiring; commendable) of you. I think it is a great idea.

By the way, I have never taught music to Japanese people, I teach music to Americans (and only teach English to Japanese people).
As always, thank you much.
I'll send a PM about a few questions about guitar teaching to you soon.
The thing about open chat with video, from a beginners wanting to see if things are done well before a lesson, I hope that would be a good point for the parents to understand. It would be included in the fee, but I'm retired and have much free time in the evenings ( currently, that is ). I've done beginner lessons in the past and I learned that after the basics are being taught, then its the "songs" . That was the main reason I needed to find out children songs for kids, but I got the whole English songs for children by " We Sing ". all the American children songs are in these five little books with the scores.
Again, thank you.
 
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