Keyboard Basic Instruction

This page lists and provides links to the units making up our Keyboard Basic Instruction series which is based primarily on Key Map Notation. The materials are suitable both for children and adults, though the included pieces are mainly children's and folk songs.  A link to each unit is found at the end of this page.

For information on how key maps work,
click on this link: How to Read Key Maps

For information on our four learning series,
click on this link: Keyboard Learning Series.

You will find binder covers and section dividers for your printed units
 here: Binder Organizer


SK-00 - Keyboard Basic Instruction - Contents Page

Introductory Materials
SK-01 - Original Key Symbols - 1968
SK-08 - Key Diagram and Keyboard Layouts Compared
SK-10 - Introduction to the Singing Keyboard Series

Core Units - The collections of pieces are highlighted.
SK-12 - Octave Group Locator Labels
SK-14b - Songs for Children - Beginnings
SK-15b - Prep Exercises for SK Diagrams
SK-15 - Prep Exercises for SK Diagrams
SK-16 - My First Song Collection - Part-1
SK-18b - Classic Christmas Carols
PK-50 - Basic Keyboard Skills - Focus on Pitch
PK-53 - Basic Keyboard Skills - Focus on Fingering
PK-54 - My First Song Collection - Part-2
PK-55 - Basic Keyboard Skills - Focus: 5-Finger Skills
PK-56b - My First Song Collection - Part-2 
PK-57 - Basic Keyboard Skills - Focus on Rhythm
PK-70 - My First Song Collection - Part-3
PK-80 - My First Song Collection - Part-4
PK-85 - If You're Happy and You Know It - Variations
PK-90 - Great Symphonic Themes

Supplementary Instruction
PK-SI - Focus on the Black Keys - Vision and Touch
PK-SI - How a Key Map Shows Which Keys to Play
PK-SI - Introduction to Reading Key Maps - With Flash Cards

Within each of the of the above groups, the instructional  units are listed in the order in which they are intended to be studied. The collections can be played in the same time frame as the instructional units. Units having numbers with a "b" suffix
 are notated primarily with black keys.

These materials can be supplemented with units from the following pages:


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