Mary Had a Little Lamb – easy letter notes for piano

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In this song we used chords (to play with the left hand). If you do not know how to play chords yet, you can try playing this melody with your right hand only, or learn how to play chords. We described it here: How to make chords?

About song and easy letter notes

Dive into the timeless melody of “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” a song that resonates across generations with its simplicity and charm. Composed in the early 19th century, this classic nursery rhyme tells the tale of a young girl, Mary, and her loyal lamb that follows her everywhere, even to school. The song, attributed to Sarah Josepha Hale and composed by Lowell Mason, has woven its way into the fabric of childhood and music education, making it a perfect choice for those embarking on their musical journey. Whether you’re a child or an adult, the universal appeal of “Mary Had a Little Lamb” coupled with its straightforward lyrics and melody makes it an ideal starting point for beginners.

The piano book for beginners, featuring easy letter notes for piano, transforms this beloved song into an accessible musical experience. By utilizing letter notation and keyboard stickers, learners of all ages can immediately begin to play “Mary Had a Little Lamb” without the prerequisite of reading traditional music notation. This approach demystifies the process of learning to play the piano, offering a joyful and rewarding experience from the very first note. The song’s simplicity, combined with its rich history and the emotional connection many have with it, provides a gentle introduction to piano practice for beginners. Engaging with this piece not only helps in developing musical skills but also in connecting with a piece of cultural heritage that has delighted countless individuals through the ages. Whether you’re looking for piano exercises for beginners or a piano songbook with letters, starting with “Mary Had a Little Lamb” offers a fulfilling entry point into the world of music.

Mary Had a Little Lamb letter notes screen with notes
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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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