I Love Coffee, I Love Tea, beginner piano duet is a wonderful way to introduce beginner students to the piano! Perfect for rote piano teaching, this method lays the foundation for many musical and technical skills and is designed for beginner pianists who want to play the piano immediately.
Originally from Piano Partners, Book 1 beginning method books, this version of “I Love Coffee, I Love Tea” contains the original duet music for all six variations, separate primo/secondo parts, and a stand-alone secondo page for an easier time during performances at two pianos. It also includes a “musical definitions” page, which will help new pianists to better learn the music markings, such as dynamics and articulation. In the Resources tab, we have added many tutorials to help you learn this rote piano piece. Even if you’ve never played before, you can learn this fun duet!
Watch Carolyn Shaak and her student play “I Love Coffee, I Love Tea”. Carolyn has been teaching this unique beginning piano method since she and her husband Bernard Shaak created it 50 years ago.
Piano Tutorials – Melody 1-6 and Bass Part
In these tutorials, Jamie Shaak demonstrates the unique Shaak method with keyboard techniques, finger placement, and gives tips to help you learn this rote piece. These tutorials will help you learn this rote piece. Even if you’ve never played before, you can learn this fun duet!