Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- Music by Daniel Butterfield
- Lyrics by Horace Lorenzo Trim version
- Level 2: very easy (See other levels of this song)
- 1 page of music
- Hand positions & brief tutorial page
- Lyrics page
- Cover sheet
- Key (for this arrangement): C major
- Fingerings: on all the notes
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website. No vocal recording included
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS000652
"Taps" is a bugle call created by Daniel Butterfield that are often used for American soldier's funerals and other activities such as boy and girl scouts. Usually, it's played by a solo trumpeter.
It is not necessarily a song. And therefore, usually, it doesn't come with lyrics. However since Horace Lorenzo Trim wrote lyrics to it, we included a lyrics page of his version in the PDF file.
Tips for playing Level 2 "Taps":
On this page, we are offering Level 2 (very easy) "Taps" for piano. You can stay in one hand-position for the entire song. After you download it, please locate the hand-position on the tutorial page. There are fingering numbers provided on every note. You'll be playing its melody notes (trumpet line) and additional harmonic notes at the same time with both hands. That means it requires some coordination between the right hand and the left hand and different fingers. There is no black key in this level of "Taps." As you usually hear this bugle call, please make sure to play it slowly. Usually, you hear "Taps" in the key of B flat major. However, we changed the key to C major for the Level 2 players to be able to move their fingers easily on the white keys only.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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