Beethoven for Kids

When introducing children to classical music is about, parents and teachers usually opt for exponents such as Mozart or Vivaldi, because their music seems more lively for a child’s ear than other composers, also is related to the so-called Mozart effect that caused a revolution since they began to mention the possible benefits it has on the cognitive and mental capacity of children, even from the womb.

It is well known that classical music generally has positive effects on children, for example, that helps them to concentrate and relax; And which has even more benefits when children practice it on a musical instrument such as the piano.

Advantages, it is said, range from boosting your imagination, streamlining coordination, teaching you perseverance and discipline, helping you develop better spatial intelligence, and promoting sensitivity. Even if you want to boost language skills or calculus then classical music is the best ally, as it is a highly organized sound language

Now, moms are a little hesitant about whether they should start familiarizing their children with Beethoven’s music from an early age, remember that for the most part, it might seem more emotional and intense.

Well, I consider that if your child already has some time listening to classical music say for example Vivaldi, it is good that you begin to familiarize yourself with the works of all the great.
It is good to go from less complex to more complex in such a way that we develop in our children little by little certain maturity in their musical ear. However, we should not underestimate children, because what can be intense or complex for us, they can interpret it in another way.
Remember that when children start in classical music it is important to do it with complementary activities such as games, stories or fun learning material that has a relationship with the composer or the melody you are listening to, so never associate classical music with Boredom or tedium.
Some pieces with which you can introduce your kid to Beethovenian music are the Piano Sonatas written between 1795 and 1822; In particular you could consider Piano Sonata No.16, Op31. Piano Sonata No.14, Op 27 also known as Quasi a fantasia or Moonlight. Piano Sonata No.19, Op 49. The piano sonata No.8, Op, for bedtime.

A great advantage of ear training is that when the child listens to classical music attentively, particularly Beethoven’s, he can understand his internal structure and organization that is obviously more complex than other musical styles, training him to perceive the Stimuli of the environment in a more organized way; Such as in the case of follow-up instructions.