Written especially for the adult beginner, Play the Piano! Levels 1 and 2 may be used either as a 'teach-yourself' method or with the help and guidance of a teacher. The 'returning beginner' will also find this ideal. The key issue is enjoyment whilst gaining the skills of making music. At each stage new aspects of notation and technique are gradually introduced through the learning of new pieces and, with the help and support of the CD, the completion of each section brings a feeling of achievement and the satisfaction of music making.
Play the Piano by Mike Cornick includes Step-by-step learning in playing and reading, starting from absolute scratch Performance pieces in a range of styles from classical and folk through to jazz A helpful and stimulating CD with recordings of the pieces together with many 'play-along' tracks and aural development exercises Explanation of music theory Warm-up exercises o Even more performance pieces for each stage available as FREE DOWNLOADS from www.universaledition.com/playthepiano1 together with further advice, information and music theory This edition is only available in English. German version: Piano Coach (UE 34991)