Piano Exercises for Dummies composed by David Pearl. For Keyboard (Piano). Perfect binding, Methods. Dummies. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 240 pages. Published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. (MB.9780470387658).
ISBN 9780470387658. All Styles. 8.25 x 10.75 inches.
Piano Exercises For Dummies features a wide variety of exercises and technique-building drills. Beginning with warm-up exercises, readers will transition to simple drills that help lay the foundation for exemplary technique. They'll then move on to specific skill-building drills to build strength, speed, and precision. They'll practice correct hand and body posture and discover how to incorporate facets of musical performance such as tempo, phrasing, and dynamics into their exercises and drills.
Concluding each lesson is a musical piece for the reader to try. All practice pieces are included on the bonus audio CD. Whether they're studying under a tutor, or looking for a self-paced resource, readers will find everything they need to build skill and gain confidence playing the piano with Piano Exercises For Dummies.