Hanon -- The Virtuoso Pianist, Book 1 composed by Charles-Louis Hanon. Edited by Allan Small. For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Masterwork; Romantic. Intermediate. Book. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.617).
ISBN 0739005413. Masterwork; Romantic.
The most widely used piano technique book ever written, The Virtuoso Pianist was designed to develop agility and strength in all the fingers as well as flexibility of the wrists. Translated from the original French, this Masterwork edition is designed for intermediate level pianists, includes Exercises 1-20 and is clearly engraved for easy reading. Contains Hanon's original introduction. Book 2 (Alfred edition 682) is also available, and contains Exercises 21-43.