The Piano Handbook. (A Complete Guide for Mastering Piano). For Piano/Keyboard. Book. Book with CD. 290 pages. Backbeat Books #0879307277. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.330987).
ISBN 0879307277. 9x11 inches.
With clear and easy-to-understand exercises, The Piano Handbook is perfect for anyone interested in learning the piano or improving their skills. It provides fresh material and techniques in styles ranging from classical to jazz, rock, bebop and fusion, and gives new players everything they need to learn and enjoy the piano. This book's innovative tutorial approach covers classical and contemporary music styles in an integrated way, and the companion CD brings the playing techniques and concepts to life. A full-color photo gallery illustrates the history of the piano and its essential recordings. This hardcover, deluxe edition also features semi-concealed spiral binding so the book stays open on the piano. The Piano Handbook prepares you not just to play, but to perform – and not just as a pianist, but as a complete musician.
August 7, 2012
Started to learn the piano after 25 years absence from playing electric organ as a kid and this book is just great. It progresses at a perfect pace from beginner to what I think is fairly difficult (for an amateur like me). It's very informative about music in general and...
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"An American In China & Older Beginner Pianist"
Location: from China
May 15, 2011
The Piano Handbook
VERY COMPREHENSIVE BOOK! VERY VERY GOOD BOOK! A MUST HAVE FOR EVERY SERIOUS PIANIST! This is a great book for people, especially college level or older beginners to use. It's got all these nice photos of "how to do" all of your etudes, studies, special repertore - with a very...
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