A Beginner's Guide, Featuring Step-By-Step Lessons
The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online metronome!
The piano book features lessons on: the piano keyboard, rhythm, reading music, five-finger patterns, the grand staff, time signatures and dotted notes, sharps and flats, playing hands together, and hand shifts & finger stretches. Includes piano parts from 23 songs: Au Clair De La Lune • Blackbird • City of Stars • The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) • HandClap • Linus and Lucy • My Heart Will Go on (Love Theme from 'Titanic') • Piano Man • To a Wild Rose, Op. 51, No. 1 • and more.