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BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read

There are countless Piano Lesson courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

The Piano Lesson (1990)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadAugust Wilson has already given the American theater such spell-binding plays about the black experience in 20th-century America as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fences.
Author(s): August Wilson

Level 1 – Lesson Book: Piano Adventures (1996)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). The 2nd Edition Level 1 Lesson Book introduces all the notes of the grand staff, elementary chord playing, and the concept of tonic and dominant notes. Students play in varied positions, reinforcing reading skills and recognizing intervals through the 5th.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

Piano Book for Adult Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Songs, Read Music, Theory & Technique (Book & Streaming Video Lessons) (2017)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadPiano Professor, Damon Ferrante guides you through how to play the piano with step-by-step lessons for beginners and 20 streaming video lessons.This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of piano students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. The lessons will greatly expand your repertoire of beloved piano songs and improve your piano technique, creativity, and understanding of music.
Author(s): Damon Ferrante

Primer Level – Lesson Book: Piano Adventures (1996)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). The 2nd Edition Primer Lesson Book introduces the keyboard, note values, and the grand staff. Students play in C 5-finger scale patterns, develop recognition of steps and skips, and learn letter names independent of finger number. Musicianship is built through the use of dynamics and coloristic experimentation with the pedal.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

Alfred’s Self-Teaching Adult Piano Course: The new, easy and fun way to teach yourself to play, Book & CD (2008)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadContinuing the incredible popularity of Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the study guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, it’s almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music.
Author(s): Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus

Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book, Bk 1B: Spanish Language Edition, Book & CD (Spanish Edition) by Willard A. Palmer (2005-07-01) ()

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadPaperback Publisher: Alfred Music (1889) ASIN: B01N07L5BZ Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 126 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Author(s): Jan 1, 1889

Piano Scales, Chords & Arpeggios Lessons with Elements of Basic Music Theory: Fun, Step-By-Step Guide for Beginner to Advanced Levels(Book & Streaming Video) (2013)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadPiano Professor Damon Ferrante guides you through 140 step-by-step lessons (for beginner to advanced levels) and 30 streaming video lessons.This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of piano students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun.The lessons will greatly improve your piano technique, creativity, and understanding of music.
Author(s): Damon Ferrante

My First Piano Adventure: Lesson Book A with CD (2007)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). Written for ages 5 and 6, My First Piano Adventure captures the child’s playful spirit. Fun-filled songs, rhythm games and technique activities develop beginning keyboard skills. Three distinguishing features of the Lesson Book A make it unique and effective for the young 5-6 year old beginner. 1.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

Faber Piano Adventures Primer Level Learning Library Pack – Lesson, Theory, Performance, and Technique & Artistry Books ()

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadThe Primer Level introduces the keyboard, note values, and the grand staff. Students play in Middle C Position and C Position through recognition of steps and skips, and learn letter names independent of finger number. Musicianship is built through the use of dynamics and coloristic experimentation with the pedal.
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Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book, Bk 1A: Book & CD (2002)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadThis easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book Level 1A begins by teaching basic keyboard topography and fluent recognition of white key names in relation to black keys.
Author(s): Willard A. Palmer, Morton Manus , et al.

Piano Lesson Book: Complete Level 1, for the Later Beginner (1983)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadComplete Level 1 is a faster-paced version of Levels 1A and 1B that gets to staff reading more quickly. Perfect for a student who is 8 or older, or for a younger beginner with great musical aptitude. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.
Author(s): Willard A. Palmer , Morton Manus , et al.

Level 2A – Lesson Book: Piano Adventures (1997)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). The 2nd Edition Level 2A Lesson Book follows Piano Adventures Level 1. The book opens with a Note Reading Guide and an introduction to eighth note rhythm patterns. Students work with 5-finger transposition, functional harmony, and musical phrases.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

My First Piano Adventure: Lesson Book B with CD (2008)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). Book B of the Fabers’ method for the young beginner moves the student into staff-reading. Music notation is explored through stepwise directional reading, pattern recognition, and changing hand positions, all in the context of engaging songs, games and creative exploration at the piano.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

alfred’s basic piano library piano lesson book level 1b (1981)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To ReadAlfred’s Basic Piano Course – Lesson Book (Level 1B). For piano. Method/Instruction; Piano – Alfred’s Basic Piano Course. Alfred’s Basic Piano Library. Learn To Play. Beginner. Instructional book. Instructional text, illustrations, easy piano notation, fingerings and lyrics (on most songs). 48 pages.
Author(s): alfred’s

Accelerated Piano Adventures for the Older Beginner: Lesson Book 1 (1998)

 BEST Piano Lesson Books To Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). Book 1 covers fundamental rhythms, all the notes of the grand staff, C position, G position. Contents include: Aloha Oe * Amazing Grace * Bagpipes * Bus Stop Boogie * Camptown Races * Chant of the Monk * Chant of the Monks * Chinese Dragon * Chord Crossings * Dreamscape * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * English Minuet * Fife and Drums * Forest Drums * French Minuet.
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

Best Piano Lesson Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some piano lesson books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Easy Keyboard Songs for Beginners: Master Music Reading Techniques Quickly. The Step by Step Piano Workbook Perfect to Learn How to Play Your First Song in Just 2 Days. Lessons for Kids Included.

Author(s): Thomas J. Ferrante
ID: 2798889, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons: An Indian Woman's Memoirs

Author(s): Monica Chanda; Malavika Karlekar
ID: 2941573, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2019, Size: 76 Mb, Format: pdf

Piano Lessons For Beginners: Learn How To Play Piano Quickly In 7 Easy Lessons

Author(s): Mantius Cazaubon
ID: 2770487, Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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