The Complete Idiot's Guide to Piano Exercises

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Piano Exercises

by Karen Berger


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Make sure you hit all the right notes.

Playing the piano is much more than just learning notes and reading music; having good dexterity, building independent finger strength, and learning proper technique is absolutely essential to mastering the instrument. Packed with everything a player needs to become a great pianist, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Piano Exercises is the perfect companion to the best-selling The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Playing Piano, Third Edition.

• More than 100 challenging exercises designed to improve playing skills, including pedaling, hand crossovers, virtuoso arpeggios, playing dynamics, and more

• The author owns and operates a very successful home studio, and is a virtuoso pianist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615640492
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 530,954
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Karen Berger is a pianist on the faculty of the Berkshire Music School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She was an editor of The Instrumentalist, Clavier, and Accent on Music magazines and received the Ed Press Distinguished Achievement Award. She’s the author of eleven books, including seven how-to books. She wrote three titles in the best-selling Trailside Guide series, including Hiking and Backpacking, which has sold over 150,000 copies.

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