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From Barnes & NobleAll five books of the Complete Piano Player series combined in one volume.
Book 1 teaches the piano keyboard, how to sit correctly, how notes are written, developing a sense of rhythm, musical timing and the beat. Comes with a handy keyboard chart that helps you locate and learn the notes of the piano with no trouble at all.
Book 2 covers sharps and naturals, metronome marks, chord symbols, passing notes, and wrist staccato. Includes 22 popular songs. Book 3 covers chord pyramids, "shift" technique, accompaniment patterns, phrasing, arpeggio style, and swing. Includes 22 popular songs.
Book 4 covers the use of the pedals, broken chord style for left hand, syncopation, verse and chorus, bossa nova rhythm patterns, and left-hand fills. Includes 22 popular songs and standards.
Book 5 covers the use of left-hand octaves, dynamics in music, two tunes at once, tremolo, and new left-hand rhythm patterns. Includes 20 popular song hits.