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#2241496 - 03/04/14 09:03 PM Good books for practicing basics....
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Hello Piano World! I have a few questions. Found a $25 Visa Gift Card, thought hey, maybe I could get some piano stuff with this! I have a piano solo book with plenty of good pieces I can pick up eventually. I'd like to know what you recommend for general books on practicing scales, arpeggios, etc. Or just exercises As well as perhaps a book that contains relatively easier piano sonatinas or tunes that I can practice (most of the stuff in my current book is beyond my level).

Any recommendations are well-appreciated. Thank you!


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#2242054 - 03/06/14 06:08 AM Re: Good books for practicing basics.... [Re: Ritzycat]
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The Michael Aaron Adult beginner books are OK, they are ancient and therefore can be picked up for pennies, mine cost 25p in a thift shop.

They have scales, finger exercises and each piece introduces something new. There is also a youtube channel which gives a demonstration of every single piece in both books channel Alan Chan. Arrangements are simplified but it has given me a fairly good foundation.
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