Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
RECITAL TIME!
Attention music teachers, we have gift items for your students. Students, we have gift items for your teacher!

Teacher & Student Gift Items

In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
138 registered (ambrozy, alwatson, alerique, ahoffmann, 36251, Albert Brighten, 37 invisible), 1707 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2241496 - 03/04/14 09:03 PM Good books for practicing basics....
Ritzycat Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/11/14
Posts: 164
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!


Edited by Ritzycat (03/04/14 09:33 PM)

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2242054 - 03/06/14 06:08 AM Re: Good books for practicing basics.... [Re: Ritzycat]
Mken Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/09/13
Posts: 96
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.
_________________________
I want to be so good at Piano like VK, that Roland gives me a free piano too!

Top

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
What's Hot!!

--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
PRICE DROPPED!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater $55,000 Giveaway
Sweetwater $55,000 Mic Locker Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Soundboard braces
by Beemer
13 minutes 2 seconds ago
The Troll thread for Fer Kawai de Kawai
by bennevis
36 minutes 3 seconds ago
Backposts
by andres_1001
Today at 05:15 PM
Piano String Covers - Canada
by ryanmanwich
Today at 04:29 PM
Bleichröder Berlin - does it exist?
by clueless101
Today at 04:10 PM
Forum Stats
83,497 Registered Members
44 Forums
172,375 Topics
2,520,918 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission