Learn the Scales That Give You the Skills
By Karen Berger
Complete Idiot's Guide
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 to Piano Exercises is the perfect companion to the best-selling The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Piano. This book includes more than 100 challenging exercises designed to improve playing skills, including pedaling, hand crossovers, virtuoso arpeggios, playing dynamics, and more.