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Offline L.A.

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Good beginers book
on: April 04, 2003, 11:04:41 AM
Any one know of some good begin,intermedi books out there?. I cant afford a teacher so want to start of with some books. THX

Offline BuyBuy

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Re: Good beginers book
Reply #1 on: April 14, 2003, 03:44:19 PM
If you start from nothing, and you need a method, I recommand you the Michael Aaron method. It is effective, you can progress quick - if you practice well - and it does not have the problems of other methods (fingerings all over that stop you from learning the notes, hand position oriented approach to the piano that destroys a good understanding of music reading...).

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Re: Good beginers book
Reply #2 on: April 15, 2003, 03:40:21 AM
Look at Alfred's Adult basic book. Try to find a teacher as soon as you can, it is near impossible to make progress with out a teacher. Are you near a college? You could find a student to teach you for near to nothing.
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Re: Good beginers book
Reply #3 on: April 15, 2003, 10:03:55 AM
what about the suzuki books.......they come with cd's aswell so you can listen and it really helps
memo from lea: red bull gives u wings
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