Learn To Play The Piano Book 1 | (Download Only)

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  • Learn To Play The Piano Book 1 | (Download Only)
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Format:  100% Downloadable PDF 
Instrument:  Piano
Skill:  Complete Beginner
Type:  Tutorial
Pages:  42

 'Learn To Play The Piano' series.

Due to popular demand I have written an accompanying 'Song Book 1' that compliments 'Learn To Play The Piano Book 1.' Song Book 1 contains 10 well known classical pieces and be found HERE.

**CLICK HERE to get this book in the special 'BUNDLE 1' offer, together with 'Learn To Play The Piano Song Book 1' and 'Song Book 1' THE NEW COLLECTION for just $29.98**


Learn to play the piano from complete beginner to a Level 1/Grade 1.

This book works in conjunction with Alison's Piano Lessons 1-10 videos on YouTube, or as a stand alone tutorial book and will thoroughly teach you the basics as quickly and simply as possible.

The book contains 42 pages that can be printed out on single sheets, or will fit nicely printed out on both sides, and bound together as you see fit.

What is Covered in the Book:

  • Getting started; middle C, finger numbers & the musical alphabet.
  • The scale of C & advancing further.
  • Basics of music and more about middle C.
  • Note values & bar lines.
  • Quaver/eighth notes.
  • Rests, ties, sharps & flats.

Plus much more... 

Don't forget to take a look at the other books in this series.


Accompanying Books

The below books are all in the 'Learn To Play Piano' series which accompany each other and follow on from each other. 

It is recommended that once you have completed the Tutorial book, you move onto the Song Book of the same level as this will give you more practise at that level before you move on:

Learn To Play The Piano Book 1

Song Book 1

Learn To Play The Piano Book 2

Learn To Play The Piano Book 3

Song Book 3

Learn To Play The Piano Book 4

Song Book 4


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85 Reviews

  • 5
    Im a begginer

    Posted by María José on 19th Nov 2015

    And i can't thank enough the wonderful Alison for making this book and her youtube videos, im a begginer and i can actually play a lot more than i thought in just 1 month of purcharse! If you are doubting please stop and buy it, i totally recommend this for begginers.

  • 5
    Clear and Concise

    Posted by steve on 4th Nov 2015

    I have wanted to learn to play the piano for a very long time. I decided at 50 that the time was now. I don't have a set schedule in my life so being able to go at my own pace on any day or time was necessary. Online lessons seem to fit that requirement. I reviewed many different YouTube versions. Many have good individual lessons but fail on others.
    All of Alison's videos and books are clear and easy to follow. The lessons are divided into enough information but not too much at once. The rest is up to me.

    Thanks for the great lessons. I'm only on lesson 8 of book one but feel very confident that my progress will move in a positive direction quickly.

    Ontario, Canada

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on 18th Oct 2015

    Althought ive rated this book 1 very highly I think It would have been a little difficult from a standing start. Ive had a keyboard for 6 month now.

  • 5
    Wonderful for beginners

    Posted by Alicia Alvarado on 17th Oct 2015

    I really have used the piano to practice. The material seams easy to work on. I need to be inspired to do it!

  • 5
    Best absolute beginner book

    Posted by Tarryn on 11th Oct 2015

    I am an absolute beginner with it comes to both playing the piano and reading music. I have always wanted to learn how to play the piano and thanks to these books, i can finally turn my life long dream into reality. This book explains everything is simple terms. I would recommend using the book in conjunction with the youtube videos as a visual reinforcement. Great book! I will definitely be buying book number 2 as soon as i have worked through book 1. Thank you Alison.

  • 5
    Learn to Play Piano

    Posted by Ronica on 9th Oct 2015

    I always wanted to learn how to play piano since I was a child. I am now retired and I was looking for something that made sense in learning how to play. I really think this will help me to learn. Allison Sparrow made it easy for anyone to understand step by step. Thank you Allison

  • 4
    Needs QR codes for the exercises' links

    Posted by Yahya on 5th Oct 2015

    This is a great book. However, after printing the book the same way Alison shows it in her video, I noticed it is not easy to watch the links that are included in each exercise since clicking the link is obviously not possible on the printed copy and that will require me to open the soft copy of the book on my laptop or my phone and navigate to the right page and click it.
    What I suggest here is adding QR Codes next to each link included in the exercise. This way, it would be easy and super-fast for every smartphone holder to scan the code and go to the link straightforward without moving from the piano bench. Example: https://goo.gl/qx7kgh

  • 3
    Get down to correct fingering

    Posted by Shaun Buss on 18th Sep 2015

    Alison Sparrow's first piano tutor book will quickly get you started playing little ditties to reinforce correct playing. Within a week i was halfway through though, and it has me thinking I'd rather be making one purchase instead of liking to buy another book in a couple of weeks.
    There is no guidance on how long each lesson should take, nor warm up exercises and correct posture - i expect this will be important as you progress through the series. I do like how Alison slowly introduces musical concepts but doesn't get you booked down with reading music for example.
    This is a good companion book to the YouTube videos, however if you're printing the book rather than viewing sheet music on a tablet, you may need to write in the lesson numbers and mm:ss time for each piece to get back on track quickly.

  • 5
    Good Easy to Follow

    Posted by Keith Sullivan on 17th Sep 2015

    Together with the youtube video series it is a very good tutorial programme that is very helpful and easy to follow.

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