John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course: First Scales and Broken Chords
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The John Thompson First Scales & Broken Chords exercise book is an easy and fun way to introduce scales and broken chords to a young beginner at Grade 1 standard. Compatible with ABRSM, Trinity and Guildhall Piano Grade 1 . The exercises contained within the First Scales And Broken Chords book have been specially created and graded to be used with the renowned John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course , with fun characters, full colour, and large type to make playing and practising as fun as possible. The book is a fantastic introduction to scales, keys and broken chords making this perfect for pupils reaching part two, three or four of the Easiest Piano Course . Not only this, but the content is relevant to the ABRSM, Trinity and Guildhall Piano Grade 1 exams, including the crucial information in a fun presentation. Learning scales and broken chords is crucial for developing basic technique, and improves smoothness, confidence as well as aural awareness. If you are working through John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course , or towards the ABRSM, Trinity or Guildhall Grade 1 exams, the First Scales & Broken Chords book is the perfect way to prepare.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).