From the Publisher
John Thompson's modern course for the Piano is the essential Piano method for beginner students of all ages. Clearly written, fun and easy to understand, the Modern Course is a proven favourite with Piano teachers and students worldwide, with millions of copies sold. This updated edition has updated diagrams, clearer musical notation and improved overall design. This First Grade Book provides an excellent start to your studies and includes: 50 Easy-to-play pieces Helpful technical exercises Fundamental lessons on scales and music theory Helping students to both think and feel musically, the Modern Course is the most effective and enjoyable way to learn the Piano.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).