From the Publisher
The most widely used piano technique book ever written, The Virtuoso Pianist was designed to develop agility and strength in all the fingers as well as flexibility of the wrists. Translated from the original French, this Masterwork edition, designed for intermediate to early advanced pianists, includes Exercises 21-43. It is clearly engraved for easy reading. Book 1 (Alfred edition 617) is also available, and contains Exercises 1-20 and Hanon's original introduction.