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At first glance, a piano may seem like an intimidating instrument that would be very difficult to learn how to play, but despite what your seventh-grade piano teacher may say, playing piano isn't brain surgery. It just takes time, practice, and patience."Piano For Dummies" starts at the very beginning and walks you through everything you need to know to turn that oversized ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 18th 1998 by For Dummies
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Mar 18, 2013 Sara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manuali, musica
Di metodi per tastiere e pianoforti ce ne sono tanti, ma il fatto che il signor Neely vada ben oltre lo stile del manuale e si metta allegramente a colloquiare con il lettore, gli fa meritare un'attenzione in più. Forse per tenere vivo l'interesse, forse perchè proprio ha il comico nelle vene, spara battute, aneddoti e giochi di parole in ogni pagina, facendoti leggere capitolo dopo capitolo solo per vedere cos'altro si inventerà. Perchè imparare a suonare il pianoforte su "Piano per Dummies" è ...more
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Aug 07, 2015 Ned Charles rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
An evaluation of a reference book such as this really is in the mind of the beholder and if it fits into the beholder's current position on his/her path of progress.
While this is a book starting at the basics, I think there are more basic books to start at if the reader has questions that are so fundamental it is embarrassing to ask a friend.(As was my situation)
Myself I found the book very good, so much so my theory is now well ahead of the practice. It was easy to read, easy to find specific t
Mar 02, 2016 恵美の女猫 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: musique
Je n'ai pas fini de le lire mais ce livre est accompagné de 2 CD : 1 pour l'audio avec les mélodies proposées et l'autre avec un logiciel interactif. Concernant ce dernier c'est une mauvaise surprise car on s'attend à un logiciel qui couvre les leçons de tous le livre. Or, il s'agit plus ici d'une version démo qui ne couvre que le début du livre. Il y a de quoi faire mais on ne va pas jusqu'au bout et on fini à devoir se débrouiller tout seul avec le bouquin ou payer pour la version complète.
Nov 07, 2008 ⇒Contreras⇐ rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People that want to learn a instrument
Recommended to ⇒Contreras⇐ by: found it in a book store
Shelves: reading
Think piano is an intimadating instrument??
well think not!!
this book shows how to play piano and read notes on the scale and staff...
i bet u r all like ""WHA????"" but after going through this book, you are going to kno what i am talking about...
this book is very easy to understand, (hense "for DUMMIES") and i think anybody should give piano a try...
I kno fairly enough..........
you could too!!!

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Dec 26, 2016 MariЯna Yordanova rated it really liked it
A very interesting and helpful book for me. I should have read it before buying my piano, but starting it after owning a piano made the first 50 pages unbearable. I wanted to play so I was impatient to get to the part with the notes. I like the way things are explained, shown and played (the CD). Very helpful, informative and reader/player-friendly.
Apr 27, 2014 Elaine rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
I am convinced people like myself are not meant to read sheet music. I thought this book would help but, still no. Guess I shall continue to play chords and pay extra attention to sounds and memorization.
Oct 06, 2009 Bas rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, droll
This book is hilarious, considering it's not supposed to be. Plus the lessons seem to be well structured.
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Oct 14, 2016 cesar a flores rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Muy basico

La mitad del libro vale la pena ,aunque puedes encointrar mas buscando en youtube...necesitan hacerle una buena actuslisacion...este libro es mas para referiencias
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