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Can anyone recommend a beginner's TYS Piano/Keyboard book please?

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FredWorms Wed 07-Nov-12 10:04:36

DD,11, would love to learn. She's had trumpet lessons for a couple of years and is doing well, but we really can't stretch to piano lessons too.

She says she'll teach herself, I'm a (lapsed) grade 5 and could loiter to give advice. I can't actually give her "lessons", as such. If you were to witness us doing maths homework together you'd see why grin

FredWorms Wed 07-Nov-12 10:07:20

I don't suppose it has to be teach-yourself, actually. Can anyone suggest some beginners pieces?

FredWorms Wed 07-Nov-12 22:50:33

bump for the evening crowd?

UptoapointLordCopper Thu 08-Nov-12 08:55:56

We use Chester's Easiest Piano Course by Carol Barratt and Fanny Waterman's Me and my piano, and the Suzuki book. But DC are younger. Don't know if an 11yo will like them.

lljkk Thu 08-Nov-12 09:33:23

I've done well with the Alan Haughton books. He has a beginner teenage series, too.

FredWorms Fri 09-Nov-12 20:18:25

Thankyou smile

ByTheWay1 Fri 09-Nov-12 20:28:35

The Pauline Hall books are good for learning in a systematic way....

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