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Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice-even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like: - Choosing the right piano - Reading music - Positioning fingers properly - Playing chords and runs of notes - Developing effective practice techniques and much morePractice pieces range from Ode to Joy" and "Yellow Rose of Texas" to "Yankee Doodle," making learning simple, fast and enjoyable."