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Does anyone know of a beginner's piano instruction book that I could help my almost 8 year old son with? I haven't done a search at Amazon yet, just wondered if anyone here had a good recommendation.<br><br>
He wants me to teach him piano...I don't know piano, but I can play the flute.<br><br>
Help, please!<br><br>
Laura
 

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The <a href="http://store.musicbasics.com/pm-wbel00165a.html" target="_blank">Schaum</a> books are very easy to follow; if you're pretty familiar with musical theory and such, you might want to try the <a href="http://store.musicbasics.com/pm-w5639.html" target="_blank">Thompson</a> series.
 

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I'm using the Alfred's Basic Piano Prep Course to teach piano to my 6 year old daughter. I know how to read music, and I can play the piano one-handed, but I do not know the fingerings and stuff. These books are making it very easy to teach her. I bought them from Rainbow Resource - <a href="http://www.rainbowresource.com" target="_blank">http://www.rainbowresource.com</a>
 

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Thanks very much you guys.<br><br>
I'll look into all of those titles and see what will work for us.<br><br>
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<span>You might also take a look at the ones FUN-Books carries. John Holt highly recommended them for either children or adults:<br><a href="http://www.fun-books.com/music.htm" target="_blank">Mrs. Stewart's Piano Lessons</a>. It's one I've meant to get for myself someday. They also carry a video of the lessons. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Lillian</span>
 
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