Lang Lang Piano Academy: mastering the piano level 1 (approximately equivalent to Grade 1/Early Intermediate) looks at techniques such as playing legato and staccato and the left hand. Units in Level 1:Exploring the keyboardFeeling the beatLegato playingStaccato playingDeveloping dexterityPlaying chordsThe left handPlaying with dynamicsMastering the piano is the first series of books to be launched in the Lang Lang Piano Academy.
Comprising five progressive books, mastering the piano captures Lang Lang's passion, drive and extraordinary mastery of the piano.
Each book gives students the chance to learn from this exceptional talent, with: 8 units that develop key aspects of piano technique; specially devised exercises & studies; a diverse selection of repertoire including Lang Lang's favourite works; and inspirational commentary & guidance from Lang Lang himself. Level 1 is also available as an iPad App!Listen to Lang Lang playing Mo li hua (Jasmine Flower)Download Scales & Arpeggios chart for Level 1