15 Top Piano Lesson Books for Adult Beginners

Are you curious to know what the most popular piano lesson books and learning tools for adult beginners are? This is a list of the top selling piano books at Amazon by our visitors during the last few months. I have also added my own suggestions. Maybe you can find something useful for yourself?

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Piano Lesson Books

If you're an adult beginner, it's important to get a piano lesson book that is written especially for adults. This is because adults learn piano in a different way and speed than children, and need other types of exercises. Here are the most popular piano methods by our readers at the moment.

My suggestions: You only need 1 piano method. If you teach yourself to play, try nr. 2. If you work with a teacher choose any one from nr. 1,3, or 4.

1. Alfred's Adult All-In-One Course Bk 1

2. Alfred's Self Teaching Adult Piano Course

3. Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Piano Course

4. Hal Leonard Adult Piano Method

Piano Scales & Chords Books

Every serious pianist should have a piano scale book in the piano library to use as reference. Also learning about chord piano is really useful.

These books are the most popular with our readers this year. All 4 books here are great, complement each other, and are really useful. Pick what you like.

5. The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & Cadences

6. P. A. Johnston: Scales Bootcamp

7. Piano & Keyboard Chords (Pictures)

8. The Easy Fake Book (Chord Piano)

Piano Technique & Exercises

Piano exercises and technique drills are an important aspect of piano practice. There's no surprise really that you'll find Hanon's Virtuoso Pianist here!

My suggestions: Beginners could pick Junior Hanon and the Czerny op.599, more advanced beginners/intermediate players could pick either the first Hanon book or the last book Burgmuller, Czerny and Hanon.

9. Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist in Sixty Exercises

10. Czerny: Practical Method for Beginners, Op. 599

11. Junior Hanon

12. Burgmuller, Czerny and Hanon

Practice & Performance

Other popular music books purchased by our readers about practice or performance are: (All are really great books! I use nr. 14 and 15 extensively.)

13. D. R. Sinn: Playing Beyond the Notes

14. G. Klickstein: The Musician's Way

15. P.A. Johnston: The Practice Revolution

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