No previous musical knowledge necessary -- this book contains everything you need to start playing. Expert advice to help you to select the piano or keyboard thats right for you. Shows how the keys are fingered, and helps you to develop your manual dexterity and co-ordination. Explains the workings of scales, chords, and other musical 'building blocks'. Teaches you how to read music. Features pieces in a variety of styles for you to learn--ranging fromk Greensleeves to tallis's Canon and the Entertainer. Easy to follow diagrams and step-by-step color photographs.