(Books 1 - 3)Various/ed. Clarfield - Alfred Music Publishing
, Outstanding compilations of piano etudes and exercises from the ever-popular Burgmuller's 25 Progressive Pieces, Op. 100, Czerny's Practical Method for Beginners on the Piano, Op. 599, and Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist. Etudes are organized into four units according to difficulty and emphasize different aspects of technique and musicianship. Hanon exercises are included within each unit to reinforce the need for finger strength, independence and agility. Information about each composer's life is also provided. Books 2 and 3 include works by Heller.