Czerny's opus 599 is now available in a beautiful, easy-to-read edition with helpful performance notes and fascinating historical notes. Also includes two CDs of complete performances of the entire opus recorded by editor Matthew Edwards. A perfect way to introduce etudes to late elementary or early-intermediate students. Contents include: First Exercises for Learning the Notes (Nos. 1-10); Five-Finger Exercises with Quiet Hand (Nos. 11-18); First Exercises for the Thumb (Nos. 19-26); Exercises Exceeding an Octave (Nos. 27-31); Exercises with the Bass Clef (Nos. 32-35); Exercises with Sharps and Flats (Nos. 39-42); Exercises with Rests (Nos. 43-57); Exercises to Attain Velocity (Nos. 58-70) and Melodies with and without Ornaments (Nos. 71-100).