These G. Schirmer editions of The Virtuoso Pianist are recognizable by most piano students as they have been a staple of student technical repertoire for decades. Book 1 is Part 1 and includes exercises 1 - 20: early intermediate to intermediate-level preparatory exercises to acquire speed, precision, agility and strength in the fingers of both hands as well as flexibility of the wrists. Book 2 is Part 2 and consists of exercises 21 - 43 at the intermediate to early advanced level: further exercises for the development of a virtuoso technique. Book 3 is Part 3 and includes exercises 44- 60 at the early advanced to advanced level. The Complete volume includes Parts 1 through 3.