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Piano Lessons : Music, Love, and True Adventures
Piano Lessons Music Love and True Adventures
Author: Noah Adams
Piano Lessons is Noah Adams's delightful and moving chronicle of his fifty-second year--a year already filled with long, fast workdays and too little spare time--as he answers at last a lifelong call: to learn to play the piano.  The twelve monthly chapters span from January--when after decades of growing affection for keyboard ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385318211
ISBN-10: 0385318219
Publication Date: 3/10/1997
Pages: 272
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Publisher: Delta
Book Type: Paperback
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Whether you are an experienced pianist or are considering returning to the piano, this is a book to read and savor.
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This book is more about Noah Adams than it is about piano. It tells about how he spends $11,000 on a new Steinway piano, and then doesn't take the time to practice a lot.
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The author describes the journey of learning how to play the piano as an adult. Includes struggles, triumphs and more.
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I read this book with my iPhone handy and was able to find videos of many of the pianists he speaks of or to listen to the music he was learning. I would have loved the book anyway, but that made it even more pleasurable. I'm an adult beginner myself and his experiences were fascinating to me. It's a well-written, light-hearted book that anyone with a hankering to learn music in adulthood can relate to.

Editing in 2014 to add that after learning about Sonata Piano Camp in the book, I signed up to go last year. It's marvelous. Thanks to Noah Adams for writing this book since now I will be going every year :)


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