Lang, Lang : Lang Lang Piano Academy: mastering the piano level 1


Lang Lang Piano Academy: mastering the piano level 1 (approximately equivalent to Grade 1/Early Intermediate) looks at techniques such as playing legato and staccato and the left hand.

Units in Level 1:

Exploring the keyboard
Feeling the beat
Legato playing
Staccato playing
Developing dexterity
Playing chords
The left hand
Playing with dynamics

Mastering the piano is the first series of books to be launched in the Lang Lang Piano Academy. Comprising five progressive books, mastering the piano captures Lang Lang’s passion, drive and extraordinary mastery of the piano. Each book gives students the chance to learn from this exceptional talent, with: 8 units that develop key aspects of piano technique; specially devised exercises & studies; a diverse selection of repertoire including Lang Lang’s favourite works;  and inspirational commentary & guidance from Lang Lang himself.

Level 1 is also available as an iPad App!

Listen to Lang Lang playing Mo li hua (Jasmine Flower)

Download Scales & Arpeggios chart for Level 1

SKU: 9780571538515 Category:


Lantern Song (Traditional Chinese); Canzonet (Christian Neefe); Hopscotch (Richard Harris); Mission Impossible (Pam Wedgwood); Allegretto in F (Johann Georg Witthauer); Simple Gifts (Joseph Brackett); Twilight (Richard Harris); Cuckoo (Emil Breslaur); Chasing Tails (Alan Bullard); Minuet in C (Domenico Scarlatti); Ode To Joy (Ludwig van Beethoven); (Allemande (Ludwig van Beethoven); The Elephant (Camille Saint-Saens); Lullaby (Johannes Brahms); Mo li hua (Jasmine Flower) (Traditional Chinese); Embrukoi (Traditional African)

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Lang Lang Piano Academy