Lesson Book 1 is pre-reading. Concepts taught are: How to sit at the piano; Correct hand position; High and low; Loud and soft (forte and piano); Keyboard topography; Bar line and measure, Quarter, half, whole notes and rests; and Repeat signs. The first pieces in the book are played on the black keys. Later in the book, C D E for the RH and C B A for the LH (Middle C position) are taught with letter notes (the name of the note is written inside the note head).
Book 1. A Piano Course to Bring Out the Music in Every Young Child. Method/Instruction; Piano - Music for Little Mozarts. Music for Little Mozarts. Learn To Play. Instructional book (big note notation). With introductory text, instructional text, illustrations, big note notation and harmony part (for the teacher). 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-14577. Published by Alfred Music (AP.14577).