Lang Lang Piano Academy: mastering the piano level 4 (approximately equivalent to Grade 4/Early Intermediate) includes sections on legato pedalling, phrasing and rubato and new accompaniment styles.
Posture, movement and hand shape
New accompaniment styles
More on chords
More on rhythm
Phrasing and rubato
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.
Mastering the piano is also available as an iPad App!
Listen to Lang Lang perform Sweet Dreams from 'Album for the Young' by Tchaikowsky
Download FREE Scales & Arpeggios chart for Level 4
Little Study (Bartok); Flower Drum Song (Trad. Chinese); Waltz (Lang Lang); Little Study (Schumann); Arirang (trad. Korean); Prayer (Gliere); Study In F (Dunhill); Waltz (Brahms); About Strange Lands and People (Schumann); La Petite Reunion (Burgmuller); Allegro Assai (Benda); Morning Prayer (Tchaikovsky); Study In G (Czerny); Sonatina (Kabalevsky); Let's Call The Whole Thing Off (Gershwin); Ballade (Burgmuller); Watchman's Song (Grieg); Sweet Dreams (Tchaikovsky); Der Dichter Spricht (Schumann); Alla Siciliana (Guilmant); Andante (CPE Bach); Study (Le Couppey); Sonatina No.3 (Clementi); Invention In F (JS Bach)