Lesson Book 1 is geared for pre-reading students.
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
* 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).