This book gives you all the information you need to get started on the keyboards. A series of short, illustrated lessons build up your knowledge one step at a time. Essential aspects of keyboard technique are covered as well as music theory - notation and harmony. Over 60,000 copies sold worldwide. This is a laid-back tutorial book aimed at building skills and confidence quickly, and above all, making learning to play keyboards fun. The main section of this book is made up of simple lessons. Comprehensive chord and scale libraries will enable the reader to apply his knowledge to any song or playing situation. A brief history of keyboards provides a background, and a buyer's guide walks players through the myriad of contemporary electronic keyboard choices, with useful suggestions on finding an instrument to suit your requirements. A fold-out page offers an at-a-glance key to understanding musical notation.