Steps 1 to 4 of the First Steps in Piano course. This course is designed for music lovers with no experience playing a musical instrument but who are considering taking up the piano and want a taste of what it will be like. The 25 lessons in this course all contain a piece of music for piano and other instruments which the students plays along with. The lessons introduce students the concept of keeping time and counting musically, the layout of the piano keyboard, ways in which musical lines move around the keyboard, and how to practise and think like a musician, all through playing real music. All lessons in this course are available free on this website but are also available here to purchase in PDF and MP3 format for those who wish to practice without an internet connection. The download includes a 4 PDFs totalling 61 pages with introductions, instructions for each step of the lessons, practise tips and hints, and a total of 215 MP3 files to listen to and play along with. Click here to view the online version.