Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of 57 piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure and satisfaction of playing music that's usually beyond their grasp. Free MP3 downloads, which provide a valuable tool for practicing, are available for each song.The selections range from standards to classical works by the masters. Familiar melodies include Chopsticks, Panis Angelicus, Can Can, Cradle Song, and Tarantella. Classical pieces include Rachmaninoff's Ave Maria, Mozart's Exultate Jubilate, Siegfried Idyll by Wagner, works by Gurlitt and Clementi, highlights from Mikrokosmos by Bartók, and many other selections.