This unique series offers students and teachers a carefully sequenced Urtext edition of Beethoven's sonatas, gradually progressing in difficulty. Each book in the series features an informative biography of Beethoven, including a moving letter he wrote to his brothers and pictures of his parents, his birthplace in Bonn, his teacher Neefe, Beethoven's music room, and more. The table of contents in each book gives additional information on some of the sonatas. Book One includes eight sonatinas for early intermediate students. ©2008, 104 pages.