4 Books in One! Format: Softcover with CD John Thompson's Modern Course for the Piano is a musically appealing method that is popular and well-loved throughout the world. Since its first publication in 1937, this method has been used by millions of students, today they are concert pianists, pop stars, church musicians, composers, and teachers. In the Modern Course series you will find original music by Thompson, as well as skillful arrangements of folk songs and classical masterpieces that have been universal favorites for years. It provides a clear and complete foundation in the study of the piano that enables the student to think and feel musically. This amazing compilation includes the First and Second Grade books, as well as all 23 pieces from the Popular Piano Solos series that correlate directly with the method. A CD with orchestrated arrangements of the popular songs is also included. Contains: Edelweiss, Fly Me to the Moon, Go the Distance, It's a Small World, Love Me Tender, Memory, My Heart Will Go On, The Rainbow Connection, This Is It, and more! ©2010, Book & CD, 240 pages.