Used with Etude Edition Series: Hanon & Schmitt: Preparation for Virtuosity, this edition systematically introduces introductory scale and arpeggio exercises by Hanon and Schmitt. For maximum success, scales and arpeggios are first presented blocked, then in 2-octave examples. Preliminary exercises for crossing the finger/thumb, scales, and arpeggios(Selections from) Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16 by Aloys Schmitt (Selections from) The Virtuoso Pianist, Book 2 (selections) by Charles-Louis Hanon. Blocked major and minor scales and arpeggios in all keys Introduction to the chromatic scale. Exercises are notated to appear easier and are shortened for accessibility.