The Dozen a Day books are universally recognised as one of the most remarkable technique series on the market Each book in this series contains short warm up exercises to be played at the beginning of each practice session, providing excellent day to day training for the student.
Edna Mae Burnam is one of the most respected names in piano pedagogy. In 1950, Burnam sent manuscripts to Willis Music Publishing for an innovative piano series, comprising of short warm up exercises. Her hand drawn, for position only stick figures indicated where real illustrations should be dropped in. That manuscript became the Dozen a Day series, which has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide and the stick figure drawings are now icons.
A Dozen a Day Book 1 (Elementary)