Girl at piano learning with Tales of a Musical Journey Book 1


Irina Gorin's Tales of a Musical Journey is a piano method book series for beginners used by tens of thousands of piano students in more than 90 countries across the world.

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Five key facts about the Tales Method

  • The Tales method includes only two books unlike other popular piano methods for beginners.
  • After an extensive research it is based on the Classical Russian piano school and the best in the American approach in teaching to play the piano.
  • The Tales students start playing with the 3rd finger on non legato.
  • The Tales teachers use a non-positional approach in order to develop healthy technique naturally.
  • After completing both books, students seamlessly transition to the core classical repertoire.
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tales of a musical journey Books

The Tales method for learning to play the piano includes only two books unlike other popular piano methods for beginners.

musical journey Books

Level 1a and 1B repertoire collections of solos, etudes and duets include folk tunes, original and pedagogical pieces.

activity books for piano

These brand new Activity books were developed for using alongside Irina Gorin’s Tales of a Musical Journey method.

supplemental sheet music & materials

Sheet music catalogue features original piano works by the contemporary composers. Preview and audio are available!

A perfect first recital piece!

Natalia Sokolova's Fantasia
on Handel’s La Passacaglia
Piano Duet

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We found the material in Tales of a Musical Journey engaging for beginner students and helpful for filling in gaps for older students that had not initially learned from this method. The story and method of building upon knowledge for piano training was easy to follow and fun. 

Mandie Schuler (parent) Canada / Sandra Scruton (teacher)


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