Piano students all over the world know of the famous Hanon training exercises to build piano technique. Both Sergei Rachmaninoff and Josef Lhévinne claimed Hanon to be the secret of why the Russian piano school delivered an explosion of virtuosi in their time, for the Hanon exercises have been obligatory for a long time throughout Russian conservatories; there were special examinations at which one had to know all exercises by heart, to be played in all keys at high speed. Click on "The Virtuoso Pianist" to get your Hanon sheet music today.