Welcome to our exploration of piano chords. Here, we’re going to dive into the world of chord inversions. Let me start by expressing my love for playing chords on the piano. Chords truly bring the piano to life and are incredibly enjoyable to play. One of the fascinating aspects of chords is their versatility in […]
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The Hanon exercises are one of the most timeless and influential methods to develop good piano technique. The renowned Hanon exercises are considered the foundation to reaching piano mastery by many. If you’re serious about learning piano, and really want to play more challenging pieces on the piano, familiarizing yourself and ultimately practicing Hanon will
Mastering major scales on the piano is essential to understanding the structure of music and improving your playing technique. Our previous post on scales introduced you to 10 crucial piano scales, including major, minor, and chromatic scales. This article will focus exclusively on mastering major scales on the piano. Major scales are foundational to Western
Embarking on the piano journey often conjures images of children sitting earnestly at the keyboard. However, diving into the world of learning piano as an adult presents its own set of enriching experiences. If you’ve contemplated this musical undertaking, here’s a medley of tips to harmonize your journey. 1. Age doesn’t define ability Starting your
Playing songs on the piano is a fun and rewarding hobby, but going through the process of learning songs can seem overwhelming for beginners at first. Each song comes with a unique melody that’s set to various rhythms and supported by harmonies. So when you look at a song through that lens, it’s no wonder
As a beginner learning how to play piano, developing a strong foundation in scales is highly beneficial. Practicing scales helps familiarize yourself with the keyboard, improve finger dexterity, and gain an understanding of music theory concepts. In addition, scales greatly enhance ear training and serve as effective warm-up exercises to prepare your fingers for playing!
There are so many wonderful benefits to learning to play the piano. It’s a skill that is destined to bring you joy for your entire life. Fortunately, with the advancement of technology in recent years, learning to play the piano has become easier, more fun, more convenient, and even more affordable for many. Now, with
When it comes to musical instruments, one of the main differences between the piano and other instruments is that the piano is designed in a way that allows its player to more easily control a wide array of sounds. One of the most commonly known ways that it accomplishes this is through the use of
The piano is a beautiful instrument that can evoke a range of emotions and feelings. Playing your favorite songs for yourself, or for a loved one, can be a deeply rewarding experience, allowing you to express yourself and connect with your audience in a really meaningful way. In this post, we will be discussing effective
Playing the piano can be a lifelong journey — a journey filled with so much joy. Learning to play really well can take a little bit of time (and some piano lessons), but progress is ensured as long as you have the desire to learn, and the willingness to invest some time practicing. As you