The Fascinating History of the Modern Grand Piano

The Fascinating History of the Modern Grand Piano

The grand piano has gone through many different stages before becoming the instrument we know and love today. How much do you know about the fascinating history of the piano? There are entire books worth of things you can learn about its history, but we’ve put together this essential guide to give you an overview […]

What is the Difference Between the Keyboard and Piano?

Difference Between Keyboard and Piano

Getting started in piano and getting shell-shocked at the price-tag on a baby grand? It makes sense. At upwards of $50,000, it’s not an inexpensive instrument. You may even start questioning if you need an actual piano at all. After all, electronic keyboards are much more cost-effective, and they seem to offer the same basic […]

The Unbelievable Songwriting Traps You Should Be Wary Of

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Songwriting can have its ups and downs. It can have its traps too. Unbelievable? At face value, these traps would seem to boost your songwriting skills. However, that’s exactly why they are traps. Your ability to identify and avoid them will help you become a stunning songwriter and keep you on top of things. Keep […]

The Dilemma Of Music Lessons And How To Overcome It

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Music is such a beautiful gift to humanity. We use it to describe our journeys, our joys, laughter, tears and deep grief. It is amazing that this medium of communication can so effectively work for so many people across the world, in different cultures and locations. Music really is central to life. However, there is […]

How To Increase Your Piano Learning Speed Without Indulging In Black Magic

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Learning a new piece on the piano can be frustrating, especially if you’re an amateur still struggling with the scales and chords of the instrument. Starting from the basics, memorizing the piece, recognizing the notes and consistent practice sessions are some of the traditional methods of learning how to play the piano. And though these […]

What Are Some Easy Classical Piano Pieces For A Beginner?

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Cannot wait to wow your family and friends with an essence of your newly acquired piano skills? Here is a list of songs recommended for you, which boast of a terrific appeal, yet are surprisingly easy to master! The Heart Asks For Pleasure First – Michael Nyman Featuring in the film named ‘The Piano’, this […]

Piano Learning For Everyone – Vital Info To Help You Take Control

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Contrary to popular misconceptions, there is no ideal age for enrolling in piano lessons. So stop giving excuses that you’re too young or too old to start, you just need the right attitude and eagerness to learn. And it is totally fine if you want to start learning on your own through a series of […]

Everything You Need To Know About Putting Your Piano And Piano Lessons To Good Use

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So you’ve gone ahead and fulfilled that long cherished dream of learning how to play the piano. In fact, you have even invested in an instrument of your own to practice at your convenience – such is the level of your commitment. But now that you’ve taken the lessons and are confident of being able to […]

How Do I Position My Fingers While Playing The Piano?

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Playing the piano might look deceivingly simple but once you start the lessons you’ll realize how tricky things can be. It is only with consistent practice that one can learn all the notes and get better with the chords. Fingerings or hand movement is all about the position of your fingers and making contact with […]

How To Stop Making The Most Common Piano Practice Mistakes

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Mistakes are the stepping stones to success alright, but it doesn’t take long for these errors to be ingrained in your habits permanently, damaging your prospects of doing well with the piano. There is anyways so much to handle while learning the piano, such as correct technique and a proper practice routine, that casualness and […]