Welcome to our first minor scale video with Cassidy! In this video we’re going to teach you how to play the A minor scale, which is the relative minor to C major. Basically, this means that both scales have the same key signature.
Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you are playing a piece, your fingers just start playing without you really having to think about what you are doing? That’s because you have developed muscle memory for that particular piece. Your fingers have essentially “memorized” how to play that particular section of the song.
With the new year rolling in, it’s time to start working on those New Year’s resolutions. For those of you deciding to take up piano, which is a great choice, there are some things to consider when starting out. What type of piano or electric keyboard should you get? Are there any good method books out there? Will I need a lesson teacher?
Learning a new instrument can be really fun and exciting, especially when you have the drive to teach yourself. When learning guitar, there are some common mistakes that you can make when you don’t have an instructor or lesson teacher there to help. Fortunately, Bobby, the Guitar Answer Guy, shares some tips on fixing these […]
It is entirely possible to have a long, successful guitar career without much musical theory knowledge. But, theory is great to know for a variety of guitar-related tasks and activities, such as songwriting, teaching, and accompanimental playing.
When first learning piano, or any instrument for that matter, you want to learn the names of the notes on the staff. Knowing the note names will allow you to further your skills with music theory, sight reading, analysis, and so on.
Okay, it’s practice time and you are trying to decide what to work on today. You sit down at the piano but feel less than thrilled about running through the same piece you’ve been working on for weeks. So, what can you do to help improve the piece without actually playing the instrument? Graham Fitch […]