The piano was invented around 1700 in Italy by harpsichord maker Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, who worked with the Florentine Court of the Grand Prince Ferdinando de’ Medici. Cristofori named his invention gravicèmbalo col piano e forte, which means “harpsichord with loud and soft.” It was later shortened to “fortepiano” and finally to just “piano.” […]
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Get started playing your favorite songs with this jam-packed video. You’ll learn the basic chords (I, IV, and V) at the heart of countless tunes, how to arrange (invert) them for maximum effect, and how to make it all come alive with rhythm and bass line. Virtually a complete course in one crystal-clear tutorial.
Casio has teamed up with the non-profit group Notes for Notes to gift more than 10 keyboards and digital pianos to the organization’s recording studio.
Casio America, Inc., has announced the release of the new Casiotone CT-S200, a reimagining of the classic Casiotone electronic keyboard (CT-201), which debuted in 1980.
This article is about the importance of chord knowledge as a pianist – what chords are, what they’re for, and all the ways good chord knowledge can help you as both piano player and musician in general.
In this video, Josh Wright of joshwrightpiano.com gives his suggestions on how to overcome tendinitis and develop a relaxed playing technique.