Like many elements of music theory, triads and inversions are concepts that can be understood and applied in various ways, along a whole spectrum of difficulty from the bare bones to more complex ideas.
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.
Yamaha: Sonogenic Small compact keyboard which allows you to Rhythmically interact with your favorite music, without knowing how to play. Connect an iOS device and use the new JAM feature with the Yamaha Chord Tracker app. You can play your favorite iTunes songs, while never hitting a wrong key! You can also connect to your favorite […]
Piano Performance of Sorcerer’s Apprentice Making Music Magazine visited the Room Full of Pianos at NAMM 2019 where a performance was held using a number of pianos to arrange the different parts that make up the composition known as “Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”
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?
Whether you are an advanced piano player or just starting out, there is always that voice in the back of your head wondering if you’ve been practicing enough. So how much is enough?
Playing piano is a dream for thousands of people, but often this dream is hindered due to lack of time or energy. One of the most common reasons people stray from learning piano is a lack of concentration. Losing concentration can make you feel unmotivated and distracted from your goal. Thus, people often wonder how […]
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 […]
Pianist Paul Barton has been using his talent to comfort blind, sick, and elderly elephants at the Elephants World sanctuary in Thailand.