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.” […]
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.
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?
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.
It’s important to keep a piano in good shape and make sure that with the right care it will be around for many years to come. Here are just a few ways to ensure that the piano has a long and healthy lifespan!
This guide has the most minimal information you need to know about reading musical notes and their corresponding piano keys. If you’re new to piano you will be able to read notes and piano keys in no time, and have a solid foundation for future learning
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 […]