Unlike playing a trombone or violin, pianists don’t have to worry too much about intonation and pitch. You hit the key on the piano and the note comes out, right? Because of this, pianists, especially beginners, tend to forget about listening to their playing and instead focus on getting all the notes right. But have […]
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?
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.
Piano lessons can help your child to develop better motor functions, intelligence, and focus. That sounds great, doesn’t it?
In this video, Josh Wright of joshwrightpiano.com gives his suggestions on how to overcome tendinitis and develop a relaxed playing technique.
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!