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Piano Memes

Piano Memes Here are some of the Piano Memes that I have been posting on the Piano Learners Instagram and Facebook Page

Piano Playing is Child’s Play

See how easy it can be to play the piano?  Even a four year old can do it. https://youtu.be/omuYi2Vhgjo This video on youtube has a lot of mixed comments. There are a lot of people who are saying that it is a fraud or some sort of montage because they simply don’t believe that someone […]

Piano For Beginners Courses Reviewed

Piano for ALL Average User Rating: 5/5 ** THE BEST VALUE AND CONTENT **  Click Here For Our Special In-Depth Video Review This extremely full package has 10 books with embedded video and audio. It teaches you how to play by ear and how to read music. Right from the start you will be playing […]

Learn to Play Skyfall

This is a great piano tutorial…Doesn’t seem too hard to begin with but listen on…. If you play a lot of guitar hero then this shouldn’t be too difficult

Piano Finger Exercises

Just as with sports, playing any instrument, especially the piano involves the development of a specific muscle set. These muscles should be warmed up before playing and should be strengthened on a daily basis to ensure perfection. The muscle set for piano playing is mostly restricted to the fingers, hands, wrists and forearms. Though this […]

Piano Tutorial Interface

Whilst searching for piano tutorials to publish on the blog I came across the OnlinePianist.com This is a great resource for pianists of all levels who want to learn how to play actual songs and pieces of music that aren’t just in the public domain.There is an extensive library of songs in many styles with […]

Influential pianists – Jerry Lee Lewis

The famous pianist Jerry Lee Lewis rose to fame in the early 1950s with hits such as ‘A whole lotta shakin going on’ and ‘Great balls of fire’. Lewis pioneered a whole new musical style which later became know as ‘rockabilly’. This was a mixture of his two great loves in music, first that of […]

Key signature finder

I found this great key signature finder at about.com. This is a really useful tool for not just piano players but for all musicians. It shows you exactly how many sharps or flats there are for each different key signature whether it be major or minor. You search for your key signature by name… when […]

How many keys should a piano have

One of the most common questions I get asked on my Youtube channel is ‘how many keys should my piano have?’. This question might come from one of the videos I have where I explain about the basic notes on the keyboard. I explain how the keyboard is split up into repeating groups of twelve notes. In essence you […]

How to play Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

https://youtu.be/Cwm-VrzRvT4 Bohemian Rhapsody is one of the all time classic pop/rock pieces. This was composed by Freddie Mercury on the the piano and although the original recoding features heavily the voices in close harmony and the timeless guitar sound we can only associate with queen, the song is in fact based around the piano part. There are quite a […]

Piano Care 101

Here is a link to a great set of articles on basic piano care. Piano Care and Maintenance – Inside Tips on Piano Care and Maintenance Piano Care & Maintenance The article is aimed at newcomers to the piano but there will also be one or two gems for the seasoned player as well. There […]

Learn Piano

How to Teach Yourself Piano Every beginner can use advice on how to Teach Yourself Piano. There are many different methods of teaching yourself how to play the piano. Some people use an instructor and others teach themselves. No matter how you learn to play the piano, some things will be the same. The basics […]

Piano Lessons For Beginners

There are a lot of people looking for piano lessons for beginners who believe that they are really too old to learn piano. This cannot be further from the truth. The fact is that the older you are the more thoroughly you will learn and the less likely you will be to give it up.I […]

How To Play The Piano Blues Style

Learn to Play Piano Blues Style When you play piano blues style you are calling upon some strong music. The blues is something that is filled with emotion. It is a genre of music that seems to have its very own style that so unique from any other genre. When you play blues on the […]

Beginners piano as it should be played

I was searching the web for some easy classical pieces to include in my soon to be released beginners piano course when I stumbled across this amazing video. This is of the pianist Wilhelm Kempff playing Movement 1 from the famous Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven. This piece is not that difficult to play and is […]

Am I Too Old To Learn The Piano?

There have been a lot of writing to me that have been concerned about being too old to take Piano Lessons For Beginners. People repeatedly inquire how old do you have to be before is becomes too difficult to really get skilled at the piano. This appears to be a regular question for persons over […]

Learn Piano Online

Learn Piano Online for Fast and Easy Lessons Taking piano lessons online has become a popular method to learn piano online. Online lessons have many benefits over hiring a teacher or attending classes offline. If you are someone who is looking to learn to play the piano and you are wanting an easy yet effective […]

Air Piano | Rowan Atkinson’s Piano Mime

Here is an incredible performance of Beethoven’s s Pathetique,  played on an invisible piano by the genius of comedy, Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean). It begins with the opening from the  Pathetique but then in the middle it is seamlessly joined to the final part of the last movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. https://youtu.be/7v5BCX6bkLQ Learn all […]

Useful Resourses

Here are some useful links to related resources Piano.com – The definitive piano player’s site. Piano.com is the ultimate source for locating piano-related information on the Internet. Classical Source – The Classical Source for a comprehensive collection of information and news on classical music subjects including articles, concert and CD reviews. Angies Banjo – Affordable […]