The A-Z of Great Piano Technique
There have been excellent books written about piano technique by some of the greatest pianists such as Walter Gieseking, Josef and Rosa Lhevinne, or Heinrich Neuhaus. What they taught 100 years ago still holds true today.
The Process of Learning Piano
Before we get on to piano technique, let’s first discuss the two possible ways to learn piano music – through note reading or through chords. To learn how to play music written by other composer’s, you’ll eventually have to learn how to read sheet music although this method takes way longer.
Or if you want to write your own music, you can just learn to analyze chords, even by ear – this is the easier way of learning piano. It is far better to learn how to make music first than it is to read it on a piece of paper.
Remember to always learn piano music slowly and accurately, so that you can gain confidence while performing your favorite piano pieces.
It’s All About The Beat
A lot of people are surprised when I tell them that piano technique has to do with maintaining a good sense of rhythm among other things. Sometimes, it seems as if you’ve been actively playing the piano for a couple of years and are still having large difficulty with maintaining steady rhythm. Even professional players are sometimes at a loss when it comes to understanding rhythm. Sometimes, we end up with a mental blockage that prevents us from counting the rhythm of a piece correctly.
One Online book Stands Out
The best online book you can download for free about honing your piano technique is by Chuan C. Chang entitled “Fundamentals of Piano Practice.” You can download it from his website at Piano Fundamentals.
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Composers Category View this page to check out the latest blog entries about classical composers ranging from J.S. Bach to Vivaldi. Sorted by date.
Christian Piano Category If the genre of Christian piano interests you, then this is the section of our site for you. See the latest blog entries.
Christmas Piano Category Hark! Hark! When the bells start ringing, you should find yourself reading our latest blog posts about this special category of piano music.
Jazz Piano Category Our Jazz music enthusiasts will naturally migrate to this category of our piano music info blog to catch the latest news about free sheet music, learn piano tips, and more.
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Traditional Piano Category More than just “Mary Had A Little Lamb” and other all-time classics for the beginning student. View the latest blog posts for free sheet music, and printable sheet music to learn piano quickly and effectively.
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Table of Contents
How to sort through millions of pieces of sheet music The internet can help you gain access to millions of free sheet music for piano, then you can use our site to help you sort through it all.
How to Download Free Piano Mp3s Quickly and Securely Unique and clever ways to instantly download free piano mp3s quickly into your computer. Two special techniques you can use right away.
Piano tabs are an easier way to notate music Master piano tabs quickly as they only use letters instead of notes making a composition so much easier to read.
Find TOP Piano Music Online How to find thousands of free sheet music and mp3s using the internet. Helping you to find the top resources.
Easy Piano Music Arrangements Make Piano Lessons Fun There are so many publications of easy piano music classics out there that it is sometimes hard for the amateur pianist to know where to start.
Learn To Play Popular Piano Music With The Help of The Web There was a day before the world-wide web when people actually had to visit a store to buy popular piano music, now all that has changed.
Traditional Piano Music is Here to Stay Many beginners start out their first baby steps at the piano with the use of traditional piano music.
Finding Christmas Piano Music for the Holiday Season Impress your mates this holiday season with learning how to play Christmas piano music as many top-notch sites offer great quality and faster music downloads.
Classical piano music is well and alive on the net It just takes a few moments to research and find a ton of free classical piano music whether in the form of sheet music of mp3s.
How Jazz Piano Music Transformed the 20th Century It’s within the innovative freedom of expression, that jazz piano actively diverges from classical piano traditions.
Christian Piano Music Empowers And Rejuvenates Us Most people perform Christian music at religious services such as the church or for weddings as the piano is sometimes the most easily accessible instrument.
Artist or Band Name Index Use this page to browse through the names of your favorite Artists or Bands.
Composers’ Names Index Use this page to browse through the names of various classical music composers.
Piano Music Titles Index Please select a genre from the list found on this page to access all the piano music titles available on our site.
How to Learn Piano And Blow Away Your Audience Anyone interested in learning piano can play piano without the complexities of traditional piano playing teaching methods.
Learning to Read Piano Notes Like a Pro Every aspiring beginner usually starts his lessons with how to read piano notes and keys, the latter of which are made of white and black keys.
Learn Piano Chord Patterns Quickly You can quickly learn how to master piano chords and how they progress from one to another. It is far easier than learning how to read sheet music.
A Lesson on How to Read Piano Music Sheets Anyone can learn how to properly read piano music sheets, here is a quick legend you can print out and practice with.
Piano Music News Here you will find the latest piano music news found on the world wide web. Get the latest information about your favorite artists, interesting sheet music, and more.
A Collection of FREE Piano Videos for your Pleasure No more going to a store to buy super piano videos. We’ll even help you choose from some of the web’s most popular and free piano videos.
Top Traditional Piano Music Books Resource It’s too bad that we have come so far away from the use of traditional piano music books to learn piano the good ole’ fashioned way.
How To Achieve Phenomenal Piano Technique A discussion of various methods of learning the piano and how to amass an outstanding piano technique.