Every time you hit a key during your piano lessons, you’re producing varying sounds that you’ll eventually become attuned to within a short period of time. Your sense of hearing a specific tone or musical pitch, will increase and will help you become a better performer. In this article, we’re going to learn the three [… Read More]

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Learning the piano scales is a great form of finger exercises and should be a part of your daily regimen in your piano lessons. Of the seven major scales you’ll learn, the easiest to maneuver is the C Major Scale and we’ll discuss it today. Piano Scales: C Major – How It Looks On The [… Read More]

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Piano Lessons For D Chord

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As you go through numerous piano lessons, one common practice you’ll run into are chords. They are the basis of creating many songs and you may have heard them in your favorite songs. In this article, we will go through the D chord to get a feel as to how to play it. Piano Lessons [… Read More]

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In my article Understanding The Piano Keyboard For Your Piano Lessons, I discussed the layout of the keyboard and that the black keys are referenced as both sharps and flats. What you’ll learn today is exactly how these keys are named and look on the Treble Clef and Bass Clef staff lines. Sharps And Flats [… Read More]

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There are quite a few finger exercise books my mom bought me when I took piano lessons at a young age and they all helped increase the agility my fingers hadn’t had by getting them use to moving at different paces and reach a wider range of keys. One of the books that were helpful [… Read More]

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There are many forms of finger exercises that you can learn to play the piano and are provided by many composers. But the one consistent workout you should do with your fingers is playing the major piano scales. Today we are going to learn how to play the D Major scale. Piano Scales: D Major – [… Read More]

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Having proper posture when playing the piano will determine whether you have a productive performance or an exhausting one. If you’ve watched great piano players, you’ll notice that they tend to have a similar position when they play. This is not a coincidence. There are four positions that you should place yourself in before playing [… Read More]

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There are well over 90 music symbols that are used to demonstrate how to play a musical piece and even though it can be overwhelming, you’ll eventually need to learn them as you take more lessons. But there are a handful you can learn today since they are repeated in many beginning exercises you’ll play [… Read More]

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Familiarizing yourself with your piano keyboard is a great way to get your mind and body in sync with it. You help yourself perform better and become one when you have a clear understanding of your keys and how they work. In this article, we’ll take a look at the keyboard and explain in it [… Read More]

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My article entitled Beginning Piano Lessons – Learning The Treble Clef Staff, demonstrated how to read the top of two staves within a music sheet. It produces high notes that are played with your right hand. The bottom staff, which contains the Bass Clef, tends to be learned after you’ve become comfortable with the higher [… Read More]

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