piano practice

How to practise the piano as an adult beginner

2021-07-20T14:27:35+01:00

Learning how to play the piano is one of the most fulfilling skills that any human being can acquire. That is why a lot of adults still want to learn it despite their age. Some have learned it during their younger years, and some have no background knowledge at all. Learning the piano does not have to happen at a certain age. It can be learned at whatever stage you may be in life. People often find learning the piano challenging because they don’t see their results fast. They then have the tendency to give up quickly. Piano playing takes time [...]

How to practise the piano as an adult beginner2021-07-20T14:27:35+01:00

I hate playing scales. Is there a way around it?

2021-07-16T20:29:36+01:00

A scale in music is a set of notes ordered according to pitch or frequency. It is a basis of the notes to be used in how a music or piece is composed. It is like a foundation or the structure of the harmonies that accompanies the melodies. There are many kinds of scales in music, depending on the structure of the distances of the notes. Aside from being knowledgeable about scales, it is also vital to include them in daily practise and learning to play them skillfully. Why is playing scales important? Playing scales is one of the significant pieces [...]

I hate playing scales. Is there a way around it?2021-07-16T20:29:36+01:00

Best exercises to improve legato playing

2021-07-01T06:25:14+01:00

Legato (meaning “tied up” or “tied together” in Italian) is a character of playing notes in a way that the notes will sound smoothly connected with each other. When a legato occurs, a note or several notes will have to retain its sound until a new note is produced so that there is no silence in between the notes. It is what makes melody sound seamless. A succession of notes should be played in legato when it is labeled with a slur, a curved line on top or below the notes, like an arc. Learning how to play legato is a [...]

Best exercises to improve legato playing2021-07-01T06:25:14+01:00

How to improve hand coordination

2021-07-01T06:31:18+01:00

Hand coordination is the skill to play the piano with fluency especially when playing with both hands. It is also the ability to execute passages proficiently even when your hands play passages that are entirely different from each other. Having excellent hand coordination in playing the piano will not only enable you to play the piano keys proficiently but it will also contribute in learning more advanced pieces efficiently. Sometimes, we will encounter pieces that are challenging to execute because our hand coordination is not enough or well trained. It can sometimes feel frustrating and demotivating, but do not fret because [...]

How to improve hand coordination2021-07-01T06:31:18+01:00

The best piano exercises for beginners

2021-06-15T06:33:45+01:00

Being a piano beginner, playing on the piano keys can get frustrating when your fingers are not functioning as how you expect them to function. And there are times when you try to play a certain passage and you find it extremely challenging to execute it, it can get annoying and you might tend to end up asking yourself “is piano playing really possible for me?”. Lack of finger dexterity is one of the obstructions for piano learners because they feel that it is the end for them, as it limits their capabilities to play the instrument and hinders them to [...]

The best piano exercises for beginners2021-06-15T06:33:45+01:00
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