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Guides, infos and tips about how to learn to play the piano

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5 piano songs that can’t be missing on your Thanksgiving playlist

If you want to get some autumnal feeling into your repertoire, here are five songs to help you get into the Thanksgiving spirit.

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Start Playing Piano

You’re sitting correctly, with strong posture, and you know how to hit a key properly. But you can’t play a piece with just one note. Now we get to know the keyboard so you can put that technique into practice.

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Proper Piano Technique

Playing with proper piano technique is not just about pushing the right keys. Everything from the way you sit to how you drop your fingers onto the keyboard will affect the sound of the piano.

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Sad Piano Songs

Here is a selection of twelve sad songs and pieces from across genres to capture and soothe a melancholy mood.

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6 Spooky piano tunes to learn on Halloween

It's Halloween time again! So what’s better than taking these dark and cold nights to learn some new eerie songs on your piano?

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Piano Pedals

Here we explain the effect that each piano pedal has on the sound, the proper technique for using them and where you can find them in musical notation.

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Piano Goals and Motivation

It’s easy to look at an advanced pianist and feel you will never get there. It’s too far. In this post we show how to focus on goals and motivation.

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Piano Practice

In this post we cover how to structure your practice routine, prepare yourself for each session, and structure each session to get the maximum benefit.

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Piano Learning Methods

Traditional Lessons, Video Tutorials or App Learning - what is the best option for you to start learning piano?

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How to Choose a Piano or Keyboard

Let’s find you the right piano. Even a short search can uncover a wide range of terminology and options that can be a little daunting.

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How to grow your YouTube Channel as a musician

In this guide we look at tried-and-tested methods and how you can use them to grow a YouTube musician channel.

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Why Boogie-Woogie Will Make You a Better Pianist

Learn about the origins of boogie-woogie, its tremendous influence on other styles, and how it can improve your piano playing.

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Natural Talent is a Myth, You Can be Great at Piano

Learn why scientists and researchers agree that musical ability is not something you are born with, and how you can develop talent.

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7 Proven Piano Practice Tips You Need to Know

Get better faster and form positive habits. Follow these simple tips to get the most out of piano practice.

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The Best Piano Songs to Get Into the Christmas Spirit

Get everybody into the Christmas spirit with this list of true classics and modern hits to learn on piano in time for Christmas.

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10 Super Easy Bite-Sized Melodies for Piano Beginners

Learn one or more of these great songs over the weekend, even if you've never played piano before!

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4 Reasons to Learn Piano on an App

Understand the practical and research-backed reasons why learning piano on an app could be the best method for you.

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6 Piano Songs Guaranteed to get Everybody Singing Along

Get everybody singing with a bulletproof set list of classic songs. Guaranteed to impress, from easy and quick to challenging and showy.

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6 Tricks to Stay Motivated Learning Piano

Learn the tricks that make it easy to stay motivated when teaching yourself piano.

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4 Tips to Master Any Song

These four tips help you to play any song even if you don't take piano lessons.

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Easy Piano Songs

This article helps you find easy piano songs and also gives you some great examples to start.

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Top 5 Mistakes When Learning to Play the Piano

You want to know how to play the piano the right way? Avoid these five common mistakes!

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Learning to Play the Piano as an Adult - Why It's Never Too Late

Find out why it's never too late to learn piano and why starting as an adult can even be an advantage.

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5 beautiful Piano Pieces to Make People Fall in Love with You

When you play piano you should have some romantic piano songs in your repertoire. We recommend these five beautiful and romantic piano pieces!

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How Playing Piano Makes You More Successful in Life

When you learn piano you also train skills that actually help you to be more successful at university or at work.

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How to Play Piano by Ear - A Quick Guide

Playing piano by ear isn't as hard as it seems and you can actually practice it.

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How to motivate your child to practice piano

There are many ways to motivate your child to practice piano. Find out what you can do in this article.

Four Basic Piano Chords to Quickly Learn Songs

In this guide, you'll find out how to play the most popular songs with a simple, repetitive chord progression.

Why Playing the Piano is a Brain Booster

Playing the piano is a perfect exercise for your brain. It improves many of your skills even long-term.