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,… Continue reading

Harry potter on piano as never heard before

Harry on Harry Check out this amazing video performance by Harry AKA ‘Harry the piano’ Harry presents himself and then announces that he is going to play the theme tune from harry potter in every style known to man. Well, I must admit, he almost does. It starts off with… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Piano Chord Finding App for smartphones and tablets

I found this pretty cool app for the iphone and ipad which is now also available for android too. Its a piano chord finder so you can take any melody and find the chords to it in a flash. The idea is that you type in to the app the… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

New Piano Course looks VERY Promising

I have found a new piano learning course which at first glance seems to be very promising indeed. The course is called Learn Piano in 30 Days and stands out from the other best selling piano courses in quite a few ways which I will go into below. The best… Continue reading

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… Continue reading