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Types Of Pianos And What To Look For

Types Of Pianos And What To Look For

One might think that buying a piano would be fairly simple, play it and buy it if you like the sound. In a general sense this is true. But, when the brass tacks come out, it is very much not true. There are quite a few little items that come into play that, if ignored, will find you buying a pile of junk. The one very large rule to follow when considering the purchase of a piano is to have...
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Learn The Notes On The Piano First

Learn The Notes On The Piano First

Once you have recognized your future in front of the piano, it can be a start. Eventually it becomes more easy and fun. You can play almost all of the songs written in songbooks fluently. You can even write your own composition. Now that you have established that energy in you, there’s still something that lacks. Why, do you think it’s enough to have the spirit without even knowing the chords? If you have mastered and identified the basic and...
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The Joy Of Piano Improvisation

The Joy Of Piano Improvisation

If you have never experienced the fun and joy of improvising on the piano, then you are missing out on a great experience. Imagine an artist who does not know how to draw or paint without tracing or copying another’s work. That is unheard of. Yet, many piano players lack the ability to improvise on the piano! This is caused by years of rigid piano lesson/structure and a lack of proper guidance. Many piano players rely on sheet music to...
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Don’t Move A Piano Until You Read This

Don’t Move A Piano Until You Read This

How do you move a piano? Very carefully. Okay, I’m being a little sarcastic, but moving a piano is a serious endeavor. I’m a big advocate of hiring a professional mover to move a piano. Pianos are heavy and it’s easy to damage a piano while moving it. I’m speaking from experience. I own a Kimball piano my parents bought brand new for me when I was a child. That piano was a big deal to me after having played...
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It’s Never Too Late To Take A Beginner Piano Lesson!

It’s Never Too Late To Take A Beginner Piano Lesson!

Sometimes all it takes to get started down the road of music is a beginner piano lesson. How many times have you told yourself that you should learn to play an instrument before it gets too late? And how many times have you put off your first lesson because you just don’t have the time, or because you don’t know where to go? When you learn online, you eliminate the need to go looking for lessons because everything can be...
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