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Learning How to Play Piano By Yourself

Learning how to play piano by yourself, is that even possible? Here is a look at the three most important aspects when teaching yourself to play piano.

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Reading Two Staves at the Same Time

Hi Maria, What a wonderful and extremely informative E - Zine. You have done a superb job in putting this together. I am in the process of trying to

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Help with Sheet Music

I am relatively new to piano and am trying to learn a song. I have posted a pdf of the sheet music below. In bar 36, there is a section that has too

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Printable Piano Key Notes and Chord Finder DIY Tool

This Piano Key Notes and Chord Finder is a handy little tool for beginning pianists! Just print, fold and place behind the keys of your piano.

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The Key Signature

The key signature tells us what scale a piece is made from. This is what you see as the combination of either sharps or flats in the beginning of a music staff.

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Piano Practice Tips

Some people have an ability to practice and have great results without having learned about piano practice. But most people don’t. Here are tips on how to practice with better results!

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About Composing: How to Compose a Song

Hi, I found your composing lessons really helpful. It was pretty much what I was looking for. Thanks for posting them. I have a question that might sound

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Originality Help!

Thank you for this amazing, clear and free website. The way you start off teaching composition is by making a diagram (line graph) of how we want our melody

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How To Read Notes

Please help me to identify the do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do notes. Maria's Answer: Get started to learn how to read notes with these pages: First

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What is the difference between 1. Written pitch 2. Sounding pitch 3. Concert pitch Answer: Hello there, In your picture above, the question refers

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