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Common Piano Chord Progressions

Learn how to turn chords in piano chord progressions into well known accompaniment styles. Chord progressions are also great as foundations for improvisation.

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What Do Key Signatures Mean?

Don't understand key signatures? Frustrated by not knowing what's the difference between accidentals and keys? Learn it here!!

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Pedaling in Piano Sonata op. 49 no 1

Hey, I have a question: and it is how should I use the pedal when I play the piano sonata op 49-1st movement? I don't know if I am supposed to lift the

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So I get that chords are made of triads, and those triads can have extensions and different voicing's, but how do you figure out which chord is which?

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Hanon for Beginners

Good day to you, I'm an older (60yrs young) person starting off with piano lessons. What is the best way to easily move up and down as you are practicing

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The 3 Minor Scale Patterns on the Piano

Learn to play the 3 minor scale patterns easily in this piano lesson tutorial for beginners. No note reading required!

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Piano - Left Hand Question

First, I would like to thank you for your really wonderful web site. I think that it's the most informative and welcoming site, that I have seen and read.

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Help with Connections of Triads

How do I connect triads and chords from the roots of the scales?

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Tempo at the Very Beginning

I never played piano before and purchased a level 1 book recently from amazon to start learning. Is it right to assume I am doing the right thing by making

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Flats and Sharps in Greensleeves

Hello, I have a quick question regarding flats and sharps. Due to the coronavirus, I am stuck at home and re-learning the piano :) Yesterday I was

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