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A Comprehensive Introduction to Piano Scales

Whether you’re sitting down at a piano bench for the first time or you can play Mozart with the best of them, all pianists agree on the importance of centrality of piano scales. Whether you’re playing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” or “Etude No. 36 in G sharp minor” every piano piece will include scales in […]

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An Introduction to the B Major Scale

Few concepts are as central to piano music as the scales, whether you’re playing the most basic piece or a Mozart sonata. But a common scale you may not have worked with yet is B major, which is a slightly more complex major scale. Here, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about the […]

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An Introduction to the A Major Scale

If you’re learning the piano, one of the most important skills to master is how to play scales. We take a look at what a scale is, and how to play the A major scale on the piano. We examine the best fingering to you use when playing this scale. We also learn about where […]

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How to Play a Dm Chord on a Piano

What do these three songs have in common: “Like A Prayer” by Madonna, “Crazy In Love” by Beyonce, and “Killing In The Name” by Rage Against The Machine? All of these songs were written in the key of D minor (Dm). While the key contains other chords, the D minor remains at its core. Although […]

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Beginner Guide on Top 10 Piano Chords

Want to learn to play chords on the piano? This article is a beginner guide on how to structure and play piano chords. Learn some easy tricks and techniques to play 10 of the most common piano chords. A Beginners Guide to Piano Chords – Keys, Fingers, and Chords Professional pianists are highly trained and […]

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Piano FAQ: What Is a Dotted Half Note?

You may have only just gotten to grips with the half note when suddenly, you’re confronted by something very similar, but slightly different. The dotted half note is one of the trickier notes that new learners have to deal with. Although it may seem tricky at first, don’t worry. The dotted half note is a […]

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