Tips on how to play and interpret the contemplative No. 30 from Schumann’s Album for the Young, and create variety to avoid monotony in the repeating motif.
After Nancy M. Williams' piano teacher urged her to relax her shoulders while playing, her quest for this piano technique led to understanding of her past.
Learn the history of how our modern piano keys came to be, and what they represent, from sound frequencies and mathematical relationships to music theory.
Stephen Malinowski has created an entirely fresh approach for making Bach's music visual. His videos break down contrapuntal voices into a digestible form.
Music theory is the grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary of the language of music. An amateur pianist discovers meaning in Mozart through studying theory.
Get the top 5 tips for playing a musical instrument while wearing hearing aids, in this exclusive interview with an amateur pianist who has a hearing loss. »
A musician with hearing loss offers tips on how to find the right audiologist for your needs—such as custom hearing aid settings for playing and performing. »
An adult piano student resolves to memorize Schumann’s “From Foreign Lands and People,” and uses music theory and her tactile sense to accomplish the feat.
Struggling to learn the melody of a Chopin Nocturne, Nancy M. Williams finds running through the piece in her mind is as productive as sitting at the piano.
The piano score can be useful while you're not even at the piano bench. Reading the sheet music like a book leads to greater comprehension of a piece.
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