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Lesson 14 The Strauss Waltzes For Piano

Waltz Music For The Piano The Strauss Waltzes were originally intended for a small orchestra of the court.  But they are quite wonderful when played as a solo on the piano. They have a captivating driving rhythm in 3/4 time, … Continue reading

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Lesson Thirteen Fingering Piano Scales On White Notes

Method for Fingering Scales Basically, you use an alternating method of ‘short group’ and ‘long group‘ for fingering scales. The ‘short group’ of fingers is the group including thumb, forefinger, and middle finger. The ‘long group’ of fingers is the … Continue reading

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Lesson Twelve: The Order Of Sharps And Flats In Key Signatures

Easy Way To Remember The Order Of Sharps and Flats In Key Signatures: I recently had a comment from a student which said it would be helpful to have a bit more on the business of sharps and flats in … Continue reading

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Lesson Eleven: First List of Musical Terms For Piano Students

 An A, B, C of Musical Terms for Piano Students Accent: This means exactly what the word indicates.  If a note has an accent sign over it, often expressed as >, or sometimes as a v, then that note will … Continue reading

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Piano Lesson Ten: Build Your Own Blues Chords On Piano

How To Form Blues Chords Playing the piano really becomes fun, when you learn how to build your own chords.  You can accompany yourself singing a bluesey song such as “Jelly Roll Blues”, or accompany another vocalist on a folksey … Continue reading

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