Basic Piano Techniques

local artistThere are some basic piano techniques that really need to be mastered before you can continue on an advance to more intermediate levels. If these basic playing techniques are not established right from the start then your laying will not be able to advance beyond a certain level.

If you have developed bad habits then correcting these habits later may be virtually impossible so great care should be taken. If you are learning at home on your own by using a home study method then you would benefit from going to see a qualified  piano teacher once in a while just to make sure your basic piano technique is OK and you have not taken on bad posture or any other bad habits.

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Top Beginners Piano News for March 28, 2009

piano chords guide

The piano chords guide that we offer for free download over on the right hand side of the page is only a very basic and abridged document.

Our piano chord guide contains the 24 basic major and mimor chords. that is the major and minor verions of the chords for each of the twelve notes of the octave.

There are in reality hundreds of chords that you can play on the piano. Besides the major and minor chords there are also diminished, augmented, 7ths minor 7ths and major 7ths, suspended, 11ths, 13ths… and the list goes on.

Apart from having one chord for each of the 12 notes in the octave, each chord can be played in a variety of inversions with at least 3 different ways of playing each chord. If you add up all of the combinations you have literally hundreds of different possible piano chords to learn.