the different types of piano

the different types of piano By definition it is a traditional piano in which the sound is produced by a hammer striking the strings mechanically. The dimension of the piano, called height for upright pianos and length for grand pianos, will influence the intensity of the sound. The categories of upright pianos are study pianos […]

Histoire du piano

1 the ancestors of the piano The oldest ancestor of the current piano seems to be the tympanon, a medieval instrument with taut strings that was struck with small hammers also called mallets. Over time, the manichordion or clavichord appeared, a keyboard instrument with multiple strings. The strings are struck by a metal piece called […]

Pieces added to the catalog in January 2021

Our formulas allow you to learn by following tutorials the following pieces added to the catalog Beethoven’s Pathetic Sonata Radetsky’s March by Johann Strauss Granny blue by Nicoletta We will all go to paradise by Michel Polnareff Julien Clerc rocker heart Everybody needs somebody from the Blues brothers Haven’t met you yet from Michael […]

Get back to playing the piano

There are many adults today who learned the piano in their earliest childhood, but who, caught up in the whirlwind of daily life or by other passions, have given up. Some secretly dream of going back to it one day. But, between the desire and the first step, how to get started to take up […]

Adjust the speed of videos

The VLC player By using VLC player you can slow down the playback speed of your piano learning videos. You will thus be able to facilitate the reading of the “tutorial videos” of the animated keyboard where the fingerings and the keys to be played to learn your piece are indicated. Very useful for those […]

metronome test

Have a “sense of rhythm”: To refine your musical game while respecting the tempo and play at regular speed without speeding up or slowing down here is a metronome available for free

Mimicry: a natural mechanism in learning the piano

mimicry is an instinctive behavior Neuroscience has demonstrated that mimicry involves “mirror neurons”. It is thanks to them that we learn and understand the gestures of others. At the behavioral level, mimicry is a fundamental learning mechanism that involves synchronizing one’s own gestures with those of the imitated person. Mimicry intervenes for all kinds of […]