Playing techniques for piano

Multimedia tutorials for practicing piano playing techniques

 
Articulation on the Piano

Articulation on the Piano

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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In order for the notes to be heard clearly and at the same volume, you need to strike the keys with the same strength – i.e. articulate the same with each finger. By now you will have realized thatarti...

Spreading Your Fingers

Spreading Your Fingers

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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Numerous examples in this course show you how important spreading your fingers is for playing piano licks. Get ready for a surprise: once you have learned to properly spread your fingers, you will...

Playing Octaves

Playing Octaves

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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In all styles of music and accompaniment, the left hand in particular is used for playing octaves, which requires extensive use of the thumb and little finger. The right hand also plays its part: it...

Backbeat

Backbeat

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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The backbeat – this emblematic feature of reggae and ska accompaniments – is the result of accenting weak/unstressed so called ‘off’-beats (in 4/4 rhythm these are beats 2 and 4) or weak subdivisions...

Repetitive Notes

Repetitive Notes

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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For repeating the same note you need a special technique and a certain fingering. By using a different finger for each repetitive note you will be able to stick to the rhythm more precisely, to bring...

Inversion of Three-Tone Chords

Inversion of Three-Tone Chords

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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Chord inversions are a vital aid for pianists: they enable them to play chord sequences without unnecessary movement along the keyboard. Inverting a chord involves raising the tone of the first note...

Inversion of Four-Tone Chords

Inversion of Four-Tone Chords

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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chord is identical but the order of its notes is changed. A four-tone chord has three possible inversions, thus enabling you to always have the right notes at your fingertips and to play chord...

Thumb Pass-Under & Finger Cross-Over (Beginner)

Thumb Pass-Under & Finger Cross-Over (Beginner)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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In piano playing these techniques are simply fundamental: they allow for shifts, i.e. moving up and down the keyboard, without once needing to lift your hands from the keys. When playing up the...

Thumb Pass-Under & Finger Cross-Over (Intermediate)

Thumb Pass-Under & Finger Cross-Over (Intermediate)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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In piano playing these techniques are simply fundamental: they allow for shifts, i.e. moving up and down the keyboard, without once needing to lift your hands from the keys. When playing up the...

Hand Independence (Beginner)

Hand Independence (Beginner)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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Hand independence is an utterly unavoidable aspect of piano playing. Rhythmically speaking, but also regarding volume, you will need to be able to play with one hand sequences that differ from or...

Hand Independence (Intermediate)

Hand Independence (Intermediate)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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Hand independence is an utterly unavoidable aspect of piano playing. Rhythmically speaking, but also regarding volume, you will need to be able to play with one hand sequences that differ from or...

Chord Accompaniment (Beginner)

Chord Accompaniment (Beginner)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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These easily interpretable rhythms consist of chords whose notes are played partly simultaneously and partly consecutively. The manner in which the left and right hands complement each other is...

Chord Accompaniment (Intermediate)

Chord Accompaniment (Intermediate)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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These intermediate level rhythms consist of chords whose notes are played partly simultaneously and partly consecutively. The manner in which the left and right hands complement each other is...

Arpeggiated Accompaniment (Beginner)

Arpeggiated Accompaniment (Beginner)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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These easy to play arpeggiated accompaniments are played with the right hand for the most part and complemented by the left hand with bass tones. The rhythmic motifs used here are easily manageablearpeg...

Arpeggiated Accompaniment (Intermediate)

Arpeggiated Accompaniment (Intermediate)

Author: How 2 Play Piano
Contents: Multimedia PDF
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On this intermediate level you will play arpeggiated accompaniments that are regarded as so-called standards. Similar to a master key, you can use them in various musical contexts - from pop music to...