My Boogie Woogie Piano History

Home > Piano Lessons > Blog   My Boogie Woogie Piano History   I was a 17-year-old recruit in the US Army Air Corps in 1945 when I heard this exciting music for the first time. One of my buddies was a truly expert piano player who enjoyed showing off...

How to Use Piano Chords list and Charts

Home > Piano Lessons > Blog   How to Use Piano Chords list and Charts   Playing the piano would never be a lot easier in the absence of a list of piano chords. While most people think that playing the piano just involves reading music notes or playing...

The Piano: History, Facts, and Benefits

Home > Piano Lessons > Blog   The Piano: History, Facts, and Benefits   In the fourteenth century, instruments with keyboards evolved from a dulcimer to the clavichord, spinet, virginal, gravicembalo, and then finally, the harpsichord. The harpsichord...

A Quick Summary of Impressionist Music

Home > Piano Lessons > Blog   A Quick Summary of Impressionist Music   Impressionist music had various characteristics including irregular phrases and unresolved dissonances. Avoiding traditional harmonic progression was also a common trend among...

A Quick Summary of Romantic Music

Home > Piano Lessons > Blog   A Quick Summary of Romantic Music   Romantic music was emotional and highly expressive encompassing philosophical, artistic, and literary themes. It emphasized greatly on lyrical melodies in addition to dramatic contrasts....