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A Mozart Fantasy, New Pieces and Voicing a Melody

In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on various topics in works by Mozart, Chopin and Tchaikovsky.

A Harpsichord Revival

In this week’s guest post, harpsichordist and conductor Jory Vinikour explores the harpsichord revival which started in the last 19th century and discusses two of his instruments from this period.

Summer Sale 2021!

Summer Sale 2021: Get up to 40% off online events and various piano playing and teaching resources!

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Beethoven Piano Sonata in F Minor (Op. 2 No. 1)

Pianist and captain of The Piano Boat, Masayuki Tayama, gives a guided tour of Beethoven’s first piano sonata in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1.

Jailbreaking Hanon

Graham Fitch shows how Hanon’s exercises can be used creatively as a blank canvas to experience and develop movements encountered in real music.

Resources for Improving Sight-reading

An overview of some of our resources for developing and improving your sight-reading skills.

Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Rachmaninoff!

In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on trills, fingering, legato octaves and gave practising tips for tackling a difficult passage in works by Handel, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff.

Notes or Rhythms – What’s More Important?

What’s more important, notes or rhythms? Sight-reading forces us to keep going no matter what happens which in turn has many benefits for our daily practice!

A Better Way to Play Faster

Pianists often find that a piece falls apart beyond a certain speed. This article offers a more effective method than using a metronome to play faster.

Finding and Choosing Piano Fingering

The only correct fingering is the one that works for your hand! This blog post provides some tips and suggestions for finding and choosing piano fingering.