Learning Pieces

Beethoven Piano Sonata in C Major (Op. 3 No. 2)

Pianist and captain of The Piano Boat, Masayuki Tayama, gives a guided tour of Beethoven’s third piano sonata in C major, Op. 2 No. 3.

Trinity Syllabus Intermediate Grades

New video walk-throughs featuring selected repertoire from the intermediate grades (4 to 6) for the 2021-23 Trinity syllabus are now available!

Using the Cycle of Fifths

In this week’s blog post, David Hall, explores how pianists can use the Cycle of Fifths for various purposes, including learning scales, chords, chord progressions and improvisation.

Learning Pieces Showcase

Our next showcase features our resources for learning pieces which provide advice on how to learn, interpret and tackle challenges posed by works from the elementary to advanced levels.

Beethoven Piano Sonata in A Major (Op. 2 No. 2)

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

A Cello Suite for the Left Hand

Develop your left hand technique while familiarising yourself with a great work of art with our new study edition for Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1.

Why Study Music Theory?

David Hall, discusses the benefits of understanding music theory and introduces his theory course There’s More to Playing the Piano, of which the first few chapters are now available on the Online Academy.

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.

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.

Expanding Your Repertoire with Quick Studies

In this week’s post, Ryan Morison discusses how quick studies can be used as an effective tool to broaden your repertoire and develop good habits and skills when learning new pieces.