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This section has longer articles on various aspects of the piano and synth, including playing technique, improvisation, composition, theory, practice, and preparing for performances.


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Are you looking for a more serious music keyboard for your child? Read our guide: Choosing Your Child’s (First) Keyboard Instrument. Alternatively, take a look at other small keyboards for young children. Not got the space or budget for your budding Rachmaninov to play a full-size piano? Or do you […]

Ten toy pianos you and your child will love!


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Updated for 2021. Are you looking for a music keyboard for your child? Read our guide: Choosing Your Child’s Keyboard Instrument Here are my ten recommendations of piano books for kids. They will help your child learn how to play the piano and keyboard, including identifying and playing notes and […]

10 books to help your child learn to play piano ...


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Roundup of product launches and news from Winter NAMM 2019: Jump to a section: Instruments Acoustic Pianos Digital Pianos Keyboards Synths Organs Others Software Manufacturers Arturia Bösendorfer Casio Effigy Labs Korg Novation Roland Steinberg Yamaha Instruments Acoustic Pianos Yamaha showcases its TransAcoustic TA2 pianos, offering the best of both acoustic […]

NAMM2019 roundup




The biggest names with the latest products in pianos, synths, digital music, sampling, DJ and more, announced at Winter NAMM 2018. Stay tuned to this page for a summary of the most interesting new launches and links to more details. Acoustic Pianos Bösendorfer Bösendorfer Dragonfly grand piano added to marquetry […]

NAMM 2018 Roundup









This year’s NAMM Show runs from January 23-26 in Anaheim, California. We’ll cover all the news from the show on this page. Apps Casio Chordana Tap and Viewer iOS Apps Korg Gadget: 15 synths and drum machines on iPad Audio Korg DS-DAC-100 1-bit USB digital/analog converter Korg DS-DAC-100m mobile digital/analog […]

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Introduction The Apple iPad is quickly becoming a go-to portable music device for many musicians, whether they’re composing, sequencing, performing, DJing, notating, or crafting sounds. Thanks to the iOS 4.2 upgrade, MIDI is now very much a feature of all iOS devices. There’s now a huge range of apps available, […]

How to connect a music keyboard to your iPad


Here’s our pick of the best places online to find free (and hopefully legal) printable piano music manuscripts. MusOpen Musopen is a non-profit organisation focused on improving access and exposure to music by creating free resources and educational materials. This includes copyright-free sheet music. Musopen features a database of over […]

Where to find free printed piano music






101 Colorful, Cool, Weird, Novelty, Vintage Toy Keyboard Instruments
1. Cute little wooden organ with crooked keys. 2. Green musical keyboard instrument from the USSR, circa 1990. 3. Cute yellow 1-octave keyboard with strap. 4. Yellow elephant dual keyboard. 5. Funky-looking “Xylomatic”. I’d love to see how this works. 6. Lovely green and purple toy 32-key keyboard from Kawasaki. […]

101 Colourful, Cool, Weird, Novelty, Vintage Toy Instruments [GALLERY]



Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. As part of our mastering Christmas carols […]

Angels From The Realms Of Glory: Mastering Christmas Carols on ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. Silent Night: An Introduction Silent Night is […]

Silent Night (A Major): Mastering Christmas Carols on the Piano ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. As part of our mastering Christmas carols […]

See Amid the Winter’s Snow: Mastering Christmas Carols on the ...



Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. As part of our mastering Christmas carols […]

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night: Mastering Christmas Carols ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. As part of our mastering Christmas carols […]

We Three Kings of Orient Are: Mastering Christmas Carols on ...





Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “O Christmas Tree” (also known as […]

O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum): Mastering Christmas Songs on the ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “In The Bleak Mid-Winter”. In the […]

In The Bleak Mid-Winter: Mastering Christmas Carols on the Piano ...



Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. […]

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas: Mastering Christmas Songs on ...


Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “Auld Lang Syne“. Auld Lang Syne: Introduction Here, Auld Lang Syne is written and played in the key of D Major, and has a 4/4 time signature. […]

Auld Lang Syne: Mastering Songs on the Piano and Keyboard


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”. Rudolph the […]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano ...



How to play White Christmas on the piano and keyboard - mastering Christmas songs 1
Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “White Christmas“. White Christmas (C Major) […]

White Christmas: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano and Keyboard


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “Winter Wonderland”, offering free downloadable PDF […]

Winter Wonderland: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano and Keyboard


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions This guide will show you how to play simple arrangements of “Frosty the Snowman”. Frosty the Snowman: […]

Frosty the Snowman: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano and ...



Joy to the World
Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. A popular carol in our series on […]

Joy to the World: Mastering Christmas Carols on the Piano ...



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Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions A very popular Christmas song is “Jingle Bells“. Here’s how to play a simple arrangement of it. […]

Jingle Bells: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano and Keyboard



Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas songs on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions A very popular Christmas song is “Let It Snow”. Here’s how to play a simple arrangement of […]

Let It Snow: Mastering Christmas Songs on the Piano and ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. Another popular carol in our series on […]

Ding Dong Merrily On High: Mastering Christmas Carols on the ...


Christmas Carols & Songs Sheet Music Free Downloads Check out our complete series on mastering Christmas Carols on Piano and Keyboard. Click on any of the music scores to view/print higher resolution versions View a range of Christmas Carols Music Books at Amazon. Another popular carol in our series on […]

Good King Wenceslas: Mastering Christmas Carols on the Piano and ...