best of 2013 piano


Best of 2014: History of Piano Keys, a Chopin Prelude, How to Memorize, and More

Our top 10 posts of 2014 for piano students of all ages: Bach Inventions, benefits of music lessons, how to memorize, understanding piano keys, and more. »


Best of 2013: Clair de Lune, First Performance, Steinway Factory Tour, and More

Our top 13 posts of 2013 for piano students of all ages: a beginner's first performance, interviews with concert pianists, essays on returning to the piano. »


The Making of The Cohen Variations

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein and composer Daniel Felsenfeld discuss the making of The Cohen Variations, with its inner voices and counterpoint, in this video. »


Back to Piano Practice

Committing to learn the Debussy Clair de Lune is an important step for this amateur who hasn't practiced regularly in a decade and doesn't even own a piano. »


Debussy First Arabesque Amplified

Deepen your interpretation of the Debussy First Arabesque with visual aids, tips for playing triplets against eighth notes, and comparisons to Bach's music. »