How to learn to play the piano?
There is no such person in the world whom music would leave indifferent. Perhaps not everyone likes the same thing, but the influence of music on us cannot be underestimated.
In the world of modern technology in order to play the piano. It is not necessary to place a bulky tool in the apartment. The first lessons can be taken on a synthesizer or on an interactive piano that connects to a computer. Our article Piano: how to choose will help you find a tool for your lessons.
If you have been dusting the piano for a long time at home, and you want to learn how to play it, first of all you need to adjust it so that the frustrated sounds do not cut the ear. Immediately, we note that if you have never done this, do not even touch it - it’s better to call the wizard. The article How to set up a piano will help you understand how hard and laborious it is.
The most important thing in the learning process is motivation. If there is no suitable mood or motive that will help you overcome the difficulties of learning, you can hardly impress others with your skills. In addition to the great desire and motivation you need to be patient.Even the great Mozart did not immediately become a virtuoso, and before his first concert he spent long hours behind the harpsichord.
How to learn to play the piano yourself
The first thing you need to stock up on the necessary literature. This is not only the notes of your favorite song, but also books on the theory of music, sheet music, and tutorials, where each lesson is described in detail. Now all this can be found on the Internet, for example on the site, where a good training video course is presented from the first steps.
Many novice pianists skip lessons, which tells about the benefits of proper seating or the position of hands. In fact, this is a very important knowledge, and although it seems to you that they are not related to playing the piano, this is not so. Your ability to work depends on how you hold your hands and sit at the instrument. Hands will be less tired, and correctly placed fingers will intuitively facilitate the game.
- Sit up straight, not resting on the back of the chair.
- Feet should stand firmly on the ground. If you practice on a classic instrument, your feet should be free to reach the pedals.
- The elbow with the hands on the keys should form an angle of 90 degrees.
What are scales for?
Do not neglect the scales. There is no such musician in the world who would not play ascending, descending, diverging and other types of scales for hours.
First, scales train finger motility. This is the so-called fitness for fingers, and without it you can never feel confident at the piano. Fingers will not listen to you, they will be as if constrained or "slowed down".
Secondly, scales provide an opportunity to feel the instrument and learn to play the piano in the correct sequence.