Thursday, April 12, 2012
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Internet is the best source to learn. There are numerous websites made on many different topics over internet. There is almost every kind of tutorial available online. Some of them are free and some are paid. Some website also falls in a category which claims to provide the free classes or lessons but have some hidden charges. Same is the case with the free online piano classes.
Some websites do not have any extra or hidden charges but they give only a few basic lessons on piano playing. There is no use of getting incomplete or half knowledge of any thing. Such website asks for a paid subscription to give the complete lessons which is actually cheating.
There are numerous website offering the free online piano classes, but there are only a few legitimate ones which actually give the classes for free. Never mind, I in this piece of writing will tell you about some of such good websites which actually provide the free piano classes online.
If you want to learn piano for free, go for any website mentioned below-
1. Zebra Keys: I would consider this website as the best to learn online piano for free. Despite of being free, all the lessons in this website are written professionally. The site has a very clean layout and a very easy navigation. The site also has a piano keyboard designed in every lesson page to make it more explicable for you. You might feel as if you are learning to play piano in a real practical class.The keyboard given on the lesson page is made very plainly and each key is visible clearly. Every key has a letter beneath which makes it easier to learn. The Z-Board V1.0 provided by Zebra Keys is the best place to practice a song after learning a lesson. All the chords and notes are displayed on each key.
2. PianoNanny: PianoNanny is one of the best sites to learn piano online. This site offers the detailed lessons and also some expert lessons and that too absolutely free. The lessons are so elaborated that just reading would be enough for you to understand the basics of piano playing. There are keyboard images with every lesson page helping you to visualize which key you are actually learning at the moment. PianoNanny also has the apps like ‘Student Note Pad’ and ’12 note companion’ which help you to take the important notes of the lessons taught and to practice them up.
3. Plern Piano: This site has some fun tools which makes the online piano classes a fun place. It has a interesting mode of teaching and a very simple interface. Using the special tools in the website even the beginners can compose music from scratch or even can create a song. You can also import the music from MIDI file. It offers a graphical representation of keys.
4. BerkleeShares: This website provides the free music classes online. It not only teaches piano, but also guitar, bass, brass and DJ. BerkleeShares also provides turntable training. It has the music lessons either in PDF format or as Youtube Video format. The videos are 1-2 minutes long and PDF format has about 2 pages which include embedded music clips. The lessons here are very short and simple to learn.
5. MusicTheory: This website also provides the free lessons of how to play piano. It has 37 lessons in all. The syllabus in MusicTheory has 3 music utilities and 10 trainer applications. These trainer applications are also offered in ZebraKeys but MusicTheory has more of them. The lessons here are very though. It has a keyboard app which let you test the taught techniques.
All the above mentioned websites provide detailed knowledge and you may soon be an expert piano player if you learn trough them.
Author Bio: Ilya Elbert writes about piano tuning in boston, provided by Jacob Presayzen.