Archive for July, 2009

Learning The Piano – The Top Ten Reasons Why

The marvelous musical instrument that is the piano is appreciated by all. Below, we have put together just 10 of the many reasons for learning to play it, and play it well. It’s really not as difficult as you might think. Learning to play the piano is one of the best things that you could possibly do for yourself. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn, even if you have the slightest inclination to play, then there really is no reason not to!

Escape To Your Music

Taking care of our jobs and families takes up most of our time.  This does not help our bodies or our minds relax.  Looking after ourselves is very important and a few minutes of relaxation can really enhance the day.

One of the most relaxing activities we can find,  is listening to music.  This helps relax our body as well as our mind.  Gender or age doesn’t matter when it comes to listening to music;  it is an enjoyable experience.

Learn To Read Music

© Norine Peardon, July, 2009

Being able to read music is a requirement to speak the music language.  Music is a language unto itself.  Given that, how can you communicate if you cannot speak it?

Ensembles, bands, choirs, opera, jazz all operate on the written notes first.  As far back as we can research, some sort of written notation existed to pass the songs of a generation to the next one, as well as teaching people to sing together.