Welcome to Piano Notes!
Here you will find a brief introduction to the piano, complete with sounds and outside links. By browsing this Web site, you will be able to find information in various areas about this instrument:
- The History link provides notable information about the origin of the piano. Prominent figures -- including well-known musicians and inventors of the piano -- are discussed, as well as the instrument's evolution throughout time.
- Popular Pianists shows modern examples of how the piano is used in today's and yesterday's popular music. Seven well-known artists are are honored, from Ray Charles to Alicia Keys.
- Already know how to play the piano and want to strengthen your skills? Practice Tips offers advice for everyone from beginners to professionals and features an interactive keyboard to learn the names of notes and play online.
- To hear examples of my own playing, visit My Recordings, where I recorded myself playing six songs for your listening pleasure: three classics and three popular hits.