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Offline villadsen

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Piano APP
« on: October 12, 2021, 04:54:15 PM »
Hi pianopeople :)

I'm new to learning piano. I've been using 'Simplypiano' for a while now, and its working O.K. Im getting better!

I know I will probably get a beatdown by pianoteachers for asking this question.

But I'm looking for an APP where I can learn single music pieces, WITHOUT sheetreading!

Do anyone know an APP for Android, where I can just see what keys I have to press? Like when you watch a youtube video and you can see what keys they press down. ( example:
) But I find it really unefficient to have to pause and go back in the same youtube 100 times to learn specific areas, if that makes sense!

I hope someone can help me - and thank you for reading this!

Offline lelle

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Re: Piano APP
«Reply #1 on: October 12, 2021, 06:49:48 PM »
Just curious, why don't you want to learn to read sheets? Sheets are essentially instructions where you can see which keys you have to press, when to press them, all without having to rewind over and over to check again. It's exactly what you are looking for in other words. If you take some time to learn to read sheets you get rewarded with being able to read every single piece of music that has ever been written down at your leisure. Not bad, eh? An app can never live up to that and will always, in the end, be slower than just learning to read.

Online klavieronin

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Re: Piano APP
«Reply #2 on: October 13, 2021, 01:19:26 AM »
I've never actually used this and it is aimed more at children with the end goal of having the student read sheet music but maybe worth a look. https://www.pianowizardacademy.com/

Offline nicebob

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Re: Piano APP
«Reply #3 on: October 13, 2021, 05:28:32 AM »
i do understand your goal even if i think at one moment you may have to learn sight reading. so out of the subject : 7mn  a day with "notes teacher" app really works (no ad!!  ;D)
but to get in your way, my son plays piano (with a teacher) since 3 years, plays clair de lune of debussy, nocturne op9/2 chopin ect without reading notes ..
app: tomplay looks good

Offline perfect_pitch

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Re: Piano APP
«Reply #4 on: October 13, 2021, 01:40:47 PM »
Just curious, why don't you want to learn to read sheets? Sheets are essentially instructions where you can see which keys you have to press, when to press them, all without having to rewind over and over to check again.

Yeah, I have to side with lelle. I can get students to read music who are Year 1's, and it makes me proud when they take the effort to learn a piece of music by themself (that I haven't taught them). Proves I'm doing something right.

Piano apps only help you to play particular songs like a rote-playing monkey (no offence), but it's true. Teaching students to read music gives them the tools to learn by themselves.

It's like the old adage goes... if you give a man a fish...