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One year of piano progress (as a 40-year-old beginner)

I invested a year discovering to play the piano. This video clip – the outcome of possibly regarding 350-400 hours of method – does not also resemble a few of the 1 year development video clips available, however I’m placing it up right here as a document of my development, and with any luck to motivate another person to take a jump right into beginning something they’ve constantly wished to do.

I tampered a lot of various tunes that I could not consist of in this video clip, and I’m preparing to proceed tweaking whatever I dealt with – as you can possibly listen to, my pace and characteristics require job also on right stuff I can ‘play’. I utilized a number of sources, however a few of one of the most valuable were:

Jane’s Piano (YouTube network).
Andrew Furmanczyk (YouTube network).
Alfred’s Basic Level 1 (
My key-board is a Roland FP10:

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I practiced ranges virtually each day that I rested at the piano for at the very least the initial 8 months, and included arpeggios and chord inversions afterwards. I likewise began reviewing songs from my initial day, although I really did not exercise that as high as I need to have – preparing far more of it over the following year. If you’ve obtained anymore concerns regarding technique/songs I found out, and so on, please strike me up in the remarks – and please register for see future piano tasks!