Note Master (2) – bass BAG

Have you mastered the “Baby notes” on the treble staff? Now it’s time for “BAG” notes on the bass staff. It’s simple. Just spell BAG as if you are spelling for “BAG“! Ah, that C… Let’s say it’s just a bonus note. Would you remember it as an little extra note? šŸ˜€ Now when you…

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Note Master (1) – baby CDEFG

CDEFG These are first five notes you’d like to remember to become a note master, a.k.a. Yellow Card Card Master at Ludian Piano Studio. Also, we have givenĀ this group of notesĀ a nickname, “Baby Notes“. Let’s practice these cute baby notes CDEFG with flash cards below. Challenge yourself how quickly you can nameĀ all the cards. Have…

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Brain Workout!

It is very interesting and sometimes fascinating to know what happens (or should happen) in your brain when you do different activities. This video shows you, as its title tells you plainly, “how playing an instrument benefits your brain.” Do you want brain workout? Let’s hit the “Brain Gym”: go to your piano and make…

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Metronome apps

This little app can be a very good friend while you practice your songs. However, you may feel like it goes sometimes little faster, orĀ  little slower. Don’t worry, it is not broken. Just speed up or slow down to keep the pace with the metronome. There are many metronome apps, and this is the…

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Morgen! – Aleen Auger/Irwin Gage

“Morgen!” RIchard Strauss, opus 27, Nr. 4 Arleen Auger, soprano Irwin Gage, piano Liederabend in Kiel, 1988 A beautiful collaborationĀ of a dazzling voice and a superb piano. It is quieter than the silence, and it would whisper soothing excitement to your heart. I found this translation at the Wikipedia, while searching “Morgen!” And tomorrow the…

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