• Practising the Piano

    Practising the Piano is the culmination of years of experience by Graham Fitch, one of the UK’s leading independent piano teachers. Featuring over 100 free articles and a multimedia eBook series, this website shows you exactly what you need to do to get the most from your practice time.

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    Graham Fitch maintains an international career as a pianist, teacher, adjudicator, examiner, lecturer, writer and commentator on piano playing and musical subjects. His workshops, classes and publications have received high praise for their creative and illuminating approach to the subject

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    The Practising the Piano eBook series is an indispensable, practical guide for pianists and teaching professionals featuring numerous video, audio and musical illustrations. By purchasing all three parts of Practising the Piano together you will save an additional 15% off the combined price of the individual bundles

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Some Favourite Pianists: Part Two

I have just returned from an exciting week of playing and teaching at the Summer School for Pianists in Walsall, where I heard some wonderful piano playing from my colleagues and from my class! I so much enjoyed working and socialising with all the great people there, a [...]

2014-08-23 15:27:09

Some Favourite Pianists: Part One

It is summer time in the UK, and because I have a couple of recitals to play I need to do some practising of my own. So, rather than write my normal posts for the next two or three weeks, I decided I would share with you clips of some of my favourite pianists. I am going to begin with Alfred Cortot and two of his stude [...]

2014-08-15 08:14:47

Practising with Purpose

The routine practice session may on occasion feel like panning for gold - there may well be some nuggets in there but they will reveal themselves in amongst a lot of worthless material that we need to sift through and eventually discard. This takes time and patience. I was recently contacted at the last minute by BB [...]

2014-08-08 09:14:32

Part 1 – The Practice Tools

Part 1 of the Practising the Piano eBook series is a foundation course on practise methodology. It shows you how to organise your practise sessions for maximum effect, enabling you to learn new pieces quickly and efficiently.
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Part 2 – Mastering Piano Technique

Part 2 of the Practising the Piano eBook series provides a comprehensive treatise on the subject of piano technique. It shows you exactly how to overcome technical difficulties with skill and panache while avoiding common pitfalls that lead to tension and injury.
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Part 3 – Scales and Arpeggios

Part 3 of the Practising the Piano eBook series is a comprehensive guide to scales and arpeggios. It features numerous video demonstrations, exercises, practice suggestions, resources and interactive tools to make this essential part of a practice regime effective, interesting and fun.
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Multimedia eBook Series

Practicing the Piano is an interactive, multimedia eBook series which shows you exactly what you need to do to get the most out of your practice time.

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Part 1 – The Practice Tools

Part 1 of the Practising the Piano eBook series is a foundation course on practise methodology. It shows you how to organise your practise sessions for maximum effect, enabling you to learn new pieces quickly and efficiently.
More info