5 Tips for Getting Better At Playing Piano

By CJ | Music Curios

How To Play The Piano Better: 5 Advanced Tips for Beginners 

These 5 advanced tips and tricks for beginners are also for intermediate and advanced players.

You may already be familiar with mental practice and the metaphysics of music, so this video covers how to approach learning piano, the metaphysics of learning music and how to improve piano playing without the burden of music theory.

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Play By Ear Or Sheet Music?

By CJ | Music Curios

Should You Learn to Play by Ear or Use Sheet Music? 

Why Choose? Diabolical looking sheet music like what I show in the video is enough to scare anybody away from learning to read sheet music and avoid anything that remotely resembles music theory.

One look at that and you say, well I’ll be better off just learning to play by ear.

But I’d like to put those concerns to rest.

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What Is Musicianship?

By CJ | Music Curios

What Is Musicianship? 

Musicianship is a very broad and complex subject and developing musicianship can seem like you're groping around in the dark.

How does music theory and all those scales and exercises work together to make music.

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What are Key Signatures?

By CJ | Music Curios

What are key signatures?

Music transcends colour. 

I think we'd all agree that music makes the world a better place, but how could we be making the world a better place with key signatures?

First, what is a key signature, a flat note or sharp note?

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How To Become Talented

By CJ | Music Curios

How To Become Talented 

How to become talented. Do you have talent? Probably not.

At least, you may not think so If you don’t have musical talent maybe you’re talented in sports, cooking, or even business, like sales or something.

Is it possible that you just don’t have any talent at all? And… is it possible to become talented?

Are you born with it? Or maybe talent isn’t even what we think it is.

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What Is Music?

By CJ | Music Curios

What Is Music? 

We all enjoy music.

Music is social, connecting us with others to form a sense of community or bond. National anthems, religious music and even club anthems help to bond groups of people together.

Music is also very personal, connecting and transporting us to another time and place in our memories.

But... What is music?

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