When starting out on the piano, playing boring sounding classical pieces may not be what you had in mind. Knowing that you can pull off some music that will delight others can help keep you motivated to practice and learn. Take a listen through a few of the following and see if you can find a classical piece that piques your interest.
Prelude No.1 in C - Johann Sebastian Bach
Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel
Even for longtime pianists, these two sentences can be frightening! As you learn more, you should fill your mental toolbox with pieces that you know well, so that you can perform at any opportunity! This is a collection of ten pieces that I teach to beginner students in order to boost their confidence and give them something to play for others when they get the opportunity. They are good pieces to keep in your mental toolbox because they are easy to learn and remember, but they sound difficult, impressive, and beautiful to others. I call them the ten easiest hardest piano pieces. Learn to play some of these pieces confidently and consistently to add them to your toolbox!
Are you looking for some piano classics to learn or to help a student learn? Check out this list of 20 popular piano pieces that every pianist should have on their bucket list. This list is divided into early and late intermediate pieces. Because there is no standardized leveling system for piano music, these level numbers are used to give you a general idea of the difficulty of each piece, in addition to helping you understand a logical progression in which to learn these pieces.
Are you just starting to learn the piano? Here are some perfect easy songs to play on the piano. These pieces — for beginners and intermediate players — are by some of the greatest composers of all time. They're perfect to keep you motivated, whether you're a new starter or you're returning to the piano. This haunting piano work is for any intermediate players out there. This is a great piece for beginners, or intermediate players who want to play a beautiful piece of Mozart without the breakneck semi-quavers. This sweet little Minuet was long thought to have been by Bach but more recent research suggests it was actually by a composer called Christian Petzold. Give it a try!