Playing the Piano: Understanding Musical Keys

In music, the key is a set of notes that corresponds to a certain scale — forget about the black and whites on your piano when you talk about musical key. Keys and scales offer a foundation of compatible [more…]

Musical Keys and the Circle of Fifths

There’s a method to the madness of key signatures that makes your piano playing easier. The Circle of Fifths is an order that starts with no sharps and flats and cycles the ring of keys to all twelve keys [more…]