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Piano Educational Games or Apps #2560319
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Does anyone know of some cool music games or apps that would help a beginner learn piano?


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Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2577089
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This is a great question, I'm new in this instrument and a cool music game for beginner will be great. If anyone can provide us please thanks :)

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Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2577103
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"Functional Ear Trainer" on both app stores & "ChordProg"

Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2577105
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and ther areplans to bring "Meludia to mobile devices also, but for now, the PC browser version is TOP!

Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2577182
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Piano Maestro by Joytunes and Piano Marvel are pretty good. Neither will actually "teach" you how to play the piano, you still need a good teacher for that. But the apps are pretty good at helping you practice what you've learned. They are basically a collection of graded material (1,000-2,000 pieces) that helps you build up your music reading skills.

Another decent one is Note Trainer by Thoor software. It will drill you on notes and chords on a MIDI keyboard. Good for learning to play in a particular key.

I've tried a lot of apps, but these were the ones that were effective in the long run.


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Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2577819
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[url=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.gamya.rhythm]Rhythm Teacher[/url] is a free android app that teaches sight reading rhythms. It's built like a game with levels of increasing difficulty.

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Yes, additional practice is exactly what I was thinking, definitely not an app for *teaching* piano.
These are all helpful, thanks!


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Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2688432
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I'll be taking note of these as well. Great recommendations! :)

Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2812889
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I know this is an old thread, but here is something I've been building for some time and am finally making it public.

https://pianop.ly/

It's basically karaoke for piano, and my daughter inspired it. She's almost 5 and loves it. It synchs with the original music videos for songs, so she can play along to Taylor Swift or whatever is her favorite song and video at the moment. It helps a lot if you put colored stickers on the white keys (red orange yellow green blue purple and pink/magenta for CDEFGAB)

[img]http://karmatics.com/stuff/swansong.png[/img]

I'd be interested in getting feedback on it. We find it tons of fun.

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I have heard Piano marvel is pretty good especially if you are a beginner. Any other worthwhile recommendations would be great!

Re: Piano Educational Games or Apps [Re: hello my name is] #2848654
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I recommend piano marvel or playground sessions.


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