Play Piano With Both Hands

For many people when they begin learning how to play piano, one of the hardest things to do is coordinating both hands at the same time. Being able to simultaneously control both the left and right hands at the same time is very difficult when we first learn how to play piano. This is because most people have a preferred hand. In many cases the preferred hand is the right hand.

Statistically it can be shown that more people are right handed than left handed. So for a right handed person the left hand will be the weaker hand. In terms of being weak, I mean it doesn’t move as fast and the fingers aren’t as nimble. The muscles on the left hand will be more sluggish because we won’t be using it as much as the right. Due to this weaker left hand, beginner piano players struggle with playing the piano with both hands at the same time.

Being able to learn how to play piano with both hands requires lots of practise. With lots of practise the left hand can be developed to play just as well as the right. With a lot of patience and dedication to learning, every piano player can eventually learn and master playing with both hands simultaneously.

In order to master the technique of playing with both hands at the same time, you need to go about practising the correct way. When you first play a piano piece you should learn to play with each hand separately. After getting used to playing separately with both hands. Try playing a few notes of the piano piece with both hands. Start off with one note first and progress to more and more notes. Maybe try playing a few bars of the piano piece with both hands. Slowly, but surely you will start to develop skills that allow your hands to play together.

It might take a few hours of practise, but what is a few hours in a person life or even a day. Don’t give up and continuously practise playing piano pieces with both hands. Remember to play with each hand separately when you get a new piano piece to play. Eventually you will be able to play new songs with both hands relatively quickly.

Playing the scales with both hands at the same time is another way of teaching yourself how to play piano with both hands. Learning how to play piano with both hands sounds long and tedious. The rewards of taking it slow and learning how to play piano more thoroughly are enormous. Remember not to rush into things and all good things take time. When playing the scales remember to start with the right hand first only. Move on to practising with your left. Then combine both hands together at the same time.

As you get more comfortable with playing the scales with both hands, you can try increasing the tempo. You need to remember to use a metronome to keep track of what tempo you are playing.

As you practise more and more, you will be playing with both hands quite easily. Your muscle memory would have allowed you to play the piano with both hands without you even thinking about it. It will be like your hands are on autopilot.

In conclusion, learning how to play piano with both hands isn’t hard. With lots of patience, persistence and loads of practice you will be playing the piano with both hands in no time. Don’t give up when the going gets tough, push through the hard times and be rewarded in the long run. Anyone can learn how to play piano with both hands. Give it a go today and keep on practicing.

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