klavieronin.com is a growing library of original music, lessons, exercises, and other resources for piano students and teachers (mostly) by Sydney based teacher and composer klavieronin (not real name). The materials published here focus on the beginner to late intermediate/early advanced stages of piano playing and aim to be useful, unique, and interesting.
Sanpo Melodies / さんぽメロディー
A collaboration between klavieronin and artist Satoko Noguchi, Sanpo Melodies consists of 12 watercolour paintings set to music for solo piano. The 12 settings cycle through a year from springtime to wintertime. The work was created during the coronavirus pandemic and represents a desire to return to normal life. Click here for more information and to listen to a sample of the audio.
First Piano Book
192 pieces for solo piano in 3 volumes designed to take students from the very first stages of reading music notation through to the late intermediate/early advance stages of piano playing. Click here for more information and to listen to the audio.
First Steps in Piano
A free online course for music lovers with no experience playing a musical instrument. 25 lessons, each with an original piece of music for piano and other instruments in which the student plays a part in the ensemble. Click here for more information and to begin the lessons.
Scales, Chords, & Arpeggios: A New Approach
A new approach to learn scales, chords, and arpeggios on the piano. Organised in seven levels, this course takes students from the earliest stages of finding individual notes on the keyboard to advanced levels of scale, chord, and arpeggio playing. Click here for more information and to watch the video introduction.
School of Trills & Tremolos
36 exercises for mastering trills and tremolos at the piano. These short, harmonically satisfying exercises are designed to be used by late beginners and advanced players alike. The book lays out a practise plan that encourages steady mastery with increasing velocity over time. Click here for more information and to watch the video introduction.
Goodbye, Mr. Czerny: Book One
25 studies for solo piano modelled after Carl Czerny's 125 Exercises in Passage Playing, Op. 261, Nos. 1-25. These studies - some very short, some longer - are a modern version of the Czerny studies, intended as supplementary material for advancing students studying Czerny's original work. Click here for more information and to listen to the audio.