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Pianist Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $6.00 per issue

For the passionate players, or early beginners, Pianist magazine will teach you the art of piano playing through professional advice, sheet music and lessons for all levels. Your piano playing journey starts here with the magazine that doubles as an entertaining read and the ultimate interactive piano teacher. Read, learn and play the piano with Pianist magazine every issue.

Improve your piano playing and perfect your tone with 40 pages of specially selected sheet music, plus access to 60 video lessons led by a team of piano experts.

Whether it’s reading fascinating industry articles or putting your fingers to work with beautiful sheet music, you’ll be playing like an expert in no time with a digital subscription to Pianist magazine!     

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Pianist  |  Pianist 117 Dec 20-Jan 21  

LANG LANG talks to editor Erica Worth about marriage, maturing and what Bach’s Goldberg Variations have taught him about life

40 PAGES OF SCORES: 13 pieces to learn, from beginner to advanced level, plus four festive pieces – Franck’s Vieux Noël, MacDowell’s By Smouldering Embers, Tchaikovsky’s ‘December’ and an arrangement of Holst’s In The Bleak Midwinter

Masterclass No 1: Graham Fitch offers up practice exercises for the pieces we’re learning

Masterclass No 2: Mark Tanner on the importance of good posture
Three 'How To Play' lessons from teacher-pianists Lucy Parham, Nils Franke and Melanie Spanswick

The curved finger debate: If Horowitz played with flatties, why should we strive for the perfectly-curved hand shape? Warwick Thompson investigates

DEADLINE APPROACHES! Just a couple of weeks left for your chance to Win a Kawai piano in our 2021 Composing Competition

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LESSONS for all levels – from Graham Fitch, Chenyin Li, Tim Stein, Martin James Bartlett and more

Pianist magazine is adored internationally by those who have a passion for playing the piano. From Bach to Billy Joel, the magazine offers a wide range of music styles to learn from, as you don’t just read it - you play it too! With a digital subscription, you’ll find 40 pages of selected sheet music (suitable for players of all levels) accompanied by specially recorded sound files. The sound files act as the perfect learning tool, so you can listen to a piece of music before you learn it - all you need to do is click on the ‘sound’ icon and turn the Scores pages with a light swipe of your finger.

With Pianist magazine you can expect nothing less than the very best when it comes to playing the instrument you love. You’ll have everything you need to play like an expert, including notes on technique, pedalling and interpretation, sheet music reviews, Q&As, teaching tips, in-depth ‘How to Play’ masterclasses, readers’ letters, piano news, interviews with top concert pianists and so much more!    

From the basics of scale playing to the difficult stretches and fast runs, Pianist magazine is your top piano playing guide - giving you the confidence and expertise you need to play like a pro! 

A Pianist digital magazine subscription is the perfect read for passionate piano players of all levels. With every issue look forward to:

  • An internationally renowned piano magazine for those who love to play the piano
  • 40 pages of specially selected sheet music
  • A wide range of all different styles of music to learn from
  • Interviews with top concert pianists (often with exclusive bonus tracks)
  • In-depth ‘How to Play’ masterclasses and teaching tips
  • 60 video piano lessons - from the basics of chord and scale playing to fast runs and difficult stretches  
  • Winner of the 2016 ACE Press Awards Digital Publication of the Year Award
  • Your interactive piano teacher!
  • A discount off the RRP of your magazine
  • Delivered directly to your device every month

You'll receive 6 issues during a 1 year Pianist magazine subscription.

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However for iOS we recommend an iPad Air/iPhone 5s or better for performance and stability. Earlier models with lower processor and RAM specifications may experience slower page rendering and occasional app crashes which are outside of our control.
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR MAGAZINE Reviewed Sunday, 11 October 2020


An excellent magazine. Varied contents; excellent presentation; good depth of expertise from contributors; really interesting sheet music included with examples and tutorials; first-rate back up from the help desk. So pleased I discovered it. Reviewed Sunday, 4 October 2020


Wonderful selection of pieces to play and interesting and informative articles. Reviewed Wednesday, 5 August 2020


Very good for a new adult player! Reviewed Thursday, 30 July 2020

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