Virtual piano online, play piano keyboard to learn music.
Virtual Piano lets you to play a piano keyboard simulator online, by touch, mouse or PC keyboard, and with any device.
The best way to learn music theory is to play a piano keyboard. Play the Virtual Piano, you'll learn chords and scales.
Even if you don't have a real piano at your disposal, you can easily learn music theory or try out
the melodies that come to your mind with this online tool, which you can use anywhere, anytime.
Playing the Virtual Piano and using its tools is very simple and intuitive, however below you can find the more detailed description on how to play piano online and a brief introduction on musical terms, for beginner pianists.
How to play Virtual Piano Online
Smartphone & tablet • Get the Virtual Piano App, add it to your Home screen, and play by touching the piano keyboard.
Quick installation is recommended for playing the piano even offline and in full screen mode.
PC • If you use the PC instead, you can play the piano simulator online with both the mouse and the PC keyboard. Using the PC keyboard you can play chords by pressing multiple keys at the same time.
Let's now take a look at the features and accessories of the Virtual Piano Online, which can be especially useful for beginners in the learning process.
Virtual Piano Keyboard Tools
You can record a short track and then play a virtual piano solo on your recording.
To record and play your piano track, press the REC and PLAY buttons.
The maximum length of a track is one minute, each time you record, it automatically erases the previous track.
A triad is the most common type of keyboard or piano chord, it contains a root note and two other notes.
The virtual piano can automatically play the major and minor triads for every single note you play on the piano keyboard.
You can choose this mode by selecting the MAJOR and MINOR buttons.
A musical scale is a succession of notes with defined intervals, within an octave.
There are many scales, the most used in occidental music are:
Major, Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, Major Pentatonic, Minor Pentatonic and Whole-Tone.
The virtual piano can help you learn the musical scales, it can automatically play the scales for every note you play on the keyboard.
You can activate this mode by pressing the ON/OFF button, and then choose scales with the Scale Type button. By playing the first three octaves of the keyboard you will get ascending scales, by playing the higher octaves instead you will get descending scales. You can also adjust the running speed of the scales by changing the metronome bpm.
* You will notice that the Melodic Minor scale when it is descending is the same as the Natural Minor.
This optional effect is a piano pedal simulator, which allows you to play short notes by releasing the keys.
You can turn sustain on or off by pressing the SUSTAIN button in the Virtual Piano toolbar.
SHOW NOTES or PC KEYS
Along the piano keyboard you can view the notes, or the PC keys to use to play the Virtual Piano.
Useful for beginners to know the names of the notes, their position on the piano keyboard, and to memorize the musical scales.
To activate these options, press the NOTES and PC KEYS buttons.
The metronome is a very useful Virtual Piano tool for learning to play the piano keyboard keeping time.
It's a tool used by all musicians for study and exercises. You can turn the metronome on or off by pressing the PLAY/PAUSE button in the virtual piano toolbar. Set the tempo (bpm = beats per minute) with the + and - buttons.