Recommended Piano Pieces for Beginners

For people who have just started learning the piano.

We have chosen easy-to-play pieces that have few notes and simple rhythm but rich in musicality which don’t require a lot of knowledge.

Title Composer Sheet Music
Menuett Rameau -
Moderato Op.125-4 Diabelli Music
Allegretto Gurlitt -
Tanzchen Op.210-4 Gurlitt Music
Gavotte Op.210-9 Gurlitt Music
The Magic Streabbog -
My Favorite Waltz Biedermann Music
Ce que dit la petite Prindesse des Tulipes Satie Music
Dutch Dance Thompson Music
The Tiresome Woodpecker Thompson Music
The Fox Hunt Thompson Music
A Spanish Fiesta Thompson Music
Dublin Town Thompson Music
The Streamliner Thompson Music
The Knight And The Lady Thompson Music
The Popcorn Man Thompson Music
Falling Leaves Thompson Music
From a Wigwam Thompson Music
Evening Bells Thompson Music
The Fairy Court Thompson Music
Gallop Op.39-18 Kabalevsky Music
Clowns Op.39-20 Kabalevsky Music
March Op.69-1 (Children's Notebook) Shostakovich Music
Milky Way Shake Learning To Play Music
Line of a hood carriage going The West Learning To Play -
Johnny In C Learning To Play Music
Riverboat Rag Learning To Play Music
Argentina Gillock -
The Swinging Sioux Gillock Music
Pow Wow Gillock Music
Tom Toms Gillock Music
Swing your Partner Gillock Music
Clowns Gillock Music
Owl at Midnight Gillock -
Lilt Clark -
Parade of the Dominos Stanger -
The Toy Box Glover Music
It's a Game Glover -
March of the toothpicks Glover Music
My Grandfather's clock Glover Music
Swing Along Burch Music
Indian Fun Adams Music
Ostinato Hikaru Hayashi -
A Dance Toshinao Sato -
Boogie Brigade Grove Music
Giant Vines Growing John George Music
Elephant Walking John George Music
Orchid Blooming John George Music
Crocodile Basking John George Music
Aladdin's lamp Nobuaki Tamaru -
Coming Circus Nobuaki Tamaru -
Jack and Giant Nobuaki Tamaru -
Bouncing balls Nobuaki Tamaru Music
Stubborn Staring game Kouichi Hashimoto -
Breeze Waltz Kouichi Hashimoto -
Ram Karen Tanaka -
Star Song 1 Karen Tanaka -
My Laughing Chimpanzee Catherine Rollin Music
The Shark! Catherine Rollin Music
Jungle Fever Catherine Rollin Music
Waltz of the Chicks Catherine Rollin Music
The Bean Bag Bull Catherine Rollin Music
Mystical Magical Unicorn Catherine Rollin Music
Rainbow Fish Catherine Rollin Music
Matsuri (Japanese Festival) Noriko Kume -
Clocks in the Midnight Miho Abe -
If I walk a puddle Chihiro Todoroki -
Hitoribocchi Shin Sato -

    * These are listed in the order of the composers' birth years. The unknown ones (contemporary/co-composer, etc.) are ordered based on assumptions.

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    Recommended Solo Pieces

    You can find our recommended solo pieces that are appealing to the audience according to different levels. You can also sort them by composers and/or genres along with performance videos and sheet music information.

    For Beginners
    For people who have just started learning the piano. We have chosen easy-to-play pieces that have few notes and simple rhythm but rich in musicality which don't require a lot of knowledge.Go to List of Recommendations
    For Elementary Learners
    For people who can now read sheet music and play a little. Choose the piece that best suits you according to your finger strength and rhythmic sense. Even though the sheet music may look easy, these pieces sound wonderful when expressed in a careful manner.Go to List of Recommendations
    For Elementary to Elementary/Intermediate Learners
    For people who have already acquired the basics. Exotic, pop, beautiful, flowing melodies...the ones we have selected will best showcase certain techniques or your ability of expression.Go to List of Recommendations
    For Elementary/Intermediate Learners
    For people with certain piano techniques and expression abilities. The pieces we have selected are all rich in musicality and sound impressive. Don't worry if your fingers don't reach an Octave. Most of them don't require big hands. Popular recital pieces to hidden masterpieces, we are continuously looking out for pieces to be played by elementary/intermediate learners.Go to List of Recommendations
    For Elementary/Intermediate to Intermediate Learners
    For people who possess a wide range of techniques. The pieces we have selected are high quality, adequately challenging, and are appealing to the audience. You will find many big scale and glamorous pieces.Go to List of Recommendations
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    If you are not sure whether you are an elementary, intermediate, or an advanced learner, please refer to Elementary? Intermediate? Advanced? Piano levels should be measured by "Piano IQ" which explains the judgement criteria for piano skills.

    Recommended Four-Hand Pieces

    Here, you can find recommended four-hand pieces that are appealing to the audience. Please check out the list of our recommended pieces for elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners as well as performance videos and sheet music.About Four-Hand PerformancesGo to List of Recommendations

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