Piano Fingering Pieces
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Piano Fingering Pieces

Piano Pieces to practise for fingering

After mastering the basics of Piano Fingering which could be found here, you can now proceed to harder Piano Fingering Pieces. Some genres are mainly focused on the technical aspects of Fingering, such as Boogie Woogie and Ragtime

Classical

Solfeggietto

The Solfeggietto is one of the most commonly used Piano Fingering Pieces because of its use of C minor scales, Solfeggietto is a short solo piano piece in the C minor it was composed by C.P.E Bach, the son of J.S Bach.

Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3, No. 2

The Prelude in C sharp minor Op. 3, No. 2, is one of Sergei Rachmaninoff's most famous compositions, this is a good piece because it features overlapping chords,block chords, and jumping chords.

Prelude in C Minor

J.S Bach's Prelude in C Minor is composed of chords which are played uniquely.

Frederic Chopin's Fantasie Improptu

Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata 3rd Movement

Ragtime

Playing the Ragtime on the piano itself is quite a feat on your Fingering Abilities some of the popular pieces are:

Maple Leaf Rag

The "Maple Leaf Rag" is an early ragtime composition for piano by Scott Joplin, it has the characteristics of a common ragtime piano piece and it features bass lines and seventh chords. Playing Ragtime on the piano requires mastery over the left hand.

The Entertainer

The Entertainer is another ragtime compostion for piano by Scott Joplin, it uses syncopated notes on the left hand and some chords on the right hand.

Any ragtime piano piece would be a good piano fingering exercise.

Other Suggested Pieces:

Black and White Rag

Peacherine Rag

Pineapple Rag

As you can see Ragtime is the genre to test your Piano Skills.

Boogie Woogie

Boogie Woogie is a genre like Ragtime which requires Fingering, popular Boogie Woogies pieces are:

Great Balls of Fire

The Great Balls of Fire, is a good piano piece, the version performed by Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the most popular rendition of the piano piece. Great Balls of Fire requires the typical mastery of the Boogie Woogie bass lines, and good hand coordination.

Swannie River Boogie

Memphis Stomp

Mostly Boogie Woogie is played by Improvisation, which means it is commonly played in various ways.

Playing Boogie Woogie requires a sturdy left hand, good rhythm and very good hand coordination.

Boogie Woogie is typicall the Blues with a Faster Tempo

Etude

An etude, is an instrumental musical composition, which means study in French. Piano etudes are the best fingering exercises, written by the best piano virtuoso. Mastering an etude means you are a well-seasoned piano player.

Frederic Chopin with the etudes:

The 12 set of Etude Opus 10

The 12 set of Etude Opus 25

He also has 3 pieces of etudes.

Frederic Chopin's etudes is one of the most commonly studied etudes, which could be comparabale to Hanon's Pieces. An Etude could be considered a classical piece because most of the etudes were composed during the Classical Period.

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