Chinese superstar pianist Lang Lang, noted on Wikipedia for his hatred of America, has released an app to teach piano. For someone who grew up under Communism he has enthusiastically embraced Capitalist Pigdog In-App Purchases. The app is free, but each lesson costs $16!
Mastering the Piano iTunes Description:
Superstar concert pianist Lang Lang’s innovative digital learning experience for a new generation of players.
The Mastering the piano with Lang Lang app, pioneered by Faber Music and powered by Tido, is an inspired approach to learning piano technique that has been created to encourage the next generation of piano players. The app features innovative technology, exclusive content, practice tools and musical context.
Explore key aspects of piano technique over five levels, from elementary to intermediate (Grades 1–5), with a carefully curated range of sheet music and much more.
Discover enriched content and features including:
- Exclusive Lang Lang video and guidance
- Real piano recordings
- Diverse selection of piano sheet music
- Carefully devised and curated warm ups and studies
- Related scales, arpeggios and broken chords
- Further learning sections: glossary, composer, history
- Practice tools: notebook and metronome, audio playback and annotation
- Dynamic, reflowable scores formatted specifically for the iPad
- Appropriate for musicians from elementary to intermediate (Grades 1–5)
- Levels 1 and 2 are available now and Levels 3–5 are coming soon
- Explore unit 1 for free!