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The Hardest Songs to Play on the Piano

Updated June 6, 2019 1.1k votes 140 voters 4.8k views26 items

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Even if you've been playing piano your whole life, some songs are still really difficult to perform perfectly. The top hard songs to play on piano come in many forms. Some hard piano songs to learn feature complex compositions while other hard piano songs to play feature intricate solos. Some classical piano songs are nearly impossible to play unless you are an elite musician.

Which tunes will you find on this hard piano songs to learn list? Billy Joel's “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant” has to be near the top. Clocking in at over seven minutes, this The Stranger track features three musical themes weaved into one song. “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis is another difficult popular song to play on piano.

“La Campanella” by Franz Liszt is known to be one of the most difficult pieces to perform on the piano. Other hard piano songs to play include “Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Aladdin Sane,” and “Rhapsody in Blue.”

Which hard piano song do you think is the toughest to play? Give the most difficult songs a vote up and please add any hard songs to play on the piano we may have missed.