The easiest way to memorize black keys is through game. Just like toddlers and kids learn through constant imprivisation and game, it also works brilliantly with all age groups. So lets play the black keys memorization game.
For the beginner the learning becomes a lot clearer when it is understood what are the black key names how you can get them directly from white key names.
When black keys are raised with a # (sharp), it will be named white key name + sharp.
When white key is lowered, the black key name will be white key name + flat.
When you do not know the piano keyboard pattern in your mind it is not possible to play. So this skill is inevitable for the piano lovers. In the very beginning it takes some time to really get used to piano keyboard pattern and to know it like your five fingers. Here is an exercise to help you.
When to play and learn to play the piano, it is not possible to avoid piano octave numbers. When you are sure about the different piano octave numbers, you see the whole canvas of the keyboard awarely and you can also communicate with others about positions of different notes.
It is a very usual question: “How many different notes on the keyboard?” It makes it a lot easier and logical to play when you know that the total number of 88 keys is reduced to only 12 different keys. The next chapter is about the octaves of the keyboard.