Learn the piano keys, their names and how to recognize them quickly.
The recommended every day warm up exercises to develop good fingers and arm technique.
Music is divided into units called measures. Usually each measure has the same number of beats or counts.
Half notes have 2 beats. Play using fingers 2, 3 and 4 on each hand.
Whole notes have 4 beats.
This is about Dynamic Signs. They tell you how soft or loud to play and how your playing can become expressive..
More frequent change of hands, using quarters, half notes and whole notes
Have more fun with learning Old MacDonald. Move hands up to different octaves.
Playing on the white keys using the fingers 1, 2 and 3 for each hand.
Time Signature shows how many beats are in each measure and what kind of beats they are. 4/4 means there are 4 quarters in each measure. Play using fingers 1, 2, 3 and 4 for each hand.
Play using all fingers on both hands and more dynamic signs.
Left hand plays from C one octave below middle C.
Learn 3/4 time signature and dotted half note.
More practice with 3/4 time signature.
Half note and quarter in waltz rhythm in 3/4 time signature.
Learn and play notes in F Clef for the Left Hand.
Learn and play notes in G Clef for the Right Hand.
Play in C position on the grand staff, both hands.
Alternating Left Hand in F Clef and Right Hand in G Clef.
Legato notation for playing smoothly and uninterrupted.
Intervals are distances between notes. In this lesson we learn the second or step .
Intervals: the Third.
Using the intervals of seconds and thirds.
Using the intervals of seconds and thirds in melody and harmony.
The quarter rest is a one beat silence (rest), we count it but we don't play.
Melody in Right hand and harmonic intervals in the left hand.
Harmonic intervals in Right hand and melodic intervals in the left hand.
Interval of Fourth.
More practice with the interval of Fourth.
Left hand plays the harmonic intervals to accompany the melody in the right hand.
The whole note rest.
Interval of Fifth.
Playing harmonic intervals of 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths.
G Position practice for both hands.
Starting with "Incomplete measure".
Incomplete first measure of 3 beats and half note rest .
The Sharp sign - # - raises the note by half step.
The flat sign - b - lowers the note by half step.
More challenging in coordinating Right and Left hands.
Staccato playing where notes are short and separate (opposite of legato).
Staccato and more dynamic signs, crescendo and decrescendo or diminuendo.
Review of C position, legato and dynamic signs.