By Willard A. Palmer
Even if this sequence of books will not exchange a skilled instructor, in case you have a hankering to ultimately have the ability to play that piano (or keyboard) that is been putting round your home perpetually, this sequence will do the trick. you will not finally end up enjoying anything that threatens the location of the good piano maestros of our day, yet you may choose up chords and a melody and make a tune sound such as you want it to.
This sequence depends on child steps to coach you a key, or a strategy, or a suite of chords. You play a few basic routines, then a music or that emphasizes what you could have simply realized within the workouts. every now and then you achieve a degree the place you're ready to tackle a small tune ebook. i like to recommend that you just get the tune books too and play through them at any time when you achieve a kind of degrees.
If you actually need to profit to play the piano, ensure you can allot at the very least a part hour an afternoon to perform, and an hour is healthier. At that fee in a truly few weeks time one can provoke friends and family, and perhaps play the tune for making a song carols at a Christmas party. :-) remark | Permalink
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1 I I Also play HARP SONG in the following ways: 1. Play the third and fourth measures of each line one octave higher than written. 2. Play the first and second measures of each line one octave lower than written. -=~~ I 38 (~) tor Left Hand Introducing ol. TO FIND E: Place the LH in G POSITION. Reach tinger 1 one white key to the right! ~ Play slowly. Say the note names as you play. ~ ~ ~ ~ 5 3 1 I ~ f ~ 2 1 5 Move 1 to D I ~ ~ ~ 5 3 1 Move 1 to E I ~ f ~ 2 1 5 ,11 A N ew Position of the C Major Chord You have al ready played the C MAJOR CHORD with C as the lowest note: C EG.
The tollowing diagrams show how easy it is to move trom the G MAJOR CHORD to the C MAJOR CHORD, when G is the lowest note ot bath chords. f G B D E 5 3 1 1 G C I ~:8: Practice changing trom the G chord to the C chord and back again: 1. 5 plays G in bath chords. 2. 2 plays C in the C chord. 3. Only 1 moves out ot G POSITION (up to E) tor the C chord. ~ . G CG. l~~~~=::::=:: ~! ~~~~~ ~ ! 5 5 5 ~ :8: - l~~~~ .. ~~- --c_-' 39 Warm, Up using G, D7 & C Chords This warm-up intraduces a new way af playing BROKEN CHOROS.
11- 6 Measuring Half Steps & Whole Steps HALF STEPS. NO KEY BETWEEN HALF STEP HALF STEP ,. ,. ,. ,. HALF STEP ,. ,. ,. ,. ,. Half Steps A HALF STEP is the distance from any key to the very next key above or below (black or white). C D E F WHOLE STEPS. WHOLE STEP , ,' '. , WHOLE STEP ,' '. , ONE KEY BETWEEN WHOLE WHOLE WHOLE STEP STEP STEP ,' '. , ,' , ,v, A WHOLE STEP is equal to 2 half steps. Skip one key (black or white). C D E Tetrachords A TETRACHORD is a series of FOUR NOTES having a pattern of WHOLE WHOLEHALF ,, "~:_~~.
Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One by Willard A. Palmer