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By Willard A. Palmer

Even supposing this sequence of books will not change a skilled instructor, when you have a hankering to eventually be capable of play that piano (or keyboard) that is been putting round your home without end, this sequence will do the trick. you will not finally end up enjoying anything that threatens the placement of the nice piano maestros of our day, yet you can decide up chords and a melody and make a track sound such as you want it to.

This sequence is determined by child steps to educate you a key, or a method, or a collection of chords. You play a few easy routines, then a music or that emphasizes what you've gotten simply realized within the routines. now and then you succeed in a degree the place you are prepared to tackle a small track e-book. i like to recommend that you just get the music books too and play via them every time you succeed in a type of degrees.

If you really need to profit to play the piano, ensure you can allot at the least a part hour an afternoon to perform, and an hour is healthier. At that expense in a really few weeks time you can actually provoke friends and family, and perhaps play the tune for making a song carols at a Christmas celebration. :-) remark | Permalink

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R- .. I -e-e- '~ "fT hear what C 1 .. - 2~ . / Play this rock - in' tune, it will sure - Iy make you cheer - y; G . When you G feel in trou - bie, just rock it a - way! 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 ,' '.

LH 5 on the G below middle C. LH 5 4 3 2 1 Play and say the note names. Be sure to do this SEVERAL TIMES! E:~: LH 5 ~ Intervals in G Position I I I I@- ~ I -ft 1. MELODIC INTERVALS Say the name of each interval as you play. 1 2 3 4 .. r2nd-, r3rd, 4th 5th \ . 1 2. HARMONIC 2 3 4 5 INTERVALS Say the name of each interval as you play. 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 . 4th h 2nd 3rd 4th 5th . 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 LOVE SOMEBODY! 14)))) Before playing hands together, play LH alone, naming each harmonic interval! ", 1 3 1 4 1 4 1 2 .

I. ~ ,. - I mf t - "' I G I -' --- - --- ~. oW 1 3 5 . ,. ,. I. I. I. : ~ ... ,.. ,;62:. oW " I -- --' I - -/. -" ~: J. 36 The G Major & D7 Chords for Right Hand G MAJOR G 1 G D7 5 5 4 1 1 Practice changing trom the G chord to the D7 chord and back again: 1. 5 plays D in bath chords. 2. 4 plays C in the D7 chord. 3. Only 1 moves out ot G POSITION (down to F#) tor D7. G 07 G ~~~II~~~~~$~~~ ~5 ~ 5':1= 3 4 1 .. 3 1 1 Play several times: ~ 'i====:t~#:~ ,115 G D7 3 1 4 1 G D7 11 I I G #:~ . 11 I Block Chords & Broken Chords When all three notes ot a chord are played together, it is cal led a BLOCK chord.

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