An Accelerated And Easy-To-Follow Piano Course For Beginners

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This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of playing the piano with understanding, reading and interpreting music, and the effective approach while learning to play.

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About This Coursebeginner

Learn from a well qualified and friendly teacher. Carl has been a piano teacher for over thirty years and holds a degree in music, a postgraduate degree in teaching and a holder of a piano diploma through the Victoria College of Music.

Before you know it, in fact before you learn to read a note, you will be working on your first tune. As you move on to reading simple music you will learn how to practice in ways that support progress rather than waste time; learn how to read music with ease, going beyond letter names to utilize the underlying shapes of melodies; learn how to move around the keyboard with confidence using hand positions to allow you to keep your eyes on the music as much as possible – a sure way to succeed quicker; and learn how real music is about so much more than the individual notes.

This course includes a Primer Book worth £9.99. Through my specially written 50-page piano primer book, full of engaging pieces and downloadable as part of the course, you will learn the basics of the art of playing the piano. Lesson by lesson, I will discuss and demonstrate each piece, showing you the tricks and time-savers to maximize your practice. This is the same book that I use with my private students.

This course has real piano lessons – deep dive into piano playing that will set you up for playing the piano music of some of the great composers such as Mozart, Beethoven and Bach and will give you pleasure for years to come.

All in all, my piano method is the next best thing to having one-to-one piano lessons, but at a fraction of the cost and with the ability to schedule your learning to times that suit you.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to play the piano with understanding
  • How to practice for success
  • How to read music
  • How to interpret music
  • How to approach learning new music

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • Own a piano, digital piano or electronic keyboard

Who this course is for:

  • People with little to no experience of playing the piano who would like to fulfill their musical potential.
  • People interested in more traditionally based piano lessons such as you would get by visiting a piano teacher.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to play the piano.

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Course Curriculum

Course Sections

Download Your Free Piano Primer Book

How To Practice For Success

Perfect Posture

Making Life Easier – Hand Position And Finger Numbers

Finding Your Way Around – Note Names And Key Groups

Playing Your First Tune

Hitting The Highs And Lows

Beat It! Understanding Rhythm And Beat

Rhythm Examples

Adventures In Time – Bars, Bar Lines And Time Signatures

All Hail The Grand Staff!

Warm Up – Orientate Your Fingers

Piece 1 – Two-Handed Playing

Learning To See-Saw

Piece 2 – More Left Hand Movement

Piece 3 – More Practice Tips

Warm Up – An Introduction To ‘Positions’

Piece 4 – Following Shapes

Piece 5 – Missing Notes

Piece 6 – Chords

Warm Up – Work Those Left Hand Fingers!

Piece 7 – Bringing Out The Left Hand

Piece 8 – Playing In Unison

Piece 9 – The Tie

Warm Up – Understanding Repeat Marks

Piece 10 – Working That Left Hand D Position

Piece 11 – Give It A Rest!

Piece 12 – D Position Chords

Warm Up – Staying Sharp

Piece 13 – Even Sharper

Piece 14 – Contrary Motion

Piece 15 – The Invisible Sharp

Warm Up – Feeling Flat

Piece 16 – Chords With Flats

Piece 17 – Maintaining That Hand Position

Piece 18 – Broken Chords

Warm Up – A Five Finger Work-Out

Piece 19 – Two Positions At Once

Piece 20 – Right Hand Chords

Piece 21 – A Little Go At Pedaling

Warm Up – A Little Finger Twister

Piece 22 – More Silence

Piece 23 – Getting In Shape

Piece 24 – The Importance Of Patterns

Note Review And Quiz

Note Review Answers

Quavers/Eighth Notes

Warm Up – Out For The Count

Piece 25 – I Got Rhythm

Piece 26 – More Contrary Motion

Piece 27 – More Shaping Tips

Warm Up – An Introduction To Grading Dynamics

Piece 28 – Keeping Quiet

Piece 29 – Experimenting With Dynamics

Warm Up – A Bit Of A Stretch

Piece 30 – Stretch Those Fingers

Piece 31 – A New Right Hand Note

Piece 32 – A New Left Hand Note

Warm Up – Separate Hands Movement

Piece 33 – All Thumbs

Piece 34 – Left Hand Motion

Piece 35 – The Diminuendo

Warm Up – An Introduction To Staccato

Piece 36 – Staccato In Contrary Motion

Piece 37 – Smooth And Staccato

Piece 38 – Legato Vs Staccato

Warm Up – ‘Da-Dum’

Piece 39 – Slurs In Similar Motion

Piece 40 – Deplonkifying Forte

Piece 41 – Slurs With Movement

Warm Up – The Dotted Crotchet/Dotted Quarter Note

Piece 42 – Going Dotty

Piece 43 – The Need For Speed

Piece 44 – Dotted Quavers/Eighth Notes

An Introduction To Key Signatures

Piece 45 – The Power Of Dreams

Piece 46 – A Left Hand Challenge

Piece 47 – More Left Hand Movement

Piece 48 – Pedaling

Piece 49 – Anacrusis

Piece 50 – Putting It All Together


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