VIDEO

The HS YIS Percussion Ensemble 2009

Percussion Ensemble from Yokohama International School on Vimeo.


Top 10 Movie Themes


Top 10 Best Known Classical Melodies


Top 10 Songs with Rhythm

Blues

Shades of the Blues – Great place to get started with your investigation

https://www.strathmore.org/shades-of-blues/education-portal/blues-clues


 

Instructional Videos

LEARNING ALL 88 NOTES ON THE KEYBOARD MADE EASY

READING MUSIC

 

COUNTING RHYTHM

How to Count Rhythms for piano

How to Count Beats in Piano Books

How to Read and Play Rhythm

 

PIANO HACKS

PIANO HACKS by Lisa Witt

#1 Intro to Chording

#2 Chord Inversion Basics

#3 Left Hand Magic

#4 Putting it Together

#5 Making it Fancy

#6 Pave the Way

#7 POP CHORD Progression Bootcamp

#8 FOUR THINGS A BEGINNER SHOULD PRACTICE

#9 UNDERSTANDING RHYTHM

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My Piano Progress in 10 Levels

 

ARE YOU AN INTERMEDIATE PIANO PLAYER

 

The Basic Building Blocks of Music

How to Count Music

 

Accidentals

Order of Sharps and Flats – Key Signatures

Scales

Circle of Fifths

 

Intervals

 

 

Triad Chords – How Chords Work

 

Four Note Chords  – 7th Chords

PLAY AN BEAUTIFUL AND EMOTIONAL SONG WITH THREE CHORDS

Em C D –


PIANO LESSONS ON THE WEB

WITH TIM

BEGINNER PIANO MISTAKES THAT ARE SLOWING YOU DOWN! – DON’T SKIP ANY STEPS! THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS!

  1. DON’T ONLY PRACTICE THE PART OF THE SONG YOU ALREADY KNOW! Practice the parts you don’t know. practice slowly first,
  2. DON’T PLAY TOO FAST! Start slowly and play the piece in a STEADY TEMPO and gradually speed them up to the right tempo
  3. WRITE IN THE CORRECT FINGER NUMBERS – then you won’t run out of fingers to play your music. PRACTICE SCALES / ARPEGGIOS/ CHORDS WITH CORRECT FINGERINGS- this will help you play up and down the keyboard smoothly
  4. DON’T PLAY PIECES ABOVE YOUR LEVEL! – It will take you too long to learn the piece and will not help you build technique.
  5. LEARN YOU MUSIC THEORY – It is so important even if you think it is less fun. These help you understand the building blocks of music and speed up your learning. You will recognize what you are playing. DON’T SKIP LEARNING HOW TO READ! – SIGHT READING WILL HELP YOU PLAY ANYTHING AND SPEED UP YOUR LEARNING
  6. LOOK BEFORE YOU PLAY! = START UNDERSTANDING MUSIC THEORY AND ANALYSE THE MUSIC BEFORE YOU PLAY – LOOK FOR KEY SIGNATURES, ACCIDENTALS