In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to read sheet music for playing the piano. The notes of the sheet music are divided into 2 pitches: the treble clef and bass clef. The notes of the treble clef are on the lines. The treble clef notes from ascending order are: E, G, B, ...more
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In this tutorial, we learn how to start reading sheet music for the piano. To be able to read the notes, you need to visualize what you are doing on the piano. A good starting point is the middle C on the keyboard. For a piano, you have horizontal lines in two sets on the shee ...more
Learn to teach the relationship between the grand staff and the keyboard and which note corresponds with which key. Part 1 of 2 - How to Teach reading sheet music at the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Teach reading sheet music at the piano.
In this instructional video series, learn how to read piano sheet music for yourself. Our expert will walk you through a step-by-step tutorial that covers such basics as which notes to play with which hands, what key signatures mean, how to interpret the rhythm of the song, an ...more
Reading piano notes can be an important step toward understanding and playing the beautiful instrument. There are many different symbols and marks that make up certain pieces of music. So knowing how to read it is a big help, especially if you're learning to play it for the fi ...more
Katy Perry is a certified sensation, and if she inspires you to play the piano then she's done at least one good thing today. This video will teach you how to play her single "Teenage Dream" from the eponymous album. You can even check out the sheet music at the creators websi ...more
The Quantization Tool makes it easy to quantize MIDI notes in the Piano Roll Editor of Logic Pro 8. Learn how to use the Quantization tool with MIDI controls in this Logic Pro 8 tutorial.
Katie Liesener shows us how to read sheet music and scores. Part 1 of 15 - How to Read sheet music notes & scores. Read sheet music notes & scores - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Read sheet music notes & scores - Part 3 of 15. Click throu ...more
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This how to video explains transposing music from one key to another. Transposition, in music, is when you move a series of notes up or down a constant interval. Transposing is a great skill to have, especially when playing jazz music. Watch this tutorial and you will be trans ...more
In this video, we learn how to use tempo: Allegro, Moderato, Andante, Adagio, Ferma. When you are playing a musical piece it has to have certain notes and speed. You will also be setting a mood with your song as well. Use tempo marks to mark these on your song to make it uniqu ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand the basics of reading sheet music. What you will first see are the basic clefs. One is for the right hand and one is for the left. In the middle is the middle c and on the far right is the c above the right hand. The notes continue ...more
If you're serious about playing an instrument well, especially the piano, then you need to know your Italian music terms. Whether you need to play a note staccato or legato or don't recognize what all those tiny abbreviations on your sheet music mean, this tutorial will be a g ...more
Start out playing the piano by learning one of the most famous pieces of music in the world. That song would be "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. And this video starts you out with playing and learning the clefs, flats, key signatures, and black keys that will help you begin ...more
In this video series, watch as professional musician Eric Williams teaches how to read music. Learn about the musical alphabet, what sharps and flats are, what half steps are, what a musical staff is, how to read the bass clef and treble clef, what ledger lines are, what quart ...more
Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play the song "Whistling Rufus" by Kerry Mills on guitar. This video is aimed more towards advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below: Kerry Mills was a prolific cr ...more
Tim Hawkinson is an artist who truly inspires. The Los Angeles based artist creates complex, whimsical sculptures with simple mechanics and basic materials. One of his most notable pieces is the art-world-renowned "Uberorgan", a giant football field sized, fully-automated bag ...more
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Word 2008 for Mac is jam-packed with tons of cool and useful features and tools that you can use to make a great looking document. Starting with the pre-made templates is the best way to go, and from there, customize it the best you can, anyway you can. The Microsoft Office fo ...more
"Requiem for a Dream" by Clint Manselli is a classic work of modern piano composition, and is the namesake of one of the great modern films. In this video you'll learn how to play this iconic song yourself on piano, with notes superimposed over the demonstrating fingers in the ...more
Learn how to play "Love Story" on the piano while using sheet music. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Love Story" on the piano with music. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Love Story" on the piano with music.
Learn how to teach a student to play consecutive ascending and descending notes on the piano with the right hand.
Teach a student how to play consecutive ascending notes on the piano with the left hand.
As adults who were forced through numerous piano lessons as a child, we know one thing's for sure: Major scales are often the easiest to learn, and they're also the most commonly used scales in major songs. Which is why knowing how to play minor scales is so important to impro ...more
Learn how to teach a comfortable but correct hand position for piano and how to play the notes. Part 1 of 2 - How to Teach hand position on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Teach hand position on the piano.
Enthusiastic, young David Yzhaki teaches you how to play the piano with a damper (sustain) pedal. Get to know the pedals on an upright piano. The right pedal, which is the primary focus of the video, is the sustain pedal, which creates a sustaining note when pressed. The left ...more
In the studio world, and the ensemble scene, you're going to be handed ALOT of sheet music, sometimes it has only a few notes for a specific melody, and sometimes it's a whole lot of notes for the entire song. Knowing how to read these notes are important, and it can be very d ...more
The entire Danny-Elfman-composed soundtrack to The Nightmare Before Christmas is hauntingly beautiful, and "Sally's Song" is no exception (much like her character). In this video you'll learn how to play a solo piano cover of the song, with all the notes conveniently overlayin ...more
This video is an informative packed tutorial in the new Ableton 8 sound mixing software and shows a new work flow improvement upgrade from earlier versions of the program. It shows you how to use the new sequencing feature within the "piano view" instead of the traditional xox ...more
"Ridin' Solo" by Jason Derulo is a great R&B anthem for anyone who's every broken up with someone to live their life the way they had to. This video will teach you how to play the song on piano, and the creator was even nice enough to make the sheet music available for free here.
Watch to learn how to play the song "Love Story" on the piano. Instruction includes notes and suggested fingering.
The alt rock band Train has been around forever - lead singer Patrick Monahan is 41 - and has had exquisitely popular hits like "Drops of Jupiter" and "Meet Virginia," but it wasn't until "Hey, Soul Sister" that they gained international recognition, even from the younger Just ...more
Demi Lovato has had a pretty interesting career for one so young. She's already been on Barney and Friends, in the Disney Camp Rock films, and has released two solo albums. This video will teach you how to play her song "Catch Me" on piano. If you want to see the notes written ...more
Drake is one of the biggest rappers in the game right now, and "Find Your Love" has been one of his biggest singles. This video will teach you how to play a really pretty instrumental cover of the song on piano or keyboard. The creator even posted the notes in written form here.
Justin Bieber appears to be here to stay, at least until his voice gets deeper, and his parade of hit songs continues unabated. This video will show you how to play one of his many huge singles, "U Smile" on the piano. You can even check out the sheet music to the song here.
Open chords are pretty simple to understand. They're basically notes in a chord that you don't play or finger. Closed chords are notes of a chord that are stacked on top of each other (vs. open chords, where the notes are apart from one another). If you'd like to get better ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to edit MIDI notes in Logic Pro 8. Learn to edit note velocity and duration using the Piano Roll Editor tools and pencil tool in Logic Pro 8.
Alt chanteuse Hayley Williams and rapper B.O.B seem like an unlikely duo who play at opposite ends of the genre spectrum, but when they came together for B.O.B.'s bittersweet "Airplanes," the result was a dulcet melody. Learn how to play this gorgeous song on the piano by wat ...more
Begin playing the first measure in Claude Debussy's "Clair de lune" masterpiece. This song has stood the test of time, and influenced musicians around the world. This makes it a really good piece to begin learning piano with. This video covers Measure 1. Get started learning ...more
Listening to Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata," with its moody minors and grab bag of sharps, is like turning through page after suspenseful page of a forlorn Romantic era novel. Its timeless, love forsaken quality has made it a memorable and distinct song that has been used in ...more
This video shows how to play the slash chords on the piano. The first step describes how to play the c chord with the right hand and how to play the Enote on the bass with the left hand. The person explains the C/E operations with both the hands is the second step. The third s ...more
In this piano music theory lesson you'll go over something of a more advanced piece of music theory: compound intervals. Compound intervals is basically jargon for the distance in pitches bewteen two notes. Learn how to distinguish compound intervals as well as how to invert ...more
An enharmonic equivalent doesn't sound like fun, but in fact the term is fancy jargon for a rather simple concept: it is the duplicate of a note, key signature, or interval that is spelled differently. So two notes are enharmonic if they have the same pitch but are named diffe ...more
If you love Justin Bieber and want to be able to replicate his songs in more polite company than the recorded versions merit, check out this video! It will show you how to play a fun, easy instrumental cover of the song on piano. Now you can finally play Justin Bieber for your ...more
If you like Justin Bieber and you like to play piano, oh boy do we have a video for you. This video will teach you how to play a solo piano instrumental cover of Justin's hit song "Stuck in the Moment". It's a very pretty song and pretty easy to play, so check it out! Check o ...more
If you're a beginner piano student looking to improve in both music theory and practical piano playing skills, then this tutorial on how to play tetrachords is perfect for advancing your skills beyond playing single finger melodies. A tetrachord is a series of four notes with ...more
Learn to play this easy Bach prelude a few measures at a time on the piano. Includes music and view of hands on the keyboard. When performing, follow the legato articulation rather than playing very short notes in the right hand.
Watch this 8-minute piano lesson tutorial video to learn how to play basic piano. The lesson includes where to find notes on the piano, what sharps go with which scales, and what the notes on the staff are. People who have never played the piano before will find this how-to vi ...more
Before you can start playing piano, you need to understand how the piano is set up, and how to read music. Pete Sears explains the alphabetic representation of the different piano notes, and discusses octaves and the relationship between notes. Then he teaches you everything a ...more
In this video, Andrew, from Creative Guitar Studio, explains how to translate sheet music, (not tablature), to notes on the guitar. You will learn how to finger the notes and chords you see in sheet music on the guitar fret board. Beginning guitarists, and experienced players ...more
This Apple Logic Pro 8 shows you how to use your MIDI controller keyboard to remotely move notes in the Piano Roll Editor. Watch and learn this quick trick feature of the Piano Roll Editor in Logic Pro 8.
Without sharps and flats, piano players would fall asleep at the piano bench and faceplant their sheet music. Keep your next piano session a lively (and alive) one by watching this tutorial on what sharps and flats are and where they're located on the keyboard. This is a grea ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play glissando on the piano. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Glissando is basically playing all the notes of the piano. When playing glissando, use the tip of the thumb to slide down the piano. When going up the gliss ...more
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This tutorial teaches you how to download sheet music from movies, video games, and tv series. Learn to modify the sheet music to transpose the notes to any instrument and print it out. Again if you can get sibelius or finale, it might be better but Noteworthy Composer works f ...more
In this video, we learn how to play "Penny Lane" by The Beatles. The keys you will play at first are: B, D#, F#, B/D#, F#, and B. There is a style you have to employ to get this to work on the piano. Each note is played separately when you do it on the piano, so don't combine ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to fine tune a piano. When you move the pin, the speaking length of the string should move as well. When you're done it should stay stable. You should have a meter hooked up to your piano so you can see which notes are flat and which are pitching ...more
In this video, we learn how to sing in the vocal fry style. Start by using your throat to sing higher with music notes being played on the piano. You will make a noise with your throat that is similar to Elmer Fudd the cartoon. Don't worry about how your pitch sounds with this ...more