# Note on Piano

### How To : Tune the three strings of any treble note on a piano

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tune a piano. Begin by placing a rubber tuning wedge in between to mute the two outer strings. Then tune the middle sting with a piano tuning hammer. Tune it to a strobe tuner or using intervals from already tuned strings. Now mute ...more

### How To : Read piano notes on a bass clef

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

### How To : Quantize MIDI notes in Piano Roll editor in Logic Pro

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.

### How To : Play 4 note arpeggios on the piano

This how to video talks about 4-note arpeggios and shifting from major to minor triads on the piano or keyboard. These techniques are essential to playing more advanced piano pieces where there are key changes. You will have a better grasp of music theory with this easy to fol ...more

### How To : Play the harmonic minor scale on the piano

This tutorial teaches you how to play the harmonic minor scale on the piano, which is important because the scale is featured in many songs. Some things to remember: the seventh note is the leading note, and the first note of the scale is what the scale is named after. Check ...more

### How To : Use a damper pedal whle playing 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

### How To : Play compound intervals and invert them on the piano

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

### How To : Play "Clair de lune" on piano — Measure 1

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

### How To : Play the Beatles' "Because" on piano

This video teaches a piano novice how to play the introduction to “Because” by the Beatles, which was written by John Lennon. A close up on the instructor’s hands from above demonstrates the fingering for the piece. The view of the fingering is very important, since this video ...more

### How To : Play open and closed chords on the piano

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

### How To : Create enharmonic changes and invert them on the piano

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

### How To : Edit MIDI notes in Logic Pro 8

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.

### How To : Teach how to play consecutive notes with right hand

Learn how to teach a student to play consecutive ascending and descending notes on the piano with the right hand.

### How To : Teach how to play consecutive notes with the left hand

Teach a student how to play consecutive ascending notes on the piano with the left hand.

### How To : Teach how to read and play sharps and flats on piano

Sharps and flats that aren't in the key signature are called accidentals. All we want to teach about accidentals now is that a sharp preceding any note means that the child should play the black note on the right of that note. All we want to teach now about flats is that you s ...more

### How To : Play "Clair de lune" on piano — Clefs, flats, and keys

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

### How To : Play the Clint Manselli classic song "Requiem for a Dream" on piano

"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

### How To : Play "Sally's Song" from The Nightmare Before Christmas on piano

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

### How To : Play the Demi Lovato song "Catch Me" on piano

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

### How To : Play an instrumental cover of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never" on piano

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

### How To : Play a piano instrumental cover of Justin Bieber's "Stuck in the Moment

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

### How To : Play a piano cover of the Drake song "Find Your Love"

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.

### How To : Play tetrachords on the piano

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

### How To : Play "Airplanes" by B.O.B. on the piano

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

### How To : Play piano chord inversions with ease

Chord inversions are simpler than they sound - in effect, they help connect two chords together so they sound good being played one after the other. More technically, a chord inversion describes the relationship between a chord's bass with the other notes in the chord. Get th ...more

### How To : Play an easy Bach prelude on piano

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.

### How To : Teach hand position on the piano

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.

### How To : Play "Love Story" on the piano

Watch to learn how to play the song "Love Story" on the piano. Instruction includes notes and suggested fingering.

### How To : Play Hai Guzarish piano chords for the telugu song

Are you looking to play Hai Guzarish? Come on, who isn't!? Well, this clear, straight forward how-to walks you step by step, note by note and chord by chord through this classic song. Stop pounding your head trying to figure out how to play this song and just watch this instru ...more

### How To : Use allegro, moderato, andante, adagio, ferma tempos in music

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

### How To : Teach reading sheet music at the piano

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.

### How To : Play all 12 major scales on the piano

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

### How To : Play "Hey, Soul Sister" on the piano for beginners

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

### How To : Play slash chords on the piano

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

### How To : Mix with the step sequencer in Ableton Live 8

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

### How To : Tune up your bass guitar with Dale Titus

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tune your bass. This is important, as weather can affect your tuning. Every time you pick up your bass, you should tune it. First, start with the low E string. You will need to listen to a reference E note to tune this string. A tune ...more

### How To : Use chicken pickin' on the guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

### How To : Play banjo-style rolls on the guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

### How To : Perform pull-offs correctly on an electric guitar

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### How To : Understand crescendo, diminuendo & other tempo changes on the piano

In this video, we learn how to understand crescendo, diminuendo & other tempo changes. When you are playing piano, you are supposed to play the note until a dynamic change is shown on the music. A sforzando means that you must suddenly play very loudly. This occurs most in a s ...more

### How To : Memorize intermediate Italian sheet music terms

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

### How To : Play pentatonic legato on guitar like Paul Gilbert

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### How To : Play super-fast blues guitar like Paul Gilbert

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### How To : Play rhythm guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

### How To : Play Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" in C# minor

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

### How To : Play "Opportunity" by Pete Murray on acoustic guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Opportunity" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to play ...more

### How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

### How To : Make a Programmable Piano in Minecraft

There are many impressive accomplishments in Minecraft, too many to name in fact. Sprawling builds, complex machines, and massive servers are the hallmark of Minecraft and things keep getting bigger and better. No one doubts the epic scale Minecraft has reached, but every once ...more

### How To : Start reading sheet music for the piano

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

### How To : Read sheet music while playing the piano

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

### How To : Play the phrygian mode on the piano

Nate Bosch with Piano Lessons demonstrates how to play the phrygian mode on a piano. The phyrgian mode is the third mode of the major scale. Take the C major scale. The phyrgian mode will start on the third note of that scale, which is E, and contain the same notes as the C ma ...more

### How To : Play the mixolydian mode on the piano

In this how to video, you will learn how to play the Mixolydian piano mode. For this example, the C major scale will be played. The 5th mode of this scale starts on the G note. From these modes, 7th chords can be built. You can build 7th chords by skipping every other note on ...more

### How To : Play "Halo" by Beyoncé on the piano

In this video, learn how to play the last section of Beyoncé's song, "Halo" on the piano. This instruction has added an A to the notes, allowing it sound better (in his/her opinion). If you want to play "Halo" exactly how it is in the song, the notes are (just for the last par ...more

### How To : Move notes with MIDI controls in Logic Pro 8

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.

### How To : Play basic piano

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

### Minecraft : Musical Wonderland

Have you ever wanted to ride a rollercoaster while listening to Lady Gaga? Or have the Star Wars theme auto-play when you enter your house? You can with Minecraft. Search Youtube for a popular song + Minecraft, and chances are there will be a video for it! Minecraft gives pla ...more

### How To : Play "Penny Lane" by The Beatles

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

### How To : Play "twinkle, twinkle, little star" on the piano

If you want to play 'Twinkle, Twinkle little Star' on the piano you should first start on the note D. You should play the notes going up the scale to find that next work that matches the tone of when you sing it. When you find it, that interval is a fifth. Then, the song goes ...more

### How To : Fine tune a piano

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

### How To : Understand piano scales

Nate Bosch with Piano Lessons demonstrates how to understand piano scales. A scale is a succession of notes played after each other. Scales can be major or minor and can have different modes. A scale is important because it helps define a key and helps to build chords in songs ...more

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