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How To : Play "Amazing Grace" on piano with 3 chords

Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Amazing Grace" on piano with 3 chords. Instruction includes an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play "Amazing Grace" on piano with 3 chords by watching t ...more

How To : Play triads on the piano

This two part how to video covers chords on the piano or keyboard. Learn how to play the 3 note solid and broken triad, as well as D major scale, and the song Jingle bells. The triad is one of the most basic concepts that every pianist, or any musician, should learn. Watch thi ...more

How To : Play glissando on the piano

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

How To : Play Bingo on a piano

In this tutorial, we learn how to play Bingo on the piano. You will want to start out with the notes in front of you so you know which keys to play. Play the first part of the song first. You will notice that you play the same keys over and over again while doing this song. Br ...more

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 ornaments on the piano

This how to video covers ornaments on the piano. Learn how to play trills, turns, grace notes with ease. Watch this tutorial and you will be reading music and playing common ornaments on the piano in no time.

How To : Play modes on the piano

Pete Sears guides you through different modes of playing the piano or keyboard. These refer to the step pattern intervals between the notes when playing a scale.

How To : Play polyrhythms on the piano

Polyrhythm is the simultaneous sounding of two or more independent rhythms. A common example of a polyrhythm is 3 notes against 2, with the 3 beat pattern being faster than the 2 beat pattern, so that they both take the same amount of time. This how to video teaches the polyrh ...more

How To : Play "Piano Man" on the piano

Learn Billy Joel's great song Piano Man and how to play it on the piano. You should already know how to play the piano to follow along. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Piano Man" on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Piano Man" on the piano.

How To : Play electric piano

Pete Sears explains about learning to play with an electric piano or keyboard. It's a bit different and you'll need to take a different approach.

How To : Play "Cry" by Rihanna on piano

Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Cry" by Rihanna on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Rihanna's "Cry" on piano by watching this hel ...more

How To : Play suspended chords on the piano

A suspended chord (or a chord suspension) is usually made by holding one of the tones of a chord a tone higher, then resolving it to its resting place. This video explains what a suspended chord is and how to play them on the piano.

How To : Play The Simpsons theme song on piano

The Simpsons theme song has raised a generation of American children, and even though the show has long since jumped the shark the glory of it's theme song remains. In this video you'll learn how to play a really accurate piano version of the song, complete with chords and lon ...more

How To : Play suspended two chords on the piano

A suspended 4th chord is formed by combining the 1st, 4th, and 5th tones (notes) of a major scale. Based upon this combination of tones a C suspended 4th piano chord would consist of C, F, and G. The symbol for a suspended 4th chord is (sus4). This video shows you how to play ...more

How To : Play the Jason Derulo song "Ridin' Solo" on piano

"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.

How To : Play "Opposite of Adults" by Chiddy Bang on piano

Chiddy Bang's anti-adulthood anthem "Opposite of Adults" is one of a long line of such songs to do well on the radio. If you like the song too, and play a little piano, this video will teach you how to play the song on piano or keyboard. Once you start, this thing is so damn c ...more

How To : Play the Mortal Kombat theme song on piano

The Mortal Kombat theme is one of the most stirring pieces of music ever to emerge from the games industry. Once it gets in your head, it will be there every time you work out for the rest of your life. In this video you'll learn how to play the song on piano quickly and easily.

How To : Play the Travis McCoy song "Billionaire" on piano

The Travie (or Travis, who knows?) McCoy featuring Bruno Mars song "Billionaire" is a big hit, and a fun song for anyone who wishes that they had more money. This video will teach you how to play the song on piano or keyboard quickly and easily, if you have enough money for one.

How To : Play a cover of "Solo" by Iyaz on piano

Iyaz is the next singing sensation to emerge from the Carribean, and his hit single "Solo" is awesomely catchy. This video will teach you how to play it on the piano or keyboard quickly and easily. The video only shows the left hand part because that is the backbone of the son ...more

How To : Play "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on piano

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds from Sargent Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band represents the culmination of the Beatles high psychedelic period. Commonly assumed to be about LSD, according to John Lennon it was really about a picture that his daughter drew. Go figure. This tuto ...more

How To : Start playing piano by learning 6 easy piano songs

The piano is an intimidating instrument. 88 keys might seem like a lot to work with, but it's really less notes than a guitar. If you've been thinking about starting playing piano or keyboard and need some easy songs to get started on, watch this video to learn how to play six ...more

How To : Play One Republic's "Apologize" on piano

Love One Republic's hit song Apologize? Can you play the piano? Want to learn how to play Apologize? Watch this instructional video and learn how to play Apologize on your piano. Follow along and learn how to play the hit song by One Republic. By watching this instructional vi ...more

How To : Play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...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 "Piano Man" by Billy Joel on piano

Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this four-part piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play Billy Joel's "Piano Man." While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level ...more

How To : Play piano-style blues guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play piano chords

This how to video describes how to play basic piano chords. The author begins by explaining musical intervals and how they build chords. He then shows you how to play major and minor chords and how they relate to melodic and harmonic intervals. This video is perfect for those ...more

How To : Play piano by ear for beginners

When you're a piano player, showing off book learning is nice, but have you ever noticed that the most renown piano stars can improvise like nobody's business? Though their melodic tunes seem to emerge from the top of their heads, piano experts have spent years training their ...more

How To : Play piano like Philip Glass

Are you a fan of Philip Glass' stark, dramatic music? Have you ever wished that you could play like him, or even create music inspired by him? Watch this video as Torley takes you through the steps of learning to play on the piano like Philip Glass. You'll be amazing your frie ...more

How To : Play piano with two hands simultaneously

This how to video explains the art of playing piano or keyboard with two hands simultaneously. This tutorial also gives some basic drills that promote better hand independence. Follow the steps in this lesson and you'll be playing piano with two hands in no time.

How To : Play piano with emotion

This how to video explains the blues scale, as well as how to express emotion and feeling into your playing. Playing with emotion is very important to master in order to produce compelling music. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing piano passionately in no time.

How To : Play piano with proper fingering

This how to video teaches fingering on the piano. Proper fingering is very important for playing piano with speed and ease. Watch this music tutorial and you will be playing piano more comfortably in no time.

How To : Play piano with a damper pedal

The sustain pedal, or damper pedal, is typically the rightmost of two or three pedals and the most commonly used pedal in piano playing. When pressed, the sustain pedal removes the dampers from all strings and allowing them to vibrate freely. This how to video covers damper pe ...more

How To : Learn to play piano with the five-finger exercise

This video will show beginners in piano an exercise that will help in building strength and flexibility in the fingers. The exercise is called the five-finger exercise. The narrator in the video begins by showing you how to play with one hand and then both at the same time. Th ...more

How To : Play piano in Bb Major

Keyboard lessons include how to play 5th chords, how to do chord progressions in the key of Bb major, how to use sharps, flats and intervals, how to play bass lines, how to change chord voicings, and how to play different melodies on the piano. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play piano ...more

How To : Play piano in B Major

In these jazz piano lessons on video, pianist Ryan Larson teaches us not only how to improve our freestyle technique, but also how to read and write music—since you are only able to improvise with what you know. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play piano in B Major. Play piano in B Majo ...more

How To : Teach kids to play piano

In this series of free piano lesson videos, our expert teacher Hope Wells helps you troubleshoot the music education process. She demonstrates easy ways to reinforce concepts such as counting and note-reading to children. You will also learn how to encourage your young student ...more

How To : Play piano scales in B for beginners

In this video series you'll learn how to play improvisational piano in the key of B major. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the major scale, harmonic minor scale, and 7th scale on the piano. He'll take you through a song measure by measure, reading the sheet music, and showing you ...more

How To : Play piano scales in G for beginners

In this video series you'll learn how to play improvisational piano in the key of G major. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the major scale, harmonic minor scale, and 7th scale on the piano. He'll take you through a song measure by measure, reading the sheet music, and showing you ...more

How To : Play piano in Ab major

In these jazz piano lessons on video, pianist Ryan Larson teaches us not only how to improve our freestyle technique, but also how to read and write music—since you are only able to improvise with what you know. Keyboard lessons include how to play 5th chords, how to do chord ...more

How To : Play piano melodies in E flat

In these free jazz piano lessons on video, pianist Ryan Larson teaches us not only how to improve our freestyle technique, but also how to read and write music—since you are only able to improvise with what you know. Keyboard lessons include how to play 5th chords, how to do c ...more

How To : Play piano melodies in C major

In these jazz piano lessons on video, pianist Ryan Larson teaches us not only how to improve our freestyle technique, but also how to read and write music—since you are only able to improvise with what you know. Keyboard lessons include how to play 5th chords, how to do chord ...more

How To : Play piano by ear

Shoshana Cook shows us how to play piano by ear in this series of videos. Part 1 of 10 - How to Play piano by ear. Play piano by ear - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Play piano by ear - Part 3 of 10. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

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