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How to Play Piano

Experience hands-on lessons from a master piano instructor as you explore the building blocks of music.

Watch First Lecture

36 Lectures

1
Image of Basic Piano Rhythm and Fingering
Basic Piano Rhythm and Fingering
0 of 33 min
2
Image of Pitch and Off-Staff Notation
Pitch and Off-Staff Notation
0 of 31 min
3
Image of Tonic and Dominant Harmony
Tonic and Dominant Harmony
0 of 31 min
4
Image of Intervals and Basic Notation
Intervals and Basic Notation
0 of 29 min
5
Image of Major Chords and Simple Accompaniment
Major Chords and Simple Accompaniment
0 of 29 min
6
Image of Fourths, Accidentals, and Relaxation
Fourths, Accidentals, and Relaxation
0 of 30 min
7
Image of Primary Chords
Primary Chords
0 of 33 min
8
Image of Transposition at the Piano
Transposition at the Piano
0 of 29 min
9
Image of Chord Inversions
Chord Inversions
0 of 32 min
10
Image of Chord Progressions and Arpeggios
Chord Progressions and Arpeggios
0 of 31 min
11
Image of Accompaniment Patterns and Sight-Reading
Accompaniment Patterns and Sight-Reading
0 of 26 min
12
Image of Harmonization and Damper Pedal
Harmonization and Damper Pedal
0 of 32 min
13
Image of Minor Finger Patterns and Chords
Minor Finger Patterns and Chords
0 of 29 min
14
Image of Articulation: Legato and Staccato
Articulation: Legato and Staccato
0 of 29 min
15
Image of One-Octave Major Scales and Major Intervals
One-Octave Major Scales and Major Intervals
0 of 32 min
16
Image of Dotted Rhythms and Isolated Repetitio
Dotted Rhythms and Isolated Repetitio
0 of 27 min
17
Image of Secondary Chords and More Dotted Rhythms
Secondary Chords and More Dotted Rhythms
0 of 30 min
18
Image of Sixteenth Notes and More Secondary Chords
Sixteenth Notes and More Secondary Chords
0 of 27 min
19
Image of Compound Meter and Technique
Compound Meter and Technique
0 of 27 min
20
Image of Parallel Major and Minor Keys
Parallel Major and Minor Keys
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Three Forms of the Minor Scale and Syncopation
Three Forms of the Minor Scale and Syncopation
0 of 32 min
22
Image of Artistic Expression and More Minor Keys
Artistic Expression and More Minor Keys
0 of 33 min
23
Image of The Classical Period and Fortepianos
The Classical Period and Fortepianos
0 of 29 min
24
Image of Seventh Chords and Sonata Form
Seventh Chords and Sonata Form
0 of 32 min
25
Image of Sight-Reading and Technique
Sight-Reading and Technique
0 of 33 min
26
Image of The Romantic Period and Seventh-Chord Arpeggios
The Romantic Period and Seventh-Chord Arpeggios
0 of 34 min
27
Image of Extended Arpeggios and Pianist as Artist
Extended Arpeggios and Pianist as Artist
0 of 30 min
28
Image of More Romantic Repertoire
More Romantic Repertoire
0 of 29 min
29
Image of Sonata Form Revisited
Sonata Form Revisited
0 of 34 min
30
Image of The Baroque Era and Harpsichords
The Baroque Era and Harpsichords
0 of 28 min
31
Image of Baroque Repertoire
Baroque Repertoire
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Deliberate Practice and Learning Music
Deliberate Practice and Learning Music
0 of 32 min
33
Image of The 20th Century and Modern Music
The 20th Century and Modern Music
0 of 32 min
34
Image of Chorale-Style Repertoire
Chorale-Style Repertoire
0 of 31 min
35
Image of Impressionism and the Una Corda Pedal
Impressionism and the Una Corda Pedal
0 of 28 min
36
Image of Triplets and Continuing Piano Study
Triplets and Continuing Piano Study
0 of 36 min

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November 9, 2018

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c********m
October 26, 2018
I've enjoyed and learned a lot from this course so far

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October 21, 2018

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