Piano Chord Trainer
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Piano Chord Trainer

Helps you learn and master playing you chords on piano.
4.0 (2 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,606 students enrolled
Created by Timothy Wurm
Last updated 10/2017
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Current price: $83.99 Original price: $119.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to play major, minor, diminished, and augmented triad chords.
  • Play common chord patterns aka cadences.
  • Quickly find chords on piano.
  • Play chords in popular and classical pieces easier
Requirements
  • Know how to find notes on the piano
  • Know how to read music on the staff
Description

This course is for those students who are looking to master their chords on piano.  Chords are a vital part of learning to play the piano since chords are essentially the backbone to any piece.  In this course, you will learn to play any major, minor, or diminished chord on demand. 
So, if you want to not only learn but play your chords quickly, this course is for you.  

By the end of this course you will be able to:

1. Play major, minor, and diminished triads on piano. 

2.  Play these chords by memory and on demand. 

3.  Play and memorize common chord patterns found in real music. 


Before taking this course, you should know 

1.  How to read music

2.  Where to find notes on the piano

Who this course is for:
  • The student who wants to know how to play any chord quickly and accurately on the piano.
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 41:11
+ Unit 1
3 lectures 10:28

This lesson will guide you through the playing examples for this first unit.   These are common chord patterns you will find in real music in all of the major keys.  Remember to practice these examples twice a day for 1 week before moving on to the next unit.  

Preview 09:07

This is a short quiz to make sure you understand the very basics of triads. 

Unit 1 Quiz
3 questions
+ Unit 2
1 lecture 11:17

This lesson will guide you through the playing examples for the second unit.   These are the chord inversions for all of the major triads. Remember to practice these examples twice a day for 1 week before moving on to the next unit.  

Unit 2 Lesson Video - Playing Chord Inversions
11:17

Let's see if you understand the most important concepts around inversions.  

Unit 2 Quiz
4 questions
+ Unit 3
2 lectures 03:32

In this lesson, I am going to show you an exercise that involves playing major chords in chromatic motion.  Chromatic motion is when you move in semi tones (half steps) up or down on the piano. 

Unit 3 Lesson Video - Major Chords in Chromatic Motion
02:46

Let's see if you understand this unit's concepts. 

Unit 3 Quiz
2 questions
Do you have any questions?
00:46
+ Unit 4
1 lecture 02:40

This lesson includes an exercise for playing minor chords in chromatic motion. 

Unit 4 Lesson Video
02:40

Time to test and see what you know about chromatic minor chords. 

Unit 4 Quiz
2 questions
+ Unit 5
3 lectures 13:14

This is it, the final lesson for the course where we go over diminished chords in chromatic motion. 

Unit 5 Lesson Video
02:00

This is the final "exam" where I ask you about playing chords on the piano.  The idea is to wrap the ideas presented in the course. 

Final Exam
09:57

Congratulations on finishing the course.  Watch the video to see where you can learn even more about piano and music.  

Continue your learning
01:17