World's Fastest Piano Method - The Piano Revolution!
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World's Fastest Piano Method - The Piano Revolution!

Incredibly quick way to learn piano - revolutionary method - join the thousands of DecPlay students.
4.4 (118 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.
1,514 students enrolled
Created by Declan Cosgrove
Last updated 11/2018
English
Price: $199.99
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to play songs using both hands to a level that will impress your friends and family!
  • In this course, you will learn how to identify keys on the keyboard, understand how to read a song sheet and learn how to play both chords and melody of a song on a piano.
Requirements
  • Piano or keyboard
Description

DecPlay is the World's Fastest Way to Learn Piano, designed for people who want to experience the joy of playing popular music, without wanting to spend time learning traditional notation.

The DecPlay range of piano methods are designed for popular music (although it includes some classical music eg Beethoven), and provide the fastest way to enjoy the pleasure of playing piano, using a simple 'numbers and colours' system.

DecPlay simplifies complex combinations of notes into numerical patterns; through the use of our revolutionary song sheets, you will be able to understand which keys to play within 10 minutes. By combining such song sheets with video tutorials, learners will be able to play their first song within one hour - both chords and melody and then as you become more familiar with playing, be able to play the song smoothly by the end of the first day. If you practice a few minutes each day, you should be confident enough to play for your family and friends within 1 week!

The FastPlay course guides you through the 3 core skills required to play your first song on the piano and then teaches advanced skills to improve your playing style.

You should take this course if you want a fun, fast and simple way to experience the joy of playing piano. You then have choices to learn more songs from famous artists, or improve your playing style with advanced techniques from the DecPlay range of tuition methods.

If you wish to learn to read traditional notation, a lesson within the course explains how you can directly convert from the DecPlay notation method to traditional notation.

Take this Revolutionary Piano Tutorial course right now and learn your first song on piano in 1 hour.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners
  • People that want to learn to play the piano in a way that is fun, fast and easy!
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 02:01:30
+ Introduction
2 lectures 03:28

In this short video, you will meet your tutor Declan, who explains how the FastPlay course makes it easy to learn piano quickly, to memorise songs and then to develop your skills further.

Preview 02:52
+ Learn the Right Hand Part - FastPlay Skills 1 & 2
2 lectures 08:02
This lecture shows you how to find your way around the keyboard, showing how to identify the notes and showing how all keyboards are simply repeating patterns of the same 7 notes.
Skill 1 - Finding Your Way Around The Keyboard
03:14

Answer the questions below to see how well you have understood Skill 1 - how to find your way around the keyboard.


Skill 1 quiz - Finding Your Way Around the Keyboard
3 questions
This lecture shows you Skill 2 - how to play the 'tune' or 'melody' of a song with your right hand.
Skill 2 - Playing The Melody (or 'Tune') - Right Hand
04:48
Answer the questions below to see how well you have understood Skill 2 - Playing the melody. 


Skill 2 quiz - Playing the Melody
2 questions
+ Learn The Left Hand Part - FastPlay Skill 3
1 lecture 04:35

This lecture shows you how to play 'chords' which are several notes played at the same time, with your left hand. The same PDF Chord Sheet which is downloadable from the Introduction Lecture, can be downloaded here also.

Skill 3 - Playing Chords - Left Hand
04:35
+ Playing Your First Song
5 lectures 28:43

This video covers section 4 - Practice Tips, Section 5 - Playing Amazing Grace (with both hands) and Section 6 - How to Develop Your Skills and Learn More Songs. You can either download the Amazing Grace songsheet or view the notes on screen in section 5.

Sections 4,5 & 6 -Practice Tips, Playing Your First Song
02:45

Watch the video demonstration playing Amazing Grace in FastPlay (Standard) style, then download the songsheet and learn to play the song, using the skills 1 to 5 you have learnt in the earlier lessons.

Amazing Grace song demonstration
00:41

View this video (1st in a series of 3 lesson videos) to get tips on how to learn to play Amazing Grace.

Amazing Grace - Lesson 1
05:54

View this video (2nd in a series of 3 lesson videos) to learn how to play the right hand part for Amazing Grace. 

Amazing Grace - Lesson 2
10:56

View this video (3rd in a series of 3 lesson videos) to learn how to play the left hand part for Amazing Grace and how to play with both hands together.

Amazing Grace - Lesson 3
08:27
+ Learn 2 More Songs
2 lectures 02:13

Watch the demonstration of playing Silent Night in FastPlay (Standard) style, then download the songsheet and learn to play the song, using the skills 1 to 5 you have learnt in the earlier lessons.

Silent Night - FastPlay (standard) song demonstration
00:53

Watch the demonstration of playing Star Spangled Banner in FastPlay (Standard) style, then download the songsheet and learn to play the song, using the skills 1 to 5 you have learnt in the earlier lessons.

Star Spangled Banner - FastPlay (Standard) song demonstration
01:20
+ Top Tips
1 lecture 21:32

Top Tips video with key tips to help you learn piano really fast.  Includes:-

  1. PRACTICE - most effective ways / forming new habits / different learning types

  2. NUMBERS ON KEYS 

  3. SONG CHOICE

  4. EACH HAND SEPARATELY 

  5. SMALL PATTERNS - REPEAT / song line

  6. LOOK FOR PATTERNS IN NOTES

  7. WHICH FINGER TO USE

  8. REPEATING VERSES & CHORUSES

  9. TRANSPOSING - playing along with original recordings

Top Tips
21:32
+ Learn FastPlay Advanced Skills
4 lectures 12:44

Watch this video to learn 4 Advanced skills, to make your songs sounds even better.


Skill 6 - Advanced Chord Rhythms (extra repetition of chords)

Skill 7 – Broken Chords (notes from a chord played individually)

Skill 8 - Advanced Tunes (including unusual notes)

Skill 9 - Advanced Chords (including unusual notes)


You can also download the 'Advanced Chords' sheet, which shows you variations on standard chords to enable you to play a wider range of songs.

Learn 4 Advanced Skills
09:47

Watch the demonstration of playing Amazing Grace in FastPlay (Advanced) style, then learn to play the song, using the 'broken chords' Advanced Skill you have learnt in the earlier lessons. The same song sheet is used for both the Standard and the Advanced styles of playing.

FastPlay Advanced Demonstration - Amazing Grace
00:43

Watch the demonstration of playing Silent Night in FastPlay (Advanced) style, then learn to play the song, using the 'broken chords' Advanced Skill you have learnt in the earlier lessons. The same song sheet is used for both the Standard and the Advanced styles of playing.

FastPlay Advanced Demonstration - Silent Night
00:56

Watch the demonstration of playing Star Spangled Banner in FastPlay (Advanced) style, then learn to play the song, using the 'broken chords' Advanced Skill you have learnt in the earlier lessons. The same song sheet is used for both the Standard and the Advanced styles of playing.

FastPlay Advanced Demonstration - Star Spangled Banner
01:18
+ How to Learn More Songs and Develop Your Piano Skills Further
3 lectures 05:20

To purchase more song sheets ranging from nursery rhymes, Beethoven to a range of famous artists, go to www.decplaypiano.com/buy-song-sheets/

Learn New Songs
04:30

This lecture outlines what you should have learnt during this course and outlines the options for further development.

Conclusion and Further Skill Development
00:29

Information on how DecPlay transitions to traditional notation and guitar type chords playing methods.

Converting Between Traditional Notation and DecPlay Notation
00:21

Well done on finishing the FastPlay course! Email declan@decplaypiano.com to let us know how you have got on and send us links to videos of you playing piano.

To learn more songs from famous artists - go to www.fastplaypiano.co.uk/register


Like to know how much you have learned?  - try the quick quiz below:-  

Conclusion
5 questions
+ Downloads
5 lectures 00:00

This Chord sheet shows you pictures of where to play the standard chords and also the key note numbers, on the keyboard.

Standard Chord Sheet Download
1 page

The Advanced Chord Sheet download shows you how to play advanced chords on the keyboard.

Advanced Chord Sheet Download
1 page

Download the Amazing Grace Song Sheet to learn how to play the song.

Amazing Grace Song Sheet Download
2 pages

Download the Silent Night song sheet to learn how to play the song.

Silent Night Song Sheet Download
2 pages

Download the Star Spangled Banner song sheet to learn how to play the song.

Star Spangled Banner Song Sheet Download
3 pages
+ Other Info
3 lectures 25:53
Declan explains the vision behind the DecPlay range of rapid results piano methods. This will help you understand the aims of the course and how you will benefit from it. You can also download a Frequently Asked Questions document.
Preview 07:17

Secrets revealed  - explanation of how the World's Fastest Piano Tuition Method Works. 

Preview 16:02
Watch Mel who learns to play Silent Night in less than 1 hour, having never previously touched a piano keyboard. She then talks about her experience of DecPlay.
Preview 02:34