Learn Piano Scales: Play any song in any key! Like Pro's do
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Learn Piano Scales: Play any song in any key! Like Pro's do

Do like the pro's, learn scales and get that winning edge. Any song, any key any time. Be a brilliant not average player
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Created by Jackie Clark
Last updated 1/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play piano better than when they start.
  • Be able to play in many different keys.
  • Be highly dexterous
  • Have stronger fingers providing better control over dynamics and accurate playing of piano
  • improve coordination as practicing continues
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Requirements
  • No previous piano experience is required, however it would be an advantage to know the basics.
  • Learning scales alone will not teach anyone to play piano. Knowing scales will improve the playing of someone who plays a little, more than any single thing they can learn
Description

Playing piano or keyboard is great fun and can be great fun to learn.

Each day you learn a little more and can play more songs or play the ones you know better. It can also be a difficult instrument to learn. Many people stop learning because it takes so long to learn and it is difficult.

Let’s face it not everyone can afford a private tutor or even have the time for a regular time slot. In particular playing solos or turnarounds is well out of the game for most beginners. It’s not your fault; you just haven’t known what to learn. You learned a few chords, you learned a few notes but which notes go with each chord or key is a mystery.

The answer is really quite easy. All you need to know is which notes fit with the key you are playing in. Then all you do is make up your solo or turnaround using those notes. You do need to know which fingers to use and the notes will almost play themselves. You probably cannot play the fiddly interesting bits, the turnarounds, the solos, and most important, cannot change key.

You may even be stuck and unable to move forward with your playing; it seems a chore, not a pleasure. learning scales will rectify that.

  • You will be able to change keys at will;
  • you will know the notes needed if a different key is needed.
  • you will be able to play a solo because you know which notes will be used, purely because you know your scales.
  • You will finally enjoy the joy of playing with friends.

And by taking this course:

  • You will have lessons that you can go back to and refresh at anytime.
  • You will have: High Quality teaching that gives you complete confidence
  • You will learn Correct fingering so you do it right first time
  • You will have HD Video so that you can see how you should play
  • You will have High Quality Audio so you can hear everything properly
  • You will have Fun Methods of teaching used so you do not start hating scales
  • You will have Fun Practice Schedules, no one wants to spend hours playing scales up and down.
  • You will have a "Scales Book" included so you always have a scales book available.
  • You will enjoy having a Qualified Teacher with years of experience so you know you will be being taught properly.
  • And most important of all, you can contact the teacher at any time for support

A private tutor automatically teaches scales as they are so important. Such teaching is not so readily available online.

A few reasons why you should enjoy scales:

  • Timing is a very important aspect of playing music to master. Get this wrong and your music will sound odd. No one will want to play with you because your playing is a mess.
  • Someone who knows scales instantly knows if an instrument is out of tune. a useful trick to know.
  • Practicing scales improves dexterity. No dexterity and you can only play slow songs.
  • Playing scales improves co-ordination, fits in with dexterity. Fingers have to hit the right notes with the right timing.
  • Practicing scales helps develop finger muscles to provide strong fingers that can play for long periods. Strong fingers also help with dynamics as finger control is improved.
  • Knowing scales is good for ear training. The natural sounding notes are recognized, wrong notes are quickly noticed and can be sorted out.
  • When reading music good scale knowledge helps speed up reading and understanding, especially as the eye recognizes patterns. Music is after all, about patterns.
  • Scales are the building blocks of music. Although you will probably never play a scale as a tune, having a sound grounding in scales, is one of your building block foundations.

Start learning scales today and accelerate your playing abilities exponentially.

As with all my courses:

you have unlimited lifetime access at no extra costs, ever

all future additional lectures, etc in this course are always free

there is an unconditional, never any questions asked full 30 day money-back-in-full guarantee

my help is always available to you if you get stuck or have a question – I believe my support on udemy cannot be bettered.


Enroll now!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in playing in a more professional manner than just basic playing will benefit from knowing a range of scales. Everyone plays scales, even those that think they don't. Scales are the notes that fit. the notes that sound right. Master knowing which notes to play for any key. Be a better pianist.
  • Unless you wish to become a much better piano or keyboard player you should not take this course. Learn Piano Scales, teaches major and minor scales. Knowing scales transforms a musician from a struggling amateur who sounds amateur to a quality player whose music is refined, accurate and can be played in any key. No one wants to play with 'One Key Harry' The lectures are only suitable for committed people who are keen to learn and willing to practice.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to this course
1 Lecture 00:54

Introduction to the course

Preview 00:54
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Major Scales
12 Lectures 01:11:38

This lesson will teach the whole scale of B Major

Preview 06:27

This lesson will teach the whole scale of C Major

Preview 05:21

This lesson will teach the whole scale of D Major

Preview 07:20

This lesson will teach the whole scale of E Major

The Scale of E Major, countless songs are played in the key of E. Learn this one
05:57

This lesson will teach the whole scale of F Major

The Scale of F Major
05:10

This lesson will teach the whole scale of G Major

The Scale of G Major
04:57

This lesson will teach the whole scale of A# Major. Note that this scale is also the scale of Bb where the flat names of the notes would be used

The Scale of A# Major
06:08

This lesson will teach the whole scale of C# Major Note. that this scale is also the scale of Db where the flat names of the notes would be used

The Scale of C# Major
07:03

This lesson will teach the whole scale of D# Major. Note that this scale is also the scale of Eb where the flat names of the notes would be used

The Scale of D# Major
07:13

This lesson will teach the whole scale of F# Major Note that this scale is also the scale of Gb where the flat names of the notes would be used

The Scale of F# Major
05:32

This lesson will teach the whole scale of G# Major Note that this scale is also the scale of Ab where the flat names of the notes would be used

The Scale of G# Major
05:23

A quiz to test major scale knowledge

Major Scales
10 questions
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Harmonic Minor Scales. The most used minor scales.
12 Lectures 01:04:21

This lesson will teach the whole scale of A Minor

The Scale Of A Minor, blues is not blues without a minor scale to play the songs
04:45

This lesson will teach the whole scale of B Minor

The Scale of B Minor
05:51

This lesson will teach the whole scale of C Minor

The Scale of C Minor
05:11

This lesson will teach the whole scale of D Minor

The Scale of D Minor
05:16

This lesson will teach the whole scale of E Minor

The Scale of E Minor
05:11

This lesson will teach the whole scale of F Minor

The Scale of F Minor
05:10

This lesson will teach the whole scale of G Minor

The Scale of G Minor
05:02

This lesson will teach the whole scale of A# Minor. Note this is the same scale as Bb Minor

The Scale of A# Minor
05:54

This lesson will teach the whole scale of C# Minor. Note this is the same scale as Db Minor

The Scale of C# Minor
05:20

This lesson will teach the whole scale of D# Minor. Note this is the same scale as Eb Minor

The Scale of D# Minor
05:13

This lesson will teach the whole scale of F# Minor. Note this is the same scale as Gb Minor

The Scale of F# Minor
06:01

This lesson will teach the whole scale of G# Minor. Note this is the same scale as Ab Minor

The Scale of G# Minor
05:27

How much do you remember about your minor scales.

Harmonic Minor Scales
10 questions
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End of Course
1 Lecture 00:26

This is the end of this course on Major and Minor scales. Students will have to practice scales to perfect technique and commit them to memory. Practicing a scale every day is a great way to master scales.

The end of Major & Minor Scales
00:26
About the Instructor
Jackie Clark
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Piano Teacher At Udemy

Jackie Clark began learning piano at 7 years of age. By her early 20's she had become a full time piano and keyboard teacher. Later she added guitar lessons to her music schools.

She successfully ran music schools in both the United Kingdom and Cyprus before moving to Malta.

Her teaching is now exclusively on-line which fits in well with her composing, recording and authoring of music books.

 Jackie provides all support herself, ensuring the quality of support is second to none. Udemy provide her with the perfect platform to teach students with a sound system for supporting students.