Playing Piano: Play Chords and Popular Pieces Vol.I

Be able to play popular pieces using chords
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  • Lectures 43
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Do you want to learn to play piano? Would you like to play popular pieces?

Maybe you can read music but you do not know how to play chords, this is your opportunity to learn how to play them!!

Learn to play the following songs

Pavane -Gabriel Faure-

Golden Wedding -Gabriel Marie-

Imagine -John Lennon-

Through practical videos you will learn how to play chords, understanding the theory, why and how must be played. Learn the basic types of chords: Major, minor, diminished, dominant 7 and Major 7 chords and how to use them in popular pieces

This is the moment to ACHIEVE YOUR MUSICAL GOALS, do not wait more time, JOIN NOW and start playing!!!

What are the requirements?

  • It is highly recommendable to have a little a little bit of music theory background, like the name of the notes, rhythmical figures, this course offers you a music theory overview to reinforce your learning.
  • You need to have a keyboard, midi controller or acoustic piano to practice your lessons.
  • Internet connection is necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play the following songs:Imagine, Pavane and Golden Wedding.
  • Be able to play basic chords starting from the C D E F G A B notes
  • Play popular pieces, understanding how to play a melody and chords at the same time.
  • Understand the structure of Major, minor, diminished, Dom7, Maj7 chords.
  • Start developing a good daily routine in order to play piano with a healthy technique and avoid future injuries.
  • Learn how to play, Imagine, Pavane and Golden Wedding.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is dedicated to every person that wants to learn to play chords at the piano, playing popular pieces.
  • If you want to play piano but you don´t have the time to attend to a music academy, this course is for you, go at your own pace, manage your own learning.
  • If the place where you live doesn´t offer you piano lessons, this course is for you, start playing piano, popular pieces and chords today.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Empezar aquí
02:03

Welcome to this course, the journey begins!!

Section 2: Developing a good position
03:31

The name of the notes

03:03

Learn the piano fingering

04:05

How our hand must be placed at the piano.

03:03

Easy to follow exercise in order to make our fingers stronger.

05:46

The regular C major scale fingering

02:30

Follow this routine daily

Section 3: Understanding the triad concept
05:11

Understanding the triad concept

06:51

Exercise #1

02:49

Exercise #2

Section 4: Playing Chords
02:32

Sharp, flat and natural.

Theory: Rhythmical Figures
03:18
Theory: Chords
05:32
Major Chord
07:33
Minor Chord
05:54
Diminished Chord
06:14
M m dim exercise
08:05
Section 5: Playing 4 notes chords
4 Notes Chord
06:57
Dominant Seventh Chord
06:12
Major Seventh Chord
06:46
Maj7 Dom7 Exercise
06:25
Section 6: Playing Popular Pieces: Pavane -Gabriel Faure-
Pavane -Downloadable-
Article
Pavane -Left Hand- Downloadable
03:26
Pavane -Right Hand-
06:49
Pavane -Both Hands-
06:32
Pavane -Complete-
01:42
Section 7: Playing Popular Pieces: Golden Wedding -Gabriel Marie-
Golden Wedding -Downloadable-
Article
Golden Wedding -Left Hand- Downloadable
06:01
Golden Wedding -Right Hand- 1st part
06:12
Golden Wedding -Right Hand- 2nd part
06:21
Golden Wedding -Both Hands- 2nd Part
04:47
Golden Wedding -Both Hands- 1st part
03:50
Golden Wedding -Both Hands- Complete
02:23
Section 8: Playing Popular Pieces: Imagine -John Lennon-
Imagine -Downoadable-
Article
Imagine: Intro
03:30
Imagine: Left Hand
03:24
Imagine Right Hand 1st part
05:51
Imagine Right Hand 2nd part
04:42
Imagine Both Hands 1st part
04:12
Imagine Both Hands 2nd part
03:13
Imagine -Complete-
03:29
Section 9: Congratulations!
Congratulations!
00:51
Section 10: Bonus Lecture
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Instructor Biography

Ilse Lozoya, University Professor, Piano Teacher, Course Designer.

Ilse Lozoya has been a piano teacher for the last 17 years, her experience teaching young kids includes the Yamaha Program and now she is a Certified Suzuki Piano Teacher

For the last 7 years she has been a higher education teacher in local music universities. Her academic degrees include:

Music Bachelor´s Degree by Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

Master´s Degree in Education by Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

University Teaching 101 by Johns Hopkins University through Coursera

Liderazgo en gestión educativa estratégica a tráves del uso de la tecnología by Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Foundations of Teaching for Learning Specialization Program by Commonwealth Education Trust

Virtual Teacher Program Specialization by UCI Extension Continuing Education

Currently besides her daily academic activities, she is developing virtual piano courses in order to reach people who don´t have the opportunity to take regular piano lessons, she has a blog and she is preparing an E-book

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