The Complete Piano Course - Master The Piano

A full guide on learning how to use every single note on the piano.
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  • Lectures 240
  • Length 23 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

UPDATE: (6/8/16): Remade 9 videos/lectures and uploaded a new promo video. 

UPDATE: (5/14/16): Added over 70 New lectures! The entire basic section is completely redone for a more motivational experience. The addition of new rhythms, bass techniques, and chord progressions has made learning piano easier then ever before.

UPDATE: (10/5/15): 9 New BONUS Songs Added in the Basic Section!

Category: Music

This course is huge! Over 240+ lectures and 22.5+ hours of content. There are three different sections and three different levels throughout the course.

After completing this course, you will be able to play any kind of music in any kind of style in any kind of key signature. The material in this course will give you a step by step guide to fully learning the piano

Everyone is welcome. This course is broken down into 3 different sections. Basic, intermediate, and advanced. Basic is for students who are just starting to learn the piano. Intermediate are for the ones who completed the basic section or who already have a few years of experience with the piano. Advanced is for players who have completed the basic and intermediate sections and are ready to learn the piano at a masterful level.

Sign up today to fully learn the piano and become an amazing musician.

WHAT IS IN THIS COURSE?

Over 240+ lectures and 22.5+ hours of content!

Learn how to play ANYTHING on the piano.

Improvise like never before.

Develop music skills to impress your friends and family.

Understand Music Theory.

Create your own music.

Perform beautiful music.

Get extremely motivated.

Learn basic and advanced piano techniques.

Apply music skills to your life.

Finally play the way you dreamed.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Have a piano or electronic keyboard ready to create music.

What are the requirements?

  • Have a piano or keyboard instrument ready.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play Anything on the Piano
  • Know how to use every key signature
  • Understand Music Theory
  • Improvise like a Pro

What is the target audience?

  • The Complete Piano Course has 3 different stages fit perfectly for anyone who wants to learn how to play the piano.
  • Students who have never played before.
  • Students who have played long time ago and want to pick up piano again.
  • Students who want to know the piano inside and out.

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: Introduction
01:45

A brief summary on the effectiveness of this course. This lecture describes in detail what content the course has and talks about the results of one completing it.

01:59

Information about the instructor. His knowledge and history in music and how he applied this course to his own piano playing.

02:12

Motivation why to play the piano. The instructor goes in depth with beauty and uniqueness of the piano and how anyone who has a desire to play it can make music.

Section 2: Piano Knowledge
02:39

Where did the piano come from and why was it invented? This video explains the evolution of the earlier keyboard instruments that was further developed into the piano.

06:30

Believe it or not but there are many right and wrong ways how to chose the right piano for you. In under 7 minutes, you will learn the different types of pianos and what is essential when choosing your perfect piano.

02:52

Several tips that will help you in the future to buy a good piano for your home.

Section 3: Music Theory
01:42

The first video on music theory. Here the instructor will talk about the main fundamentals that is needed when learning any musical instrument.

02:01

Rhythm is the heart of music. The very first instruments that mankind has played were rhythmical instruments. Stay tuned and listened as the instructor teaches the improtance of rhythm.

1 page

This PDF is very important to this course. Every key on the keyboard is named and this lecture will reveal all the note names.

Octaves
1 page
1 page

Scales are one of the exercises in this course that we will be covering in this course. With the help of this PDF we will know how a scale is built so that we can built any major scale from any root note.

1 page

This is a diagram of the circle of fifths. This circle shows the progress that we will be making in the sections of this course. We start from C, then move on to G, then D, A, E, B.... and back to C.

4 pages

Each scale has a degree. Each degree has a number and a name. This PDF reveals the scale degree of every single key signature in music theory.

05:08

A video where the instructor explains how chords are built and how to play them. Chords are the foundation for playing improvisation on the piano.

1 page

Time to talk about the black keys. We know that the white keys are C, D, E, F, G, A, B... now in this lecture, the black keys are in play.

Section 4: Preperation
04:24

Everything taken step by step at a time always wins the race. Being on fire to learn the piano is a good sign, but some burn out early and quit. This video explains the danger of playing too much or playing too little in learning the piano.

02:16

Devoloping a scheduel is healthy in learning a new instrument. This will keep you focused and motivated throughout your piano learning.

02:19

I have seen many many many good musicians that have terrible form. They can play very complex songs but their bad form doesn't make the song sound as good. The instructor will show the correct form and how to maintain it. Once the form is down confidentaly, then the piano will sound better then it sounded before.

Article

A simple lecture showing the fingerings that will be used in this course.

Section 5: Basic Introduction
01:15

This is the beginning of the second part of the course.

02:05

Very important to complete to basic section before moving on to the intermediate or advanced. The basic has the foundations that are required to proceed to the next lectures.

Section 6: The Key of C
Basic C Scale Part 1
Preview
00:54
Basic C Scale Part 2
12:10
Basic C Scale Part 3
10:17
Basic Scales Sheet
3 pages
Basic C Chords Part 1
10:17
Basic C Chords Part 2
04:04
Basic Chords Sheet
11 pages
Basic C Arpeggios
14:26
Basic Arpeggios Sheet
Preview
11 pages
C Variation 1
04:48
C Variation 2
02:01
C Variation 3
01:55
C All Variations
03:02
11:23

Learn how to play the classical song by Beethoven called Ode to Joy.

Section 7: The Key of G
Basic G Scale Part 1
03:38
Basic Scale G Part 2
10:27
Basic G Chords
06:58
Basic G Arpeggios
10:13
G Variation 1
02:49
G Variation 2
01:42
G Variation 3
01:21
G All Variations
01:54
G Rhythm 1
02:45
G and C Review
04:27
10:00

An old hymn written in 1779 by John Newton. Learn how to play Amazing Grace.

Section 8: The Key of D
Basic D Scales
06:41
Basic D Chords
08:02
Basic D Arpeggios
08:26
D Variation 1
03:10
D Variation 2
01:53
D Variation 3
01:13
D All Variations
02:18
D Bass 1
03:21
D Review
02:32
10:20

Another popular Christmas song. Learn how to play Angels we have heard on high.

Section 9: The Key of A
Basic A Scale
07:16
Basic A Chords
05:42
Basic A Arpeggios
11:22
A Variation 1
02:42
A Variation 2
01:09
A Variation 3
01:50
A All Variations
01:58
A Rhythm 2
02:26
A Review
02:23
Section 10: The Key of E
Basic E Scale
08:26
Basic E Chords
05:25
Basic E Arpeggios
08:19
E Variation 1
02:02
E Variation 2
01:22
E Variation 3
01:26
E All Variations
02:02
E Bass 2
02:18
E Review
01:45
11:09

One of the most popular cinematic pieces ever written by James Horner. Hymn of the Sea is the main theme from the movie Titanic (1997). Watch this video and learn how to play this beautiful and powerful song.

Section 11: The Key of B
Basic B Scales
04:27
Basic B Chords
03:47
Basic B Arpeggios
04:40
B Variation 1
02:07
B Variation 2
01:00
B Variation 3
00:57
B All Variations
02:27
B Rhythm 3
02:29
B Review
01:56
Section 12: The Key of F(#)Sharp or G(b)Flat
Basic F# / Gb Scale
08:46
Basic F# / Gb Chords
05:56
Basic F# / Gb Arpeggios
07:57
F# Variation 1
02:29

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Instructor Biography

Iliya Ryakhovskiy, Music Teacher, Producer, Pianist

A musician who loves to play music.

I have been playing for many years on many different instruments. I play the piano, guitar, drums, saxophone, and orchestral percussion. Performing around the world in Europe, Asia, and North America I enjoy sharing my talent with other people.

Besides performing in front of thousands of people, I also produce music in Piano compositions, orchestral orchestrations and electronic music.

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