Piano - Circle of 5ths to Play A Song in 12 Keys in 12 Days
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Use Circle of 5ths to play piano - Practice piano in 12 Keys Effortlessly! Learn only ONE new chord a day in 12 days!
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Created by Rosa Suen
Last updated 11/2015
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What Will I Learn?
  • KNOW how to practice EFFECTIVELY at the piano
  • DISCOVER this great method of using the Circle of 5ths to practice songs
  • LEARN how to use the Circle of 5ths powerfully
  • UNDERSTAND why it is possible to learn only ONE new chord to play in all 12 Keys
  • FORM Right Hand inversions of triad chords
  • PLAY Amazing Grace in all 12 Keys
  • MAKE a good schedule for piano practice to play in 12 Keys for 12 days
  • PICK any new songs to play in all 12 keys in 12 days
  • PLAY even more difficult keys such as B Key, Gb Key, Db Key
  • USE the Circle of 5ths to identify I IV V7 immediately
  • ENJOY playing a song in any 12 Keys effortlessly
  • OVERCOME the problem of getting stuck in only C Key
  • DISCOVER how easy it is to play in all 12 Keys with confidence
  • USE this Circle of 5ths Method over and over again in their song practice!
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Requirements
  • basic beginners knowledge of chords
  • read right hand melody music
Description

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Course Updated: Nov 1, 2016


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Many piano students do not know how to practice at the piano. They sit at the piano, and they are bored to tears trying to do drilling exercises. Is this your situation? Months and years go by, their piano playing does not improve. The reason is that they do NOT know how to practice at the piano in a worthwhile and effective manner.

Do you want to take your piano playing to a higher level?

Learn how to practice at the piano in a FUN way!

Here's the Secret: The Circle of 5ths is a musical instrument that teaches us a lot about chords and chord progressions in songs. In this course, I am going to show you a 'magical method' of using the Circle of 5ths to play a song in ALL 12 Keys EFFORTLESSLY in only 12 days. Yes, only 12 days!

For many people, to try to play in 3 or 4 keys is a big task already. After this course, you are going to find out my magic method of using the Circle of 5ths to help you master 12 Keys EFFORTLESSLY in 12 days. Why Effortlessly? Because you will discover for yourself that you only need to learn ONE NEW Chord a day in each of the 12 days to play a song in all 12 keys.

Isn't this fantastic? The Method is already embedded inside the Circle and I am going to reveal to you how you are going to practice a song in all 12 Keys in only 12 days.

In traditional music learning, we need 3 years to master all 12 keys. Here in this non-traditional method of using the Circle of 5ths, it will just take you 12 DAYS. I've seen this happening quickly to my students after taking this course, and it will happen to you too.

You need to embrace this method to shorten your practice time and to enjoy your time at the piano!

And I will even show you 5 techniques to play a song beautifully in all these 12 Keys:

1. Open 10th Technique

2. Melody in 3rds, 6ths, Octaves

3. Chord Inversions

4. Raindrop Fillers

6. Open 10th Ending.

Enroll into the course and have fun,

Rosa

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Course Syllabus:

You are going to have a fun time to use the Circle of 5ths to practice your songs!

Along the way, you will pick up these 42 Magic Tips with the Song practices on Amazing Grace with 5 Piano Techniques & following simple lead sheet or score sheet.

This method works on any songs you wish to practice. Follow this cycle of 12 days and I can assure you that when you do this the 3rd time of 12 days, you will have a lot of confidence playing in any keys, even the more difficult keys like Key of B, Db and Gb.

This course is going to give you a fast accelerated track to have a fun time at the piano practice! No more boring moments. And each day, you see 'big' leap forward improvement as you master a new key.

Day 1: Key of C in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 1: C Key - I IV V7, C F G7

Magic Music Theory Tip 2: C Scale - All white keys

Magic Music Theory Tip 3: Chord Inversions Theory & Practice

Magic Music Theory Tip 4: Chord Practice: RH Major Chords, 1st, 2nd Inversions

Magic Music Theory Tip 5: Left Hand Technique - Open 10th Professional sound

Magic Music Theory Tip 6: Song practice: Play Amazing Grace with the 5 great sounding piano techniques

Magic Music Theory Tip 7: Song practice: Play Along with score sheet / lead sheet

Magic Music Theory Tip 8: Bonus Technique - Raindrop Filler

Day 2: Key of G in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 9: G Key - I IV V7 - G C D7

Magic Music Theory Tip 10: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord D7

Magic Music Theory Tip 11: G Scale - One Black Key - F#

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of G Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: D7

Chord Practice G Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in G Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following lead sheet

Day 3: Key of D in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 12: D Key - I IV V7 - D G A7

Magic Music Theory Tip 13: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord A7

Magic Music Theory Tip 14: D Scale - Two Black Keys - F# C#

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of D Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: A7

Chord Practice D Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in D Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 4: Key of A in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 15: A Key - I IV V7 - A D E7

Magic Music Theory Tip 16: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord E7

Magic Music Theory Tip 17: A Scale - Three Black Keys - F# C# G#

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of A Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: E7

Chord Practice A Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in A Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 5: Key of E in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 18: E Key - I IV V7 - E A B7

Magic Music Theory Tip 19: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord B7

Magic Music Theory Tip 20: E Scale - Four Black Keys - F# C# G# D#

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of E Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: B7

Chord Practice E Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in E Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 6: Key of B in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 21: B Key - I IV V7 - B E F#7

Magic Music Theory Tip 22: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord F#7

Magic Music Theory Tip 23: B Scale - Five Black Keys - F# C# G# D# A#

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of B Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: F#7

Chord Practice B Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in B Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 7: Key of F in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 24: F Key - I IV V7 - F Bb C7

Magic Music Theory Tip 25: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Bb

Magic Music Theory Tip 26: F Scale - One Black Key - Bb

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of F Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Bb

Chord Practice F Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in F Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 8: Key of Bb in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 27: Bb Key - I IV V7 - Bb Eb F7

Magic Music Theory Tip 28: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Eb

Magic Music Theory Tip 29: F Scale - Two Black Keys - Bb, Eb

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of Bb Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Eb

Chord Practice Bb Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in Bb Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 9: Key of Eb in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 30: Eb Key - I IV V7 - Eb Ab Bb7

Magic Music Theory Tip 31: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Ab

Magic Music Theory Tip 32: Eb Scale - Three Black Keys - Bb, Eb, Ab

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of Eb Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Ab

Chord Practice Eb Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in Eb Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 10: Key of Ab in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 33: Ab Key - I IV V7 - Ab Db Eb7

Magic Music Theory Tip 34: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Db

Magic Music Theory Tip 35: Ab Scale - Four Black Keys - Bb, Eb, Ab, Db

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of Ab Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Db

Chord Practice Ab Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in Ab Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 11: Key of Db in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 36: Db Key - I IV V7 - Db Gb Ab7

Magic Music Theory Tip 37: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Gb

Magic Music Theory Tip 38: Db Scale - Five Black Keys - Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of Db Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Gb

Chord Practice Db Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in Db Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Day 12: Key of Gb in Amazing Grace

Magic Music Theory Tip 39: Gb Key - I IV V7 - Gb Cb Db7

Magic Music Theory Tip 40: Use the Circle of 5ths to Method - Learn one new chord Cb

Magic Music Theory Tip 41: Gb Scale - Five Flats - Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Cb

Piano Practice:

Scale Practice of Gb Scale

Chord Practice of new chord: Cb

Chord Practice Gb Key - I IV V Chord Inversions

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in Gb Key with 5 great piano techniques

Song Practice - Play Along following a lead sheet

Conclusion:

Final Magic Tip 42:

Rosa's Powerful Method of Using Rotating Circle of 5ths to practice a song in 12 Keys in 12 Days! All you need is to learn one NEW chord a day to master all 12 Keys!

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Curriculum For This Course
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introduction
2 Lectures 12:22

Overview of the Course
07:39
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Day 1: Key of C in Amazing Grace
4 Lectures 03:40
Score Sheet for Amazing Grace in C Key
00:15

Magic Tip 1: C Key - I IV V7 in Circle of 5ths
01:05

Magic Tip 2: C Scale - C D E F G A B - ALL white Keys
00:27

Magic Tip 3: Chord Inversions Theory: C, F, G Chords & Inversions
01:53
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Fun Piano Practice - Day 1
6 Lectures 06:08

Magic Tip 5: Left Hand Technique - Open 10th Professional Sound
00:55

Magic Tip 6: Song Practice Play Along : Amazing Grace in C Key
00:51

Magic Tip 7: Song Practice: Play Along following the Score Sheet or Lead Sheet
00:51

Bonus: Raindrop Filler Technique
00:47

Magic Tip 8: Bonus Technique - Raindrop Filler
00:43
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Day 2: Key of G in Amazing Grace
4 Lectures 06:09
Score Sheet - Amazing Grace in G Key
00:21


Magic Tip 10: Use Circle of 5ths Method - Learn only ONE new chord
02:58

Magic Tip 11: G Scale - One Black Key - F#
00:53
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Fun Piano Practice - Day 2
5 Lectures 05:01
Scale Practice: G scale - One Sharp
00:37

Day 2: Learn the new chord D7
01:06

Chord Practice: G Key - I, IV, V Chord Inversions & V7
01:40


Song Practice - Play along following the score sheet - Amazing Grace G Key
00:48
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Day 3: Key of D in Amazing Grace
4 Lectures 05:05
Score Sheet - Amazing Grace in D Key
00:21

Magic Tip 12: D Key - I IV V7 - D G A7
02:07


Magic Tip 14: D Scale - 2 Black Keys - F# & C#
01:25
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Fun Piano Practice - Day 3
5 Lectures 04:47
Scale Practice - D Key - 2 Sharps, 2 Black Keys
00:35

Day 3: Learn the new chord: A7
01:05

Chord Practice - D Key I, IV, V Chord Inversions & V7
01:32

Song Practice - Amazing Grace in D Key with Great Souding Piano Techniques
00:46

Song Practice - Play along following the Score Sheet - D Key
00:49
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Day 4: Key of A in Amazing Grace
4 Lectures 04:07
Score Sheet - Amazing Grace Key of A
00:21

Magic Tip 15: A Key - I IV V7 - A D E7
01:33

Magic Tip 16: Use the Circle of 5ths to learn ONE new chord
01:06

Magic Tip 17: A Scale - 3 Black Keys - F#, C#. G#
01:07
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Fun Piano Practice - Day 4
5 Lectures 04:41
Scale Practice - A Scale - 3 Sharps, 3 Black Keys
00:24

Day 4: Learn the new chord E7
01:06

Chord Practice - A Key - I, IV V Chord Inversions & V7
01:32

Song Practice - Play Amazing Grace in A Key with Great Sounding Piano Techniques
00:50

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Day 5: Key of E in Amazing Grace
4 Lectures 04:19
Score Sheet - Amazing Grace in E Key
00:21

Magic Tip 18: E Key: I IV V7 - E, A, B7
01:42

Magic Tip 19: Use the Circle of 5ths to learn ONE new chord
01:14

Magic Tip 20: E Scale - 4 Black Keys - F# C# G# D#
01:02
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About the Instructor
Rosa Suen
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Rosa is the Pastor and Church Pianist for a local community church in Hong Kong for over 30 years. She graduated from University of British Columbia and received her teaching certificate specializing in Chemistry and teaching English as a second language. She taught public schools in Canada for a couple of years and then went on to receive her Master's degree in Christian Theological Ministry at Ontario Theological Seminary in Toronto. She started full time ministry with her husband in 1989 and received intensive Pastoral Counselling and Discipleship Training at Christian Disciples Church. They were ordained to become church ministers as Pastors in 1996 in a local church in Tsuen Wan and have been ministering to this same congregation for almost 20 years now.

Over the years, she has gone on church missions to Mongolia, Sydney, Nepal, India and expedition trips to the Holy Lands: Israel, Greece and Turkey. Wherever she went, she found herself taking up the music ministry and became the church pianist for that church.

Many people at church have asked her to teach them to play piano. As a result of her passion in playing piano, she started developing piano courses initially for church pianists online since 2008. The piano courses are very unique because she was finally willing to share her Unique Piano Method: Color Chord Improvisation Method known as CCI. The CCI method works for all types of music: Gospel, Pop and Standards.

This Piano Method is easy, fun and creative that you learn to play piano not only from music score sheets, but to play chords from fake books and eventually to play by ear. Students all over the world have requested for courses to teach them play standards and popular songs. As a result she developed 3 Great Reharmonization Method courses for them to play from fake books and play by ear. The Dreamy Piano Techniques courses, especially the one on Autumn Leaves is her students favorite. She has a piano website at Learn Piano With Rosa where she continues to offer new courses to her students. She also holds piano workshops for her local students and train church pianists.

With her education and expertise in teaching, her students love her piano courses and found her piano lessons extremely easy and fun to play piano. They are highly motivated to play piano and playing piano had never been more fun and satisfying for them. You can read their testimonies on her website.

She is now an instructor at Udemy. Come and join her hundreds of students to play piano in a fun and creative way.