Listening to Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata," with its moody minors and grab bag of sharps, is like turning through page after suspenseful page of a forlorn Romantic era novel.
Yiruma is one of the biggest names in contemporary piano composition. His song "Kiss the Rain" is guaranteed to make any listener reflect honestly on their life in a way that few songs ever have been, and in this video you'll learn how to play the whole thing on piano. It's not easy, but you can do it!
"California Love" by 2Pac, Dr. Dre, and Roger Troutman is one of the best rap songs ever and brought Roger Troutman's incredible use of the talkbox to mainstream audiences. If you have a talkbox and a keyboard, check out this video to learn how to play this hip-hop classic on the best instruments to do so.
Learn how to play a classic vocal warm-up rising through the keys playing a major scale up to note 5 and returning to the root before rising by a semitone
Yiruma has written many of the most beautiful new piano pieces of the last ten years, and is a truly special figure in the world of piano composition. If you're looking for an easy way to access his remarkable work, watch this video to learn how to play an easy arrangement of his classic song "River Flows in You",
Major chords are like happy kids' movies, which have an upbeat beginning, middle, and end to satisfy innocent minds and sugarcoat harsher realities.
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to strengthen your fourth and fifth fingers with this easy piano exercise. The fourth and fifth fingers are often the weakest fingers when playing piano. You must learn to strengthen then so you can play piano better. This exercise also improves the extension between the ring finger and the pinky finger. This is a great exercise for beginner to advanced students. With this tutor...
Want to know how to perform MGMT's "Kids" on the piano? Learn how with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Kids" on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!
This video illustrate us how to play " Yankee Doodle" on the piano. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the piano and then slightly brush your hands from right to left and then from left to right.
Our synth expert, Ryan Larson, will explain the basic sequencing process step by step, including how to use samples, setup and create loops, choose and add effects to tracks, record instruments like a thumping bass drum, crisp hi hat cymbals, tight snare hits, and other percussion, add bass lines, keyboard melodies and horns, how to mix tracks, and even how to play the sequencer for a live performance.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Numb" by Linkin Park on the piano. The instructions include the scale, key signature, and chord breakdowns. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Linkin Park's "Numb" on the piano after watching this helpful how-to video.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Crawling" by Linkin Park on the piano. The instructions include the scale, key signature, and chord breakdowns. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Linkin Park's "Crawling" on the piano after watching this helpful how-to video.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Against All Odds" by Phil Collins on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" on piano by watching this helpful how-to video.
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this four-part piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play Billy Joel's "Piano Man." While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Piano Man" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
This how to video talks about rolled chords on the piano or keyboard. A rolled chord is a sequence of notes played almost at the same time like strumming a chord on a guitar and very common to provide a harp-like effect on the piano. There are two main uses for rolled chords, one is for the sound effect it makes when played, and the other use is to join big chords that wouldn't be possible for the average person to play solid. This technique is commonly used in 20th century piano music. Watch...
German composer Johan Pachelbel is known as the king of the Southern German organists, and his Canon in D is his most famous work. This video will teach you how to play this classic piece on piano in C. Not the original key or instrument, but it sounds great.
In this tutorial, you'll learn to play a well-known gospel run, one heard in many gospel churches. While this tutorial is geared towards intermediate players, even complete beginners will benefit from this tutorial, which presents a note-by-note breakdown of the lick. Can I get a witness?
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Shout to the Lord" on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play "Shout to the Lord" on piano by watching this helpful how-to video.
Now that you know what a staff is, how many lines and spaces are in a staff, and what the different clef's are, it's time to learn where the notes go in each one. It's crucial to understanding note placement and everything else that involves using the staff to learn the sayings for each space and line. For the Treble Clef spaces, it's "FACE", for Treble Clef lines it's "Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge", for Bass clef spaces it's "All Cows Eat Grass" and for the lines he uses "Green Birds Don't ...
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this one-two piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Vienna" by Billy Joel. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Vienna" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
Learn how to play Fur Elise by Beethoven on the piano or keyboard in this tutorial made by Andrew Furmanczyk. This is easy, fun and detailed way to learn this popular piece. Watch this how to video and you will be playing Fur Elise in no time.
In this video piano lesson from Piano Play It, host David Yzhaki will teach you how to play the song "Help" by The Beatles. He starts you out by breaking down the intro into its basic chords and demonstrates them on the keyboard for you. Once you've got that down, he breaks down the verse for you to practice. With the help of this high energy video tutorial you will learn how to play this song in no time.
Learn how to play a chromatic scale on the piano or keyboard with this tutorial. A chromatic scale is a scale of twelve notes that are a semi-tone or a half step apart. This is a very useful scale to learn and is the basis for a lot of music. Watch this video and you will be playing chromatic scales in no time.
This is an introductory video on how to play the piano. If you've ever wanted an easier way of learning the piano, this fun instructional video will show you how to begin developing your skills on the keyboard without boring you to death with a bunch of musical jargon. Get introduced to playing the piano.
In this video podcast, Mario Ajero shows how to play the piano part to the song, "Clocks", by Coldplay.
Come December we apparently are finally going to have a new Dr. Dre album, and he claims it will be his last. Show your respect for arguably the most important man in hip-hop by learning how to play his 1999 hit "Still D.R.E." on piano, and represent for the gangstas all across the world.
Fur Elise by Beethoven is one of piano's most recognizable tunes. In this two part series, listen and learn how to play this beloved classical piece on your own. With a little practice, you should be impressing your listeners in no time.
"Viva la Vida" continued the staggering string of hits from Coldplay in 2008, and is a really fun song to play on almost any instrument. In this video you'll learn how to play a cover of it on solo piano, which Chris Martin would certainly appreciate.
Love the all time favorite "Final Countdown?" watch this short tutorial and learn how to play final countdown on the piano. This short instructional video will teach you exactly how to play it and in no time you too will be playing it on your piano. So if you want to learn how to play final countdown on your piano watch this short instructional video and follow along and you will be playing it like a pro.
In this video, learn how to play the last section of Beyoncé's song, "Halo" on the piano. This instruction has added an A to the notes, allowing it sound better (in his/her opinion). If you want to play "Halo" exactly how it is in the song, the notes are (just for the last part of the right hand) as follows:
Love playing Zelda? The video game itself is awesome, but next time you're cruising around dungeons pay attention to the music in the background. The soundtrack for Zelda is well known and created by a master composer.
Beginner piano players are usually relegated to easy - and boring - songs like "Old McDonald Had a Farm" and "Mary Had a Little Lamb." But being a piano novice doesn't mean you have to skip out on fun tunes.
This kid's heart is in the right place. He teaches you beginner's boogie woogie. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play boogie woogie as a beginner.
Absolutely everybody has heard of it, regardless of whether they know it by name or not… "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. This masterpiece by the French composer is one of the most recognized piano pieces in the world. Debussy is regarded as one of the fathers of modern classical music, and the "Clair de lune" shows why. He introduced new, innovative approaches to harmony and sound textures that have inspired generations of musicians.
"Don't Stop Believing" by Journey has enjoyed a massive resurgence in popularity since it was featured on Family Guy a few years back. You can play it pretty much anywhere and people will like it. Watch this video to learn how to play the classic song on piano, like Steve Perry wants you to.
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Golden Slumbers" by Paul McCartney of the Beatles. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Golden Slumbers" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
In this how to video, learn to play a Latin montuno on the piano or keyboard. A montuno it refers to the repeated part of the song, like a chorus/refrain in Salsa music. This salsa piano lesson is designed for the beginning pianist.
In this tutorial, learn how to play the extremely popular new song "Airplanes" by B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams. This song is really pretty and now you can play it on your own. So, if you are a fan of this current pop/hip hop hit, check out this step by step and rock out whenever you feel like it!
Video: . You don't have to know how to read piano chords and piano sheet music in order to use this tutorial. Plug your piano keyboard into a computer or start playing right away on your computer keyboard using Easy Mode. How to Play Begin Again by Taylor Swift - Interactive Piano Tutorial.
Learn to play this easy Bach prelude a few measures at a time on the piano. Includes music and view of hands on the keyboard. When performing, follow the legato articulation rather than playing very short notes in the right hand.