Learn Piano # 1: Basic Harmony & 14 Piano Improvisation Tips

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45 Videos (1h 11m)
    • Introduction to Learn Piano Level 1

      2:23
    • A Warm Welcome To All My Students

      1:13
    • 4 Musical Sentences

      1:01
    • Song Structure to Away In A Manger

      3:43
    • C Scale Tones

      0:28
    • Triad Chords are Formed from the Scale Tones

      1:50
    • Chords Have Names

      0:34
    • 7 Diatonic Chords in C Key

      1:19
    • Roman Numerals

      1:01
    • Step 1: Identify the Notes on the Piano

      1:06
    • Step 2: Read the Treble Clef Notes

      1:34
    • Step 3: Read the Melody Notes of Away In A Manger

      1:57
    • 3 Major Chords - C, F, G7

      0:45
    • Harmonizing the Melody Tones to Chords

      1:36
    • The Chord Progression of Away In A Manger

      0:34
    • Listen to Chord Progression w/o Interruption

      0:27
    • Add Movement to Chords - Easy Improvisation

      0:44
    • Chord Movement: Chord 1 to Chord IV

      1:01
    • Chord IV to I - Plagal Cadence - Amen Sound

      0:52
    • Chord I to V7 - C to G7

      0:49
    • Chord V7 to 1 - G7 to 1 - Perfect Cadence

      0:51
    • Piano Tip 1: One Tone Melody - 5 Finger Trick

      2:32
    • R5 To Come down & R1 To Go Up

      1:42
    • Piano Tip 2: R3 Slide Down - Grace Notes

      1:38
    • Blue Tone on Black Note - Slide Down on 3rd

      1:54
    • Bluesy Sound to Away In A Manger - Play Along

      0:51
    • Melody in 3rds - R1 + R3 Fingers - Demo & Play Along

      1:20
    • Piano Tip 4: Roll Melody in 3rds & Echo

      1:27
    • Piano Tip 5: R3 Finger Trick Mordant Triplet Demo

      1:14
    • Piano Tip 5: R3 Finger Trick To Create Mordant Triplet Slow Motion

      1:37
    • RH Improvisation - Mordant 3 Triplet - On the 3rd Beat - Slow Motion

      1:13
    • RH Improvisation - Mordant 3 - LH & RH Normal Tempo

      1:08
    • Piano Tip 6: R3 Finger to Create 5 Note Turn

      2:49
    • Apply 2T6 Easy Handshape to Away In A Manger

      1:08
    • Piano Tip 8: R1-R5 - Use 2T6 Handshape to Roll Melody in 6ths

      2:16
    • Piano Tip 9: Let R1 To Guide You To Mix Melody in 3rds & 6ths

      3:26
    • Piano Tip 10: Secret Handshape 3T6 - Color Tones Added

      1:07
    • Right Hand - 3 Tone Melody - Away In A Manger

      1:20
    • Right Hand Chord Inversions for C, F, G7

      2:14
    • Right Hand - Play Chord Inversions to Away In A Manger

      2:19
    • Piano Tip 12: Rosa's Secret Transfer Chord Technique

      2:00
    • Piano Tip 13: Adding a Tag - Amen Chord Ending & Variation

      4:27
    • Piano Tip 14: Key of F - 3 Major Chords & their Inversions

      2:05
    • Play Away In A Manger - Key of F

      2:17
    • Thank you and Have Fun!

      0:46