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Learn Piano in 30 Days with 8+ Hours Piano Video Instruction, 31000 Piano Students!

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Lessons in This Class

    • 1.

      Welcome To The Ultimate Piano Course!


    • 2.

      1.2 Piano Course Layout


    • 3.

      1.3 The Secret


    • 4.

      1.4 White Piano Keys


    • 5.

      1.5 Black Piano Keys


    • 6.

      1.6 Special Piano Key Names


    • 7.

      1.7 Double Flats & Sharps


    • 8.

      IMPORTANT: New Course Available!!


    • 9.

      Lesson 2.1 Introduction to Piano Scales


    • 10.

      Lesson 2.2 Piano Scales, What's The Use?


    • 11.

      Lesson 2.3 Major Piano Scales


    • 12.

      Lesson 2.4 Minor Piano Scales


    • 13.

      Lesson 2.5 Play Piano Octaves


    • 14.

      Lesson 2.6 Jump Piano Octaves


    • 15.

      Lesson 2.7 Piano Scale Practice


    • 16.

      Lesson 2.8 Piano Octave Practice


    • 17.

      3.1 Introduction to Chords Mastery


    • 18.

      3.2 Major Piano Chords


    • 19.

      3.3 Minor Piano Chords


    • 20.

      3.4 Piano Inversions


    • 21.

      3.5 '5-Chords'


    • 22.

      3.6 Major 7 Chords


    • 23.

      3.7 Minor 7 Chords


    • 24.

      3.8 Splitting Piano Chords


    • 25.

      3.9 Slash Chords


    • 26.

      3.11 Sus 2 Chords


    • 27.

      3.12 Sus 4 Chords


    • 28.

      3.14 Diminished Chords


    • 29.

      4.1 Introduction to Mastering Chords


    • 30.

      4.2 Piano Chord Progressions


    • 31.

      4.3 Right Hand Piano Chords


    • 32.

      4.4 Left Hand Piano Chords


    • 33.

      4.5 Piano Chords + Piano Octaves


    • 34.

      4.6 Left Hand Piano Patterns


    • 35.

      4.7 Right Hand Piano Patterns


    • 36.

      4.8 Combine Left & Right Hand


    • 37.

      4.9 Play Your First Piano Song


    • 38.

      4.10 Standard Piano Chord Grips


    • 39.

      5.1 Intro to Combining Hands


    • 40.

      5.2 '4 Levels of Learning'


    • 41.

      5.3 Start with Left


    • 42.

      5.4 Then Play Right


    • 43.

      5.5 Blending Left & Right


    • 44.

      5.6 Piano Playing Posture


    • 45.

      5.7 Piano Combining Tips


    • 46.

      6.1 Learn 1 Song Per Day


    • 47.

      6.2 Findig Piano Keys & Chords


    • 48.

      6.3 How To Extract The Keys


    • 49.

      6.4 Transposing


    • 50.

      6.6 How To Find The Intro


    • 51.

      6.7 Figure Out Left Hand


    • 52.

      6.8 Right Hand Inversions & Patterns


    • 53.

      6.9 Right Hand Lyrics & Patterns


    • 54.

      7.1 Intro to Playing by Ear


    • 55.

      7.2 Start Left or Right?


    • 56.

      7.3 Piano Chords By Ear


    • 57.

      7.4 Piano Vocals by Ear


    • 58.

      7.5 Tips for Playing By Ear


    • 59.

      8.1 Intro to Composing


    • 60.

      8.2 Pick a Piano Scale


    • 61.

      8.3 Numbering Piano Chords


    • 62.

      8.4 Piano Scale Intervals


    • 63.

      8.5 Basic Piano Chord Progressions


    • 64.

      8.6 Match Scales To Piano Progressions


    • 65.

      8.7 Inversions & Leading Tones


    • 66.

      8.8 Piano Song Structure


    • 67.

      8.9 Piano Melodies


    • 68.

      9.1 Introduction to Sheet Music


    • 69.

      9.2 Where To Find Sheet Music?


    • 70.

      9.3 Sheet Music Staff


    • 71.

      9.4 Sheet Music Treble Clef


    • 72.

      9.5 Sheet Music Bass Clef


    • 73.

      9.6 Sheet Music Notes


    • 74.

      9.7 Sheet Music Dots and Ties


    • 75.

      9.8 Sheet Music Flags and Beams


    • 76.

      9.9 Sheet Music Notes and Rest Values


    • 77.

      9.10 Sheet Music Time Signatures


    • 78.

      9.11 Sheet Music Key Signatures


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About This Class

Would you like to learn how to combine hands when playing piano? How to play by ear, play chords, play scales and compose music? How to read sheet music? How to learn a new song every day? And how to use piano chords to learn songs quicker and remember them better?

PGN Piano has over 250.000 subscribers on YouTube and is the Largest Piano Tutorial channel in Europe. Now presenting: The Ultimate Piano Course! :)

In this piano course I will take you from a complete novice, someone who has never played the piano before, to an intermediate piano player. How is that possible? Whether you have been playing piano for 1 month or 1 year, or maybe have not even started yet, it's all about 2 things: Practice your piano skills, and learn about music and piano theory. You see if you do not know what yo play on your piano, you cannot practice it either. On the other hand you might know exactly what to play, but if your hands to work along, you will stuck either way. This course is not just for beginner piano players, instead, it can also be used by people who play instruments that are different, think about guitar players, saxophone players or even drummers. Drummers? Yes even people who play the drums benefit from knowing basic musical principals so they understand what it is, the other musicians are playing. So, instead of paying insane amounts for piano classes, a piano teacher or music school, let's start here, so you can learn to play the piano, all by yourself, from the comfort of your own home.

1. Introducing The Piano

  • Course Introduction
  • What's a Piano?
  • The Secret of This Course
  • Name The White Piano Keys
  • Name The Black Piano Keys
  • Special Names
  • Double Sharps
  • Double Flats
  • Test Your Piano Knowledge

2. Scales & Octaves

  • Scales, What's the Use?
  • Major Piano Scales
  • Minor Piano Scales
  • Octaves To Play
  • Octaves To Jump
  • Piano Scale Practice
  • Piano Octave Practice
  • Test Your Piano Knowledge

3. Chord Basics

  • Introduction to Piano Chords
  • Major Piano Chords
  • Minor Piano Chords
  • Inversions
  • 5-Chords
  • Major 7 Chords
  • Minor 7 Chords
  • Splitting Piano Chords
  • Slash Chords
  • Test Your Knowledge

4. Chord Mastery

  • Introduction to Chord Mastery
  • Piano Chord Progressions
  • Right Hand Piano Chords
  • Left Hand Piano Chords
  • Chords & Octaves
  • Left Hand Piano Patterns
  • Right Hand Piano Patterns
  • Auto Match Piano Chords
  • Play Your 1st Piano Song
  • Standard Piano Chord Grip
  • Test Your Knowledge

5. Combining Like A Pro

  • Introduction to Combining Hands
  • 4 Levels of Learning
  • Start With Left
  • Then Play Right
  • Slow Combinations
  • Steady Left Individual Right
  • Steady Right Individual Left
  • Double Individuals
  • 1st Combination Song
  • 3 More combination songs
  • Test Your Knowledge

6. Learn A New Song Per Day

  • Introduction to 1 Song Per Day
  • Find Piano Keys & Chords
  • Piano How To Extract the Key
  • Piano Scales/Keys
  • Transposing Piano
  • Specify Intro
  • Left Hand Piano Progression
  • Right Hand Chords
  • Right Hand Lyrics
  • Full Chord Lyrics
  • Test Your Knowledge

7. Play By Ear

  • Introduction to Playing By Ear
  • Figuring Out Scales/Keys
  • Chord Progressions
  • Left Hand Specification
  • Intro Specification
  • Right Hand Piano Chords
  • Right Hand Inversions
  • Right Hand Lyrics
  • Test Your Knowledge

8. Compose Songs [BONUS]

  • Introduction to Composing
  • Basic Composing Tips
  • Find your Piano Style
  • Piano Backing Track
  • Piano Melody Lines

9. How To Read Sheet Music [BONUS]

  • Introduction to Sheet Music
  • Where to get Sheet Music?
  • Staff
  • Treble Clef
  • Bass Clef
  • Notes
  • Dots and Ties
  • Flags and Beams
  • Note and Rest Values
  • Time Signatures
  • Key Signatures

About PGN Piano:

PGN Piano is THE Place To Learn How To Play The Piano! It offers you online piano lessons, wherever you are, whenever you want! With piano lessons added each week, you’ll never get bored, having to play the same type of songs over and over again, you can simply pick the songs you like and start to learn to play piano right away! On the YouTube Channel you’ll find lessons suited for everybody! There’s piano lessons for beginners, and though there are no specific piano lessons for kids, they can still use the lessons to learn how to play their favourite songs, like for instance this lesson!

You shouldn’t consider the lessons to be piano for dummies, instead think of them as a way Zelda to teach yourself piano. This is the main reason Back To You I started PGN Piano. I found myself in a place where I wanted to learn piano online, and I simply couldn’t find any good lessons for specific songs. After learning some songs myself, I decided it was Back To You to spread my knowledge, and gave it a go. My first piano lesson ever has now reached nearly 1.000.000 views, and is still being watched many times each day.

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1. Welcome To The Ultimate Piano Course!: Hi, guys. Welcome to the ultimate piano. Of course. My name is Mark from PM Piano, and I'm going to be teaching you all of this stuff in this course are first of all, want to thank you for putting your trust in me and teaching. You had to play this wonderful instrument, the piano. Now, if you're anything like me, you want to just skip this video and go ahead and roll it into one of the sections and actually learn stuff. But I want to urge you please, which is video till the end. There's a lot of important information in this video that is actually going to help you to get the most out of the course. Okay, so just sit tight. It's a couple of minutes. I'll try and make it as quick as possible, and then we'll get started. So, first of all, a little bit about the website. Roy deny the courses devoted in nine sections. We have to bone in sections, which is composing songs on reading sheet music at this moment, while some recording the bonus section for composing songs isn't finished yet. And this is why today, at the moment of recording this video, it's September 1st on. I've just released this course 40 prerelease until the first of October. During this period, it is cheaper to body cause it's $59 for the regular price right now that's gonna be bumped up to 89 on the first of October. OK, since this is a new website, it's possible that some of the stuff doesn't work yet. You always have these little things that may go wrong. So therefore, I want to ask your patients in that matter, if you notice something isn't working, just shoot me a message. Fire the help bottom, okay? And I'm gonna tell you where you can find that later. But hopefully everything is working Fine. But you never know. It's a new website. So the first couple of days, some things can go wrong. So I want to ask you for your patience for that. So I'll be working on the composing song section on. That will definitely be open The first of October. Hopefully a little bit sooner. Thes section playboy here is scheduled to be released on September 4th. Okay, says section one until six is going to be up to date. Section 90 Bonus Section two Rechy music should be finished today as well. And then on the Monday the Fourth of September, Section seven should also be so section seven and eight of the earning sections that still require a little bit of work. And I'll be finishing that during this pretty release. So how does the website work? Basically, if you look at the corner road there, you can see three little bars. Okay, Little Boris like that. And if you click that that's the menu. You can find your sign up on the help button on below that you can also see all of these sections so you can simply click it when you click. One of these sections is gonna open up. You will see all of the lessons that are currently up in that section. I'm going to united them, be updating this course. And when I do so, it's possible that all the lessons disappear and new lessons get in its place. Okay, The content will always be the same or better. Okay, So if I remove a lesson, I'm replacing it with one. Sometimes I'm not happy with how the lesson is coming out of one of fine tune into a little bit. So I'll remove that lesson. All update you for the new one. And of course you're gonna have access to that as well. Speaking off access, you've gotta live time access to the course, so you will always be able to log in. I don't know if 50 years from now the Internet is still thing, but if it is, you also have access to the website. I said, I want to talk about something very important to help button. Basically, if you open up the menu right there again, if you open that, you can submit a ticket and if you submit a ticket, I will receive an email that you submitted the ticket and I can actually reply to that ticket. Okay? So that simply means that we can communicate directly. You can also reach out to me on facebook dot com slash pgm piano or on YouTube by private message. But the tickets on this website automate sees a way to do it, because then I noticed you're enrolled in the course. It just makes everything a lot easier. Okay, if you have any questions at all You can always send an email to PGN piano fans at gmail dot com or again on Facebook if you can't find that help thing. Okay? I've also placed the helping below every video. So if you're watching that video a little bit below there, there's also help button right there. If you want to ask me something about a specific video, please always mention that video. Okay, so maybe lesson 6.2, they say, Hey, Mark, I was watching less than 6.2 at about five minutes in you Said isn't isn't that And I don't understand, because blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. This way I can find that lesson quickly, and it can answer you. Otherwise, I have to ask you What are you talking about? What do you mean, exactly? And I would just take a long time. Okay. I guess that all makes sense. What? I just wanted to put that out here. So important points for now. This is the pre release from September 1st to October 1st, I'm going to be adapting the website a little bit, tweaking it based on your feedback. So if you tell me a mark less than 7.3 is unloading correctly. Then I'm going to be tweaking that. Okay, during this period, that is what he prizes Lyra right now. But I wanted to give you access as soon as possible. Then on the first of October, the whole website should be done. Everything should be running as smoothly as possible. If you want to have help, go to the menu and click help or below any video. And you can open a new ticket. Freud there. And I will answer you there as soon as I can. And if you want to navigate the Web site, you can also open the menu. All of the different sections will come up, and you can simply click the section that you want to work on. So now that we got all of that boring stuff out of the way, let's move on to lesson 1.2. I'm basically going to explain how you should use this course to up your piano skills. Let's do that right now. 2. 1.2 Piano Course Layout: Hi, guys. Welcome to less than 1.2 is no really a lesson yet technically, but I want to use this video to explain to you how you can actually use this course for your benefit. First of all, I don't know what your skill currently issue may have never touched the piano before. And that's absolutely fine or you may have been playing for a couple of years. Therefore, I have to create the opportunity for everybody to be able to enroll in the course on. Then later on, we'll build a B level. So in this section, Section one, I'm gonna be talking about the name of the keys on the piano on, and there's quite a lot of them. And even if you think you know them, you may still wonder which those and even if you think you know them, you may still wanna wish those lessons. All of my lessons always have deeper levels. Okay, so even if you think is just about keys, I might be teaching you other stuff in there as well. And if you think you know all of the keys, do you know what an F double sharpest If you don't. Maybe you should. Which the lesson about double sharps and double flats. Okay, I know. For some of you, this might be very basic. Seven. You already know all of the key zinger. Like I'm not gonna wish that. That's absolutely fine. You can move on to the next section, but if you're new to piano where you haven't been playing that much Or maybe you live in a country where you where you have a different system like the do re me, Fassel or even in Germany, whether notes are different as well. You may just want to quickly run through those lessons to make sure that we're at the same love. Then we're gonna move on to Section two, which is octaves and skills again. You might think you already know all the skills. I'm actually teaching you a lot about how I want to form this course in that section as well. This is not a theory course. This is a course on how to play the piano, how I can get you up to speed as quickly as possible. But we will have to discuss some theory first. Okay, That's just how it is If you're going rock climbing, you want to have a little bit of theory about where to attach the rope, you know, Might be a good idea before you plummet to your death. Okay, so is the same her on the piano. I need to explain some of the basics first, before we can actually start to play. But then I want to get you up to playing as soon as possible. So in section two, I'm going to be talking about skills and octaves, but with the philosophy of this course, which is basically to learn a new song every single day, I want to get you up to that level where you can learn a new song, every single light. It doesn't mean you have 200 do something every day. But it simply means that if you would start at nine. In the morning, I want you to be able to play that song by six. In the evening. Okay? Said that if you just have one day in the weekend or even just a couple of hours, you can actually make some real progress. Instead of struggling with a song for months and months and months it will just say too long. So please watch section to even if you know what an octave is even if you know it is skill is because I'm going through it. I have a real system here in this course. Then we're going to be moving on to Section three, which is courts. Courts are the rial fundamental of this course. I am using courts not just as a building block. I'm actually using courts to teach you how to learn songs. Really quick it to me quite some time to figure out how courts can benefit you that much. But now, because I've been really absorbed by these courts on by the whole theory about it and the way you can put them together and the core progressions and how all of these songs are built up, it is so easy for me to learn a song is just freaking ridiculous. Okay, so that's why courts are very, very important in this course. It's also why are switched the way I was teaching when YouTube from letters and single notes to courts, because I truly believe that if you use courts in the way that I'm doing, it's gonna benefit you the most. Especially if you like to play songs that are popular that are just on the radio or some rock songs. You know, some R and B, like all of these songs, used courts in such a simple way that if you understand that, it's gonna be like a piece of cake. Okay, So, please, which this section Section number three. I also added some bonus lessons in there for you, Suss to sells for an augmented and diminished courts so you can check that out as well. Then in section four, we're going to be mastering courts. So where in Section three is basically theoretical in section four, I'm actually going to show you how to use these courts. Had to play with them. Onda how to make up your own stuff right there. Then we're going to be moving on to section five. Why? We're going to be combining on left and right like a pro. Okay, I'm going to be teaching you my secrets in how I actually combine the left in the right hand and I'm demonstrating you would not to do and what you should do. That's a very important section because I get so many questions about good morning left a ride, you wouldn't believe it. So I devoted a complete section to it then is going to get interesting. Section six. I'm going to be explaining to you what I actually do to learn a new song every single day. That is the section that made me come up with this course. That is the section where went like, Okay, it's so easy now for me to learn these songs and I'm not bragging. I'm not trying to brag is just like when it collect. It just really clicked. So I was like, Okay, it's so easy for me to do this now I need to tell the other people I need to tell them, because when you understand this stuff, it's gonna make it such a blessing for you to play the piano, Then in Section seven. For those if you were interested in that, I'm going to teach you how I play by ear because all of the lessons that I put on YouTube or not from sheet music anymore, I used to use cheap music. But now I just play by ear, find some courts and then I play the rest by here. So I want to teach you how to do that than in section eight. I want to talk a little bit about composing songs. I'm not a true composer, but I can teach you the basics right there. And if you're talented, you can pick it up, you know, disguise the limit on then in section nine. For those a few who like it, you can learn how to reach Ive music. I personally really don't like she music in a way off, putting it on the piano and just playing off of that like a robot. I don't like that. But maybe you actually do like the Tanja bility of sheet music, and it is of great help to you. So whether I like it or not, shouldn't be an issue. If you like it, I'm still going to teach you how to do it. Also, I'm using cheap music now and then to play the intro of songs. So, yes, sometimes I do you sheet music to decide for a song or to help me to figure out how to play it. I just don't play off off sheet music if that makes sense. I never put it on the piano to play something. I'm so that's it. That's the known sections of the course that are up right now. I'm maybe adding more sections later on. I don't know yet. Maybe you guys are requesting something else, and I'll put that into courses. Well, I'm also going to include a test video in every single section. Okay, said the end of this section. I'm going to be testing your skills. Those air currently not up yet. I will be working on that next week because I want to receive your feet back a little bit as well before I'm actually putting of the tests. If you guys are going like I don't understand this or don't understand that, then I want to put that in the test video. Make sure you understand ALOF that if that makes sense, so I'm not going to make you wait any longer. Let's get this party started. Let's move on to Lesson 1.3 3. 1.3 The Secret: I was working to lesson 1.3. Right now, I just want to take a very quick moment to explain you about the secret off this course. And then we're going to be moving on to less than 1.4. I don't want to be talking to you about the roid keys. Okay, so this is the last video of me just talking to you. Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I like to talk. I don't know what this I just love to talk. So secrets of this course, basically the biggest secret of this course is that for 99% of these songs, it only takes four steps to learn the song. Okay, Step number one is realizing that almost any song out there consists of just seven notes. You can play almost any song in the world with seven notes. And I'm not talking about cheating, you know, like, ah, you can play a song with these four courts. You know, I'm not talking about I mean, in the original way, the actual way they play it. It's usually being played with only seven notes. Says step number one is for you to figure out which seven nights they are okay. Later on, we will discover that there's 12 notes on the piano. Basically 12 keys, at least that you compress before you basically get it is same. So what we have to do is we have to find five keys. There were no other like to play on seven keys that we are allowed to play in any given song. We call these seven hours together a key, so it's basically a family of a couple of notes, and we call that a key, and it could be a C major key. It could be in a flat key. It could be a B flat monarchy doesn't really matter. We'll talk about that later in the skills on octopus section. But for now, for you, it's important on the sun. There's only four steps into learning. Any song on the first step is to figure out which key the songs in which seven nodes are you allowed to play on which five notes should you skip once you know that it is good to realize that almost any song out there has what we call a chord progression. Are we talking about that lady you don't need to remember it, but that's step number two. A corporate Grecian is basically sharing you, which sound to play when. Okay, so Step number one is to figure out which seven notes step Number two is to figure out which sounds Are we going to be using it? Usually four of these sounds right off to reach up, so you find the seven notes, and then you find the four sounds. That's step number two, then step number three Very easy. What is it that your left hand is going to play now that you knew the seven notes you can use and a four sound chef to commit? And then after that step for what is the right hand? Have to play again? That Did you know what the seven notes are? What the four sounds are and what that left hand is playing basically, because the left hand is giving you foundation a structure to play on a background music, if you will, that Roy Hand is free to do whatever it wants. So in these four steps, you can learn almost any song out there, and that's the secret to this course. I'm going to teach you how to make it that simple right here, right now, in the ultimate pinnacles 4. 1.4 White Piano Keys: I goes working to lesson one point for I see you made it through my obsessive talking. I have the reputation with my friends that I have a maximum of three days that they can spend with me. And then they have to go to a psych ward on because they got a Bernard s. Oh, yeah, I do talk a lot. I like to talk a lot, but in my opinion, it's better to talk too much because you can actually skip the video in normal and then move on to the part that you actually want to see. Then talk to little where you go, like dude, like I paid for these scores. And now I don't understand anything because you don't explain anything. So I like to over explain stuff in the course and the reason I do that as people in a different speeds in different ways. Are we talking about that later? A swell on. I basically want to make sure that everybody who enrolls in this course is able to follow along. So now we're really starting at this lesson. I want to teach you all of the white keys on the piano. If you already know the names. That's absolutely fine. You can skip onto the black Keys, but then, if you think you already know those, I want you to pay attention to the lesson after that because we're gonna have some special names, like see Flat E sharp. Um, e double sharp, that kind of stuff. It's probably stuff that you haven't heard of before. So make sure to which at least that lesson for now, let's have a look at the piano. OK, so we got the piano road here. One of the first things we have to identify is the middle C Is this note brought here on? As you can see, it's a little bit gray, and it has a little c on it. Okay, I did that to make it easy for you to find it right here. Now, there's one thing I don't want you to do, and that is to get these little stickers and put them on the keys. Okay, because that would just prevent you from learning all of these keys really quickly. It's basically a short cut, and shortcuts in this case don't really work. So I don't want you to get any stickers. Just follow along right here. And in a couple of minutes, you'll know all of these notes. Okay, So the middle, see, How do we find it if you put your fingers on the edge of the piano. And I know it's not entirely covered in the camera view right here. This is somewhere where you should be able to see my fingers. You basically just run your fingers City middle. He will end up on this D probably. And then you just move right here and we got the middle seat. Okay, Now there's seven wide notes. Only now you might think that that's way more mark because of good. Like 50. Yes, but basically, there's only seven. If we have a look right here, we can have a legal right here. We can have a look right here. Okay. And right here, that's basically the same. Okay, because we have 1234567 wide notes and 12345 black nets. So let me clarify that for you. Right there. There we go. Now you can see what I'm talking about. So this section right here, you can also find it further down. But I wanna figures on this one right here. So the first night in the section, as I've already told is see the middle seat on. Basically, the notes are in alphabetical order. But for some weird reason us pianists liked is sort on the sea when explaining stuff. OK, but they are in alphabetical orders. If we go up way, have c than de a half on g o k c d e f g. Now we didn't continue on with Hey h because remember, we only have seven white keys, as you can see. So we have to start over a on, then be okay. So there might be a little wit for u c d e f G A B. But we can also shift this a little bit to the left and then you can see a B C d e f g. It just doesn't sound that nice when I play this. Okay? It doesn't sign us. Notice. Okay, Right there. So right here we have all of the white necks. So learning thes keys might be a little bit confusing in the beginning, because it, like, there's so much going on right here. I totally understand that if if you would feel a little bit overwhelmed, but you don't have to. Okay? You actually learned this quite quick when I was doing this, I learned it in about a day. I mean, I did play about three or four hours in the first day that I played piano, but still, I learned it in a day or maybe two. And then I knew all of these nights. So let's clear this up and I'm gonna explain them to you once more, So a B C d e af g A. If you want to find that middle, see the white one. You get to the two black notes that are together, and then you simply take the sea Onley left of it. Okay? And that's not just for the Middle Sea. Any sea you will fund right there. Two black notes. See two black nodes. See it. It's just on the laugh of these two black notes. You'll find the sea actually, a couple of sees hidden from view. This one right here that's not on camera. And this one right here. So, in total, we have 1234567 eight sees. So what I want to do right now is I simply want to run through all of these white keys, and I'm gonna just as I just there with the C We're gonna play all of them on the piano, wants to find all of these keys. I'm going to demonstrate it once. And then I want you to pause the video and try to do the same. Okay, So again, we're gonna start will. See, I'm not saying the camera view, but you can just use your whole piano cell. Startle. See? Uh huh. Intended us to be that quick. Okay, you can take it a little bit easier. And now I want to do G. We're not gonna do d. We're gonna do G. So, g, if you remember, Is this when you have the three notes right here on just this one right here is G so wanted to find all the G's on the piano. So not pause the video and do the same. I hope you turn on the video again on, but I'm back if not used when we got a problem, son. Allah's doobie. Uh huh. And maybe e. Um, let's start here. Of what? About half. Have we done a yet? I think so. And as a d like that. So now what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna be playing a couple of notes, and I want you to tell me what note it is. A case. I'm gonna be playing the note, and you need to call out that newt. Then after that, I'm going to be calling out a note, and you need to play that note and check if you got the correct one. Okay, let's do it. So came Please tell me what this notice right here. If you said a you're correct, de, uh, be G e be a see, uh, be de s de g a c e c g r b f de e a f de g c b on a Okay. I went a little bit quicker at the end. I hope you've been able to catch up now. They were going to do the other way around. I'm going to call out a note. I want you to play that note for me on the piano. I'm gonna again, like this bit up right here, so I just want you to play that this area, okay? That's all we have to do right now. Just played in this area, and I'm going to demonstrate to you which noted is a couple of seconds after our call tonight. So could you please for me, that sort easy. Play a C. If you play that note, you're correct. Okay, Maybe you can play an F. What about Ah Di? What about it? Be? Can you play another f a e g? Oh, see? E a on Let's do a d and the be together. Why not for the d and the B right here. Okay. So I hope you did pretty well on that. If No, please repeat it for now. I want to be moving on to the Black Keys in the next lesson. 5. 1.5 Black Piano Keys: Hi, guys. I hope you would to prove this lesson. It's actually a requirement in order to which this last thing you need to have seen the previous one, which was wide keys. So right now I want to be talking to you about the Black Keys. And unfortunately, the Black Keys don't carry their own name on every black heat. Carries two names to make it a little bit more interesting, I guess. Okay. So whereas with the wide keys, we could simply go C d E f g a b right there with the black, he's is going to be a little different. Okay, so first of all, these are the Black Keys. There's five, not seven. And that means that right here, there's no Blackie. Okay, so we go white, black, white, black, white. And then there's no black there. So between this one and this one, there's no Blackie on between these two. There's also no Blackie. So you go white black voids, black voids, right, Black, white, black, white, black wides, White. Now, I know this might seem very dark, you know, but it's actually really important because we only have 12 notes that we can play, and the way they are laid out on the piano is not evenly distributed. Otherwise you would have six blacks and six whites. So something interesting is about to happen here. Okay, so basically, I told you the black notes have two names. It is very easy. A black note is always in the middle between one white and another white. Okay. And it doesn't carry its own name. It's either on the left of a white key or on the right. OK, so if we have a look at this one right here, I want to call this black note to the rot off this one. Lick, it's on the right off this one. Or I can call this black note. It's on the left of this one. Okay, now, hopefully you remember D and E. So this note is either on the right off a d or on the left of a neat Now, that will be very annoying to say I have to play the right of the D in a there, there, there. So that's not how it goes. Okay, if we're all a note and we have to go to the right or up a sui say this is left That is right. We call that down and this up in case of whenever we move up the piano, we get to the right. When have we moved down? Way Gotv left. So if we want to go up from a note, we call that a shop. Okay, Sharp is up sharp. I always see this little point. You know, a little point. It's sharp. It's a point on is going up if we're going down, it's like going to bat because you're gonna lay flat. Okay, If you're good down, it's a flat. So if you sort of this note E and you want to go down to this black one, basically you say it's an e flat decades, an e flat. If you refer from this night right here, Ugo up. It's a sharp say. Then it would be a DIY shop. Now this mine will make any sense you like. Why would they do this? I'll explain that later on any course. Okay, you have to worry about that for now. That's just the way it is, baby. So I want to talk to you about these Sharps first. Okay, So we have these five notes and we Rogan would be referring to them to denote on the left. So I was C and then going up Sharp says c sharp de going up d sharp e going. Ah, that's no black note here. So that means that there's no e sharp right or is there? We'll talk about that in the next lesson, but for now, there's no e sharp as Let's go to ride. Let's go up. Have sharp case. Up until now we have C sharp d shop after shop, Then we have G g shop A a shop on B. There's no black note here as well. Said no, be sharp for today. So basically C sharp d sharp Skipper Node have shop G shop A shop skipper. Note C sharp d shop after shop G shop a shop. Okay, See shop Bishop of Sharp G shop. A show. Now, 40 flats is gonna be a little different because we have to go down. So we start right here on the de d flat e a flat G g flat a a flat and B B for a case a d flat, e flat, G flat a flat B flat or C shop. The shop of shop, the shop a shop. You notice that that different for the shops with sort on C C. Sharp D shop a shop bishop, A shop for the flats. We saw it on D D flat E flat, G flat, a flat B flat. Okay, City names are a little bit different right there. So let's again do a little test. I'm gonna play a couple of notes, and then you have to tell me which note eighties. Okay, so let's do the Sharps first. Okay? So I only tell me what the name is if it's a sharp. So what about this one, huh? It's an af sharp. A sharp de shock. Sharp C sharp, G sharp, a sharp Ah Dee Sharp C sharp on F show. Now we're gonna change to flats, so pay attention. I want to hear a flat name. Here we go again. Think about it. A flat e flat, G flat, uh, B flat D flat a flood ive flat B flat. Okay, so we have this Sharps and the flats right now, we're going to do the same thing as we did before I'm going to call out a name on within this area. You're going to play the correct note now. I'm gonna be bit cheeky cause I will call light sharps and flats at the same time. I really don't care. Okay? I'm gonna try and mess you up a little bit, so see if you can catch up. I'll be very impressed if you get at least half of them. The first try. OK, let's give it a go. I want you within this area to play for me a D shop, and I would like to see a g sharp. Can you please play me a D flat? Oh, Oh, have shop. How are you going so far? I mean, if you can follow along. That's really good. That's really impressive. B flat, G flat C sharp. Oh, how about a D flat is the same as the same guys. Okay, How about ah, a flat? Now we're gonna get a little bit quicker, See if you can say with me D shop G flat, a shop, a flat G flood shop, uh, e flat, a flat D flat, a shop B flat, D flat. Jeez, G flat, G flat d shop G shop on E sharp. We don't We don't have any show up in the middle. Okay, so we're gonna be talking about the shop and see flat on be sharp and f flat and all that kind of love in the next lesson. 6. 1.6 Special Piano Key Names: Hi, guys. I hope you enjoyed the previous two lessons. Wide keys and Blackie's. You don't really have to remember all of them for now. That will be done later. Okay. But it would be cool if you'd leaves. Note a wide keys. See the E f g A B. That would be very useful if you know these white keys. Okay, I understand that for the black, so it might take you a little bit longer, but actually, it isn't all that hard. Okay, so no one of this because these four notes right here because they're a little bit weird, they're next to each other. They're both white on. Basically, I didn't tell you that in the previous lesson on purpose. But basically what a wide note in a black no do when they're next to each other is it's basically half a note higher. Okay, the notice in between two nodes. So it's half a note. And for some people, that's confusing, because from white to black, it's half a note from black to white. It's often it from white to black. It's often from black to white guitar for node and from wide to white, right here and from white to roid. It's a whole note. Okay, so therefore, you might think that from Y two word it's always a whole note. And from white to black, it's 1/2 note as I'm right here from black to black. It's a whole note, black to black. It's the whole note, black to black. It's a whole note as I'm white to Roy is a whole note. White too white is a whole note, and white too white is a whole note. So you might think that going from black to black or white too white is always going to be a whole note. And going from white to black is always going to be 1/2 note. Okay, actually, going from white to black is indeed always half. But sometimes going from white to white can also be half a neck. Nick. Half a Niger's means the closest note to the writer to the left. Look, if I go half for note, I go to the closest note ever go Half a note. I go to the closest. No, while the closest note here is this one. So this gap is actually the same as this gap. Okay, on this gap eyes the Samos, for instance, this gap. Okay, visually, that doesn't make any sense because it seems like this gap is bigger, but actually, it's not. So this Isa completely different gap than this. Okay, because this is a whole note, and this is a whole night on. This is 1/2 note on this is 1/2. He didn't have to remember that, but it's just a little bit of background info. So basically, what we do with the Sharp is we go half a note up on with a flat. We go half a note down, So if we have a look at B sharp, there's no black note to go to, so we would simply go to this one. So this is the B and this will be the B shop because it's half a native right now. Normally, we call this a C, but in some keys in a some skills which will talk about later. That is actually a be sharp. And it's not a C. Same goes for the eat. If we go half a note up, we end up on this one right here, which is not enough for now. No. Right now it's an e shop e often it up shop. Okay, so be half a nude up be shop e half in it up e show. And the same goes on when you go that way. Atthe flats often a dinos flat af half lap right here. Okay. Says sometimes this is an E, but it's actually an f flat. And then see behalf on it down. See flat. Okay. So normally B c e f. And if you're talking sharps and flats, see flats be shop a flat. So basically they're switched positions. The Ava's now colony Andy is now calling maybe a little bit confusing. Fortunately, it doesn't really happen that often. We see a C flat, maybe one of 15 songs, one in 20 songs. Then we see an E sharp. Maybe one in 25 1 30 songs, a flat one in 100 songs on a B sharp. I've maybe one in 200 songs. OK, so they know they're very common. See, Flight is probably the most common one. And then after that e shop. So now let's move on to the next lesson for double shops and double flats 7. 1.7 Double Flats & Sharps: Hi, guys. Woken. See this lesson in which I'm going to explain to you by double Sharps and double flats? It seems a bit like Wow, what is that? Actually, it's really easy as a sub before a sharp just made should go half a note up. Ah, flat. Just me should go half her. No down. Okay, a double sharp. Therefore me should go half on it up. And then again, half a node up a double flat means you go often it down and then half another day. Let me demonstrate you on the screen right now where they look like. Okay, we use the hashtag signed 40 sharp on a little Be for a flat. Okay. So you can watch the screen right now. We have flat sharp as a double flat on double job. So all the double sharp does. Let's say we are on f A. Sharp will be right here. Have shop and half double sharp would be yet another half note higher. Say this one right here will be the af double sharp, a flat, double flat. Let's say you saw here on B so we have B flat, which is half a note down on Be double flat would be this one, which we usually call in A against it is that easy? F have shop. Have double sharp B B flat, be double flat. Now the double sharps double flats are very rare. Maybe wanting 500 songs, you're going to find them, so you don't really have to worry about that. But I wanted to cover it anyway. So for now, let's move on to the final lesson of section one testing your knowledge. 8. IMPORTANT: New Course Available!!: Hi. Thank you for watching the ultimate piano course. I hope you're learning so much right now. Quickly want to tell you about a new course that are released? The ultimate piano courses in at three years old? I made a new course this year. You can actually find a road. Here is the virtual piano teacher course. As you can see, it has a lot more content. There's one day full video content in their on. I think you're going to love that. So go to my account marked Haider, or simply go to skill Shell of com slash user slash pgm piano that you'll be able to find that course right here. Obviously, it's got a lot of good reviews. You can see that on if you get to about. You can actually read everything that we're doing in this course, and it's so much more than in the course or currently watching. So I'm really excited about that. If you want to continue the ultimate piano chords first before moving on, you can do so as well. They overlap a little bit, but not that much has a lot of new content in the Virtual Piano teacher course. I hope to see you there 9. Lesson 2.1 Introduction to Piano Scales: Hey, welcome to the second section or chapter, if you will, of the ultimate piano course in this section, we're gonna be talking about skills and octaves. What I want you to keep in mind there is that, As I said before, I designed this course specifically to teach you how to play piano in a quick way. Okay, and there's a lot of music theory that people can learn that's like so much music theory out there. But not all of that is really useful when it comes to learning how to play songs. This course is aimed at people who want to learn to play quick as, and you don't want to go through the whole process of learning all these theory and they asserted, practice all of that. What I want to do is make sure that you get to playing as quickly as possible, but also that you're able to play in a way that's actually beneficial to. Basically, we're not rushing things, but I'm getting you up to speed as soon as possible. What is that? Because people tend to have a short little motivational span, I myself as well. If I had to learn theory and practice for like, a year before I could play this song, I would never have sought with piano. I started to play a song. That's what I did. It was mad. Wilder was about Yeah, 10 years ago, and I just started to play that song. I didn't know anything about music theory, right? I don't know what the keys were named and all that kind of. So what I'm going to teach you in this action is a bad skills on octaves. They don't necessarily relate to each other that much. But I wanted to teach you by these two things right here. So what I'm gonna teach you about doctors and skills is only soft day. You're going to need in order to boom, get up to the next level and play songs quicker. Okay? And I know maybe a little bit boring, But trust me, if you learn what I teach you in this course, I'm just going to teach you the stuff you need and all the stuff you don't need. I'll chuck that out of the window. OK, So this chapter, it's skills on octaves on. We're going to solve with skills. Did you know that almost any song you hear on the radio consists of only seven notes. Just seven. That's it. I didn't realize that until two weeks ago. From honest. I mean, of course I knew I I kind of knew. But I didn't really realize it like that. Like, Oh, shit, there's only seven notes. There's only seven. And how could it be hard to play a song of theirs? Only seven notes. Right now, you may be wondering, as we watch the piano like Mark in the previous section, you told us there's 12. Like whether I look here or here, there's 12 notes. So what are you talking about? Seven. Well, actually, each of these songs is basically written in a language okay on because there's 12 notes. There's 12 languages, as we will see later on. And then, of course, as many more languages. But I'm not gonna bore you with that. Basically, all we need to know is these 12 languages, and you can compare it with a book. The book was written in a certain language on the first page, and if you flip the page, let's say the first pages French and you flip the page. It's not gonna be a Russian. Okay? The entire book is gonna be written in French, and that's the same with these songs. Once you know which language it is in, you can actually play that song really easily. Okay, So these languages, we call them skills, and I'm going to demonstrate a little bit about that in the next lesson. Then we have octaves. Octaves are intervals. Basically. Now, when I did my theory course on you demean, I don't woman on YouTube as well. I talked about intervals and I told all the intervals 1/3 in the second and Harvard, remember? Okay, the reason I don't do that in this course is because basically, when you play the piano that's not really used for it is just being nerdy. And I knew everything about a piano. I know this is an eighth, and I know this is 1/6 and a little of that little. Okay, I really didn't like it, but what its music theory. So put it in the theory course. This, though, is not a theory course. This is the ultimate piano course. It's how to get you playing as quickly as possible. And to me, knowing about half notes and whole tones and intervals is really not beneficial. It's really not going to help you to play any quicker or any better. So it's Nolan. This course are kicked it out. I get to do that. It's my course. I got to do whatever I want. But doctors I kept in there. Andan active is an interval. It's a certain distance between notes on. I'm going to tell you about that later in this section of the course, so I hope you're ready to forget everything. You don't need to know where the piano and just focus on the stuff that's actually really important. In order to do that, we're gonna sort in the next lesson with these skills. 10. Lesson 2.2 Piano Scales, What's The Use?: Hi guys. Welcome to lessen 2.2 skills. What's the use, as already mentioned? A little bit. And the previous lesson in the introduction skills are sort of languages of songs. Okay, songs are written in a certain language. And yes, some of these songs change language later on in the song. They tend to flip a little bit now and then, but in 95% of the cases, all of these songs you hear on the radio are written in one language. Now, fortunately, these languages are made up off notes and not off words. That means you don't have to learn Russian, Chinese, French, all that kind of stuff. All you need to be able to do is recognize the language. Okay, there's 12 languages, and I'm going to be showing all of them to you in the next lesson, which is major skills. And then we have another one after that, which is minor skills. Okay, so I guess it's time to have a look at the piano and CIA. Would skills are on What? The use of them. It's okay. So I want to play something on the piano. Okay. So if I play that you may like it or you may not like it, but it sounds fine. This is a way that you could play something. Okay, Now let me play something else and tell me if it sends noise as well. So I'm going to change it up. They're really didn't sound a noise at all. Why is that? It's because I didn't stick to these skills because I switched to another language halfway , three slung. And I didn't use to correct techniques to do that. I came. So let's have a look at which notes that was playing. Let's disregard the left hand because the same notes is in the right. So I started here, and then I played this. Okay, so we already have these four notes. Okay. I know it's gonna sign annoying when I pressed them all in, but they will light up. Okay, so we started here, and then there. That's these notes. And then I want to hear. Okay, so we have 1234567 We already have seven nodes as I don't want to hear. But as you remember, the G is also here. Okay, So we have g a B, C, D, E and F Sharp and then g again, the's are the notes in this skill in this language as a work. OK, so if we start on this, see where he usually would sort like that, then we get this sounds a little bit weird. That's not that's not really um, let's drop it down. One note now. No, uh, that's it. That sounds normal. That sounds like this. Ah, yes, that's it. OK, that means that this is a G major skill. You don't need to remember that we'll talk a little bit about it in the next lesson. Okay, now what that does is it gives me a template or language or boundary or a restriction or whatever. And it's basically saying, Mark, as long she played this song, you need to stick to thes seven notes. Remember, I was talking about seven notes in the previous lesson. 1234567 As long as I play any of thes seven notes, it's going to be fine. Let's give that a little test. Okay, now, depending on how good Chua with improvising or how good you are as a composer, this is going to sound a little bit weird or a little bit noise, and that has to do with the court's. Okay, We're going to get to that later. Because as languages and courts that you can match civil mismatch, the courts is going to sound a little bit, you know, like, here. How does that may be here as that may be here and there. Okay, so it's a little muscle minerals. Okay? Not that good. However, it's still okay. It's still in the same skill. If I would go out of these skill, you would get this. Pay attention here. That's fine. And I'm gonna get out of the skill. Who? Okay, let's try another one. Okay, this is a little bit weird, but it's okay on that. Maybe here. Oh, okay. That science surrenders. The reason that is is because these two notes on more part of this scale. So what's the use of skills he uses to basically give you a little restriction? Not some people, then, like restrictions. I actually kind of like it. I like to know within which boundaries someone must say at least on the piano, in order to make it sound nights Now, if you go jazz and blues and all that kind of stuff, you want to break those bands, of course. But for the regular songs that pop songs, the rock songs, the songs we hear on the radio, you want to say within these notes. So all of these songs on the radio uses scale. And when you want to announce a skill, you usually say a songs in the key off blah, blah, blah. So it's in a G major skill right here and we want. And that song is written in that scale. Don't we say it's written in the key of G? Okay, just something to remember. You don't have to remember, But Bobby Knights a key gives you the restriction. A scale gives you the restriction. If you jump out of it, is going to sound a little bit, you know, and jasmine and blues. That's different because they do that on purpose. But when you play pop and rock like hear on the radio, you're gonna want to say, within the boundaries of the key or the skill. Okay, so sometimes they jump out of the key a little bit on purpose. But if you want to improvise? I wanna play his song. Then it's a nice to have that restriction to know. OK, as long as I say in these notes, or if you're trying to figure out this song when you play by ear, once you know the key, it's really easy because you know it's gonna have to be one of these notes. So basically gives you some guidance. Is it gives you some restrictions if you want to make sure that it sounds noise. Andi, that's for me. The main use of skills and Keats. Okay, so for now, let's dive into the next lesson, which is 2.3 and is that we're gonna have a look at all the major skills. So we get that out of the way. It's a little bit boring and tedious, but let's just do it. So you get an idea and then in the one after that will do minor skills. And after that, the main theory bullshit is over, and we'll move on with a really nice stuff. Cool. So I advise you to which all of the lessons, anyway, even though it might be a bit tedious security and no all of the major amount of skills that you can skip it, of course, but let's just get over it rather quick. 11. Lesson 2.3 Major Piano Scales: Hi, guys. Welcome to lessen 2.3 of the ultimate piano course. We're gonna do some major skills on this lesson. In fact, we're going to all of them, and then we're gonna move on to minors skills, and then we're gonna get sort of them playing some stuff because I don't want to do too much theory in the course. As you know, I just want to teach you what's necessary, and then we'll move on. So we get 12 skills to gay three. So let's quickly do that, and then we'll move on. Okay? So have a look at the piano we want. I want to start with the C major skill because it's the easiest skill to remember, because all of the notes that are in there are white. Okay, that is the C major skill. Now, I hope you know your notes because we're gonna get through it quite quickly. We have C d E f G A, B and C. OK, It's always good to practice your skills. Something I haven't done nearly enough. Unfortunately on, we're going to be doing that. I'm gonna be showing you how to do that in less than 2.7, but for now is just the theory. Don't have to be able to play all of that. Okay, so C D E F G A B and C 40 c, my dear skill. Now some people like to move up scales, depending on how many black he's there in there. Okay, so the next one would them be G? Because there's only one Blackie in there. And then there's another one with two etcetera, etcetera. You can do that if you want to. You can ride them down and then practice it in that way. But for me, playing wide keys of Blackie's really doesn't matter anything at all. Okay, some people are really stressed. It is that there's so many black keys in this song. I like it because it gives me some grip, you know, if I just play on the whites, Um, for me, it's harder. But if I can play here and then there, you know, at least I have some some grip. You know, I can put my point a finger in between here, so I It's easier for me to play this court than it is this score because there's no grip it all. I have to guess what he notes are basically, if I'm not looking at the piano, whereas here I can stick my finger in and then I can feel this one. So I have a lot of grip. So for me, Blackie's I absolutely love them, probably even more than white anyway. So I'm not going to be building it up to one Blackie to Blackie's three Blackie's because it gives you the impression or the illusion. I said, Oh my God, if this one, it's a living harder than if this nun and then of this, too. It's harder than ever this one, you know, bullshit is just not true. It's fake fake news on dumb. We're gonna be moving from C to D teach after G to A to B to C, and then we'll do the blacks. Okay, so enough rambling C d E f g A b and C for C major. Now let's move to deep and remember the ideas. We have seven notes and we want to make it sound like this. Okay, so if we saw it on D and we move here, that's I was different. Okay, so we want something else? Something like that. That sounds a lot better. So D e f shop G A B c sharp d. Okay, listen. Okay. Is the same kind of sent e Not that's not it. No, no. Ah, a little Middle Eastern thing. But that's no that. So for each life that ok e af shop g shop A b c sharp d shop e Now what I want to show you here is these skills on. You don't have to remember all off them, okay? It doesn't really matter if you know which scale. The song was written per se to me personally, however, it's nice to see the different variations. And now you know that roid here. As you can see, we have four Blackie's and three wides, you know? So if you were playing in the key of e e major, thank you would know that these are dinners you can pick from. Okay, so that's basically all there is to it. That's really want to f and there's zero shops in this one, but there is a flat has a possible Well, basically, if Everly here c d e f g ABC. Well, this new flats or sharps because it's wide notes and we're not counting the e show or the F flat then d E f g a B c sharp d Now the reason this is a shop and not a flat is really simple. Listen to what I'm going to say if it if it was a flat d e g flat g a B d flat d If I say g flat on d flap, there's no f and there's no sea, so that doesn't make any sense. That's why we sharp the sea and the F instead of flooding the G and the D. K. So listen D e f sharp g A B c sharp d So the same with the F right here. If I would make this an A shop that is going to sound like this f g a a sharp see as to AIDS and no beat doesn't make any sense to me. So that's what we're gonna flat that be. Okay. F g a B flat C d e f g a B C d e f shop g for G. Okay. A B C shop d e f sharp G Shop A. Is B c sharp d shop e af shop g shop a shop and be so these are all of these skills starting on a wide note. Now, what I want you to do, let's see, pulls a video for a bit. Start on any of the white notes. Doesn't matter which one. And I want to figure out a sand like this. Okay, so let's say let's pretend I don't know the skilled. I'm gonna sort on the A right here, and I'm just gonna try now. That's not uh No. No, Uh, that's it. Okay, So want to do that to Troy? As long as you have two. Until you hear it's not familiar. Familiar little thing. Okay, You don't have to get a perfect just right around a little bit with every note. I don't see how for you get, and then you're gonna start the video again because we're gonna do these sharps and flats. Okay. Welcome back. I hope you had a go. I hope you did. Okay. If you didn't, that's fine. You'll get it. You'll get a later on because we're gonna play so much stuff. All of these keys are gonna flow into your system. Don't think about it too much. You don't have to overthink it. It's a little gonna be fine. We're just in Chapter two. We get seven more to go. Okay, so now we have the sea shop, the DIY shop after shop G show open a shop, or is it d flat? E flat, G flat a flat B flat, You tell me. Well, actually, doesn't matter which one you pick, because these skills are going to be the same. Okay, this is one of these things where it has two names again, but basically is the same thing. Now, what is important to understand is that if you pick a c sharp, all of the other notes are gonna be called sharp. Of course. And if you pick a D flat than all of the other notes are going to be called flat so you can not have a D flat scale with an f sharp in there, there will be a g flat. Okay, We're going to see that in a bit. Let me run through them. And that we have done all of the major skills. I want to thank you for your patience. I know it's a lot, but I want to show you at least all of them for the people who want to learn that on def. You do. That's absolutely fine. It's always good to learn some stuff if you don't. This is just a little thing to sit through. You can have some popcorn or whatever. Andi will be out of away in a little bit. So he always thought already. C sharp d shop half f shop. That's weird. Okay, I didn't like that. And it's not true as well because, as you remember from the previous section, hopefully I hope you which that this can also be an e shop. And then it makes sense. C sharp d shop e shop after shop G shop a shop and then all the be wrong here. See? See? Shop. That also doesn't make any sense. Okay, That couldn't be seeing there. And there isn't. It's actually a B shop. Okay, says seven Sharps in this one c sharp d sharp be sharp, f sharp, g sharp, a sharp, be sharp and see shop qualities to remember Now we could also do flats, and if we do flats is gonna be different story D flat E flat F said neither is enough Deflate Deflate F g flat a flat B flat, C d flat. Okay, so you notice how these can change. We have five flats on with the other one. We have seven shops. So changes a little bit. Okay? The reason is we're playing these two nights right here on when you play flats the's on flats. These are regular. Let's let's do let's do DIY shop. Okay, now, this one is a little bit tricky. D shop e shop g. Now, that's no possible. You cannot have g in there because we skip the f so d shop e shop and now have double sharp . OK, it's a bit of a cheat, but you moved from after f sharp and then half a node up. Tiu this one which we usually called G. But it's an at double sharp. So de shop e shop f sharp. Sharp. If you will g shop a shop, be shop, see double sharp case. We do the same kind of little trick right there on Thandie shop. Okay, but you don't have to remember all of these names. Just remember that it goes like this. Okay, so, of course is the same for E flat. Same notes, But then it's gonna be e flat. F g a flat, B flat, C d e flat. So a lot more boring, but a lot easier, if you will. Okay, then. F sharp. Okay, we good. F sharp. G shop a shop, be C sharp D shop e shop and the shop. I'm going to get through the little bit quick. And they're because one old and for the flats, we have the same G flat. A flat B flat. Now. Here. Okay, this is a C flat. Okay, there's an on the B. It's a C flat D flat, a flat on. Now. Here we have an F onto G flat. Okay, Uh, them for G shop right here. G shop a shop. Be shop. See shop D shop e shop. Have double sharp and G shop. Okay. Or a flat B flat, C D flat, e flat, F g a flat. Okay. And then the final one. A shop right here. A shop. Be shop. See double shop d shop the shop have double sharp g double sharp on a shop. See why don't like music theory that much with the double sharps and all the stuff. I really don't like it. I just want to know that I can actually start on all of these notes and make this sound okay. Like it's the same kind of signed. That's the main important thing to remember from this. Okay, so you can now also practice on the blacks now, did you know all of them on? Basically, just pick any note, close your eyes. Go like this. This'll one. Okay, Cool. And they have to do that. And if you got a right cool, if you didn't get a right just right again with the same key until you get it. Okay, So do a couple like 34 or five and then move on to the minor skills in less and cheap 50.4 . 12. Lesson 2.4 Minor Piano Scales: I goes. I hope I didn't bore you to death in the previous lesson. This is 2.4. We're going to go through quite a lot quicker. And this one, I'll promise you. But just good to have a look at all of these skills once. So you know that they're out there and you can actually use them. When when they come up Now, I never name it. I'm not gonna say like are today. We're gonna play a song, and it's in the key of B flat or whatever and then expect you to new it. I just wanted to show you all the different variations and gift you d notation on the notice. Well, safer nadie minor skills. While basically all of the motor skills are the same. It's just a different way of naming them and you stored on a different note. So the sound is not gonna be like this. What is going to be like this, which is a really weird kind of sound, but I just wanted to show you the minor skills in case you're interested in that. Okay, So what's important to remember Is that a minor skills? Exactly the same as a major skill, Not not a major on the letter, but a major skill. That's a major skill that's corresponding to that modern scale that brothers or sisters or twins or whatever. Whatever way you want to call it. For instance, this scale uses the same notes as this skill. Okay, all whites see, now one of them is called a C major skill that one and the other one is called on a monusco , and it's basically the same kind of thing when you're playing it. But right here, you saw it on on a and set off on a C. OK, so all of these skills have brothers and sisters. And how do you find the brother or sister? It's really easy. If you're on a major scale, you want to go to the grand note? What is the grand note? If you wanna see major skill, you undergo TDC. If you're not a sharp major skill, you're going to go to a shop. If you're non e flat major skill, you're gonna go to e flat and then what you're gonna do is you're going to go three. You're half tones. Then how do you go 1/2 tone down. I haven't told you that at all yet because it's so easy. Okay, how do you go? Half turned down 1/2 tone is simply one step to the left on the piano. Okay, cause this would be a whole turn on. This is 1/2 turn. So let's say we want to find the corresponding scale to E flat Major, we're going to go down 1/2 tune another half tune on another half turn eso 3/2 tons. OK, so d flat major skill right here. And the corresponding Mona scale for C mourner right here. Okay. It's got all of these same notes in there, but we start on these C instead of a flat. Okay, so here's the rule. You pick your major skill, you move dying 3/2 notes. So if you saw it on a you move down 123 and you end up there. Okay, You move down 3/2 notes to go for a major to minor, but the notes will stay the same. All of the notes are going to be saying the same. They might have a different name with the physical notes. Are going to be the same. So demonstrating again brought here from C team owner. All of them are whites. Okay, Wide, wide, wide, wide. Right. So they're the same notes the same seven. It's so my challenge to you is to find all of the corresponding minus skills to D major skills. Okay, so you played a major skill, so I'm going to show you one more example. Okay. For D major, you played the major skill. And you now know that all of these notes have to be in there. D the f sharp G a B C shop on D. Okay, you're gonna do the switch. So you gave from Major to minor. Want to three down? Okay, 90 notes are going to be the same. So have to play the same notes. Remember? C sharp D. Okay, so something like that. Okay, it sounds weird. So must be right. So instead of playing d e f sharp g a B c sharp d who played his same names, but we saw it on B c sharp d e after the g A beat. So I want you to find the corresponding now. If you found a minor key and you want to go up. Two major, Of course we have to do is reverse the process. So instead of going from a C 3 3/2 notes down 123 if we saw it on a and we want to get up to major way go 12 3/2 notes up boom and read a major. Okay, what's important again for you? Jonas Centeno said it before. But here we go again, a major and a minor scale that our brothers and sisters twins. Or have you want to call the best friends? Half the same notes in them. The notes are the same. Seven roids, seven words exactly the same. Weitz Okay for D Major and B minor. The same notes. Okay, we have a C shop and enough shop in. All of the other ones are white, so that's always going to be the same. That's really important feature on the sand. And then, for now, it's time to forget all of this stuff and move into the octaves, so I hope you'll join me in less than 2.5. This was enough boring theory, and I'm going to show you some octaves, which is technically also fury. But we're going to do the Livermore side, see, there 13. Lesson 2.5 Play Piano Octaves: I always working to lessen 2.5. This is where we're gonna sort on octaves. Octaves for this course are very, very, very, very, very, very important. You're gonna be playing so many actives that if you don't know what a knocked of his right now, But in time you have the end of the course. And if you're ever gonna do to getting off on active, of course. Okay, you're gonna be playing so many artists. I I guarantee you, by the time you finish this course, you will have played at least 10,000 doctors. Can you believe that? 10,000. It's gonna be true. Trust me. So what is an octave? Octave is two things on Octave is simply a distance between two notes. Remember when I was talking about the intervals while basically an eighth is an active? Forget it. I don't have to remember that. That's all bullshit. For me, it's very easy. A knocked of simply means playing two of the same notes at the same time. So you play a low C and a high C, and then you have your distance often active. That's not now the way I play octaves is. I like to play them because this is the same note, and when you play them double, you get a little bit more out of it than when you just play that low one or the high one. Also up here, you get a bit more strength, a bit more emphasis, if you will. So that's how I mainly use them. So the octave there's of course, 12 as well, because we have 12 notes and I'm gonna ask you to name all of them. But let's just play a couple. And usually I play the doctors in the left hand when I'm Francis playing chords in the right. Okay, I'm playing octaves in the left hand. Now sometimes when I want to emphasize something in the right, I might play knocked of there so we can use it everywhere. Cool. Let's start with Lefton. So let's play. See Octave basically play to seize and then a deok tive on e active have active G active A or two B o onda siac. Okay, if you wonder how you spell active, you can see that in the in. The lesson description is somewhat because apparently, me being from the Netherlands I say the wrong way. I don't know. I cannot hear it active, I think I think as they'd find Octo. But anyway, it's o C t a v e October active octo ah are active. Knocked off, we say. Oh, kdaf game engine. So C d E f g A B c. Now pick it up with Right, So right here C e f g a B c. Now we can also do it on the Black Keys. It's actually easier because you have this little you can grip it. Okay. And then right here on that might be nice to get back us. Well, so sorry. Uh, on there, if you having trouble to reach or to stretch when we're gonna practice the octaves in less than 2.8, I'm gonna give you some tips. Okay? For now is just for you to know what and activists thing is the distance between two notes . Okay, so when we play them together, I call that a knocked If you play knocked if you play see active playing that shot blocked play a d flat doctor, you playing? I talked. Okay, then the next lesson I want to talk about octaves again, but I'm going to demonstrate something else. I'm not a use for it. Okay, so let's jump into lesson 2.6. And then after that, we're gonna be practicing or skills and practicing the octaves. And I'm going to give you a little test and listen to poor nine to see if you remembered all this stuff you need to remember. Cool. Let's do it. 14. Lesson 2.6 Jump Piano Octaves: I goes Welcome to lessen six octaves to jump. Now, that can mean two things. That could mean jumping with doctors like that, etcetera doesn't really matter. But that's not what I'm talking about right here. What I mean is, when you jump are productive for you jumped down and walked. Okay, So how does that work? Well, let's say you play something like this. If you want to jump up and active, it means you're Roy Hand. It's not gonna play it here, But you're gonna play it here. OK? So which are actually playing thes? Same thing. But now you played an octave higher. So that's what I mean. Want to say jump up a knocked if you're gonna play the same thing, but you're gonna play it unlocked of higher Now, you can also drop a knocked. If if you were playing here, you can drop down on play there for the left hand as well. Let's say we're playing this. We can come a productive and you don't have to be playing octaves in order to jump up on October car down. If I was playing this, um, let's say here on I wanted to go down an octave. I simply played the same thing, but I drop it A knocked it. Okay, so sometimes you do this when you play a song, let's say right here and then you want to drop it later on, It goes here. Okay. And get some maybe more warm. This might be a little bit more cold. Okay? So you can drop it, adoptive, or you can bomb but are productive if you want to go that way. So that's jumping. Achter Zehr going up and down an octave on the piano For now, I want to move on. See lesson 2.7 to start practicing or skills and then a lesson 2.8. We're gonna practice the hands a little bit for the octaves and then you'll be ready for the test. A lesson. Two point. So take a little break, have some water against you to toilet if you need to. I definitely need to because I've been recording for a very long time. I'm going to see you in a lesson. 2.7 15. Lesson 2.7 Piano Scale Practice: Hi, guys. Welcome to lessen 2.7 off the ultimate piano course. Right now, I want to show you how to practice your scales, and it's actually quite easy, but there's a lot of work to be done if you want to get very fluent at it. As I mentioned before, I haven't done a lot of practicing on my scales myself on I'm a little bit story for it because I'm not that flew in in the skills. And I hope you are actually gonna be, because if you want to improvise and if you want to do some fun stuff with the skills that you sometimes see on the piano, you know when you see somebody like running their hand up in the liberal look coming back it up. That's basically when they're playing skills that does two things that come to practising skills. There's just running a pin and a piano, but there's also getting used to playing in a certain scale. So I want to tell you all about that in this video. So let's have a look at the piano right here, and I want to sort of with the sea my dear scale which hopefully still remember. Okay, Let a two things to practice our high to play skill getting up and down and the other thing to practices. How to play a scale as in playing in a song, right? The main difference here is that this is just a theoretical little thing and it's cool if you're playing in a scene that you're speaking a little bit of what you can get up in them . Okay, however, playing a skill in a song with that I mean basically not missing the wrong notes. As we already notice only seven notes to be played in most of these songs on Basically, let's say we are the G major skill right here. Okay, that means we can only play this black note. Have sharp issue. Remember on these wide notes right here. Okay, so when you're playing that song, you don't want to hit any of the other notes, and basically it's like preset in your hands to that skill. Therefore, it's always good to change skills and while people say, Oh, I usually transpose my songs because what you can dio and also trying to do that later is you can take a song with with a little difficult quartz, which basically is just course with black notes in them. Some people find them difficult on the ultras. Posen to white. So what that does is lets say we have a song that's being played like this. Okay, then what they would do is that's all that's too many black nice here. So we're gonna drop it. Basically played the same thing, but not played a little bit lower. Okay? And what that does your only plain white keys. Now, I really do not advise all this because what a results in is you only being able to play on White Keys and I want you to practice your skills, not just running up in Anna pianos. Most teachers of vice you. I also want you to specifically practice with different type of songs. Okay, so if there's any lesson, let's say you go to PMP. Another call me. Have the look of the the specific lessons that I've got up right there. If there's any listeners say, are we're gonna have six flats in this lesson. Don't be scared. Just try that because it will actually teach you to play in different skills as well. Okay or in different keys, As we might say. So it's skill is something on the piano Key is what key this song is in. It's basically the same kind of thing. Okay, so, for instance, if a song would be an E major, it would have more black notes in there than if differences and C major. So one advice you to practice songs in different skills on especially the easy lessons or something that's really great to do that. So if you have a look at P. Jem piano that come for any of the easy lessons, you can simply search easy right there under all pop up, try and figure out different songs. Also switch between flats and sharps. I know doesn't really matter on the piano whether you play an F sharp or a G flat, which is the same note, but it will get you used to thinking, you know, in Sharps and flats on hard. It'll system works because that's kind of a little bit of a difference right there. Some people are really used to playing flats, and I want to have a somewhere that plays sharps. They get really confused because Theo G. Flat, which they usually play, would not be an f sharp. So they're having trouble to find that so one of the voices to do that there was unhappy practice your skills basically, whilst playing this song basically pretzel type of different songs on Do That, both in the left hand and in the right hand. That's really cool stuff you can do. So make sure to check out a couple of these specific song lessons that I've got on PJM, Punal, com or even on YouTube. Com slash pg and piano. And we'll sort that act now as to the part on the piano which everybody is talking about, how to practice your skills basically all you have to dio it's wrong up and then they case it from here. Um, back. OK, nice. The way to do that with this skill is but playing a thumb point a finger, middle finger and then to pivot below because you're gonna anally pinky. In case if you have your fly fingers right here, you won't have your thumb on this key. So, like that. Okay? Thumb pointer, Middle pivot below thumb, pointer, middle ring and pinky. Okay, then go back. Pinky ring middle points her thumb, not pivot over. May toe points here, some of your back. If you want to continue, don't and only Pinkie, because you're gonna get stuck. Now you need your thumb here against you can do the same thing right there. So here what you do, she's sup on the ring and then pivot on any of the film. When you go back, pivot your ring. I think I like that. Okay, so let's have a practice of that. We'll do it once until here and go back on. Then we'll get all the way here and go back very slowly. Okay? Now, let's go all the way here, All the way up until there. Okay. So you can practice that for a right. But you also want to practice it a left. Okay, that's gonna be a little different, because you're going to start on that pinky on the way. I like to do that. It's like this say, pinky. So basically, the way you do going back right here, you do from the left side. So pinkie ring, middle pointer. Thumb pivot over on. Go back down. 90 trick here is to go slow. Go slow. I'm Parex. Is that speed will come Lay there. Okay. Theun swept to another skills, so maybe G do the same thing. Okay, You can do it anywhere you want right here. If you don't like that, you could also do like this. That's up to you. I'm not very strict on how you place your fingers myself because my goal isn't to become a concert pianist. My goal is to be able to play songs that I actually like to play on parties when I'm having fun with them in the train station and we got a piano right there on that doesn't mean that I don't wanna have a good technique, but it does mean that you have to be reasonable on if you want to have perfect finger placement, allow the time. First of all, what I like doesn't necessarily mean that you like it. On second of all, you're not gonna notice the difference because you can actually play your own stall unless you would want to become a concert pianist and earlier money, like in concert halls, like, you know, like the big the big ones, like this Sydney A prize and stuff like that, then it might be very important for you to get the finger placement exactly right. If your goal, though, isn't to do that. And you simply want to have fun and play. Even if you would want to become a professional piano player in a bar or in a hotel, you don't need to have perfect finger placement. Okay, if you can play the stuff you want to play the way you like it, I'm absolutely fine with that. I've never had any problem with my finger placement. I know it's not always like conventional, like who hang off to play according to the official rules finger placement. But then also, my fingers are quite short, so sometimes I cheat a little bit here and there. For me, the most important thing is that it sounds good, but I'm playing. I don't really care how it looks with my fingers on the piano, but that's a choice you will have to make. Okay, so basically you can practice up and down. You could practice down and up. You could practice up and down and down and up with roid and left. Okay, And then you can also try different things. Like breaking it up. Something like that. Okay, so try different ways to do that. Okay? There's different ways to do that. Both left and right, and then also want you to practice something else, which I haven't really seen A lot. I want you to know, always thought on the grand nerd or in the tonic. Okay, if we do to see my just skill, you would usually soul in the sea. But I want you to start here. Okay? 41 nights only, the C major skills. That doesn't really matter. Okay, Because because this is always gonna be the same what you saw here, that's gonna feel the same. However, when he put black notes in there. So it is going to change, because if you were used to playing it like this, that is really gonna change where you saw it here. You know, you're gonna notice like, Oh, whoopsie. Okay. So that's why I want to do practice also to sort on different notes in that skill. If you want to practice your skills a lot, that's something very useful to do because you're not always going away. You want to do this little scale wrong? You're not always going to sort on the ground Nature. You're actually gonna sort of auto notice? Well known van. Therefore, it's very important to do that. It will also really help you to get all of these different keys that 12 different keys, the 12 different skills in your system instead of just always starting on the nerd. You will be able to recognize the keys a lot quicker because you simply know which notes are gonna be in that key. So you don't necessarily have to start on a certain where do you get So I hope that makes sense to you. If you have any questions about the skills, let me know already help bottom here on the website. But for now, I want to move on to lesson 2.8 octave correct 16. Lesson 2.8 Piano Octave Practice: hi. Going starting to lessen to pollinate practicing directives. Now, as with the previous lesson, there's two parts here that I want to teach you. So, first of all, I want you to Teoh get really used to playing octaves. Andi, even jumping Iraq turns around. And the other thing I wanna teach you right here is to recognize octopus. Okay, So if you're playing in a rod here, then I want you to be very able to jump up to the next jump up to the next jump to the next . OK, so we're gonna practice that a little bit first before I'm gonna explain you how to jump your hands. So I'm gonna give you a couple of examples, and then I want you to do this by yourself by simply closing your eyes and finding in note while being blind whilst whilst holding your hand before your eyes awas having your eyes closed to get a random notes I'm gonna solve right now. I'm just gonna like Okay, what was that? Be okay. So now I have to first of all, jumped down as then jump all the way up to all of the bees. Okay, I can do this with my left hand. I could do with my right and so I can place my eyes. And what do we have? A deep. So I have to go up. Okay. I want you to get up first. Danny, you can go back up if you want. Okay? It doesn't really matter if he had, you know, precisely with your finger. Or if you cross it a little bit like that, that's possible. Okay. But I want you to do, though, is to train your eyes to recognize thes notes everywhere and jumping octaves like that. They were gonna do things all right here. See? Right there. But I forgot a couple. That's one right here. But you cannot see down the camera because the camera only reaches until they're on. Then there's another one right here. And that's off camera as well. So you probably find eight Season your piano. One g 34567 eight If you have a piano with 88 keys, so make sure to find alof that I want to do another one. I've got a left. So I'm gonna go up, go down, and I could go back up like that. A case of practice that maybe like, two or three minutes a day disclosure. Rise ahead a random note and see if you can easily, with both hands, find all of the corresponding notes on the piano. That's one that's practicing how to literally jumper knocked off like I explained to you in a couple lessons again. Now the other things ahead of it, less easy. You're gonna have to practice, actually play these objects. Okay, So what I want to do for that is you can simply practice your skills while student using Octopussy can go do that. You could do with right. You can practice, but playing a nice pattern, which you might have learned in one of the easy lessons on the PJM piano. But come see, active doctor. A active abduct. Okay, No woman, no cry by Bob Marley and so many of us. Okay, you could do that. You can do that. The roid and a swell. Or you can practice both hands at the same time right here. Now, I also wanted to practice Click The Octopus to fling, And basically, So you get instead of playing this, you're gonna get that. Okay, the bottom one is just a quick at any Topol. Okay, you can do like that. Okay. Like that, You can go down, That's all. Okay. Said that might look like this. Okay, something like that. I'm You can also go back down whilst came from the booth, etcetera, etcetera, And you can go from this side, which is a lot harder to to trust me. That's another thing you can do use trying to jump doctors like that. I'm continuing. All right, here. Okay. Right there. So you can do that. You can jump down and you can jump up. These are all kind of things that you can do. The best way for you to practice your left hand is to play any of the easy lessons that I got on the website that I got on the other website or in Eugene. Okay, because it's a fun way to play. You're gonna have to do that. And later on, we're gonna be seeing that when we played courts that these doctors in the left and are very important in the right and sometimes shoot. I think sometimes you play little melody line with a full activity. Emphasize it a little bit. Okay, so it's nice if you can play that right hand with octaves as well. But usually the Roy I'm going to be that quick on the left hand. Later on, we're going to connect to the court. So you play a C chord. Your left hand is gonna be on the sea where you play a G chord. It will be on the G way play d f sharp. A being minor doesn't matter which court you play. That left hand is gonna jump to the correct position. That's what we're going for any next two segments of this course. So very much looking forward to that for now. Want to invite you to have a look at any of these easy lessons that I got a new tube or on the website and practice that a little bit because it's more fun of your practice. Was playing songs then just to do this practicing stuff. I really don't like that that much to be honest. Okay. So make sure to practice that you can practice running your skills with doctors, but what I would definitely advise you to do every day before you play, close your eyes. Pick a random note like this one, and they simply find a with ease notes on the piano quickly, as quickly as possible. Until you think that you've had all 12 notes. Okay, and then move on with your plane because it's good if you do that a couple of weeks to start recognizing exactly where these notes are located on the piano. For now, I want to thank you so much for watching. Let's have look good Lesson 2.9, where I'm going to test you on the skills that you've learned in this section. 17. 3.1 Introduction to Chords Mastery: hi and welcome to Section three courts. Now, this is the most important section off the entire ultimate piano course. At least if you don't watch this, it's gonna be very difficult to which the rest of the course I want advise you, pay attention. Watch all of the lessons in this section, even if you already know a lot of courts. This is a very, very important section, Teoh. So again, this is not a theory course. This is the ultimate piano cause, the course in which I'm going to teach you. How did you play the piano in an easy and quick Web, but also had to progress really quick and courts are going to help you so much with that Now, having said that, this action is mainly going to be a theory bit because it's just important for you to get all of these courts under your belt. And then in the next section number four playing chords, we're going to actually put all of this knowledge to use. Okay, so sit through this one. I've put the most important courts for you to learn in the first couple of lessons. And then there's a couple of bonus lessons later on. If you find that interesting onto do yourselves to yourselves for in your augmented enders and diminished court, Okay, but basically, these courts are gonna be really important. So let me tell you a little thing about courts. Courts are basically a combination of keys, so you might have three, four keys together. Okay, on is just a combination. Now, you don't always have to play them as a combination, but we'll see that later on as well. Okay. What is important for you to understand is that courts are basically ingredients. I like to use them as ingredients. And if you're going to bake a cake, it might be very difficult if you just go into the supermarket. You've never baked a cake before. And your mom or your dad or your grandma asks you Hey, honey, why did you bake a little cake for me? Going to supermarket and get some stuff and you come back with a salami and afternoon smacks. You probably heard kind of make such a nice cake. Even though Islamic eight could be cool Anyway, courts are basically the ingredients on, Just as in the previous section where we have these skills or the keys in which a song is being played. The courts are not so much providing structure by themselves. One courtroom provide you with a little structure. But as we will see later on, corporate Grecians provide a very good structure to you. And once you know which courts are being used in a song that will actually give you a lot of structure as well, it will make it easier to play the piano. It will make it easier to find your way around the piano. They were actually start to see all of these courts just basically like watching the Code of the Matrix. I don't know if you have seen that movie, but it was all green letters. And people who watched that for a very long time could actually see this stuff that was happening instead of the letters. And that's the same kind of thing we're gonna be doing on the piano. So let me quickly show you what I mean. So maybe I will be playing a song like this right on. The reason that it's very easy for me to play something like that is because I know the four chords that I just played on. I know which order they are and never keep him playing them. You can hear that it's part of a song, okay, so I can keep him playing these courts. And we called that a core progression on. I'll be teaching you would. That is exactly later on. But basically, if I know these four chords to four ingredients of evil for these song, then I'll be able to play that song rather easily. I don't know if you ever sat next to a guitarists or people like it never can fire or whatever on one of them wanted to seeing, and the other one wanted to play on the guitar. And I'm like, Oh, if you just play Ah G B Minor A and F Then we got that song. And if you're wondering, what are these guys talking about? While these were basically cords, it's a couple of ingredients for the larger place. So now let's have a look at the piano. It's as I said, there's a combination of notes and you could play wide notes. You could play award in a black node. You can play a couple of black knows there's so money variations out there. Okay, but basically it's a combination of notes. You don't have to play them at the same time. You could play Petr as we will see later on in unless off in section four, where I'm going to teach you how to play with cords. But basically, yeah, it's a combination of and we have a couple of families again for earthy quartz. So they're also we're going to do in this section are gonna be major courts, minor courts, major seven courts, minus seven courts. We're gonna be doing five courts, so it's not five courts now. It's actually five courts. They belong together. Five. Court. I'm going to tell you a little bit about what I call slash courts and then in the bonus sexually good augmented, diminished sustenance. Us four. And there's also going to be times is split up courts, which is very cool, especially if you do that with the left and the right hand working together and inversions . Inversions are gonna be so important for the ultimate piano cores, and it's something some people are confused about. So we're going to do that inversions a lesson 3.4, but for now, but for now would like to move on to less than 3.2. But not before tell you this again. This is a bit of theory, but we're gonna put that to practice in the next section. OK, so this is really important if you want to skip through this, which are really, really, really don't invites. But if you want to skip through, it is you have to at least watch major courts of minor chords. The inversion should have to watch that afterwards, splitting courts and slash courts. Okay, so basically less than 3.23 point 33.4, you have to which them 3.8 and 3.9. Okay. The other ones are also very, very useful. But if you want to, skipper had it to playing songs. Please do me a favor and at least words that because little ways you're going to end up in section for good luck. What is that on? I basically was explaining it in this section. Okay, so lesson 3.2 major courts. Here we go. 18. 3.2 Major Piano Chords: Hi, guys. Welcome to lessen three point to you if this lesson I'm going to teach you all of the major courts. So if we would divide the courts into courts, families like major, minor, major seven minus seven or G men, that's us to six courts. Five chords at nine quartz, all these type of courts. But there would always have 12 course per family, because again, there's 123456789 10 11 12 notes. Okay, Now we're going to play a chord. We're going to put the name of the court on the thumb. Okay, for this lesson on that note is going to be on the bottom, okay, cause we're gonna be playing with the right hand. So on the bottom of the piano, already left of the piano. That's why the name of the court is going to be now. What do I mean with that? What I mean is, if I say, see Major than the name of the court is C C major. So you have to prove that, See, on the bottom or on the left of the piano. And if you play with the right hand that's gonna be your thumb. Okay, so, C major, we would sort on a seat half sharp, major. It's enough sharp. So we saw on the F sharp. OK, G major sought on the G B flat major sort on B flat. Doesn't matter which court during these lessons in this section. Acceptable say otherwise, we're going to start on the name off the court. Basically, you could call that d tonic. So if we have a C major court, if you tonic would be this seat. If you have an F sharp major court feed tonic would be the F shop. Okay, so half the atomic or your thumb. So let's practice that a little bit of C major. We would have the sea on the thumb F sharp major have sharp on the thumb e flat major E fly only thumb after major. There we go. Be major Andi, Let's do a flat major right here. Okay, now 40 major chords as three notes per court. So just playing one note is not going to cut it. We have to add two more, but luckily it has a little trick you can use to figure them at. That's why it's important to sort on the tonic with your thumb. Okay, so for major courses, a nice little trick. I'm gonna play this court with my other hand said, Don't be mad. I'm playing the sea right here. Want to find C major? And if I want to find a major chord, what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna put three notes in between. So 123 and then I'm gonna play that next note. Roy there, okay, s and I've already find two notes out of the three, as you can clearly see those three notes in between right here. Okay. So we could certainly see with three notes in between on our found the second. Now, if I want to find the third note for major chords only, I'm gonna put another two notes in between and then play the one after that. Okay? It's a roid here of good C major. As you can clearly see, I'm going to re grip. Uh, that's 123 notes in between, Anthony to that, this will always apply to all major chords as longer. Should play the tonic on the bottom of the court. Okay, so if I if I want to play a C major court and I happen to know there's a G in there and I'm starting to play them on a go. 12312 I'm not ending up with the c major, but on broader ending up with a G major. Okay, so whichever no, just saw it on doesn't matter. But that's the court you're going to get. If I want to start on an E flat, that's cool. I'm gonna count 3123 in between. So don't play this one or that one or that one. This is the one I have to play. I counted noted to, and that is the one I have to play on. I will get e flat e flat major. Okay, now, when you play according to such a position, when you play quarters such a position with the name of the court or the tonic on the bottom. We call that route position because it's in the position of the root, the root of the court, which is the name off that court and came rude position right here. Why? Because the name of the quarters at the bottom Okay, We're gonna find out later in less than 3.4 in inversions. Why, that is really important to distinguish. Okay, But since I've now explained to you how we're going to play these courts, it doesn't just apply to this lesson. It will apply to the next one. It will apply to less than 3.53 point 63.7. And to all of the bonus lessons, because for all of these courts, we're going to be playing them in reposition because that is how you can use this little trick to find them. So now that you know the little trick for major courts, I hope you remember Three in between and two in between. We're gonna find all the major courts starting with a C major. Okay, so right here. 123 in between 12 In between. We could see Major right here. Now let's find D major so we can simply scoop over that. Sounds a little wit. Why is that weird? Let's figure out if I got a right. I was playing this isn't that I've got one too. Oh, I don't have three in between. Okay, So already screwed up right there. So from C Major, you cannot simply move to the right and play a D major. Because this is not a D major court. The little world doesn't apply. There's not three in between event too. Okay, so I have to sort ever t 123 I have to go there to f Sharp and then one to in between. Here we go. De made a cases. See, Major d major, I'm gonna do e major, and then I want you to figure out f made your yourself. Okay, e major. Right here. Look. Three in between. And then to now what I want to do is to find f major. So play DF go up three notes and play the one after that and then another two nodes and played the one after that. Okay, I hope you find it. So three notes upper than the note after that will be this one. And then two notes up in the note after that will be this one. Okay. Lets the G major three in between and then to a major 123 in between and then to be major 123 in between and then to the wood ones right here. And then we're back to see Major. Okay, so let's play all of them once. See d e f g a Be on. See? Okay, let me do that a little bit slower for you in case you were trying to play along. So let's go slow. I see. And I play d and now e oh, G A on dboey. Now let's go up to the Black Knights and this is a little bit interesting because as you hatefully remember, we've got two names for all of the black notes. We could this see shop, which is also the D flat. We've got a shop which is also be flat now, luckily, luckily, luckily, luckily for the course, this doesn't matter. Okay, so a C sharp major will also be a D flat major. It's exactly the same court. Okay, so let's again go over these notes, see shop and D flat de sharpened e flat, af sharper and G flat G sharp and a flat, A sharp and B flat. So now the same rule applies fortunately, because to every major court this rule apply, but three between platoon between a You get the court so I could simply play. See shop 123 between. Played the next note on 12 In between. Play the next note right here. Okay, C sharp Major or D flat Major, that is the same court. Okay, then it would be d flat after and a flat. Okay, See shop. We've got C shop. The shop on G shop now D shop 123 In between. Play the note 12 in between. On play the note which is D shop of Double Sharp Asia. Okay, Or it could be flat E flat G beef lines. OK, and then for of shop have shot Major right here. Have shop a shop. See shop Look three in between and two in between again. This could also be g flat major right here. A flat major or G sharp major. 123 In between worn tune between on the last one. A shop or B flat major 123 and 12 So let's go over them one more time. The very last time before moving on to the minor chords and less than 3.3. So here we go C major de e g a and be and then C sharp d shop after shop G shop on a shop or D flat, e flat, G flat, a flat and B flat major. These were all of the major courts. And I'm going to do my best to put all of these courts into one nice combination here on the website. It will be on ultimate piano course dot com slash court chart. Make sure to check that out of the link isn't working yet. I've got a lot to do for this court, so sometimes I forget little things like that. So make sure to send me an email. Will. Probably by the time you're witching, this ultimate piano Corsair come slash court chart. It will be up right there. Okay, so for now, let's had on to lesson 3.3 minor courts 19. 3.3 Minor Piano Chords: Hi, guys. Welcome to lessen 3.3. I hope you enjoyed the previous lesson. Where we're learning the major courts is this lesson. I'm going to teach you how to play all of the minor courts. Remember, from the previous lesson, there's gonna b 12 cords because there's 12 notes on the piano. And again, all of these courts are gonna have the same kind of lay out the same kind of little trick in order to fund these cords. As long as we play them in route position, which ask you hopefully remember, it's with that tonic note at the bottom off the piano. OK, so if you've got no idea what I'm talking about, please have a look at the previous lesson to make sure you get all of that in. And now we're gonna be doing the minor courts. I want to go through this rather quickly because of want to get you onto section four actually going to be starting to play the piano because that's the fun stuff. This is just a little, you know, little knowledge that unfortunately, it's required for you to do the arrest. But let's get through this as soon as possible. So I want to play the minor courts now. For the major courts, we had the pattern three in between. Advantage in between for minor. We're going to reverse that. It's gonna be doing between on three in between. And as you can hear already, the monarch courts are a little bit less joyous. Let's say this one is quite hopeful. Joy. You know, this one is a little bit more sad, Onda. We get that with minor courts now and then. Okay. So basically, we want to sort on the name of the court again on the tonic on countdown to Nodes and then play the next one. So we have these two and then three notes and play the next one seven right here. Okay. C minor. Have a good also do that for D, and it will be here soon. I play all white nights for D two in between and then three e to in between on three f. That sounds quite hopeful. Arm. Let's see. 12312 whips. I made a little mistake. Boarded the dude on purpose right here. That's the F minor Court two and then three. Okay, Gee, Mona. Right here. Two and three in between as then. Note that so joyful. Here we go to in between and three. Okay, Finally be minor. Tune between on three. So let's do them slowly and play along with me C minor d minor e minor minor g minor A mourner on and be morning. Okay, now, of course, we also have them. 40 Blackie's see shop slash D flat, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. So let's do the Sharps C sharp minor league tune between on three in between D sharp minor tune between on 123 in between have short minor to in between and three in between. Judicial monitor, Tune between on three in between and right here. A sharp minor tune between on three in between What? We could have a D flat, minor e flat, minor G flat mourner, A flood mourner on a B flat minor. Okay, so let's one more time run through all of these courts and that we're going to continue on with less than 3.4 words going to get very interesting with the inversions. I'm sure you're gonna want to see that, because that is that is gonna be so good. Here we go. So let's see Black awards through each other and go very slow so you can play along with me and actually do that. Okay? Play along with me Right here. C minor C sharp, Minor. Uh, de mine D sharp. Minor E mon. Ask Minor. Here we g o have sharp minor G Mourner, G sharp minor, A mourner Asia Minor and B Minor. And we're back to see moderate. So these were all of the minor courts. Now we're gonna have a look at inversions on. That's very important. So make sure to which the next lesson less than 3.4 to learn all about inversions. 20. 3.4 Piano Inversions: Hi, guys. Welcome to less than 3.4 of the ultimate piano course. Right now I'm gonna teach you all about inversions. And this this is so good as this is just really important When I wanna composed songs when you wanna play by ear If you want to reach ive music and use a combination of court and the sheet music when you want to learn how I actually learn a new song every single day way in trying to figure out why my court slides above the piano that I have on YouTube or mpg in piano dot com Don't always match with what I'm playing on the piano. This'd is why this is inversions. OK, very important. Remember, how has said in less than 3.2 things is the root position of a court with the tonic at the bottom. And I'm Eva wondering whom. Why do we have to put up note there? And what happens if I don't? What happens if I may be played G c e instead of C G? Would it still be a c major court where the court change, or is it just a different way of playing that same court? Well, actually, fortunately, it's very easy to you Explain. Basically, Accord consists out of three notes in this case, a major. And we only care about which notes are in there. OK, so where us with the recipe? Sometimes you have to put in the border first and thunder, sugar or whatever. This is more like a cocktail drink. Basically, if you get a little bit of lime, a little bit of meant and a little bit of rum, you're going to get your here. Okay. Doesn't matter if you put the lime in first, and then the rum or whatever. As long as all of the ingredients are there, we're going together. That drink. And I'm sure I'm going to get a lot of emails. By part, Tennis is like, Oh, my God, Mark, you cannot put all of that together and you shake it. That's not how it goes. I don't know, man. I'm not a bartender. It that's just how I think of it. Okay, basically, it doesn't matter in which order you put these notes. It doesn't even matter where you play them on the PM you could place right here. You could play a T rod here and you could player here right here always still have our C major court. Okay, but for now, we're mainly gonna be looking at reposition first inversion and second inversion. So we're not gonna be splitting the courts yet. We'll be doing that unless a 3.8 for now, which is going to look at the three different inversions you can make with a three note court. Okay, so c major in rue position because these seas at the bottom or at the left of the piano. Now, when I want to do a first inversion, all that basically means is I'm gonna release that. See, I'm gonna add it to the top, OK? Eso we get e g c So went from C E g two e g c as offset Just now, it doesn't matter in which order you play these notes as long should just play the notes from the court. So whether a play see e g or E g. C. Doesn't make a difference in how we're going to call that court, it doesn't make a difference in how it sounds, except for the fact that this sea is an octave higher. Thank. This one said will sound a little bit higher. Okay, but it will still sound like a Psi corps to see major courts ever play this. That is still the sound of C major. Okay, I would have to go here to get to minor. Okay, So see, major and reposition on, then. If we move these, see, we get into over call first inversion. Okay, so moved to see up to the right, we get into first inversion. We can also released the E and added to the top way have g ce that is still see major court . But now it's in the second inversion. Okay, So rude position producing only top first inversion put the eel the top second inversion And now we can, of course, release the G and put that on the top. And we're gonna have our third inversion basically, but because there's only three notes were back in the room, position looks see, is back at the bottom. So we're back and reposition. So for all of the major and the minor chords, we only have two inversions thief first and the second because after that second inversion , if you're going to do the same trick, you're gonna end up in rue position again. So reposition First inversion, second inversion root position. I would like to do this with all of the major courts. Only for now, because the same principle will apply for minor. I'll just show you one out here. Uh, okay, but basically the