How to play a complete song on piano or keyboard in 40 minutes 09.03.12Document Transcript
How To Play A Complete Song On Piano or Keyboard in 40 MinutesIf you are taking the route of teaching yourself piano or keyboard and you have real determinationand dedication, you could be playing your first song within 40 minutes.Before you attempt to learn a song make sure you are familiar with the keyboard and piano and are100% confident of where all the notes are positioned on the keyboard or piano.Once you are happy with the notation pattern then you are ready to learn and perform your firstsong.When you sit down at your keyboard or piano ensure there are no distractions that may stop youfrom fully concentrating. For example don’t have your keyboard facing the window as it will temptyou into looking outside and loosing concentration! You need to be strict with yourself if you areaiming to learn a song in just one lesson.When choosing your first piece of music try to find a piece that you know really well as this willspeed up how quickly you are able to learn it.Another point to check out before playing your song is to find what the key and time signature is foryour music. You can also search for repetitive patterns commonly found in most popular songsbecause when you have learned these once it means you don’t have to learn them again.It is important to highlight repeats at the start of your practice so that you know where you are inthe song.Start by learning right hand only and try and grasp the rhythm. Don’t rely on looking down at yourhands to memorise the note pattern.Do this for around 15 minutes and work in sections if you need to. Spend 5 minutes on intro and 10minutes on verse and chorus.The bass section should have a lot less notes to master, so learning this should not be as difficult asthe right hand.Run through the left hand bass remembering to look up and not down at your hands. Spend 10minutes practicing this and then attempt it hands together.Spend the last 10 minutes of your session playing hands together remembering to keep it slow.There you go! A whole song in 40 minutes.
If you master a whole song in one lesson slowly and accurately then the next time you go to play youcan work on increasing the speed until you reach your target.It can take many years of practice to reach the standard to be able play your own one hour songrepertoire on piano or keyboard.But what if there was a simple method that could show any beginner how to do it in just 12 days?Find out how it’s done...Easy Keyboard Lessons