It’s guesswork/homework time again…but this time you may use your chord charts. In yesterday’s episode, we talked about chording the notes of a scale. If you play triads on the 1st, 4th & 5th degrees of a scale, we call that playing tonic, subdominant and dominant chords. If you play single notes beginning on the […]Read More Guesswork…Using Chord Charts
Start your musical notation writing and chord playing workout by following this drill: C Cm C; F Fm F; G Gm G; D Dm D; E Em E & A Am A Instructions–For a firm fixed sound workout with common chords, improve your piano playing with 10 minutes of daily practice. Use different articulations if […]Read More Musical Workout!!
In the PFP Series online and the Piano For Parents Course, we talked about how to find your chords on the piano using posters and charts. Then, we gave you an option to write down chords on a staff. This week’s homework includes: Use these posters and charts to start building your own chord sequence. […]Read More Posters and Charts!!
Your new homework assignment for the new year involves three chords. I’ll include a picture (photo) of the C chord and the G chord in today’s blog post. Try to see if you can find a picture of the F chord before the next episode. Look for the F Chord here! 🙂 Thank you for listening. […]Read More Three Chords!!!
This past Saturday, we had our first Saturday morning episode. It was a little shorter than previous episodes. We have been busy building our keyboard situation series. We are down to the last couple of episodes of this series. In the meantime, there’s homework!–I want to challenge our listeners to mix your triads and find […]Read More Mixing Your Sounds: Augmented & Diminished