Simple Classics for Piano

We certainly hope you enjoyed our recent podcast exploring simple classics for piano.  It’s a term borrowed from the 1950s.  For this week’s homework, see if you too can “explore the wonders of a piano” by choosing and playing some chords to the following tunes…in the key of C Major. Prelude by F. Chopin Spring […]

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Memorize This…Triad, Seventh, Ninth

For this week’s homework, CMajor would like for you to memorize the following facts about chords…happy memorizing. A triad is a three-tone chord. A seventh chord is a four-tone chord. A ninth chord is a five-tone chord. Extra  homework:  Try to put some sevenths in your chord sequence.  Play this… C chord/C chord/ F chord/C […]

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Piano Accompaniment Chords

For this week’s homework, see if you can find out some names of chords found in various piano accompaniment scores.  We mentioned “accompaniment” briefly in yesterday’s episode on CMajor Before The Show.  I’ve been invited…to help out with recitals this year.  On an extra episode of the CMajor Radio Show, I’ll be rehearsing some accompaniment […]

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Simple & Compound

This week’s homework involves practicing two-beat, three-beat and four-beat rhythms.  Additional homework includes reading about bar-lines and time signatures, time values and simple and compound time.  Happy playing and reading!  Thank you!!

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Listen & Watch: Keyboard Musicianship

Happy Mother’s Day from CMajor Before The Show!–We’re inviting you to listen and watch for this week’s homework.  Watch what? Listen to music?  Yes, Yes!!–We’re excited to have you listen to the following tunes.  Find them on the internet via Google search or visit YouTube at your leisure.  Happy watching and listening!!  Have a great […]

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