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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Chords…on the Moon

Chords on the moon?!–It may be possible one day.  You never know.  This week’s homework is designed to take you to places you’ve never dreamed of going.  We had summer solstice and now summertime is in full swing.  Did you make up your own song about the longest day of sunlight?  No worries…we’re giving you […]

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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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Flat Chords!!!!

This week’s homework!–Find and play/practice flat chords…Db, Eb, Ab, & Bb.  Have fun!  The patriotic songs/teaching pieces to apply are listed below: Star-Spangled Banner My Country Tis of Thee Battle Hymn of the Republic Thank you for listening and watching.  See you all next week!

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