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Join the fun and learn to play piano with free, easy online piano lessons. In this video lesson you'll learn how to make simple accompaniments and how to improvise easily using fifths!
Traditional songs are great to work with as you begin to learn playing the piano.
They are often in interesting modes- or tonalities, and frees you, when learning to improvise, from any "should" or "have to" in regards to playing in a particular style.
With that I mean when you play a famous song; popular or classical, jazz or blues, you are typically "bound" by certain expectations and rules regarding the sound and the style of playing.
So to "free" your imagination we will in this video lesson use simple accompaniment patterns using fifths and simple tone materials to let you explore what you can do yourself.
You won't make any mistakes and it will sound great too!
So, here it goes!
...Let’s play some traditional songs in 5 finger positions using an open fifth as accompaniment.
You'll also learn how to make a very simple, feel-good improvisation using fifths as the main "ingredient".
Check out the video and play along on your piano, stop anytime to take the time you need.
After these introductory beginning piano lessons, you are prepared to start learning how to read sheet music! In just two easy, and free, lessons you will understand how to read piano music: