Enjoy free beginning piano lessons online. Join the fun and learn to play piano with free, easy online piano lessons. In the video lesson below you'll learn how to make simple accompaniments and how to improvise easily using fifths!
Traditional songs and melodies are great to work with as you begin to learn playing the piano.
They are quite often composed 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.
But traditional songs may fit in any of those styles, so you don't have to make it sound like any- really!
So to "free" your imagination we will in this beginning piano lessons video use simple accompaniment patterns using fifths and easy 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!
We'll 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.
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