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If you really want to learn to play piano, not just recall the songs, but actually how to play a song and how to get yours and play by ear and all the really fun stuff that comes from playing the piano (because memorization is helpful but not really funny) ... If you want to learn to fish, rather than just do a bit of fish thrown on your lap, you must learn the major and minor scales. And not just memorize them, but how they work, and the chords and keys, and how it all works together.

Ladders are one of the basic building blocks of music. If you know of a ladder, a few more strings that match the scale, you play a song. It should not be complicated at all. You just have to know the reasons.

One of the first things you learn early as a piano student to play the C major scale. This is one of the easiest keys for the piano, because you are using only the white keys, and it is easy to remember. Once you know how to find middle C, just to play there the next C, Middle C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C. Start with your thumb and move the thumb when it comes to F, the thumb passes over the two fingers to do is the easiest fingering. Now you know the first ladder.

Look at the keys you play, the white keys, you sprang the dark. Each key on the piano, both white and black, called a half step. Two half-measures are a step together. Under these conditions, one half of all large-scale, whole, half, whole, whole, whole. I tend to think that the pattern as a start-skip-skip-next-skip-skip-skip-next. All you have to do is to remember the model and you can play a large scale. If you want to play a scale E, as E, F #, G #, A, B, C #, D #, E.

The small-scale model is total, average, all, all, half, everything. Or as I like to think, start-skip-skip-skip-next-next-hop-hop. AC minor scale is C, D, Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb, C This is the natural minor scale. Two other types of minor scales, too: harmonic and melodic. Smaller scales are fun to play because they sound different from most music we hear, which tends to rely on larger scales. Smaller scales may sound scary or sad, but you can pretend to be cheerful and interesting, too. Everything depended on what you want.

Once you are comfortable with the basic components of music, you will be able to play the piano as you wish. You not only to the music of memory, but it's really understanding, and that makes all the difference. Owning your musical education is the most important step is learning to play the piano.


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I never thought the sounds where related to scales when dealing with pianos very informative.

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