Join Gayle Kowalchyk for an in-depth discussion in this video Left-hand C position, part of Piano Lessons: Teach Yourself to Play.
- Place your left hand in C position.…To do this,…you'll place your left hand fifth finger…on the C below middle C.…The bass staff also has five lines and four spaces.…The bass clef sign is used to indicate the bass staff.…It's sometimes called the F clef…because the sign looks like an F…and wraps around the line that F is written on.…You can see the notes written on the staff…that represent the names of the keys you will play…in left hand C position.…
The C, played by five,…is written on the second space of the staff.…Each next higher note…is written on the next higher line or space.…The left hand warm up will help you learn the notes…of the C position in the bass clef.…G, F, E, D, C.…G, F, E, D, C.…C, D, E, F, G.…
C, D, E, F, G.…G, F, E, D, C.…C, D, E, F, G.…
- Practicing proper hand technique
- Practicing proper seating position
- Practicing the right-hand C and left-hand C positions
- Melodic intervals
- Harmonic intervals
- B for the left and right hand
- A for the left hand
- Using the damper pedal
- Moving up and down the keyboard in 6ths
- Measuring half steps and whole steps
- Progressions and triplets
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Basics
2. Melodic Intervals
3. Introducing Harmony
4. New Rhythms and Intervals
5. Music Theory
6. Progressions and Triplets
Closing and credits1m 44s
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