Join Gayle Kowalchyk for an in-depth discussion in this video Right-hand C position, part of Piano Lessons: Teach Yourself to Play.
- Place your right hand in C position.…To do this you'll place your right hand thumb…on middle C and let your next four fingers…fall consecutively over keys D, E, F, and G.…Music is written on a staff.…The staff has five lines and four spaces.…The treble clef sign is used on the treble staff.…The treble clef is sometimes called the G clef…because the sign looks like a G…and wraps around the line that G is written on.…
You can see the notes written on the staff…that represent the names of the keys…you will play in right hand C position.…Middle C is written on a short line…below the staff called a ledger line.…D is written in the space below the staff.…Each next higher note is written…on the next higher line or space.…Right hand warm-up will help you learn…the keys on the staff in C position.…
I'll play these for you and I'll name the notes as I play.…C, D, E, F, G,…C, D, E, F, G,…G, F, E, D, C,…G, F, E, D, C,…C, D, E, F, G,…G, F, E, D, C.…
- 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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