Greensleeves, A Section, Measures 9-17 are broken down and walked through. Hugh first teaches the right hand alone, then the left hand alone, followed by how to combine both hands. Notation is overlaid to help you follow along with the lines being taught.
- Okay, the next part sounds almost exactly like…the very beginning with a little bit of difference…at the end and music is a lot like that.…You're gonna find in the pieces that we work on,…we're gonna work in a section and then fortunately all…that hard work will pay off because you get to play the…exact same thing, or sometimes with a…little bit of difference, a little later on in the piece.…That's typical for the way songs are put together.…A lot of patterns that repeat…and sections that you're gonna play more than once.…So good, let's start again.…Now this is actually the middle in the very next phrase.…
Excuse me, the very middle of the first page.…So here we go, we start the same melody.…Right hand starting on the, you're going to jump back…up to this E with your right hand.…All the same.…Now here is where we're gonna change.…So here at this G, we're gonna go back down to the F,…which is now an F Sharp.…Now, you would normally play this next note with your…second finger 'cause it's the next finger down.…
Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We are honored to host this training in our library.
- Learning a song
- Practicing piano
- Understanding the keys: middle C, flats, sharps, and octaves
- Sight-reading music
- Playing melody or treble clef with the right hand
- Playing rhythm or bass clef with the left hand
- Combining hands
- Playing songs in different tempos