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February 10, 2009

Issue #4 | February 10, 2009

Watch the New Piano Tutorial By Mariah Carey Hero
Keeping Your Focus On Piano Playing

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Table of Contents


News

1. Watch the New Piano Tutorial by Mariah Carey Hero

2. Free Easy Classical Piano Sheets have been Added

3. Piano Music Books; Which are the best ones and where to find them?

Articles

1. Music Intervals

2. How to Draw a Treble Clef?


Coming Soon...


1. New Piano Tutorials...

Guys, It has been a while since I made the last piano tutorial but I have good news. I recently bought a new video camera and from now on I'll provide you new piano tutorials regulary.

At the moment I'm working on the fantastic song Piano Man by Billy Joel and Summer Nights from the soundtrack of Grease.

Let me know if there's a piano tutorial you'd really like me to make for you. I promise to consider it seriously.

2. New and Free Piano Sheets

Ido My partner for Piano Play It, Was quite busy in the past few weeks with arranging easy classical piano sheet music for beginners.

He's still going strong so I bet that in the next month You'll be seeing much more of these great piano sheets. Next, we'd like to add some three chord songs so that you'd be able to improve your ability to play piano by ear.


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News


1. Watch the New Piano Tutorial by Mariah Carey Hero

Well, I recently purchased a new video camera and the result and the result can be seen in the new piano tutorial I've been making for the song Hero by Mariah Carey. This piano tutorial is better then all the other piano tutorials I've created so far.

Hero is such a beautiful song. Don't miss the chance to play this song. In this tutorial I'm showing you exactly how you should play the chords in the right hand and the bass in the left hand. Finally I'm explainning how to play the groove of the song. I think it's a must. Let me know if you I was good enough to be your hero :)

Click here to go to watch the piano tutorial of the song Hero by Mariah Carey.

2.Free Easy Classical Piano Sheet have been Added

This is good news for those of you who just started to play the piano and are interested in playing the classical music repertoire.

Ido, My partner for Piano Play It has made some fantastic arrangements for beginners.

For each song you'll find three levels available. That means that in one way or the other you'll be able to play the song you desire to learn.

Hey, and if you find a certain piece quite hard don't get frustrated. Just go to our beginner piano lessons and follow my guidelines. You'll be playing piano in No Time.

Click here to go to the Easy Classical Piano Music Sheet Music Page

3.Piano Music Books; Which are the best in the market and where to find them?

Last month I've made a page that covered the best method piano books in the market.

This month I took it a step forward and I've made some serious research on finding the best music books for beginners.

In the next page you'll find a handy table with different kinds of pieces for beginners which I highly recommend.

When possible I will also direct you to the specific location in "Music Notes", The internet store, where you can buy these books cheaply.

I divided the books and pieces in themes. Some are technical etudes, others are for four hands and some are just beuatiful melodic pieces.

Check it out and if you know of a good book that I haven't been mentioning let me know and I'll add your recomendation.

Click here to go to the Piano Music Books Page.


Articles


1.Music Intervals

Recognizing music intervals is the first step you need to go through in order to improve you ability to play piano by ear and form pop and jazz chords. In this page You'll find all you need to know about the different music intervals: Their names, how they sound, how to practice hearing them and how you can use them when studying music.

Click here to go to the Music Intervals Page.

2.How to Draw a Treble Clef?

Plain and simple as it sounds. Some of us never succeed drawing the treble clef and so I've decided to dedicate an article which will show you how to draw the clef in a few simple steps and by doing that you'll also understand the essence of the clef and how it helps us to orient ourself on the staff.

Click here to learn to draw a treble clef.


Comments? Ideas? Feedback? I'd love to hear from you. Just reply to this e-zine and tell me what you think.

See you next month!

Dave

www.piano-play-it.com

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Founder & Chairman of the Board
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