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Fingering- Moonlight Sonata

by Justin
(New York City)

I've been really into the piano lately, and I've been more interested in Beethoven's works, mostly Moonlight Sonata movement one. About thirty seconds in you're supposed to play the right triplet along with the middle key (don't ask me I am TERRIBLE at the names of notes etc.). Since I'm not really good at fingering, could you give me some advice or at least a picture of what your right hand should look like? Thanks!

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Fingering Placements on the staff?

by Terrance
(Murrieta, CA. United States)

I will be studying sheet music more in depth once I'm done with these beginner lessons(today most likely).

But in the meantime, can you help me with understanding your number placements in the examples above for the Bass Clef - http://www.piano-play-it.com/music-tempo.html

For example: "Halleuyah"(Praise Jehovah), you place a number 2 at the beginning of the Bass clef for the 1st note. Why is that? If I was to place my 1st finger(left hand) starting on C - then (2) would be F.And if I placed my 1st finger(left hand) starting on F - then 2(2nd finger) would be B.

Please do explain?

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About Piano Fingerings

by Jen

I'm really unsure about this.

When playing pieces, how do I know what it the most proper, best, or just correct way to finger notes?

In other words, how do I know what fingers to use for the notes?

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Left Hand Finger Placements


Hello David!

I know that others including myself, would love you to upload some piano charts that display the left-hand finger placements.

Although I am familiar with the left hand placements somewhat and can probably figure out the ones I don't know, I would really like to be sure that I have the correct placements.

Can you maybe imitate the same exact charts you already have, but this time with the left-hand placements?

Thank-You! And I still think your the best.

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Questions about fingerings and scales

by Imelda
(Ipoh, Malaysia)

Q1: Is the fingering for minor and major scales the same? even for one and 2 octave. You only show the major scale fingering
Q2: Is the ledger line above bass clef midddle C same as D, E, F,G on the treble staff. I am confused. Is the ledger line end at G

I do enjoy copying the sheets to learn the notes and I find it effective and faster to know the notes

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