Hello! In today’s video, we look at my heritage (not that I have specific boating heritage, being from the dry Canadian prairies and all) with this awesome but not oft-played tune. Consider it a lesson in culture! đŸ™‚

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[embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GONtdw_kfUU[/embedyt] Hello friends! Today we’re going to look at a common piano technique, namely the two note slur. There’s a technique involved in executing the two-note slur (beyond just playing it smoothly), which is definitely worth having in your bag of tricks. The piece used today is from Bela Bartok’s collection “The First Term at…

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Hello! Today’s piece is something a little bit different – often I make sheet music arrangements for popular songs, simplifying them for beginners. But sometimes it’s nice to learn a piece in its pure, unadultered form. Few masterful compositions can be played by beginners, but some have simpler parts. Who says you have to learn the…

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Hello! Today’s 6/8 piece is an old folk tune you might be familiar with called “House of the Rising Sun”. It’s beautiful, uses the damper pedal, and a variety of broken chord and arpeggio patterns in the left hand. This piece is best suited to an adult beginner who’s been playing piano for around 3…

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    Hi all! Today on pianoTV, we’re going to learn how to play Greensleeves, a good ol’ classic from the 16th Century. In today’s video we delve deeper into syncopated pedaling, and use a broken chord pattern in the left hand. Enjoy!

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    Hello! Today’s sheet music arrangement is courtesy the website Piano Mother – the Overture to William Tell, better known as the Lone Ranger Song. It’s fast, it’s got pep, and it’s even got a key change! This piece is best suited to those who have been playing piano at least 3-6 months, since it isn’t…

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      Hey folks! Here’s a fun one for you today – Spring by Vivaldi. This is but a fraction of the full piece, and Spring is 1/4 of Vivaldi’s full “The Four Seasons”, but it’s instantly recognizable and not too intense on piano, either.

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    Hello! I am very excited today, because we’re going to work on a snippet of that piece you’ve always wanted to learn on piano – how to play Fur Elise!  Now, this isn’t the full version, as it’s quite difficult (at a Grade 7 level, in fact), but the first page is doable…

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    Hello! Today I’m very excited to share with you an arrangement of ‘Land of the Silver Birch’, because it’s a Canadian folk song, and I’m Canadian and thus biased, and it’s just overall a good tune.  It’s the first piece we’ve learned on this site in a minor key – in the next…

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