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My baby writes a song! [sheet music arrangement]

In today’s episode of PianoTV, I sat my baby down at the piano to play us a masterpiece. She smashed some keys – a very abstract melody – and I went ahead and penned the notes down, adding my own twist. Allysiahttps://www.pianotv.net

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The Sick Doll by Tchaikovsky: Piano Tutorial and Chord Study

In today’s episode, I want to do a tutorial for The Sick Doll by Tchaikovsky. This is a great piece that I especially love teaching grade 2-level kids, since it’s so sad and dramatic and they really seem to connect to the story and emotion of it easily. Allysiahttps://www.pianotv.net

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The Entertainer Easy Piano Tutorial

After the last video where we discussed Ragtime music, I thought a good way to test it out is by learning to play a ragtime piece on the piano. Today we’re going to do The Entertainer easy piano tutorial. Allysiahttps://www.pianotv.net

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ABRSM: Grade 2 Piano Technique Requirements

Today’s video covers the ABRSM’s grade 2 piano technique requirements. This includes scales and triads, solid and broken. I’ll be playing with the metronome in this video at the MINIMUM required speeds (feel free to go a little faster), and will label each technique on the screen as I play them. I’ve also done the…

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Canon in D Piano Tutorial

In today’s episode, we’re going to do a Canon in D piano tutorial, also known as That Wedding Song. It’s one of those classical pieces that almost everyone knows, but a lot of people don’t know much about this tune other than that it’s used at weddings a lot. So what we’re going to do…

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How to Play a Melodic Minor Scale

In music, there are a variety of different scales to contend with – today we’ll be taking a quick look at the melodic minor scale – how it’s formed and how to play it, as well as a bit of theory. Without further ado, let’s get started! Allysiahttps://www.pianotv.net

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RCM: Grade 2 Piano Technique Requirements

Today’s video covers the RCM’s grade 2 piano technique requirements (updated for the 2015 syllabus). This includes scales and triads, solid and broken. I’ll be playing with the metronome in this video at the MINIMUM required speeds (feel free to go a little faster), and will label each technique on the screen as I play…

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