Guitar Tips with Steve Krenz
I'm gonna show you some things I wish someone had taken the time to show me when I was just getting started! Let's go...
This first secret is THE most helpful thing I can tell you about learning to play. It can take years off your study time and give you constant motivation to keep at it. It's very simple. It has nothing to do with how you hold the guitar or your hands. It has nothing to do with which amp you buy or how often you change strings. Here it is...
Steve Krenz is the instructor for Learn and Master Guitar. He has a degree in music as well as experience as a studio musician, performer and trainer.
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Beginners Piano -- Video 5
In this lesson we get to learn how to read rhythms in written music, but first we finish putting together the Lean On Me that we started in the previous video.
Beginners Piano -- Video 4
Now we're going to learn about chord inversions. This involves playing a triad with a different note at the bottom. For example, the C major triad usually has the C at the bottom, E and then G. When we play it as E, G, C this is the 1st inversion. G, C, E is the 2nd inversion.
Beginners Piano -- Video #3
A Minor Chord Progression
In this lesson, we're learning how a simple change can affect the colour of a chord progression from major to minor.
Beginners Piano -- Video 1
This video takes us into the realm of minor chords. It begins by showing us how to form a minor triad by lowering the middle note (the third) by half a tone.
Beginners Piano -- Video 2
Chords Within a Key
This lesson introduces us to the concept of triads within a key. Here we see that the triads based on notes contained within the key are numbered and have a distinct relationship.
Welcome to the Beginners Piano course. This course is intended as an introduction to playing the piano and will collect lessons from many different sources.
The intention of this course is to allow you to get familiar with the keyboard and learn about scales, chords and chord progressions. You will also learn some basics about reading sheet music.
This course is not static and it will grow over time as lessons are added and updated, so make sure you check back regularly for more information.