Category Archives: Uncategorized

HOW TO PLAY ETUDE OP 10 NO 1 CHOPIN PIANO TUTORIAL LESSON

Step by step FULL piano lesson on how to play Frederic Chopin Etude Op 10 No 1 in C Major. (Complete Guide – Practice Piano Tutorial with exercises for speed and accuracy) – All Parts Free

In this video you will be able to understand how to practice to improve your speed and accuracy while being as musical as possible. I will explain in detail melodies and chords slowly, section by section and part by part separately. How to practice and perform Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No 1. Enjoy!
Scale and Chords Explained: C Major scale, chords and arpeggios. Inversions and fingering. Harmony based Etude . Points of tension, release and resting. 

Piano Technique Explained: 

Analyzing the movements of the hands:

1- Up – Down Movements. (Chord Movement)

2 – In – Out Movements. (Small fingers in movement and long fingers out movement)

3 – Rotation. (Leap movement)

4- Speed Playing. 

Piano Exercises for Independence

1- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time F – One time p (Legato)

2- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time p – One time F (Legato)

3- Slow – Accents – Forte – piano (accenting 1st and 4th finger)

4- Slow – Accents – piano – Forte (accenting 2nd and 5th finger)

5- Slow – Accents – Forte – p – p – p – Forte (accenting 1st finger)

6- Slow – Repeated Notes –  3 times Forte

Piano Exercises for Speed

Practicing with different rhythms

1- Slow – Fast

2- Fast – Slow

3- Slow – Fast – Fast – Fast – Slow

4- S – F – F – F – F – F – F – F – S

Points of tension and release on different patterns. Relating melodies and chords. Maintaining the Rhythm. Accenting, Phrasing and Touch. Pausing before a sf (forzando) on Chopin’s music. Relaxing and quickly closing your hand. Practicing with different rhythms.

Hand Coordination: Doing it all together. Practicing tips. Doing different rhythms and working from opposites. Grouping and watching thumb movements on fast passages. ff (Fortissimo) vs p (Piano).

Accenting, Phrasing, Touch and Pedaling. 

HOW TO PLAY ETUDE OP 10 NO 8 CHOPIN PIANO TUTORIAL LESSON

Step by step FULL piano lesson on how to play Frederic Chopin Etude Op 10 No 8 in F Major. (Complete Guide – Practice Piano Tutorial with exercises for speed and accuracy) – All Parts Free

In this video you will be able to understand how to practice to improve your speed and accuracy while being as musical as possible. I will explain in detail melodies and chords slowly, section by section and part by part separately. How to practice and perform Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No 8. Enjoy!
Scale and Chords Explained: F Major scale, chords and arpeggios. Inversions and fingering. Harmony based Etude . Points of tension, release and resting. Chord Progression: FM add2 – C7

Piano Technique Explained: 

Analyzing the movements of the hands:

1- Up – Down Movements. (Chord Movement)

2 – In – Out Movements. (Small fingers in movement and long fingers out movement)

3 – Rotation. (Leap movement)

4- Speed Playing. 

Piano Exercises for Independence

1- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time F – One time p (Legato)

2- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time p – One time F (Legato)

3- Slow – Accents – Forte – piano (accenting 1st and 4th finger)

4- Slow – Accents – piano – Forte (accenting 2nd and 5th finger)

5- Slow – Accents – Forte – p – p – p – Forte (accenting 1st finger)

6- Slow – Repeated Notes –  3 times Forte

Piano Exercises for Speed

Practicing with different rhythms

1- Slow – Fast

2- Fast – Slow

3- Slow – Fast – Fast – Fast – Slow

4- S – F – F – F – F – F – F – F – S

Points of tension and release on different patterns. Relating melodies and chords. Maintaining the Rhythm. Accenting, Phrasing and Touch. Pausing before a sf (forzando) on Chopin’s music. Relaxing and quickly closing your hand. Practicing with different rhythms.

Hand Coordination: Doing it all together. Practicing tips. Doing different rhythms and working from opposites. Grouping and watching thumb movements on fast passages. ff (Fortissimo) vs p (Piano).

Accenting, Phrasing, Touch and Pedaling. 

HOW TO PLAY ETUDE OP 10 NO 5 CHOPIN PIANO TUTORIAL LESSON BLACK KEYS

Step by step FULL piano lesson on how to play Frederic Chopin Etude Op 10 No 5 in G flat Major. Black Keys (Complete Guide – Practice Piano Tutorial with exercises for speed and accuracy) – All Parts Free

In this video you will be able to understand how to practice to improve your speed and accuracy while being as musical as possible. I will explain in detail melodies and chords slowly, section by section and part by part separately. How to practice and perform Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No 5. Enjoy!
Scale and Chords Explained: C Major scale, chords and arpeggios. Inversions and fingering. Harmony based Etude . Points of tension, release and resting. 

Piano Technique Explained: 

Analyzing the movements of the hands:

1- Considerations about playing in the Black Key Area. (Flat Fingers vs Curve)

2- Up – Down Movements. (Chord Movement)

3- In – Out Movements. (Small fingers in movement and long fingers out movement)

4- Rotation. (Leap movement)

5- Speed Playing. 

Piano Exercises for Independence

1- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time F – One time p (Legato)

2- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time p – One time F (Legato)

3- Slow – Accents – Forte – piano (accenting 1st and 4th finger)

4- Slow – Accents – piano – Forte (accenting 2nd and 5th finger)

5- Slow – Accents – Forte – p – p – p – Forte (accenting 1st finger)

6- Slow – Repeated Notes –  3 times Forte

Piano Exercises for Speed

Practicing with different rhythms

1- Slow – Fast

2- Fast – Slow

3- Slow – Fast – Fast – Fast – Slow

4- S – F – F – F – F – F – F – F – S

Points of tension and release on different patterns. Relating melodies and chords. Maintaining the Rhythm. Accenting, Phrasing and Touch. Pausing before a sf (forzando) on Chopin’s music. Relaxing and quickly closing your hand. Practicing with different rhythms.

Hand Coordination: Doing it all together. Practicing tips. Doing different rhythms and working from opposites. Grouping and watching thumb movements on fast passages. ff (Fortissimo) vs p (Piano).

Accenting, Phrasing, Touch and Pedaling. 

HOW TO PLAY ETUDE OP 10 NO 12 REVOLUTIONARY CHOPIN PIANO TUTORIAL LESSON

Step by step FULL piano lesson on how to play Frederic Chopin Etude Op 10 No 12 in C minor. Revolutionary Etude (Complete Guide – Practice Piano Tutorial with exercises for speed and accuracy) – All Parts Free

In this video you will be able to understand how to practice to improve your speed and accuracy while being as musical as possible. I will explain in detail melodies and chords slowly, section by section and part by part separately. How to practice and perform Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No 12 Revolutionary. Enjoy!
Scale and Chords Explained: C minor scale, chords and arpeggios. The Harmonic, Melodic and Natural minor. Inversions and fingering. Points of tension, release and resting. 

Piano Technique Explained: 

Analyzing the movements of the hands:

1- Up – Down Movements. (Chord Movement)

2 – In – Out Movements. (Small fingers in movement and long fingers out movement)

3 – Rotation. (Leap movement)

4- Speed Playing. 

Piano Exercises for Independence

1- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time F – One time p (Legato)

2- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time p – One time F (Legato)

3- Slow – Accents – Forte – piano (accenting 1st and 4th finger)

4- Slow – Accents – piano – Forte (accenting 2nd and 5th finger)

5- Slow – Accents – Forte – p – p – p – Forte (accenting 1st finger)

6- Slow – Repeated Notes –  3 times Forte

Piano Exercises for Speed

Practicing with different rhythms

1- Slow – Fast

2- Fast – Slow

3- Slow – Fast – Fast – Fast – Slow

4- S – F – F – F – F – F – F – F – S

Points of tension and release on different patterns. Relating melodies and chords. Maintaining the Rhythm. Accenting, Phrasing and Touch. Pausing before a sf (forzando) on Chopin’s music. Relaxing and quickly closing your hand. Practicing with different rhythms.

Melody in Octaves. 4/4 Time 1-2-3-4

Left Hand scales and arpeggios explained.

Hand Coordination: Doing it all together. Practicing tips. Doing different rhythms and working from opposites. Grouping and watching thumb movements on fast passages. ff (Fortissimo) vs p (Piano).

Accenting, Phrasing, Touch and Pedaling. 

HOW TO PLAY ETUDE OP 10 NO 4 CHOPIN PIANO TUTORIAL LESSON

Step by step FULL piano lesson on how to play Frederic Chopin Etude Op 10 No 4 in C Sharp minor. (Complete Guide – Practice Piano Tutorial with exercises for speed and accuracy) – All Parts Free

In this video you will be able to understand how to practice to improve your speed and accuracy while being as musical as possible. I will explain in detail melodies and chords slowly, section by section and part by part separately. How to practice and perform Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No 4. Enjoy!
Scale and Chords Explained: C Sharp minor scale, chords and arpeggios. Inversions and fingering. Points of tension, release and resting.

Piano Technique Explained:

Analyzing the movements of the hands:

1- Up – Down Movements. (Chord Movement)

2 – In – Out Movements. (Small fingers in movement and long fingers out movement)

3 – Rotation. (Leap movement)

4- Speed Playing.

Piano Exercises for Independence

1- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time F – One time p (Legato)

2- Slow – Repeated Notes – One time p – One time F (Legato)

3- Slow – Accents – Forte – piano (accenting 1st and 4th finger)

4- Slow – Accents – piano – Forte (accenting 2nd and 5th finger)

5- Slow – Accents – Forte – p – p – p – Forte (accenting 1st finger)

6- Slow – Repeated Notes –  3 times Forte

Piano Exercises for Speed

Practicing with different rhythms

1- Slow – Fast

2- Fast – Slow

3- Slow – Fast – Fast – Fast – Slow

4- S – F – F – F – F – F – F – F – S

Points of tension and release on different patterns. Relating melodies and chords. Maintaining the Rhythm. Accenting, Phrasing and Touch. Pausing before a sf (forzando) on Chopin’s music. Relaxing and quickly closing your hand. Practicing with different rhythms.

Hand Coordination: Doing it all together. Practicing tips. Doing different rhythms and working from opposites. Grouping and watching thumb movements on fast passages. ff (Fortissimo) vs p (Piano).

Accenting, Phrasing, Touch and Pedaling.

How to Play 12 Bar Blues Piano Tutorial Lesson

Step by step piano tutorial lesson on how to play 12 Bar Blues by using The Blues Scale and a Walking Bass Line. This a Piano Tutorial Lesson. (Complete Guide)

In this video I will be teaching you how to start improvising by using The Blues Scale and a Walking Bass line. I will explain in detail how to play a 12 Bar Blues on the piano, using the swing rhythm, intervals, ornaments, combining steps and leaps. Enjoy!

Playing The Blues Scale by using the Swing Rhythm and in reference to the beat. Triplets explained. How to make things up: The importance of using intervals. The use of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8va. Improvising different rhythms. Combining intervals and rhythm to gain variety in your solo.

The use of ornaments in music. Pivoting notes. Touch, accenting and phrasing. Starting phrases with different notes and applying different rhythms. Repeated Notes. Playing on the and of the rhythm. Combining Steps and Leaps.

Adding the chromatic scale and a Walking Bassline. Coordination between right hand and left hand. Outlining chords to increase variety.

Improvising by using quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes and much more. Using scales, arpeggios and chords.