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There aren't any in the major scales. For instance, Ab Major has Bb, Eb, Ab and Db. Meanwhile, A Major has F#, C# and G#. So every note in C major that isn't flatted in Ab major is sharped in A major. There is also the extreme example of C# major, where every note is sharped.


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After learning the basics of playing the piano, you can do a shortcut since you are basically only interested in playing popular songs. On udemy.com there are several courses on harmony and improvisation. You learn a standard set of harmonies for the left hand which can be played for any melody. It is simple to learn. You might check out the "Learn ...


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Both, of course. How would a singer prevent himself from hearing his voice by all available methods? Nowadays they will also listen to recordings.


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Having recently taken up singing it was really interesting to me to see how singing trains your ears as well as your voice. You need a certain amount of aural skills in all music but for the performing aspect of singing it becomes more crucial than what is usually the case. You have to learn to hear what you are trying to sing so you can hear in your mind ...


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It is interesting that I had almost exactly the same question as you do, when I started to learn to play the piano as an adult, that is, instead of how to do it I wanted to know how does my brain do it when it comes to two-hands playing. My secret wish was, if I understood this, then I could train my brain, and through that become better at piano. Being an ...


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It's actually simple. So it's like that If it has a F# on the first note, and if the second F doesn't have the accidental called "Natural", then you will have to play the same F with the #. If it has the accidental in the second F like showed up there, you will have to play the normal note of the F, not F#. But if there is a tie from the first F# to the ...


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For me, it was easier when I counted the beats the note fell on when I played. Basically I worked out what notes the fingers would press together and then it all seemed to come together...? Sorry for the weird explanation I self taught myself to learn the piano, so I, not exactly classically trained or able to give professional advice. Hope you find this ...


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My teacher recommended Edly's Music Theory for Practical People. I've just started it. I find very readable and appropriate for a complete beginner. It has worksheets to complete in addition to explanations.


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The Roland V-Drums Drum Tutor looks like a good product if you're willing to shell out $60 for it. The "Purely Drums" product looks as good or better and offers a free trial. And finally, there is a cheaper-looking product called "Drum Groove Trainer" from Lumbeats. Also, if you want something free, check out the open source game "Phase Shift," which is a ...


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Why is the first string the top one? Because the first strum you do is from top to bottom. Because the lower tone has lower frequency. Because when you place guitar in it's up position the first string is from left to right. Because when you play the guitar you press on frets from left to right to get higher notes. Because you start the scales from the ...



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