Five-Finger Exercise

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Learn how to perform Five Finger Exercise – see the instructions below.

Right Hand:

      1. Place the five fingers of your right hand on C, D, E, F, and G on the keyboard, using your thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger, and the pinky, respectively.
      2. Now, play C, D, E, F, and G using your right hand.
      3. Once you right-hand pinky hits the last note (G), then play those notes backwards,
      i.e. use you ring finger to play F, and middle finger to play E, index finger to play D, and so on

Left Hand:

      1. Place the five fingers of your left hand on the C, D, E, F, and G on the keyboard, using your pinky, ring finger, middle finger, index finger, and thumb, respectively.
      2. Now, play C, D, E, F, and G using your left hand.
      3. Once you left-hand thumb hits the last note (G), then play those notes backwards,
      i.e. use you index finger to play F, and middle finger to play E, ring finger to play D, and so on

Finally, play the Right Hand: and the Left Hand: together using the above methods.

You can also do this five fingers exercise for D, E, F, G, A; or E, F, G, A, B: and so on.

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Related Lessons:

Learn how to play C Major Scale – watch this video:
major-scales-c300x225_zebrakeys111

Now try the following exercise – Pentatonic Scale (5-Note Scales)

Pentatonic Scale

Now try the following exercise – Whole Tone Scales (6-Note Scales)
Whole Tone Scales

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