Watch demo video below showing you how to play this popular ragtime music, “The Entertainer“ by Scott Joplin. Joplin composed this song in 1902.
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How to play these songs (come with Free sheet music):
Maple Leaf Rag
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“I’m A Little Teapot“, also known as “The Teapot Song”, is a popular nursery rhyme. This song was first published in 1939 by George Sanders and Clarence Kelley who wrote the song.
Learn how to play this song – click to download free sheet music
This song is played in 4/4 time, which means that there are 4 beats in a measure, and each beat gets a quarter note (review note duration). There are 3 chords in this song – C, F, and G:
C chord: C – E – G
F chord: F – A – C
G chord: G – B – D
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Key signatures can provide a clue as to what key a particular piece of music is written in. In music, the key identifies the tonal center or home base of a song. This tonal center is a note that the whole song revolves around.
Every note in the song wants to gravitate towards the home base note. For example, if a song is in the key of C, then every note in the song gravitates towards C. If a song is in the key of F, then every note would gravitate towards F.
12 Possible Keys in Music
Since there are 12 notes on the piano keyboard, therefore there are 12 possible keys that any particular song can be played in.
A song can be played so that any one of the following notes will be its tonal center or home base:
||A♯ or B♭
||C♯ or D♭
||D♯ or E♭
||F♯ or G♭
||G♯ or A♭
How to Tell What Key a Particular Song is in
There are several ways to tell what key a particular song is written in. Let’s take a look at three things that can help you determine the key of a song:
What Melody Note a Song Ends On
What Chord a Song Ends On
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