Welcome to the Music Theory Section for Advanced Students!
In this section, you will build on what we have learned in the beginner music theory section and the intermediate music theory section. You will be learning about the blues scale, which is one of the main scales used in blues music. Below is a list of lessons in this section, and what you will be learning in each.
|Lesson 51||Blues Scale|
|Lesson 52||Transposition (COMING SOON!)|
|Lesson 53||Modulation (COMING SOON!)|
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(Root) + 3HS (minor third) + 2HS + 1HS + 1HS + 3HS + 2HS
The Formula for Blues Scales:
1 - m3 - 4 - d5 - 5 - m7 - 8
Notes of C blues scale:
C - Eb - F - Gb - G - Bb - C
50 Free Piano Lessons
Music Theory - Beginners
Music Theory - Intermediate
Improvising Blues Piano
The basic principles of blues piano explained for the intermediate-level pianist in an easy-to-grasp fashion
Learn how to play 12 Bar Blues Chord Progressions
Learn how to play all the Major Scales | Online Major Scales Chart
50 Free Piano Lessons
Lesson 1 - Patterns of Piano Keys
Lesson 2 - Names of White Keys
Lesson 3 - Names of Black Keys
Lesson 4 - Piano Grand Staff
Lesson 8 - Learn to play "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
Lesson 9 - Major Chords
Lesson 18-Double Chord Pattern
Lesson 22-Whole Tone Scale
More..... List of Free Piano Lessons
Five Finger Exercise
Learn Songs - Learn 3 Easy Songs, free Virtual Piano provided
Chords - Learn how to construct Major Chords & more
Music Theory - Key Signatures, Major Scales, Intervals & more
Improvisation - Chord Inversions, and different Chord Patterns
Techniques - Piano Techniques for beginners
Use the Virtual Piano below to practice the piano finger exercise.
Use this piano in conjunction with all of our Free piano lessons.
Use the virtual piano keyboard below to practice what you've learned in the "Piano Basics" Section - Piano Layout. You can play this Virtual Piano Z-Board in two ways:
1. For playing melodies with the right hand
Use computer mouse to click directly on any key (note highlighted in RED) to play that note, or2. For playing chords with the left hand
Press on any corresponding button (key highlighted in BLUE) on your computer keyboard to play that particular note (this feature is used when playing chords - you have to first click on the virtual piano once to activate this feature)
e.g. Press "Shift" on the computer
keyboard to play "C" note,
Press "S" to play "E" note, and so on.
To play C Major Chord (C-E-G) -
Hold down "Shift"-"S"-"F" keys on
the computer keyboard at the same time. See sample below:
Access Major Chord chart
Play on Z-Board using the mouse to click directly Press these keys on the computer keyboard __________ __________ __________ C chord C - E - G Shift - S - F G chord G - B - D F - B - N F chord F - A - C D - G - Sp Dm chord D - F - A A - D - G
Access the "Piano Basics" section to learn the layout of piano keyboard. Learn how to read music - Music Notations. Next - Use this interactive Z-Board to practice playing easy popular songs.
Click to Install Flash Plugin if you cannot view our Virtual Piano Keyboard
50 Free Piano Lessons | Piano Layout | Learn Major Chords
Learn how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Free Piano Lesson
Learn how to play Major Scale - Watch the video below:
DownloadAngels We Have Heard On High | Deck The Halls | Jingle Bells | This Old Man | Oh Susanna | Yankee Doodle & More!
Free Sheet Music for Beginners
Free Interactive Music Tools
Learning with Songs
Learn Numbers Song for Children
Online Game to TEST your piano skills:
Lesson 25 - How to Play: Silent Night