Lesson 8 - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
1. IntroductionIn this lesson you will play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". You are going to follow these three steps:
2. Step 1: Playing the Right Hand MelodyBelow is an animation of the right hand melody for "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". Go ahead and try to play this with your right hand.
3. Step 2: Playing the Left Hand ChordsBelow is an animation of the left hand chords for "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". Go ahead and try to play this with your left hand.
4. Step 3: Playing Both Hands TogetherBelow is an animation of the right hand melody and left hand chords of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" played together. Go ahead and try to play this with both hands.
5. ConclusionCongratulations, you have just played "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"! Try the other songs available in the songs section.
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Lesson 1 Patterns of the Piano Keys
Lesson 2 Names of White Keys
Lesson 3 Names of Black Keys
Lesson 4 Piano Grand Staff
Lesson 5 Note Durations
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Lesson 8 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Press "S" to play note "E", and so on.
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Hold down "Shift"-"S"-"F" on
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|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|
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