This video teaches you how to play scales. What is a scale? The word "scale" comes from the Latin word meaning "ladder". In music, scales are used to build many melodies. Scales are used to express the very thought and patterns of a song. When you learn to play scales very fluently, it will be a lot easier for you to pick up and learn any song that you want to play on the piano or keyboard. understanding scales is the backbone to every musician. Fundamentals of Scales prepares and conditions your fingers for playing every style of piano/keyboard. Scales are the very beginning of learning the language of music. This video is essential for every age and level of musical skill from absolute beginner to advanced. Every finger and note is illustrated very clearly. video run time: 60 min
What You will learn:
the musical alphabet
the white keys and the black keys
half step and whole step intervals
the major scale formula
all 12 major scales
scale fingering techniques
Introduction to Chords - 1
What is a chord. A chord is a group of notes played simultaneously. In other words, a chord is several notes played together. This video introduces basic chords to the absolute beginner. There are 12 Major chords. You will learn the notes that form every major chord. The major chord is very important to learn because all other chords are built from the reference of the major chord.
The purpose of this video is to teach the fundamental principle of how all chords are formed. This video breaks down the theory behind every popular chord. The chords in this video is applicable to every genre of music. This video is intended for all ages and skill levels from the novice to the professional. This is a perfect video for music teachers to utilize in the classroom. The chords in this video are illustrated utilizing the number system. What you will learn:
How to build every chord on the planet
Other bells and whistles include: over-the-head camera footage, On screen display of chord formulas, Detailed explanation of every chord, professional sound and video quality, Chapter menu for easy navigation and review.
Gospel Patterns 1
Gospel Patterns 1 is a training video which teaches the fundamentals of gospel piano keyboard. Gospel music follows various chord patterns to create songs. Another term for chord 'patterns' is chord 'progressions'. A progression is a sequence of chord changes. This video is designed to teach the most common patterns used in various styles of gospel music. This video will help you to build a large vocabulary to be able to express yourself in the ministry of gospel piano & keyboard. Gospel Patterns is a theoretical system of how to play traditional and contemporary music by ear. you will learn how to play with your left and right hand. You will learn how to apply different patterns in different keys.
What You Will Learn:
the Nashville chord pattern
application of extended chords
song - Like the Dew in the Morning
6-2-5-1 chord progression
Gospel Patterns 2
Gospel Patterns 2 is a piano & keyboard training tool which teaches you the fundamentals of Gospel keyboard and piano. It is the next level of continuation after you have skillfully mastered the 'Gospel Patterns 1' course.
What You Will Learn
a new pattern called the 'Alternate Gospel Pattern'
How to combine the 'Nashville' chord pattern with the 'Alternate Gospel' chord pattern.
the 7-3-6 progression
application of the half diminished chord
song - This Little Light of Mine
Gospel Patterns 3
Gospel Patterns 3 is the next video of continuation after completion of Gospel Patterns 1 & 2. Here is what the master teacher Doug Collins teaches you.
Detailed explanation and introduction of the circle of 4ths pattern.
Circles of 4ths usage with major, minor, Major 7th, and minor 7th chord progressions.
Illustration of how dominant 7th chords are used.
Dominant to 4th progression.
Introduction to passing chords.
2 dominant to 5 chord progression.
Song: Come to Jesus ‘key of Eb’.
The add2 chord.
Gospel Bounce, shuffle, gospel rock, key of Eb (this is a common groove pattern found in many up-tempo devotional and praise songs).
Break down of Song: Let the Church Say Amen ‘key of Eb’.
Song: I’m So Glad (Jesus Lifted Me) ‘key of Bb’.
Application of the half diminished 7th (½ dim7) chord.
Song: Open the Flood Gates of Heaven (Let it Rain).