Lesson 1 The Grand Staff | Free Beginner Piano

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So, let’s get started. In ordering to play music we are going to be reading music on staff members and we’re gonna be reading notes and a note can be represented with only a circle that’s the most basic sort of note and we’ll call that a whole tone so in order to speak those mentions we need to understand a little bit about the forte-piano itself Piano notes are voices of course but they can be represented visually with these notes and sometimes the audio travels higher and sometimes the seem proceeds lower if you think about a fowl in a tree you can remember that notes that move up to the privilege are called high-pitched tones and if you think of something low-grade on the floor like perhaps elephants or a shark underwater these are the low-toned tones on the piano so anytime I refer to high-pitched mentions I’m talking about notes that are to the right and if I’m talking about low-grade tone I’m talking about notes that are to the left.

So if I visually represent these notes as high and low that helps us understand a little bit about the space all staff members works so let’s have a look at the notion of the staff members because this is where we’re going to be reading the music. Here you can see a faculty it’s actually two separate “staves” that’s the plural for staff. There is one staff at the top and staff members is these five lines and this set of five lines is for the right hand and this set of five pipelines, the lower situate, is for the left hand so each hand is going to be reading its own personnel. At the beginning of the staff there are some typifies. This represent is called the treble clef. If you are going to tune the clang on your stereo and you wanted to adjust the high-pitched clangs you would adjust the treble on your stereo so this treble clef is exactly what we represent the highest clangs on the on the staff for piano we typically play these clangs with the right hand because it is convenient and we are able to play-act these audios with the left hand because it’s very possible.

But, in general, and for getting started we’re going to think about use this treble clef on the top personnel for the right hand. If you are going to tune your stereo to adjust the low-toned tones you would adjust the bass on your on your fucking stereo and so bass entails low musics and low isn’t this direction so in order to represent these notes on a staff with simply five pipelines we are to be able throw them all on this treble personnel we needed another staff so we have this bass staff with a bass class at the beginning. so if I move down into this assortment here I typically use my left to right and so the lower faculty is presenting left-hand tones, especially at the beginning but the helping hand can play in this area so don’t get it in your head that bass faculty is always for left to right. The LOW personnel is the left-hand staff and the HIGH staff is the right hand staff. Awesome! So that will contribute under help you understand what these five paths are for but we still don’t have any mentions on all staff members, so let’s try some notes and like I said before a note truly can merely be a clique so I can draw one tone right here.

If you look at that note you’ll see that it has a line “re going through” the middle of the tone. We call this a “line note.” If I move it up simply a little bit it’s got a line on either side of it, so in the middle of this note there is no path. This is called a “space note” and as I move this note up all staff members it going on in here this series of cable tones and space mentions. So, I can place a tone on a line or I can space place a mention between two pipelines. We would call this one a line note because it has a line “re going through” the middle-of-the-road of it just like a bead on a string going right through the middle of the bead. Here we will call this one a room note, and again, it’s because there is only space inside this note there’s no cable “re going through” that tone. When we write music on all staff members “theres” five different places we could put cable tones on the staff: one on each line.

And there are four different places where we could write room notes within the staff: one in each room. When we move along the forte-piano we are beginning on a line or a room mention; in this case I started on a line tone. the note that’s beside it is the very closest tone( I’m going up in this case .) so these are both the same, they’re both on the same line , now if I go up the smaller sum I can. I go up to this first space. If I go up again I’m going to move from this same note up to the very next mention which will throw me on another pipeline. On pipeline two. I can move up another note and will this one be a line tone or a room mention? What do you think? I’m going to move up simply a tiny bit here and I’m going to be in space two. Again, I can take another step from space to up one lily-white key and end up on the next tone it’s a line tone and I think you can see that I’m building a motif here: every time I go up a mention I’m alternating between pipelines and spaces.

So this is the way the tones move on the staff. And what we’re going to be memorize to do is actually recognize each one of these pitches for its own note that it will be representing. So, rather than being in general moving up the tones, we are actually going to know specifically which notes each of these cable or space notes represents. So let’s have a look at your lesson materials. You can see here there’s a review of everything that I’ve just told you that music is written on the grand staff.

The top staff is for the right hand and that the bass faculty is for the left hand. Now, merely to clarify: when we’re playing piano music keys the treble staff and the bass staff aren’t only levitating beside each other. They’re actually connected. So I’m going to draw a line down here. That’s bar line. And then to show that this is played by the same musician there’s a brace in front of this barroom pipeline. So anytime you see this brace and bar path with two personnels we know it’s a Grand Staff and that is something that piano music is written on. We also said that the treble cleff is where the high notes are written and the bass clef is where the low-spirited mentions are written.The right hand usually plays treble clef notes the left hand usually plays bass clef notes.

Here you can see I have shown two examples of a line note and two examples of a space mention. So , now it’s time for you to practice drawing these. Get out your pencil and describe some notes making sure that each one of these has the line moving right through the middle-of-the-road of the mention. Build assured that your not squishing it like this or squishing it like this..this makes it difficult to read. Preserve your mentions centered on the line. And you are able to practice outlining some space tones and again keep your notes centered between these two cables These one are looking good. here’s a bad example where I’ve gone over this pipeline and here’s another bad example where I’ve gone over this line and here’s a bad example where I didn’t touch the lines at all. So to continue efforts to build your mentions touching the lines on both sides. Then we are capable of glean the 5 tones going up on each cable of the staff members simply to help us recognize that tones will be moving in different directions up or down. And here we have the four space tones so plow ahead and print out( if you haven’t already) this worksheet.

Read through the information make sure you understand that all we watch any portions of the video that you might need re-explaining and do the written work. In lesson two you are going to be hearing two of the mentions: middle C in difficulty G. And we’re going to be playing a song use those two mentions called “Google Maps.” so click up here in the corner to take yourself to the website and also there’s a link to this lesson number two alright see you in the next lesson !.

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