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4 Steps to Learning How to Play Any Song on the Piano

1. Determining the melody - Melodies determine what chords will be played. If you can use your ear to figure out what notes are being played in the melody, you are 1/4 on your way to learning a song! More resources on learning how to determine melodies

2.Harmonizing the melody - Once you have figured out the melody (using some of my techniques on the resource page), it is time to harmonize it. This is simply choosing various chords to accompany the melody. There are several techniques and tricks to doing this. More resources on learning how to harmonize melodies

3. Altering Chords - This is the best part! Now that you have strategically figured out the melody to a song and have harmonized it, altering your chords to produce certain sounds is the next step. If you were playing gospel music, you would alter your chords differently than if you were playing classical or country music. More resources on altering chords

4. Listening - After you have determined the melody, harmonized the melody, and altered some of your chords, there are various techniques you can use to make sure that your song sounds right. More resources on listening techniques

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Psalm 140: 1-6

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! ...

Just love playing this hand clapping praise song in church. It always gets people on their feet!

The version below by Salvador is one of my favorites.Got to see him do this when I lived in Albuquerque NM. The most popular version is by Fred Hammond also below.


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The tutorial video below breaks this popular praise song into two parts.

The chords for the verse are Am7 and E7 with a signature bass line.

The chords for the bridge or release are / Dm7 - G7 / Cmaj7 - Fmaj7 /

Bm7b5  - E7 /  Am7 /:  /played two times.

I am including a link to a great exercise that will help you with not only this song but many others that have similar chord progressions. Pay special attention to the second video called the ll - V  I progression.

Common Chord Progressions

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