Until now you have played only in the C POSITION.
Now you will move to the G POSITION:
Play and say the notes names. Be sure to do this SEVERAL TIMES!
Below we have given three measures for showing notes..
* Play above notes in ascending and
descending order for both hands
The Sharp Sign
The SHARP SIGN # before a note means play the next key to the
RIGHT, whether black or white! Or key just after white key to
When a SHARP (#) appears after a note, it applies to that note for the
rest of the measure!
The G Major & D7 Keyboard Chords for
Practice changing from the G chord to the D7 chord and back again:
1. 1 plays D in both chords to the D7 chord and back
2. 2 plays C in the D7 chord.
3. Only 5 moves out of G POSITION (down to F#) for D7.
Play the following several times:
The G Major & D7 Chords for Right Hand
Practice changing from G chord to the
D7 chord and back again:
1. Finger 5 play D in both chords.
2. Finger 4 play C in the D7 chord.
3. Only finger 1 moves out of G POSITION ( DOWN TO F#) FOR D7.
Play the following for several times
Bb or B Flat Sign
The FLAT SIGN after a note means play the next key to the LEFT, whether
black or white! When a FLAT (b) sign appears after a note, it
applies to that note for the rest of the measure.
Introducing E for Left Hand
Move finger 1 to E or your left thumb to E
TO FIND NOTE E:
Place the LH in G POSITION. Reach finger 1 one white key to the
Introducing note E for Right Hand
TO FIND E:
Place RH in G POSITION. Leave finger 1 on G. Shift all other
fingers one white key to the right. Do not touch note A.
Play following notes slowly. Say the
notes as you play.
Here we have mentioned Notes C and E
only to mention where to move.