Music is made up of pitch - the actual sound of the note - and rhythm - how fast or slowly you move from one note to the next. Of course, playing the piano involves using two hands at the same time. Also, keep in mind that you need to use the most logical finger on each note and this can take a bit of experimentation and working out what works best for you. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is always popular, especially with young students, but adults who are just starting out can benefit from learning this too. Start by putting your right thumb on the note C. All the notes you need will be under your fingers with the exception of the highest note, which is just one note above your little finger. Watch this video for a clear demonstration of how to play Twinkle Twinkle and give it a go:. Happy Birthday is a very useful and easy piano song for beginners to learn to play.
Want to impress your audiences, even with your simple piano skills? Grab your keyboard and start practicing! Mixed with oriental melodies, this pop song creates a lasting nostalgic feeling. Learn this mandarin anthem with an easy-to-follow tutorial and complimentary sheet music. You Are My Everything by Gummy Placing at number 4 of our popular pop song series is another soundtrack from the one-hit wonder, Descendants of the Sun, performed by famed South Korean singer Gummy. Learn the simple chords and melody forming You Are My Everything at a slow and smooth pace! Watch our tutorial to learn the basics for One Call Away , broken down into a simple melody and accompaniment. Free sheet music download available for all music tutorials! Learn how to play Simple Gifts, and how to transition from one chord to the next, with our instructor in this video.
Looking for a good list of easy pop songs for the piano? Every song on this list has a simple structure that can be learned quickly. That way you can practice all of these songs whenever you want! Each piece will have a breakdown of the musical structure, some chord analysis, and practice tips. This popular song by Sia is one of the easiest pop songs to learn on the piano. The song is easy to play in E flat major. While reading sheet music is great for most pop music, Titanium is actually quite easy to learn if you understand the chord structure. Starting in E flat, it follows a simple chord structure of I V vi for the verses. During the transition section before there is a lot of basis on IV chords. When the chorus comes in the chords move to IV V iii vi.
When you hear a song for the first time, it can be magical. When I began learning how to play pop piano and especially guitar I was astonished to find out that once you mastered a few basics, most songs came easily. If you can master six chords in every key, you can play almost any pop song. A professionally trained pianist will sound better than a beginner, even if they are playing the same, easy song. The thing about this song like many songs is that it sounds harder than it is, because of the rhythmic patterns. This takes time and practice.