to play chords
You are getting closer to comprehend the beginner piano lessons before continuing with the adult piano lessons . The next step will be about starting to play chords. What is chord about? Chord is the sound produced when you play two or more notes at the same time. Playing chords can be done using one or two hands all at once. It depends on your style, the way you feel more comfortable to play with. Have you ever thought the function of playing chords? Playing chords is aimed to add the harmony in order to create a 43sounding ‘backing' to every melody that you produce.
Now, you should practice the way chord works. First, position your right hand on the keyboard as you did in the previous basic piano lessons . Secondly, your thumb (1) presses down the Middle C whereas the middle finger (3) presses down the ‘E'. Please remember that you should press them together, at the same time frame. Those notes should be heard loudly. You have to exercise this as often as possible, in the middle your beginner piano lessons . Please remember that the notes that you play together are revealed one note above the other notes. Thus, you could play the chord exactly like this.
Now, Please also try the other fingers to produce the other various chords:
First, press ‘C’ using your thumb (1) and press ‘E’ using your middle finger (3), you did it already.
After that, press ‘E’ using the middle finger (3) and press ‘G’ using your little finger (5)
Next, press ‘D’ using your index finger (2) and press ‘F’ using your ring finger (4)
Back to the beginning, press ‘C’ using your thumb (1) and press ‘E’ using your middle finger.
Four times is better to play those chords while you count a beat gradually. Feel the rhythm while you ensure that those notes are heard similarly loud. After that, you can rest your hands to be relaxed, to then continue your beginners piano lessons.
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