- To familiarise ourselves with the layout of the keyboard and be able to play and
identify a number of notes on the keyboard.
- Introduce the musical stave and begin to be able to recognise
different notes and their positions on the stave.
- Introduce the concept of rhythm using
whole notes, half notes and
- Introduce and be able to play simple
chords of A and G known as triads.
- Introduce common time.
Keyboard orientation - The TV Show
The TV show of this lesson provides an entertaining approach to lesson one as well
as a step by step guide as to how you can work through your lessons and exercises.
The lessons are presented by your course tutor and hosted by our wonderful host
Remember, you can choose how you study - you can watch and enjoy
the whole TV show now, or return and watch chunks whenever you want. There are 11
TV shows for each instrument supporting the lessons up to grade three. You can view
them directly through the lesson index page as well as in lesson.
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