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Learn about melodies

 
Learn about melodies in this course with piano teacher Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). The lessons in this course focus on how to harmonize a melody, passing and neighboring tones, and how to compose a melody. Alfie also shows you additional piano parts for "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift and "Baby" by Justin Bieber. Music School Online offers individual, on demand piano lessons and piano courses for you to learn how to play piano at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:11:09
Learn music theory and how to harmonize a melody in a major key. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) takes a melody, single notes played over time, and creates a chord accompaniment for it. He discusses which chords to use and why. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) teaching pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:24
Learn music theory and about passing tones and neighboring tones. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) continues to discuss writing melodies and creating harmonies by introducing passing tones and neighboring tones. Alfie defines these tones and provides examples of both and demonstrates these on the piano keyboard. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) teaching pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:36
Learn music theory and how to compose a melody part 1. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how to compose a melody against a backdrop of chords in a major key. Alfie explains how to identify the time signature, the chords, and the type of chords before adding appropriate passing and neighboring tones to create a random melody. Then, he demonstrates the melody on the piano. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) teaching pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:13:30
Learn music theory and how to compose a melody part 2. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) combines harmonizing and composing a melody in a minor key into one lesson. First, Alfie takes a melody and creates a chord accompaniment for it beginning with a discussion about which chords to use and why. Then, Alfie explains how to identify the time signature, the chords, and the type of chords before adding appropriate passing and neighboring tones to create a random melody. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:12:12
Learn how to play "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift on the piano. This straight up pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts.This online piano lesson is Part 2 which focuses on the secondary piano parts. Be sure to check out Blank Space Beginner Level.Blank Space is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:41
Learn how to play "Baby" by Justin Bieber on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and he discusses ways to practice hand independence.This lesson is designed for the beginner level piano player. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano / synth, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.
 
 
 
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