30 Free Online Keyboard Lessons from Rimmers Music

Lesson 1:

In our first lesson, Graham explains how fingers are numbered and the importance of moving them individually. 

Lesson 2:

Now we learn how to identify the different notes on a keyboard.  




Lesson 3:

Graham now teaches us the right hand of "Merrily We Roll Along".  

Lesson 4:

We now look at playing chords with the left hand for the previous song.

Lesson 5:

Timing is everything in our next lesson. 

Lesson 6:

Now practising playing in time with both hands to "Merrily We Roll Along".  

Lesson 7: 

This lesson introduces the important aspect of theory.

Lesson 8:

This time we explore note values with Graham.

Lesson 9:

It's all about timing with dotted notes and ties. 

Lesson 10:

Next, Graham takes us through chords with the left hand.

Lesson 11:

For the next 10 examples, Graham will be drawing from the Complete Keyboard Player Volume 1 which is available from Rimmers Music with and without the companion CD.

Lesson 12:

In this Lesson we learn the song "Bad Moon Rising".

Lesson 13: 

Now we're approaching the halfway point, lets learn the importance of rests.

Lesson 14: 

This time we take a look at a keyboard standard "When The Saints Go Marching In".

Lesson 15:

This time we listen to the song at full speed.

Lesson 16: 

Not all music is in 4/4 time signature. This time we explore 3/4 time signature.

Lesson 17: 

This lesson focuses on "My Bonny Lays Over The Ocean".

Lesson 18:

This lesson looks in depth at the song from lesson 17.

Lesson 19:

We now move further up the keyboard and introduce the concept of octaves.



Lesson 20:

As a demonstration of right hand position movement, Graham plays through the song "Mr Tambourine Man"

Lesson 21:

Now we look at right hand position movement, as well as utilising other features of the keyboard.

Lesson 22:

Still in the context of Mr Tambourine Man, we continue exploring the fill function on a keyboard.

Lesson 23:

Carrying on with theory, Graham introduces repeat bars on the music stave.

Lesson 24:  

This lesson shows us a piece utilising semibreves, also known as wholenotes.

Lesson 25:

Carrying on from Lesson 25, we now look further at note lengths and the importance of counting a beat.

Lesson 26:

We now practice playing on the "+" beat.

Lesson 27:

In this lesson we dive further into theory.

Lesson 28: 

Graham plays through the piece "Any Dream Will Do".

Lesson 29:

Graham now explains "Any Dream Will Do" in more detail.  

Lesson 30:

In our final keyboard lesson, Graham demonstrates some advanced techniques whilst improvising around the Beatles classic "Let It Be". 


Should you wish to take things further, we sell hundreds of music books covering all levels of theory and a range of popular music styles HERE.

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