***INSTRUCTIONS TO ACCESS COURSE CONTENT*** . . Once you have purchased this FastPlay course, to access the course content and the free song sheets included with the course:- . . STEP 1:- log in (go to www.decplaypiano.com - select 'log in' - second option from right in top menu bar and complete the log in information). Once you are successfully logged in, 'Log In' option on the top menu will be replaced by 'My Account'. . . STEP 2:- then return to this page (select FastPlay - under the 'Learn Piano' option on the top menu) and click on the Lesson headings (in blue) to access the lesson content.
Click on the heading or the icon on the left to view the introduction to the course, including an overview of the course content.
Explanation on what the 5 core FastPlay skills cover - in less than 1 minute.
This lesson shows you how to find your way around the keyboard, showing how to identify the notes and showing how the all keyboards are made up of a repeating patterns of 7 white notes and 5 black notes.
This lesson shows you Skill 2 - how to play the 'tune' or 'melody' of a song with your right hand.
This lesson shows you how to play 'chords' which are several notes played at the same time, with your left hand.
This lesson shows you how to read the melody and chords, enabling you to play a song using both hands and allows you to download 2 different song sheets.
This lesson explains how to put together the skills you have learnt, in order to play your first song.
Download 2 free song sheets and find out how to access the song library for famous artists.
View the Top Tips video, which answers many commonly asked questions and gives valuable tips to maximise your progress.
This video is to show you an example of what you will learn later in the course - there is no need for you to play anything - just watch! See Angela take her first lesson and learn to play Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. This will give you a good understanding of what the course is like and the standard to which you can learn to play within your first hour.
Watch Mel who learns to play Silent Night within 1 hour and then talks about her experience of DecPlay; Liz as she talks about how she learnt to play Imagine by John Lennon, in less than 1 hour and Bryson who talks about how he learnt to play the introduction for Lose Yourself by Eminem, within 1 hour.
Watch Bryson's first lesson in which he learns to play the introduction for Lose Yourself by Eminem.
This lecture outlines what you should have learnt during this course and outlines the options for further development.