Today I am going to coach you on how to learn Linus and Lucy about the piano. This song is best known as the Charlie Brown theme song. The song has three main parts. It can be somewhat tricky to begin with, but I’m going to break it into sections. If you practice each section in anticipation of having it down, it is possible to put it all together after some practice.
For the beginning of the Charlie Brown theme song, let’s target what the left hand does. Start for the A flat with the pinky finger. Hit the E flat along with your second finger, then fall and hit the following A flat together with your thumb. In the specific song you’re going to play that pattern twice before switching up a little. For now act over and over before you get the rhythm right. Linus and Lucy isn’t played straight, it possesses a great swing feel going without running shoes. Listen to me play about the video and you may pick up the rhythm quickly. Once you’ve got the rhythm down we can easily move and and discover the rest in the phrase. After you play part one twice, the pattern shifts just just a little. This time have fun playing the first A flat as well as the E flat because you have been, but finish about the F using your thumb instead from the A flat. Play that pattern two times as well.
In the particular song, you’ll play that whole section twice. So it’s the pattern ending on A flat twice, the pattern ending on F twice, to the pattern ending on A flat twice, and rear to the pattern ending on F twice. From there the song shifts again. It’s the very same pattern, only a minor third up. Now you will play B flat to E flat, with the thumb coming down about the A flat. Play that twice, and go time for the beginning. If you are in any respect confused, the playback quality should clear things up.
Now let’s consider the right hand. For this portion of Linus and Lucy, the appropriate hand is playing two notes simultaneously. The first pair of two notes is C and A flat. The next two are E flat and B flat. The last two are A flat along with the C above it. Each of these two note patterns gets played once, just as if you were playing an individual note melody. For simplicity I am going to provide you with the melody using only the fist note. Remember when actually playing to utilize the realize that goes in addition to it as well. The first part goes this way: C E A A E C E C. The second part with the melody is the identical, just cut short: C E A A . After that the first is repeated ahead of the song changes up slightly. Listen to me play with the timing.
I need to touch briefly around the fingering for the best hand part. If you have sufficient hands, the perfect fingering is to participate in the first C with the thumb, the E flat using your second finger, the A flat using your third finger, B flat together with your fourth finger, and C octave together with your pinky. If your hands usually are not big enough to experience that way you need to move your hand over while playing. For this way, participate in the C with the thumb, the E flat along with your second finger, the A flat with the fourth finger plus the B flat together with your pinky. For the shift up on the C octave, have fun playing the A flat using your third finger as well as the C using your pinky.
Now let’s talk about exactly what the right hand does if your left hand moves to your B flat. When this happens the appropriate hand is going to learn B and A flat together then E flat and B flat together, then E flat and B flat again. When the left hand goes returning to A flat, the proper hand plays C and A flat together followed again by E flat and B flat played together twice.
Well, that’s the plan for now. In your next lesson I’ll show you the best way to put the two hands together to experiment with what you have learned up to now and show you the rest in the Charlie Brown theme song.