How To Use Note Names On The Piano

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When you are reading music on the piano, you will start to see many of the same notes appearing over and over again.

This is because there are only 12 different notes available to us on the piano, and once we have learned them, they keep re-appearing in different octaves.

Knowing how these 12 notes work is a key part of learning your way around the piano keyboard.

In this lesson we will be learning: How The 12 Notes Work, How To Use Note Names On The Piano and Why There Are No Black Keys In This Lesson.

You have to learn the names of each note on the piano keyboard. There’s no avoiding it. It’s like learning your ABCs in school. Once you know them, you can read music and learn to play the piano. It’s really that simple. So it’s time to stop putting it off and just do it! Below I’ll give you some helpful tips to make it as easy as possible.

Learn The White Note Names First

The white keys on the piano are known as “natural notes” and the black keys are known as “accidentals”. On a real piano there is no actual difference between white and black keys, but when we talk about them we label them this way for convenience.

The order of natural notes goes like this: A-B-C-D-E-F-G. This pattern repeats over and over again, from one end of the keyboard all the way across to the other end – just like how our alphabet repeats over and over again (A-B-C-D, etc). For example, if we start at C and move all the way up to F

The note names on the piano are the same as the first seven letters of the alphabet. On a standard keyboard there are 52 white keys and 36 black keys. The white keys represent the notes starting with A and ending with G, while the black keys represent sharps and flats. Here is a diagram showing how to find each note:

As you can see from the picture above, we have numbered each key on the piano keyboard from 1 to 88. These numbers will help you find them quickly.

The next step is to learn how to play major scales on your piano or keyboard.

1. On the piano, you learn to play notes by the letter names of the notes. 2. The white keys on the piano are named using the first seven letters of the alphabet: A, B, C, D, E, F and G. 3. The black keys follow the same pattern but with sharps (

In order to understand this lesson, you’ll need to know how to read piano notes. This lesson will show you how the notes on the piano correspond with music theory.

CAD-D9 is a chord inversion that can be used to play lots of different chords on the piano.

The C Chord

The C chord is made up of three notes: C, E, and G. These notes are called root, third, and fifth because they are the first note (or root), third note, and fifth note of the major scale for the key of C Major.

For example, if we take two octaves of a C Major scale:


we can see how the first note (C) is called the root; the third note (E) is called the third; and the fifth note (G) is called the fifth:


In this lesson, we’re going to take these three notes and use them to make an inversion chord that is versatile enough to play many different chords. Then we’ll show you a few examples of how this technique works in practice.

The Cadd9 chord is used in many songs as a substitute for a normal major triad. The chord has a brighter sound than the major chord because it includes the 9th interval (or 2nd in relation to the root note).

A Cadd9 chord is notated with C followed by a small 9. Some other examples of this notation are Gadd9, Dadd9 and Fadd9.

The above diagram shows how to play a Cadd9 chord on piano. As you can see, the notes of this chord are C, E, G and D.

These are the same notes that form a normal C major triad but with the addition of D (the 9th).

The cadd9 chord was one of the first pop guitar chords I learned. It is used in SO many songs, and it is a great chord to learn early on in your guitar journey.

The cadd9 chord is a simple variation of the C major chord. With the cadd9, you simply add the D note at the 2nd fret of the 5th string to create a two-note interval that creates a very strong, bright sound.

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