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Major Scale Practical Explained – Piano and Music Theory Lessons 13 Video Playlist with Sharon Bill

Here’s a great beginners piano lesson YouTube playlist from Sharon Bill filmed in 4K covering the basics of all the major scales. Sharon shows the basic construction of the major scale and then does each particular scale C major, D Major G major all the way through into the flat major scales too.

Sharon shows hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. She also gives tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Scales Explained Piano and Music Theory Lessons YouTube 8 Video Playlist with Sharon Bill

Here is Sharon Bill’s 8 video playlist explaining Scales on the Piano. The series covers ‘Semitones and Tones easily explained and demonstrated’, ‘The Construction of the Major Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Natural Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Harmonic Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Melodic Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘Modes A Beginners Music Theory Guide to the Modal Scale Systems’, ‘Scales – Why Bother? All you need to know about playing scales’ and finally ‘Circle of Fifths: Everything a Musician Needs to Know’.

All in all the above 8 videos in the playlist offer a wealth of music theory and practical playing knowledge. Enjoy and share.

Sharon has filmed the videos in 4K too and there is are also ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1, 2 and 3 on YouTube with accompanying free PDFs in A4 and US Letter to download from Sharon’s website www.SharonBill.com

Construction of the Major Scale: Music Theory Lesson for beginners

A simple overview video explaining the construction of the major scale for music. This basic music theory lesson for beginners and there are lots of videos coming from Sharon Bill covering many aspects of music theory for all instruments and music students and not just the piano.

Enjoy and share with your music student friends and subscribe to Sharon’s channel for future music lesson fun.

Tones and Semitones beginners music lesson youtube video

Here is a great short video explaining Tones and Semitones (whole step and half step). It is a simple music theory lesson for beginners and there are lots of videos coming from Sharon Bill covering many aspects of music theory for all instruments and not just the piano.

Have fun with this, share with your music student friends and subscribe to Sharon’s channel.