list should help you imrove your ear training, so that
you can easily figure out how to play songs yourself.
to the song at the piano
example, my computer speakers are right
next to my piano, so I use those. You can also use an
iPod, radio, laptop, etc.
the song live is much easier than trying to recall it
from your mind.
Figure out the first note of the vocals
with your right hand. Play the song
from the beginning of the vocals over and over.
and check to find the first note. Pick any
note from the keyboard, and play it while the first
note of the song is playing.
it's wrong, the note will clash, but if it's
right, they should sound good together.
can do this for the entire song, or you can try a faster
way listed below.
Approximate distance between keys
the singer's voice gets lower, the next note is lower
on the keyboard. Same concept if it gets higher.
the notes you sing sound similar, the keys are next
to each other.
if the singer really has to change his/her voice to
sing the next note, the keys are far apart.
thing as step 2. To make it easier to hear the left
hand, try looking up an instrumental version
of the song.
this is still too hard, try looking up guitar
tabs. The notes that they give is the pattern
for the left hand in piano.
the intro (if any) usig steps 1 - 3. After that, you're
good to go.