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An Easy Collection of Keyboard Songs for Beginners

April 18, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 473

Have you decided that you have spare time on your hands that just gets wasted away by boring tasks and you want an exciting challenge to fill your time?

Learning the keyboard is a great way to spend your time and is the type of hobby that you will never tire of.

You never stop learning as there is always something new to play, and once you get your first collection of songs it is such an achievement that it will inspire you to keep moving forward with new pieces of music.

If you are unsure of what songs to start with below is a useful selection of great songs for piano & keyboard beginners with something for everyone.

For children two perfect songs are:

1. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. This is played in the key of C Major, and is loved by all children.

You have the option with this of starting it playing the melody alternating between left and right hand sequence. You can then progress to play the melody with just your right hand and fill the bass out with a fuller accompaniment.

2. Old Macdonald Had a Farm. This song is a lively upbeat piece of music which is great for all the family to sing along to. This is in the key of G Major, has a repetitive simple rhythm through the music and uses a great fingering sequence which is perfect for a young beginner.

For Teenagers two perfect songs are:

1. 12 Bar Rock and Roll Blues in C. This sequence is perfect for lively teenager as it is fast, upbeat and uses a selection of popular chords that can be adapted into many rock and roll songs.

2. Drunken Sailor. This classic folk song is loved by many people both young and old. It consists of one major chord and one minor chord that are played in your right hand with a simple two note bass accompaniment in your left hand.

For adults two perfect songs are:

1. Annie's Song by John Denver. This song is written in F Major for beginners and is a perfect slow song to get you using your keyboard and also familiar with a selection of notes.It has a beautiful melody and is a great base for the budding musician.

2. Let's Twist Again by Chuck Berry. This song can be played in any key but for a beginner it sounds great in C Major, uses only four chords and is an excellent way to liven up your day.

It's a song to perform at a party and having this in your repertoire gives you the perfect opportunity to perform.

Learn how to play some really easy beginners piano & keyboard songs including Annie's Song: Annie's Song Beginners Piano Lesson.

Discover some great beginner tips for piano and keyboard: Easy Piano Songs

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