Here are Andrew Furmanczyk’s 40 free piano lessons, with descriptions of what each lesson teaches.
The layout of this page should help you find a particular subject or lesson you want to practice and work on.
Let’s get started learning to play the piano following these piano lessons.
Lesson #1 covers the basics of piano, names of keys, finger numbers, C major scale, finger tuck, and playing the (song) Twinkle little star.
Lesson #2 covers whole tones & semi tones, major scale TTSTTTS, sharps and flats, G major scale, definition of octave, and Intervals.
Lesson #3 will introduct Triads, Inversions, Tonic and Dominate, 4 note Chords, Solid and Broken Chords, D major, and a little extra about Sharps and Flats.
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Lesson #4 will teach you Note Values, Time Signatures, Basic Clapping and a few exercises.
Lesson #5 will discuss the Clefs, Staff, Reading sheet music, and an Introduction to ledger lines.
Lesson #6 will teach you sheet music Intervals, Sharps, Flats, Naturals, Dynamics, Musical Italian Terms, Staccato, Legato, and Ties.
Lesson #7 will discuss how the Piano Works, Shows his grand piano opened up and explains the different parts and what they do. The parts includes, the soundboard, pin block, cast iron frame, action, dampers, and much more.
Lesson #8 will teach you the Minor scales, The rules for the Natural minor, harmonic minor, melodic minor, and an explanation of where they come from.
Lesson #9 will teach you the Key signatures and how to draw a circle of fifths.
Lesson #10 will teach you the Chromatic scale, Blues scale, Hands together scales, Penta tonic scale, and Contrary motion.
Lesson #11 will teach you how to learn songs for any instrument. This should increase the speed at which you learn how to play songs or at least help you understand the steps.
Lesson #12 will teach you an awesome super helpful Chromatic chord learning exercise!
Lesson #13 will teach you how to transpose and to move a melody up or down. Stem direction, how to know which way the stems go.
Lesson #14 will teach you the time signatures, rests, clapping, strong and weak beats, duple & compound time. Mostly rhythmic topics.
Lesson #15 will teach you scale degrees and their functions. Dominate function chords, chord symbols, and introduction to harmony.
Lesson #16 will teach you how to use your ear to recognize intervals. Hear intervals in your head which should help you play by ear.
Lesson #17 will teach you how to relax your physical posture, the correct way to sit at the piano, and how to get the most of your motions into the piano. (Important lesson)
Lesson #18 will discuss the mental approach to playing the piano well. This lesson should help you relax your mind and give you much better results. (Super important lesson)
Lesson #19 will discus the rules for good music sight reading.
Lesson #20 Will teach you intermediate-advanced, rhythm, clapping and exercises. Adds, triplet, doted notes, and more.
Lesson #21 will teach you the Arpeggios, Octaves, and how to play them.
Lesson #22 will discuss the trills, mordents, turns, and ornamentation. Basically they are the quick little notes and squiggly lines you see in sheet music.
Lesson #23 will discuss how to express emotion in your playing.
Lesson #24 will present a lesson on he Metronome and how to use it to keep you playing steady.
Lesson #25 will present a general overview of music history. Will discuss how we got to where we are in music! This will help you play stylistically correct.
Lesson #26 will discuss Polyrhythms and will teach you how to play 3 vs 2 & 3 vs 4.
Lesson #27 will teach you Cadences, Perfect, Plagal, Imperfect, and Deceptive. It’s like musical punctuation! You will also get to hear how they sound.
Lesson #28 will teach you modulation, and applied dominate chords. You will also learn how to shift keys in your compositions.
Lesson #29 will teach you how to play Fur Elise (easy part) tutorial.
Lesson #30 will teach you harmony 101. Will introduce you to harmony, voice leading, and choral writing.
Lesson #31 will teach you Structural Annyalisis, learning Binary form, Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Rounded Binary, and Ternary Form. Great for learning how your pieces are built.
Lesson #32 will teach you to play leaps across the keyboard. With and without looking. This should help you play without stopping and looking at the keys as much.
Lesson #33 will teach you the Alberti Bass pattern. A LH broken pattern to playing chords which is popular in most music.
Lesson #34 will teach you Hanon, a finger centric exercise book, used to strengthen the fingers and make them much stronger and faster! This lesson should give you things to practice to help you improve your technique.
Lesson #35 will discuss more advanced scales, scales in 3rds, 6ths, formula patterns, polyrhythm scales, and repeated note scales.
Lesson #36 will teach you how to perform for an audience. You will learn mental techniques, physical techniques, and preparation.
Lesson #37 discuss how to teach your kids how to play piano. Techniques to teach your kids what you know about piano. Idea’s how to interest your kids in the piano, motivate them, and even games to play with them!
Lesson #38 will teach you rolled chords, where to use them, and how to play them, etc.
Lesson #39 discuss pedaling, reasons for pedaling, and what it is used for. A demonstration with vs without pedal and different techniques.
Lesson #40 will teach you how to learn to play the piano online. This lesson is for motivation and direction to self teach yourself piano.
I hope these free piano lessons helps with your piano learning!
I wish you the best on your journey of learning to play the piano!