'Greensleeves' Creative Piano Lesson Course
By Bob Chappell, Teacher
This course is for you
The 'Greensleeves' series of creative piano lesson aims to get an arrangement of this beautiful, well-known piece into your repertoire efficiently and easily.
A few things make 'Greensleeves' a great candidate for a creative piano lesson course.
- It's a beautiful, well-known melody,
- There are actually only seven different bars of music in the whole piece, and
- Practically all the notes can be found using a simple hand position anyone can grasp.
You don't even have to be able to read music to learn to play an arrangement of this tune you can be proud of.
Each lesson builds on the previous one, and you come away with a complete lesson performance, every time!
Along the way, you learn a balanced collection of practical music theory, and lots of arranging tips you can apply to any melody.
'Messing about at the piano' with a tune you know 'inside out' is one of the great joys of the musical life. Watch the introductory video, and see how the Greensleeves creative piano lessons course is the place to start!
Course overview - 10
Greensleeves Lesson One: The Melody
Greensleeves Lesson Two: Adding the Chords
Interlude: Greensleeves and the Basic Music-making Position
Greensleeves Lesson Three: Broken Chords (1)
Greensleeves Lesson Four: Broken Chords (2)
Greensleeves Lesson Five: Syncopation
Greensleeves Lesson Six: New Chords
Greensleeves Lesson Seven: Harmonising a Bass Line
Greensleeves Lesson Eight: The Concert Variations
Greensleeves - Collected scrolling MS videos