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The Peaceful Pop Piano 🎹 Etude - Finger Independence

Updated: Dec 29, 2021


Download all the notes from the lesson including the entire notation of an Etude which I play the very end. PDFs available on our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/58375136 Using just simple Piano Thirds along with a Pivot Fifth note on the Pinky, develop inspiring musical ideas, both melodic & harmonic. The Piano exercise uses an arpeggio pattern in the right hand with floating thirds and works well on your finger independence. The left hand follows the chord tones as part of the Bb minor scale.

00:00 Performance

00:48 Introduction

01:27 The Melancholic Minor Scale (Bb minor)

05:08 Building Thirds

05:43 Working with the PIVOT note (Pinky)

11:07 What Bass notes should the Left-Hand play?

13:42 Right Hand “pinky” variation

15:13 Putting it all together (Improv) 15:52 Conclusion

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