A short piano improv inspired by Für Elise

I did this a few years ago based partly on the main theme of Für Elise (officially, Beethoven’s Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor) .  Apologies to Beethoven!

 

 

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Easy 3-finger Technique for Impressive Pentatonic Runs on Piano (that’s right, only 3 fingers!)

Hello improvisors and jammers: Here’s a powerful way to play impressive pentatonic piano/keyboard licks when soloing in rock, blues, or jazz settings, using only three fingers in your right hand.  This video uses the famous “minor pentatonic” scale (“pentatonic” refers to a five-note scale). With a little work you will be amazed how fast you can fly across the keyboard using this simple trick of the trade!

Für Elise and other Easy Sheet Music with Letter-note names

“Für Elise” Notes (Beethoven, “Bagatelle in A minor”)

 

OTHER SHEETS (with Letter-notes included):

Here’s a collection of easy-to-read, easy-to-play sheet music I created a few years ago.  This collection resides on my older website, which is has been purged of most stuff, but still has these sheets on it.  The notes are all labeled with their associated letter-names (such as E, Bb, F#), as an aid to reading, for those who don’t read well.

These are all free and can be downloaded as PDF files.  See link below.

Be advised, these are easy arrangements, some of which are also abridgedClaire de Lune, for example is simplified, and only covers the opening theme.

Here is a list of the pieces:

Claire de Lune (intro)

Star Spangled Banner

Ode to Joy 

Happy Birthday

Moonlight Sonata

Minuet in G (Bach’s)

Greensleeves

Here’s the link:

Easy Sheet Music with Letter-note names (downloadable)

Enjoy!