Medford, Ore. (PRWEB) December 10, 2012
A series of free online piano lesson videos on playing Christmas Carols on the piano are available now from PlayPiano.com of Medford, Oregon. A free service of PlayPiano.com, these video lessons are useful not only to current piano players, but also to people who want to learn piano, as they explain the basis of harmony and chord progressions used in carols and give many insights into how music works and how songs are put together in logical forms.
Some of the carols covered include:
“Silent Night” – a lush arrangement of this all-time favorite using lots of chord substitutions and complex chords.
“Joy To The World” - a fun and up-tempo version using a playful rhythm pattern and change of keys to make it fresh and exciting.
“O Christmas Tree” – arranged in the style used in the Peanuts Christmas special seen on TV every Christmas.
“Jingle Bells” – a jazzy version using unusual chord changes and a crisp, full sound.
Also covered are “Angels We Have Heard On High”, “Away in a Manger”, “What Child Is This?”, “O Little Town Of Bethlehem”, “Angels From The Realms Of Glory” and “Hark The Herald Angels Sing”.
To access these free videos please go to http://www.playpiano.com
The free video lessons are taught by Duane Shinn who is the author of more than 200 music books and music educational materials such as DVD's, CD's, musical games for kids, chord charts, musical software, and piano lesson instructional courses for adults available at http://www.playpianocatalog.com . His book-CD-DVD course titled "How To Play Chord Piano" has sold over 100,000 copies around the world. He holds an advanced degree from Southern Oregon University and was the founder of Keyboard Workshop in Southern Oregon. He is the author of the popular free 39-week e-mail newsletter titled "Amazing Secrets Of Exciting Piano Chords & Sizzling Chord Progressions" with over 35,000 current subscribers who either already play piano or are learning to play. Those interested may obtain a free subscription by going to http://www.playpiano.com/.