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How To : Write a love song on the piano

In this tutorial, we learn how to write a love song on the piano with Nate Bosch. Keys to writing a love song include making tenderness with a light sound and following through. The e-flat key makes a beautiful sound that is perfect for a long song. You can use the lighter twi ...more

How To : Play "I'll Be Home for Christmas" on the ukulele

Want to play the "I'll Be Home for Christmas" Christmas song on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to ...more

How To : Hold a cello bow correctly

Watch to learn the correct way to hold a cello bow. This is good for beginners because it requires no prior knowledge of cello or string instruments.

How To : Play chords on the guitar in a Delta blues style

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the v ...more

How To : Use Delta-blues style picking in open G

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Chasing Cars" by Snow Patrol on piano

In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play the Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "C ...more

How To : Play "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" on the ukulele

Want to play "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chop ...more

How To : Play snare drums for beginners

In this series of video music lessons, expert drummer Alex Kasmirov demonstrates several tips for playing the snare drum. You’ll learn tips on choosing drum sticks, cross stick techniques, how to hit rim shots and how to build dynamics in drumming. You'll also learn tips on ho ...more

How To : Play Fur Elise on the piano, step by step

Fur Elise by Beethoven is one of piano's most recognizable tunes. In this two part series, listen and learn how to play this beloved classical piece on your own. With a little practice, you should be impressing your listeners in no time. Part 1 of 3 - How to Play Fur Elise on ...more

How To : Connect your laptop to your DJ mixer

This video shows you how to connect your laptop to your mixer. First you will need two different sound sources from your laptop to your mixer. This is so that you can use all of your mixer functions on two different channels. The way to do this is to run a 1/8" RCA cable chann ...more

How To : Master your song in Studio One

Come see how to master your own music tracks with software by Studio One! Just follow the step by step instructional video. Mastering is done from the project page, which is not available in Studio One Artist. If you want mastering features, please upgrade to Studio One Profes ...more

How To : Play "Driftin' Blues" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Winter Wonderland" on the ukulele

Want to play "Winter Wonderland" on your ukulele? See how it's done with this free video ukulele lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the ukulele, players of all ski ...more

How To : Play a simplified Zelda's main theme for beginners

Love playing Zelda? The video game itself is awesome, but next time you're cruising around dungeons pay attention to the music in the background. The soundtrack for Zelda is well known and created by a master composer. While many piano tutorials will teach you how to play the ...more

How To : Play the Tetris theme song on the accordion

In this video, we learn how to play the Tetris theme song on the accordion. D major 7 is the first chord, going to A, B flat, C, B flat, A, G, B flat, D, C, B flat, A, B flat, C, D, B flat, G, and G. Play these separately, then practice doing all of these chords in order one a ...more

How To : Play and record a virtual instrument in Studio One

You can play and record a virtual instrument using studio one. You can also add new part to any song you want. First open the instrument to play or record it with any song. To open it, click on instruments in the browser tab and go to the preSonus folder and then click on pre ...more

How To : Play the “Heart and Soul” Melody on the piano

Any dope can play “Heart and Soul.” Now you can be one of them. Use your pointer finger to hit the 2nd F key up from the middle C briskly three times, then hit it once more before moving down to play keys E, then D, then F three times, briskly. Then F once more, before bouncin ...more

How To : Play "Amazing Grace" on the piano for beginners

Beginner piano players are usually relegated to easy - and boring - songs like "Old McDonald Had a Farm" and "Mary Had a Little Lamb." But being a piano novice doesn't mean you have to skip out on fun tunes. In this tutorial you'll be guided through how to play the gospel "Am ...more

How To : Play "Oh! Susannah" on the ukulele

Ukulele Mike shows his viewers how simple it can be to play "Oh, Susannah" on the ukulele. According to Mike, "Oh, Susannah" is an old classic story song. This means that it is a song that has been handed down that tells a story and doesn't just throw words together because th ...more

How To : Play "With All I Am" by Hillsong on piano

Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "With All I Am" by Hillsong on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Hillsong's "With All I Am" on pian ...more

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