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How to Play Music that I Like

How do I play music that I Like?

You have a few options:

Play it by ear

Play it exactly as you hear it.

Play the melody in the right hand and chords in the left hand. Figure out the melody first and memorise it. Then figure out the chords and memorise them.

A tip: when Joseph is stuck with figuring out a chord in the left hand, he would search for the (guitar) chords online.

Play it by reading

Obtain the sheet music by searching for it on the internet, buy it or borrow from someone/the library.

Play it exactly as written or play it your own way. Tip: This handy chart shows you the key to press for a music note.

To play music your own way, you will need to understand and apply music theory in a practical way. Tip: This handy chart shows you the keys to press for a chord.

Play it by copying

Search Youtube for video tutorials

There may not be video tutorials for the music that you are looking for. However, there may be videos on Youtube that shows you the keys that are being pressed. has a keyboard function that shows you the keys that are being pressed for the music.

Or you can ask someone to play it for you and you record it on video so that you can refer back to it when you need to

Play it using a combination of the methods above

You can use more than one method to play your favourite music.

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