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How hard would it be to play this song?
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Ignoring the melody/ vocals which are being played with the flue.
The bass and treble clefs are of different timing. Would this be practical to learn on the piano?

https://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0119286

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Originally Posted by casio1500
Ignoring the melody/ vocals which are being played with the flue.
The bass and treble clefs are of different timing. Would this be practical to learn on the piano?

https://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0119286

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Why do you think the bass and treble clefs are of different timng? This is very straightforward and should be easy to learn on the piano. Press the ARROW at the top of the page to hear what the piece sounds like.


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You might do better on the "Oianist" section of the fotum.


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The bass and the treble are both 4/4 time. If the timing confuses you, start really slow and count it out Count the beats or better yet, use a metronome. You can download free metronome apps for your phone.
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"How hard would it be...? Well, it would be hard if you don't recognize that the bass and treble are indeed in the same 4/4 time. The time signature is the same for both clefs. Perhaps you don't know how to read music in which case, it might be quite "hard."

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It is impossible if you sit at a computer instead of a piano.


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Originally Posted by BDB
It is impossible if you sit at a computer instead of a piano.

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Originally Posted by PhilipInChina
You might do better on the "Oianist" section of the fotum.

Did you mean "Fianist" section of the porum?

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If the OP can’t read music they could do what Carey suggested and listen to it played. If the OP doesn’t read music, I do wonder why the OP posted sheet music?


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Hi casio1500,

If you follow the link you provided

Scroll towards the bottom of the page

Click/expand "Related Products >"

Arrangements of this song: View All

There are 41 different arrangements available over two pages. You can select the version that you think would work best for you.

Good luck! smile


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What I ment by different timing is one clef is in crochets and the other clef is in quavers

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The version you have is made to be played as a piano accompaniment and the bass has one note held for two beats followed by a second note held for two beats. This is not a difficult rhythm pattern. The right hand has three even notes that are played after each bass note. Not difficult

With this version, the piano does not contain the melody so it would have no meaning as a stand-alone piece. It is actually not for flute and piano but a singer and piano. If you want to play this for piano only, look for a piano solo version.


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Originally Posted by casio1500
What I ment by different timing is one clef is in crochets and the other clef is in quavers


I still don't know what those are (come from the world of half notes etc) but the piano part is really simple...As long as you know how to count.

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The version you have is made to be played as a piano accompaniment and the bass has one note held for two beats followed by a second note held for two beats. This is not a difficult rhythm pattern. The right hand has three even notes that are played after each bass note. Not difficult

With this version, the piano does not contain the melody so it would have no meaning as a stand-alone piece. It is actually not for flute and piano but a singer and piano. If you want to play this for piano only, look for a piano solo version.

I have sang this song before, but I am looking for songs I have sang that are easy to play on the piano (to sing and play together)

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The version you have is made to be played as a piano accompaniment and the bass has one note held for two beats followed by a second note held for two beats. This is not a difficult rhythm pattern. The right hand has three even notes that are played after each bass note. Not difficult

With this version, the piano does not contain the melody so it would have no meaning as a stand-alone piece. It is actually not for flute and piano but a singer and piano. If you want to play this for piano only, look for a piano solo version.

I have sang this song before, but I am looking for songs I have sang that are easy to play on the piano (to sing and play together)


This version would work well, then. The piano is easy. Just get a version that fits your voice range


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Originally Posted by casio1500
What I ment by different timing is one clef is in crochets and the other clef is in quavers


Do you understand note values and their relationships, one to another?

In 4/4 time:
One semibreve is twice as long as a minim and gets four beats
One minim is twice as long as a crotchet and gets two beats
One crotchet is twice as long as a quaver and gets one beat
One quaver is twice as long as a semi-quaver and gets a half beat, etc.

Similarly, crotchet, quaver rests, (etc.) have the same value as their equivalent notes.

So, it's a question of very simple arithmetic;

This is how you would count out the first two measures, making sure your counting is absolutely even:

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I guess the next question would be whether you know your key signatures. How comfortable (familiar) are you playing in a key signature with four sharps (E major / C-sharp minor?

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Originally Posted by dogperson

This version would work well, then. The piano is easy. Just get a version that fits your voice range

All the songs fit my vocal range
Hear is what I have covered so far
Any recomendations please?


Cany, Robie Williams
Just Dance, Lady Gaga
Im gonna be, The proclaimers
Murder on the dance floor, Sophie ellis bextor
I believe in a thing called love, The darkness
Jeremy, Pearl jam
Cake by the ocean, DNCE
Counting stars, OneRepublic
It a raining men, The Weather girls
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Set me free, N trance
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Holding out for a hero, Bonnie Tyler
Sit down, James
Californication, Red hot chili peppers
Gold, Spandau ballet
Tragedy, Steps
Eye of the tiger, Survivor
You get what you give, The new radicals
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Originally Posted by BruceD
I guess the next question would be whether you know your key signatures. How comfortable (familiar) are you playing in a key signature with four sharps (E major / C-sharp minor?

Regards,

C or C# major, Not bothered about that to be honest,

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This is how you would count out the first two measures, making sure your counting is absolutely even:

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I'm strugaling to read that image, cant open it up or anything

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Just to give you the heads up, singing and playing together brings the challenge to the next level. Not only are you coordinating both hands, you are adding a vocal with lyrics. It will take you a while to master that, especially if you are really glued to looking at the music. Of course, many people can do it with no problem, however, it's a learned skill for sure. When I play and sing at my church I also control the powerpoint projection with a footswitch. That took me a few weeks to master the point to where I was comfortable, however, I've been doing it for years now and don't even think about it. In other words, I learned the skill. You can do it too.


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