|More Playing by Ear||Piano Pages William Wieland|
|Prerequisites: Pentatonic Playing by Ear and Playing by Ear in any Key|
More Nursery Rhymes (Click on the light blue links for chords + words.)
These songs use 5 or fewer notes:
These tunes use just 1 or 2 more notes:
These melodies are more advanced:
|More Christmas Carols (Click on the light blue links for chords + words.)|
Take Me Out to the Ball Game|
Begins with an octave leap from tonic up to tonic. It includes 2 quick notes outside of the major scale—both are chromatic lower neighbors.
If you know a few adjacent natural minor scales, you can play "Gilligan's Island". The tune and chords are entirely in natural minor. The melody begins with dominant and tonic. The harmony uses only i, VII & VI. Each verse moves up a half step.
Many web sites offer chord symbols and words to songs you know. Play the melody by ear.|
AZChords.com — Find an artist, band or title. The light blue song titles include chords.
E-Chords.com — Scroll down to Songs: Find or Artists. Find a title and click on the little keyboard. Scroll past the lyrics to see the chords!
www.chordie.com — Browse the alphabetical artist (& band) or song lists.