C Major Block chords played piano keyboard are the foundation for music harmony. The C piano chord is the focus of this page. This chord is learned first in any beginner piano method book.
The next chords learned are the G chord and the F chord. These three chords are the most common music chords used not just in piano but in guitar, band instruments and orchestral instruments of every kind. So knowing about the C piano chord is useful for the study of any musical instrument.
Piano Chord Notes
The piano chord notes that make up any given chord are a set part of music theory just like multiplication tables for mathematics.
Memorize the notes in most commonly used chords. You are now a master of music harmony and music theory. You will also be able to recognize these chords throughout you piano music and it will make your ability to read music and play piano chords much easier and much faster.
C Major Blocked and Broken Chords
The piano video tutorial below demonstrates the C Major Blocked and Broken Chords concept. However, the sheet music written just below this video box starts with a blocked chord piano exercise.
Please go to the second piano exercise of “C Major Broken Chord Pattern” and follow along with this
music which is played first within the video. I will demonstrate the C major broken chord in the first part of the video and then go on to play many other examples of chords such as G Major, F Major and E Major piano chord.