Find White keys C-D-E-F-G piano in both the right and left hand 5 finger positions. As you can see from the letter names and corresponding notes above or below each note, this C, D, E, F, G pattern is repeated several times here.
White Keys C-D-E-F-G Piano
There are 88 black and white keys on a full size piano or keyboard. The white keys C-D-E-F-G piano music letter sequence in that order in 8 different locations on your keyboard. Try it now. Was I right?
The Grand Music Staff
Look at the grand music staff above this paragraph. It shows all of the white piano keys on the piano keyboard from Bass G up to High Treble G. Notice the musical alphabet of A, B, C, D, E, F and G is simply repeated up the music staff.
Begin mastering the entire piano keyboard by starting with a C Major hand position. This hand position uses all 5 fingers in the right hand. Place your right hand first finger (thumb) on Middle C. Then place your right hand 2nd finger on D. Continue with the white piano keys C, D, E, F and G.
Now combine both right and left hands to play these white piano keys and develop coordination between the hands.
Piano Finger Exercise
1. This white piano keys C-D-E-F-G piano finger exercise is performed by placing the right hand thumb on Middle C on your piano keyboard to begin.
2. Be sure to play on your finger tips as you play each note of this piano finger exercise to develop muscle strength.
3. Say each letter name as you play each note of this piano finger exercise to enhance your knowledge of the treble clef note names.
Piano Key Notes
Once you have mastered the piano key notes in this finger exercise with the right hand, add the left hand an octave lower and play your hands together to created coordination between the 2 hands.
Notice on the piano graphic below the video box that as you move up from Middle C to the next notes you are going from a line note (C) to a space note (D). Next you move to another line note (E) to another space note (F) until you hit G (a line note).
Now start moving from line to space then another line to another space. This is stepwise motion on the piano keyboard. It is step wise motion moving upward just like you would climb the rungs of a ladder.
Learning to recognize step wise motion on the piano keyboard is a very important beginning to reading music on the staff. This same process is used on any other musical instrument as well.