Somewhere Over The Rainbow Piano Letters
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We have arranged a beautiful arrangement for you to learn today. Some of the chords may look intimidating, but I’m going to walk you through them step-by-step and eventually it will all make sense!
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Piano Letters
Even if you stare at sheet music to see if it’s beyond your skill level, you’ll be surprised at how beautifully you can play with a little time and patience.
Harmonica Notation Of Somewhere Over The Rainbow Song
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (originally “Over the Rainbow”) was originally written for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and was sung by actress Judy Garland. It is a slow, contemplative ballad composed by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Yip Harburg. It won the 1940 Academy Award for Best Original Song, becoming Garland’s signature song.
The inspiration for this piece was a little girl who wanted to get away from a dry, colorless place and had never seen anything colorful in her life except a rainbow.
The Recording Industry Association of America ranked it number one on their Songs of the Century list, and the American Film Institute named it “Best Movie Song” on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs list.
Today we’re playing in the key of D, so that’s two sharps: F#, and C# -but lots of accidentals (sharps, flats, and naturals) to note, so be careful!
Over The Rainbow/what A Wonderful World (satb&nbs
The left-hand intervals are beautiful in this song, but if you want to simplify things, you can play notes that match the chords above the treble clef. That being said- the most beautiful and wonderful moments in the song are when you make the most of the bass clef.
🎹📝 Note: After you reach the end of the first eight bars, loop back to the beginning and play a second time, but be ready to go to the second end, jump to measure 7 to measure 9
Work through this song in small sections and you’ll find that it all comes together in the end. You can also look for patterns in sheet music to make your sight reading easier:
If you’re having trouble switching between certain chords, try jumping back and forth between them a few times to use muscle memory to better recall them. 💪
Keith Jarrett Somewhere Over The Rainbow Sheet Music Pdf,
For this tutorial, I’ll go over things very quickly, but with the power of technology you can pause, rewind, fast forward, and play in slow-mo. Members can also use our ‘Practice Along’ feature where you can loop sections, bring up a virtual keyboard and slow down the work as you see fit.
It’s a beautiful song to perform, but I think it needs some extra attention to be comfortable. Remember to spend time with each hand individually (one more than the other if necessary!) and don’t be afraid to ‘tell the story’! There is a lot of personality that you will discover during your time with this piece. Experiment with dynamics and try to bring emotion in and out.
Lisa Witt has been teaching piano for 19 years and in that time has helped hundreds of students learn to play the songs they love. Lisa was trained in classical piano by the Royal Conservatoire of Music, but she has since embraced popular music and played it by ear for herself and others.
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