Lesson #2

Ode To Joy - Left Hand Chords

Illustration #1

In Illustration #1 above, the first chord in "Ode To Joy" is the 2-note C chord, which starts on C3. The C4 in the green circle is Middle C, which places the chord lower, or to the left of middle C.

Illustration #2

Illustration #2 above, the second chord in "Ode To Joy" is the 2-note G chord, which starts on the B key below C3. As in the first illustration, the G chord is lower, or to the left of middle C.

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Video Lesson #2

Ode To Joy - L.H. Chords

In this video, you will learn how to switch from the 2-note C chord to the 2-note G chord. Both chords share the same note, (the G), which means that all you have to do is move your left hand pinky, (5th finger), between the C3 key and the B key directly below it.

Take your time learning these two chords. Spend at least 5 minutes a day playing through these left hand chords. Move on to Lesson #3 when you feel that you've mastered these two chords. (Watch Video).