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What should you learn first if you want to play piano?

I'm not taking lessons, just learning at home. I've had a keyboard for about 3 years but haven't played that much. I know a little about music theory and basic notes, names of the keys, sharps and flats and that you have to learn chords. To play I would just watch video tutorials on youtube for specific songs so I'm basically playing for fun and for the skill. What should I learn first, like should I memorize all the chords first?

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Learn the scales, and chords and cadences first. They are most important.

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Twinkle twinkle little star

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That's a little too intense for a beginner, don't you think?
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Start with exercises I know it can be boring... Look for beginner songs online like over the rainbow for example.. YouTube... Try to practice notes by eyesight..

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Chop Sticks... The full version.

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WHaTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT
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ur being sarcastic right?
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I'm kidding.... Thought I'd wake half you guys up !!! Hahaa...
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How to move up and down scales without hesitation with one hand

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U should feel the keys under your fingers and listen to their sound... When u hit a key sharp or flat it should speak to you... People get caught up in scales and arpeggios... Your true passion will show you the way.

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I learned ode to joy 1st

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ode to joy

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How to read music sheets.

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I would learn the notes.

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The basics to the piano and the notes.

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First learn how to play the notes,and the basic steps on learning the piano. Then some basic songs are twinkle twinkle little star,jingle bells,mary had a little lamb, Ode to joy. Also the notes are very important to remember so you wouldn't have to write them down when your playing. Get a good memory with the piano,and once you learn other instruments like a guitar,you'll see the neck of a guitar on a piano. (If you know what I mean).Also try learning the chords,scales,and stuff like that. Some names are fancier so Twinkle twinkle little star is also known as Mozart Melody.

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I would probably buy a beginners piano music book. Or learn the notes and scales.

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Use your hands in a correct order and not just one finger think of your fingers as 12345 hope I helped

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basic needs

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