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I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas - Play Dreamy White Christmas with soothing dreamy cocktail sounds.
Dreamy Piano music is a quiet, elegant music that uses chords & harmony from jazz and classical music. This is the kind of music that is very relaxing and soothing for meditation or dining with family and beloved friends.
It’s the choice of chords that you choose to create the nostalgic atmosphere with sweet sounds.
When these chords are put together, it has a magical feel that is timeless and elegantly graceful. This kind of music brings hope and pleasure to our lives. After playing such music, one’s spirit feels lifted up in the journey. The musical path is one of delight and joy.
How To Communicate Dreamy Sweet Sounds:
Dreamy Sweet Piano Techniques:
1. Rolling Cascading Waterfall Run – Triplets
2. Color Chords – Augmented +5
3. Build on 1625 Chord Progression Movement
4. Color Chords – Major 7
5. Dreamy Cascading Fill in – 3rds in 10ths
6. Smooth Descending Bass Line
7. Polychord Rolling Waves – Colorful Dreamy Sounds
8. Smooth Scale Run Lead in
9. Nostalgic Ballad 9
10. Use Color Chords – Flat 9 of the Dominant Chord
12. Chromatic Chords Turn Around – Em7 Eb7 Dm7 G7b9/D
13. Polychord Stride Pattern – Colorful Dreamy Sounds
14. Color Chords – Diminished 7 Chords
15. Dreamy Ballad Major 7
16. Dreamy slow Glissando Run
17. Dreamy m3 chord substitution Technique – F & AbM7
18. Fill In: Double Up Chord Tones AbM7
19. Smooth Jazzy Ending – Bb9 Ab9 C6/9
20. C6/9 Ethereal Ending
I demonstrate the above 20+ Techniques into the Song: White Christmas.
Please do not be disappointed if you do not hear the entire song played for White Christmas.
The purpose of the course: To Improvise with lots of dreamy piano techniques so that you can apply these techniques not only to White Christmas but to many other songs.
About Rosa's Piano Online Course:
Rosa is the Pastor and Church Pianist for a local community church in Hong Kong for over 30 years. She graduated from University of British Columbia and received her teaching certificate specializing in Chemistry and teaching English as a second language. She taught public schools in Canada for a couple of years and then went on to receive her Master's degree in Christian Theological Ministry at Ontario Theological Seminary in Toronto. She started full time ministry with her husband in 1989 and received intensive Pastoral Counselling and Discipleship Training at Christian Disciples Church. They were ordained to become church ministers as Pastors in 1996 in a local church in Tsuen Wan and have been ministering to this same congregation for almost 20 years now.
Over the years, she has gone on church missions to Mongolia, Sydney, Nepal, India and expedition trips to the Holy Lands: Israel, Greece and Turkey. Wherever she went, she found herself taking up the music ministry and became the church pianist for that church.
Many people at church have asked her to teach them to play piano. As a result of her passion in playing piano, she started developing piano courses initially for church pianists online since 2008. The piano courses are very unique because she was finally willing to share her Unique Piano Method: Color Chord Improvisation Method known as CCI. The CCI method works for all types of music: Gospel, Pop and Standards.
This Piano Method is easy, fun and creative that you learn to play piano not only from music score sheets, but to play chords from fake books and eventually to play by ear. Students all over the world have requested for courses to teach them play standards and popular songs. As a result she developed 3 Great Reharmonization Method courses for them to play from fake books and play by ear. The Dreamy Piano Techniques courses, especially the one on Autumn Leaves is her students favorite. She has a piano website at Learn Piano With Rosa where she continues to offer new courses to her students. She also holds piano workshops for her local students and train church pianists.
With her education and expertise in teaching, her students love her piano courses and found her piano lessons extremely easy and fun to play piano. They are highly motivated to play piano and playing piano had never been more fun and satisfying for them. You can read their testimonies on her website.
She is now an instructor at Udemy. Come and join her hundreds of students to play piano in a fun and creative way.