Lesson #15: Song - A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
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You may be wondering what that thick black block and the two dots attached to the line measure is. Well, that is a repeat sign. It tells you to go to the spot where a similar sign except the dots are on the right instead of the left resides. In this music there is no such sign, right? In that case, you have to go all the way to the beginning. Does this mean that you keep repeating until eternity ends (oxymoron)? No, you just repeat once. The second time around, you ignore that repeat sign.

Congratulations! You have finished the whole series of lessons provided here on the web. You should pat yourself on the back. If you stuck with me through the whole series, I need to commend you again. Again, congratulations, and please keep in mind that this series is not comprehensive. If you are serious about learning piano playing, music in general or even another instrument, you will need a human-to-human interaction.

This online classroom environment and online piano lesson is provided to you free of charge by the folks at Advanced Networks (sponsors of the ThinkQuest Contest, the ThinkQuest Team #15060 and all other sponsors of the ThinkQuest contest not mentioned here. A special thanks to Robert Eisenhart, music teacher at Van Nuys High School for support and advice on this whole series of lessons.