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Learn ‘Bound For South Australia’ On The Piano Accordion

Learn To Play This Popular Traditional Sea Shanty and Australian Folk Song
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 30m
Language: English
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Description

This course will teach you how to play the popular sea shanty ‘Bound For South Australia’.
Kyle will guide you through the process with a step by step explanation. The course will show and explain the fingering positions and technique for the left hand bass part. Then Kyle will demonstrate how to place the correct fingers for the notation on the treble keys of the accordion. Once both sides are learned independently the course demonstrates how to put and play both hands together. Correct phrasing of the bellows is also discussed and demonstrated to get a good feel for this lively and fun song.
It’s well known that music is good for you! It’s good for your brain, and this fun folk song is good for your heart! It has a steady tempo and with practice you can learn this spirited tune.
‘Bound For South Australia’ is sometimes known as ‘South Australia’. This song is a work song that was used on board to turn the capstan. It is precisely known as a type of capstan shanty. The capstan is a type of winch used by the sailors to move weighty objects or hoist heavy sails. This work was laborious and repetitive and this shanty was sung to accompany the sailors’ work efforts. This type of song helped the sailors maintain a regular tempo while keeping focus doing such difficult work. It is an important song in maritime history. The song is also a popular Australian folk song and it was recently repopularized by the The Fishermans Friends.

You will learn

✓ – How to play sea shanty ‘Bound For South Australia’.
✓ – How to play the right hand with correct finger positions.
✓ – How to play the left hand with correct finger positions.
✓ – How to put and play both hands together.
✓ – Correct bellows phrasing for the song.

Requirements

• – Minimum 32 bass piano accordion.
• – 4 months of playing the piano accordion.
• – Basic knowledge of music notation.

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to learn to play a well known sea shanty.
• Anyone who is interested in learning a sea shanty melody.

How much does the Learn 'Bound For South Australia' On The Piano Accordion course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $59. So you save $44 if you enroll the course now.

Does the Learn 'Bound For South Australia' On The Piano Accordion course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Learn ‘Bound For South Australia’ On The Piano Accordion has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Learn 'Bound For South Australia' On The Piano Accordion course, but there is a $44 discount from the original price ($59). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Kyle Vance a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Kyle Vance has created 1 courses that got reviews which are generally positive. Kyle Vance has taught 2 students and received a 5.0 average review out of reviews. Depending on the information available, Kyle Vance is a TRUSTED instructor.
Musician, Music Arranger & Writer
About Me
Kyle is a passionate advocate for folk music. With a German grandmother and Hungarian grandfather, Kyle grew up in Australia listening to a wide variety of musical influences.
He has been playing the piano accordion since he was 9 years old. He studied the accordion privately in Adelaide with renowned teacher Rawnee Pearce. At 10 he began singing in the Festival of Music choir. He sang with the Festival of Music choir for the maximum allowable time of three years. Wanting to develop his rhythmic knowledge and skills, he took drum lessons for five years. He has been playing music ever since.
Kyle initiated the online music resource Folk Music Plus, is a member of Folk Alliance Australia, and a Festival of Music alumni. He contributes to various accordion forums, arranges sheet music for the accordion, and hopes to inspire people of all ages on their musical journey.

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 30m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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